Thursday, March 3, 2022

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] We don't seek conflict with Russia but we are ready for it, U.S. says

[Reuters] Putin says Russia's neighbours should not escalate tensions

[Reuters] EU eyes more Russia sanctions, NATO wary of Ukraine calls for no-fly zone

[Reuters] Pressure grows on Biden to ban U.S. imports of Russian oil

[Reuters] Ukraine nuclear reactors being safely shut down - U.S. energy official

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Russian Troops Occupy Nuclear Plant Site

[AP] Explainer: How dangerous was Russia’s nuclear plant strike?

[Reuters] Commodities Soar as War Increases Anxiety Over Supply Shortages

[Reuters] Ukraine war sends euro below $1.10 for first time in two years

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slide as War Escalates: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Slump to 16-Month Low as Ukraine Tensions Grow

[Reuters] Oil rises above $112 as Ukraine conflict offsets Iran supply hope

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Has Wildest Week on Record With Markets Rocked by War

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wheat Mounts Historic Week as War Sparks Deepening Supply Fears

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Highest Since 2020, Euro Falls as War Spurs Haven Demand

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] What to Watch in Commodities: Ukraine, Oil, Exxon, Gold, Wheat

[CNBC] February payrolls rose a surprisingly strong 678,000 as jobs market shows resilience

[Reuters] NY Fed's Williams says U.S. economy not in stagflation scenario

[Reuters] Analysis: Chinese banks scramble for 'workarounds' as Russia sanctions impinge

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: JPMorgan Warns Russia GDP Slide to Rival 1998

[Reuters] Global equity funds see biggest weekly outflow since mid-Dec

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe Stocks See Biggest Ever Weekly Outflow as War Intensifies

[Reuters] BlackRock suspends purchases of Russian securities in active and index-linked funds

[AP] China seeks to unify public in support for Russia

[Reuters] U.S. should recognise Taiwan, former top diplomat Pompeo says

[Daily Mail] Boris Johnson says 'the security of the whole of Europe has been put at risk' by Russia's attack on Ukrainian nuclear power plant

[Bloomberg] Russia Accused of Nuclear ‘Terrorism’ as World Looks on Aghast

[Bloomberg] Putin’s Financial Isolation by World’s Powerful Is a Cautionary Tale for Xi Jinping

[NYT] How China Embraces Russian Propaganda and Its Version of the War

[WSJ] Why China’s Banks Won’t Come to Russia’s Rescue