Sunday, April 10, 2022

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Germany Says Kyiv Needs More Military Support

[AP] Russia hits Ukraine’s air defenses ahead of eastern push

[Reuters] Ukraine repulses attacks in east as Russia presses to control Mariupol

[Reuters] NATO plans full-scale military presence at border, says Stoltenberg

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks, Treasuries Fall on Inflation, Policy Risks: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks See Fresh Bout of Selling on Covid, Regulation Woes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Slump Ignites Global Selloff as Rate Hikes Gain Focus

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Touches Six-Week Low on Worsening China Demand Outlook

[Reuters] Rouble falls sharply as Russia relaxes some capital controls

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Palladium Extends Gains After Suspension of Two Russian Refiners

[AP] Guangzhou closes to most arrivals as China’s outbreak grows

[Reuters] Shanghai eases lockdown in some areas despite record COVID infections

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Covid Outbreak Worsens as New Shanghai Cases Top 26,000

[Reuters] China's inflation tops forecasts as supply pressures worsen

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Covid Lockdowns, Surging Oil Add to Inflation Risks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Zhenro Defaults; Shanghai Mortgage Payments: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Food Security at Risk From Growing List of Farming Issues

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Zhenro Defaults for First Time After Missing Bond Payments

[Reuters] Finland, Sweden set to join NATO as soon as summer, The Times reports

[Reuters] Chechen chief Kadyrov says Russian forces will take Kyiv

[NYT] China’s Echoes of Russia’s Alternate Reality Intensify Around the World

[WSJ] Investors Turn Cautious on Consumer Debt

[WSJ] Muni Bond Boom Is Sputtering as Interest Rates Rise

[WSJ] Everything Costs More, and That’s Disrupting Retirement for Many

[WSJ] China’s Auto Sales Drop More than 10% as Covid Restrictions Hit

[FT] Military briefing: warring sides prepare for defining Donbas battle

[FT] El-Erian: Monetary policy must serve the real economy not just financial markets

[FT] Big commodity traders reap rewards as margin calls squeeze smaller rivals

[FT] The Chinese companies trying to buy strategic islands

Sunday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Zelenskiy Says He Expects New War Front in East

[CNBC] Stock futures are little changed as Wall Street looks to rebound from a losing week

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slips as China’s Worsening Outbreak Raises Demand Concerns

[Reuters] As battle looms in Ukraine's east, Austrian leader to meet Putin

[Reuters] France's Macron and Le Pen head to April 24 election runoff

[Reuters] Cleveland Fed's Mester says inflation elevated through 2023 but trajectory will fall

[Reuters] Explainer: Macron or Le Pen: why it matters for France, the EU and the West

[FT] US banks set for big hit to revenues as dealmaking dries up

[FT] Macron faces the fight of his life to win France’s presidential election

[FT] EU countries remain at loggerheads over Russian energy ban

[FT] Ukraine calls on commodity traders to stop handling Russian oil