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Crude jumps on U.S. Russian oil ban, Global shares wobble

The price of a barrel of crude, already on the march higher in January on supply worries and expectations of a strengthening global economic recovery, has rocketed upward since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24. Oil is now roughly double its early December low. Risking even...

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How a Russian-Ukraine conflict might hit global markets

On Friday, investors got a taste of the kind of market turbulence that may occur if Russia invades Ukraine. The spark occurred after the White House advised Americans to leave Ukraine as soon as possible owing to fears of a Russian invasion. US shares finished substantially lower, crude prices...

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Global shares extend losses on Ukraine fears and Fed jitters

Global shares and U.S. futures fell sharply on Tuesday, with investors nervous about the potential for military conflict in Ukraine and ahead of a key Federal Reserve meeting that could offer hints about the timing and pace of rate hikes. Benchmarks slid, with most extending losses in afternoon trade....

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Global stocks rise sharply with investors’ renewed risk appetite; oil settles up

Wall Street closed significantly higher on Tuesday after a bruising session the prior day, with oil prices also gaining as investors sought riskier assets despite surging cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant around the world. U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would be taking steps to fight...

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Global stocks rise, markets set for central bank parade

Global stocks pushed ahead on Monday with investors wagering markets can weather whatever comes from a host of central bank meetings this week, including the likely early end to U.S. policy stimulus. European shares prepared to follow suit, with pan-region Euro Stoxx 50 futures up 0.33% in early deals....

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Tech stocks help Global markets shake off China blues

Global shares bounced on Tuesday, led by technology names across the region and as Chinese markets clawed back ground lost after disappointing economic data, while the improved investor confidence weighed on the safe-haven dollar. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 1.05%. It is up about 6%...

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Global markets fall after data shows U.S. inflation cooling

Global equity markets and U.S. bond yields fell on Tuesday after data showed inflation cooling in the Unites States, raising fresh questions on when the U.S. central bank will begin tapering its asset purchases. MSCI’s world stocks benchmark fell 0.33%, and all 11 major sectors in the S&P 500ended...

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