Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Putin says Russia will enforce rouble payments for gas from Friday

[Reuters] Ukraine preparing for new Russian offensive in the east, Zelenskiy says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Putin Tells Draghi Payments Can be Made in Euros

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Energy Stocks Fall With Oil as U.S. Weighs Release: Markets Wraprap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slumps as U.S. Weighs Reserves Release to Combat Inflation

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Team Weighs a Massive Release of Oil to Combat Inflation

[CNBC] The Fed’s preferred inflation gauge rose 5.4% in March, the highest since 1983

[Yahoo Finance] Jobless claims: Weekly claims rise to 202,000

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Loan Growth Revival Faces New Tests From Geopolitics, Rate Hikes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Stocks Fall as U.S. Signals Tough Stance on Delisting

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Pledges to Stabilize Economy and Plan for Uncertainty

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Covid Lockdowns Strain Economy and Global Supply Chains

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Weighs Raising Billions to Rescue Troubled Financial Firms

[Reuters] China's factory, services sectors slump together for first time since 2020

[Reuters] U.S. says China's pressure on Taiwan a threat to all democracies

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] French Inflation Jumps More Than Expected to Hit New Record

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Bondholders Have No Hope With Default, Top Lawyer Says

[Reuters] Russia drafts 134,500 conscripts but says they won't go to Ukraine

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Criticizes India Over Russia Talks as Lavrov Visits Delhi

[NYT] Covid, Russia and Economy Put the ‘China Model’ to the Test

[WSJ] The LNG Export Boom Is Draining U.S. Natural-Gas Supplies and Lifting Prices

[FT] China PMI contracts as Covid outbreaks spark lockdowns

[FT] Russia sanctions threaten to chip away at dominance of US dollar, says IMF

[FT] Poroshenko: How the west can help Ukraine next

[FT] Russia’s invasion of Ukraine forges new unity of EU purpose on China