Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Thursday's News Links

[AP] Putin tries to claim Mariupol win but won’t storm holdout

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Kyiv Seeking ‘Peace Bond’; New Prisoner Swap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise on Earnings Boost; Bonds Slide: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Pushes Higher as Array of Supply Risks Eclipse China Concern

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks Plunge as Xi Offers No Respite From Covid Lockdowns

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yield Jump Rips Into Asia’s Sheltered Debt Markets

[CNBC] Weekly jobless claims total 184,000, just above expectations in tight labor market

[Reuters] Big companies manage to pass on soaring costs to cash-strapped consumers

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Faces New Urgency to Dodge Default, Avoid Wall Street

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Pace of ECB Rate Path Jolts Markets With July Hike on Radar

[Reuters] Shanghai to keep COVID curbs as infections outside quarantine rise again

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Covid Zero Will Drag Growth to Below 4%, Nomura Says

[Reuters] China's Xi pushes back on sanctions, de-coupling

[Reuters] Macron, Le Pen clash on Russia, EU in angry TV debate

[Reuters] Analysis: Macron cements French presidential frontrunner status with combative debate performance

[Reuters] UK PM Johnson says Ukraine peace talks are doomed because of "crocodile" Putin

[Reuters] A prolonged China slowdown raises risks for global economy, IMF chief says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Eight-Hour Blackouts Hit India After Hottest March on Record

[Bloomberg] Fed Risks Shattering Pro-Jobs Policy by Taking Hammer to Prices

[WSJ] Fed’s Powell Could Seal Expectations of Half-Point Rate Rise in May

[WSJ] Tech Wage Inflation Puts Pressure on Companies

[WSJ] Shanghai’s Covid Lockdown Leads to Logistics Disarray

[FT] Eurozone debt sells off on mounting ECB rate rise expectations

[FT] ‘Worst crisis since the second world war’: Germany prepares for a Russian gas embargo

[FT] Foreign investors ditch Chinese debt at record pace as US yields soar

[FT] Inflation rears its head in central and eastern Europe