Sunday, March 20, 2022

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Kremlin says no significant progress in peace talks with Ukraine

[Reuters] EU must impose sanctions on Russian oil, ministers tell divided bloc

[AP] Ukraine rejects Russian demand for surrender in Mariupol

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady as Oil Jumps: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Surges as Risk Grows of Russian Supply-Hit From Ukraine War

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Treasury Two-Year Yield Tops 2% for First Time Since 2019

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks Slip as Absence of Policy Measures Adds to Worries

[AP] Russian bond trading resumes for 1st time since Ukraine war

[Reuters] EU to mull Russian oil embargo with Biden set to join talks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Companies Shelve $25 Billion of Fund-Raising Deals as War Rages

[Reuters] Wheat prices soar on Ukraine fears, but U.S. growers can't cash in

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Trading Suspended; Ronshine Auditor Resigns: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Evergrande and Its Units Suspend Trading in Hong Kong

[BBC] Omicron vs Zero-Covid: How long can China hold on?

[Reuters] German producer prices jump by record 25.9%

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB’s Lagarde Plays Down Concerns About Euro-Zone Stagflation

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Australian Export Ban Pushes Up Auminum Prices, May Boost Inflation

[MSN/WP] China and Russia’s military relationship likely to deepen with Ukraine war

[Bloomberg] Summers Says Fed Policy Is ‘Triumph of Hope Over Experience’

[Bloomberg] Here’s Why a Russian Bond Default Would Be Particularly Messy

[Bloomberg] China Cabinet Vows Stronger Monetary Policy Support for Economy

[Bloomberg] Xi’s Bet on Putin to Counter U.S. Risks Leaving China Isolated

[Bloomberg] Shanghai Is China’s Latest Virus Hotspot to Test Covid Zero Push

[Bloomberg] Climate Impact From China’s Coal Push Visible From Space

[WSJ] Russia, Failing to Achieve Early Victory in Ukraine, Is Seen Shifting to ‘Plan B’

[WSJ] Shale Companies Drilling More, but Oil Output Growing Little

[FT] Russian debt default fears stalk bond markets

[FT] Central banks weigh dangers of inflation and war ‘shocks’

[FT] Ukraine war sparks food shortages in Arab nations as wheat prices soar

[FT] Australia’s cataclysmic floods raise spectre of communities’ permanent retreat

[FT] Chipmakers face two-year shortage of critical equipment

Sunday Evening Links

[AP] Russia demands Mariupol lay down arms but Ukraine says no

[AP] Amid new bombings, Ukraine now seen as a war of attrition

[The Hill] Chinese ambassador declines to say Beijing won't provide military supplies, weapons to Russia

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Equity Futures Steady as Crude Pushes Higher: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Climbs as Traders Gauge War in Ukraine, Middle East Tensions

[Free FT] ‘Hell on earth’: survivors recount Mariupol’s annihilation under Russian bombs | Free to read

[Reuters] 'What I saw, I hope no one will ever see' says Greek diplomat returning from Mariupol 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Houthis Target Aramco Sites in Saudi Arabia Using Drones

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Face Unique Risks That Lead to Bear Markets: Four Charts

[WSJ] War in Ukraine Is Already Taking Its Toll on Global Food Supplies

[FT] Nato chiefs meet as war in Ukraine enters a second month