Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Russian forces pound key cities as Ukraine demands tougher sanctions

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Skirts Nearer Default After Dollar Bond Payment Blocked

[Reuters] Russia to pay Eurobonds in roubles as long as reserves remain blocked

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: U.S. to Send More Javelins; Zelenskiy Rebukes UN

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S, EU to Hit Russian Investments With New Round of Sanctions

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Bond Selloff Deepens as Fed Steps Up Tightening Rhetoric

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bonds, Stocks Sink as Rate-Hike Bets Ramp Up: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Stocks Fall as Tech Shares Hit by Surge in Bond Yields

[Reuters] Oil rises as new Russia sanctions outweigh demand worries

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Markets Bet on Sharpest Pace of Fed Tightening Since 1994

[CNBC] Surging interest rates push mortgage demand down more than 40% from a year ago

[Reuters] No poop for you: Manure supplies run short as fertilizer prices soar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Vows to Use Monetary Policy Tools at Appropriate Time

[Reuters] China's services sector activity hit hard by Omicron surge - Caixin PMI

[Reuters] China holiday travel slumps after COVID outbreaks - state media

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Kaisa’s Dollar Bonds Rise on State Tie-Up: Evergrande Update

[CNBC] UK has detected a new Covid variant. Here’s what we know so far about omicron XE

[CNBC] Sri Lanka’s crisis follows similar pattern as Arab Spring, say analysts

[Bloomberg] Dudley: If Stocks Don’t Fall, the Fed Needs to Force Them

[Bloomberg] China’s Daily Covid Cases Top 20,000 as Isolation Efforts Expand

[Bloomberg] EU’s Top Diplomat Calls Summit With China’s Xi a ‘Deaf Dialog’

[Bloomberg] Ex-Oligarch Says Putin Sees War With the West Already Underway

[WSJ] China’s Services Sector Posts Steepest Decline Since Pandemic’s Start

[FT] US government debt under pressure as traders await Fed minutes

[FT] Weaponisation of finance: how the west unleashed ‘shock and awe’ on Russia

[FT] Russia to make dollar bond payments in roubles after US blockade

[FT] China’s zero-Covid policy risks causing agricultural crisis and food shortages

[FT] Global trade falls 2.8% as Russia’s war in Ukraine hits container traffic