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

Wednesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop on War Concern; Nasdaq 100 Falls 1%: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Keeps Wary Eye on Yield Curve While Signaling Hikes on Track

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: U.S. Says Putin Feels Misled by Military Leaders

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Germany Says Putin Is Backing Off Demand for Ruble Gas Payments

[AP] Russia war ends era of globalization that kept inflation low

[Yahoo Finance] How the Russia-Ukraine war is warping global shipping

[Newsweek] China Praises Russia for Preventing Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine

[FT] US casts doubt on new Kremlin claims of curtailed Kyiv offensive

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[AP] Russia shells areas in Ukraine where it vowed to scale back

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Russia Redeploys Troops in Push to Take Donbas

[Reuters] Stocks rally pauses, bond markets ponder risks for U.S. economy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe Takes the Baton in Global Bond Selloff as ECB Bets Weigh

[CBS] Russia says it's building a new "democratic world order" with China

[Reuters] Russian hackers targeted, NATO, eastern European militaries - Google

[Reuters] U.S., EU officials say Putin misled by 'yes men' advisers on Ukraine

[AP] Spanish inflation up 9.8% in March, biggest rise since 1985

[FT] Beijing moves to strengthen Moscow ties in wake of Ukraine invasion

[FT] Biggest jet leasing company lodges $3.5bn claim for aircraft stuck in Russia