Sunday, March 6, 2022

Monday's News Links

[AP] Russia sets cease-fire for evacuations but battles continue

[Reuters] Ukrainians trapped in besieged city as fighting blocks evacuation efforts

[AP] Ukraine says Russia steps up shelling of residential areas

[Reuters] Russia to open humanitarian corridors in Ukraine on March 7

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Weighs Acting Sans Allies on Ban of Russian Oil Imports

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Fresh Talks Planned; Russia Reiterates Demands

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Currencies Crumble, Havens Soar on Oil-Price Shock

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia's ruble crashes 10% to a new record low

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Jumps Near $125 as Chance of Russian Ban Spurs Crisis Fears

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold to Copper Rack Up More Gains as War in Ukraine Spurs Demand

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Commodities Rack Up More Stunning Gains as Supply Fears Deepen

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brent Crude Jumps Above $120; Stocks Pare Losses: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wheat Surges Closer to Record as War Paralyzes Ukraine Supply

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nickel Jumps 40% as Russia Supply Risk Sparks Huge Short Squeeze

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Palladium Smashes Record as Concern Over Russian Supply Mounts

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Gas Surges 79% as Market Mayhem Drives Prices to Record

[Reuters] Explainer: Is the war in Ukraine impacting Russian gas supplies to Europe?

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Veg Oil Hoarding, Pricier Bread: War Ripples Through Global Food

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Goldman Analyst Warns Cyberwarfare Could Inflict Economic Costs

[CNBC] Stephen Roach says Russian default would hit emerging markets — and China

[Reuters] China says friendship with Russia is 'rock solid'

[Reuters] China to provide Ukraine humanitarian aid, praises Russia ties

[Reuters] China confident of ensuring energy supply despite challenges

[Reuters] Mainland China daily local COVID cases climb to 2-year high

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Cases Climb; Global Deaths Near 6 Million: Virus Update

[Bloomberg] Gold Price Rises Above $2,000 as War in Ukraine Boosts Haven Demand

[Bloomberg] Bitcoin Drops to One-Week Low Amid Broad Risk-Off Markets Move

[WSJ] Chinese Tech Firms Weigh Opportunities in Russia After Western Pullout

[WSJ] Russia Recruiting Syrians for Urban Combat in Ukraine, U.S. Officials Say

[FT] Putin puts world on alert with high-stakes nuclear posturing

[FT] The chilling effect of sanctions on Russia

[FT] Russia’s war on Ukraine threatens a global food security crisis