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Australia floods worsen as thousands more Sydney residents evacuate

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SYDNEY, July 5 (Reuters) – Torrential rains kept battering Australia’s east coast on Tuesday, intensifying the flood crisis in Sydney as thousands more residents were ordered to leave their homes after rivers swiftly rose past danger levels. About 50,000 residents in New South Wales, most in Sydney’s western suburbs, have......

Germany’s Scholz revives 1960s-style meets with unions, bosses on inflation

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Scholz calls tackling soaring inflation “historic challenge” Kicks off meets with unions, employers to build consensus Seeks to avoid wage-price spiral, social unrest BERLIN, July 4 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Olaf Scholz met trade union and employers association leaders on Monday for the first of a series of meetings aimed......

Norway oil and gas workers to strike on Tuesday, cutting output

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Strike to start midnight local time (2200 GMT on Monday) Gas output could be cut by near 25% by Saturday, oil by 15% Government can intervene in special circumstances Union workers want higher pay rise than in negotiated deal OSLO, July 4 (Reuters) – Norwegian offshore workers will likely go......

Ukraine PM: Rich Russians should pay the bill to rebuild

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Swiss conference on Ukrainian recovery gets under way Ukrainian premier says effort may cost $750 billion Britain’s Liz Truss says Russia should be held accountable LUGANO, Switzerland, July 4 (Reuters) – The cost of rebuilding Ukraine following Russia’s invasion could reach $750 billion and rich Russians should help pay the......

Germany to overhaul law to bail out energy firms stricken by Russia woes – draft

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The logo of German energy utility company Uniper SE is pictured in the company’s headquarters in Duesseldorf, Germany, March 10, 2020. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Government could present proposals to parliament this week Government may acquire stake in Uniper: sources Possible Uniper bailout......

Heavy rain to hit parts of China in wake of Typhoon Chaba

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Pedestrians wade through floodwaters on a street amid heavy rainfall as Typhoon Chaba hits Sanya in Hainan province, China July 2, 2022. cnsphoto via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, July 4 (Reuters) – Heavy rain is expected to hit central and southern China over......

Rebound in oil prices gives world stocks a lift in holiday trade

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A man walks under an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei share price index inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Oil steady after losing $1 a barrel in early trade Nikkei rises 0.84%, Chinese stocks up......

Norway strike could cut gas output by 13% next week, oil lobby says

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OSLO, July 3 (Reuters) – A planned strike next week by Norwegian petroleum workers could cut the country’s gas output by 292,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, corresponding to 13% of output, employers’ group Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG) said on Sunday. Oil output could be cut by......

Germany has two more African swine fever case in farm pigs – ministry

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HAMBURG, July 3 (Reuters) – Two more case of African swine fever (ASF) have been confirmed in farm pigs in Germany, Germany’s federal agriculture ministry said. One was in the western state of Lower Saxony which was previously free of the disease and one in the eastern state of Brandenburg......

Exxon signals operating profits could double over the first quarter

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People pump gas at an Exxon gas station in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S., November 23, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HOUSTON, July 1 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) on Friday signaled that skyrocketing margins from fuel and crude sales could generate......

Asia spot prices jump amid stronger demand, concerns over Russia

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A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker is tugged towards a thermal power station in Futtsu, east of Tokyo, Japan November 13, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices continued to rise this week......

Stocks make tentative start to second half under growth clouds

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A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying Russian Trading System (RTS) Index, Japan’s Nikkei index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to......

U.S. July Fourth cookouts feel the heat of soaring food prices

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CHICAGO, June 30 (Reuters) – Summer cookouts are getting more expensive ahead of the U.S. Independence Day holiday, forcing Americans to make tough decisions about how they celebrate. Prices for barbecue items such as hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans and lemonade climbed 17% compared with a year ago,......

Gazprom shares dive after dividend cancelled for first time since 1998

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Logo of the Russian energy company Gazprom is seen on а station in Sofia, Bulgaria, April 27, 2022. REUTERS/Spasiyana Sergieva Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, June 30 (Reuters)......

Stocks sink on fears for global economy, capping worst H1 on record

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Share indexes down 1% to 3%, U.S. futures weak Cenbank chiefs reiterate inflation warning this week Sweden’s Riksbank latest to hike rates All eyes on U.S. core prices data due later Graphic: Global asset performance LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) – Stocks sank on Thursday to extend what is the worst......

Oil rises as supply concerns outweigh U.S. fuel stocks build

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Oil pump jacks are seen at the Vaca Muerta shale oil and gas deposit in the Patagonian province of Neuquen, Argentina, January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, June 30 (Reuters) – Oil prices edged higher on Thursday after dipping in......

Column: Oil market confronts U.S. and EU policymakers with unpalatable choices: Kemp

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LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) – With global inventories steadily falling and spare capacity eroding, the oil market resembles a geological fault line in which stress is quietly accumulating and will eventually be relieved by an earthquake of as yet unknown magnitude. The most likely stress relief will come from a......

Stocks mostly slip, yields ease in wake of Powell inflation comments

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S&P 500 down slightly early Powell: clock is ‘running’ for Fed on lowering inflation U.S. dollar higher NEW YORK, June 29 (Reuters) – Stocks on global indexes mostly edged lower and Treasury yields eased on Wednesday as investors weighed comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, who said there is......

G7 agrees to explore cap on Russian oil price – communique

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G7 invites other nations to explore cap on Russian oil price G7 will commit up to $5 bln to fight hunger – U.S. official Agree to push for Russian gold ban – EU official G7 leaders commit to climate club, make carbon-cutting pledges SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany, June 28 (Reuters) –......

Stocks, oil edge up as China relaxes quarantine rules

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LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) – Global shares moved into positive territory on Tuesday while oil prices firmed following China’s decision to ease some quarantine requirements for international arrivals that raised hopes for stronger growth and a revival in demand for commodities. China slashed the quarantine time for inbound travellers by......

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