Stocks fall, dollar gains as US inflation prompts 100 bps hike bets

Stocks fall, dollar gains as US inflation prompts 100 bps hike bets

LONDON, July 14 (Reuters) – European shares dropped in early trading on Thursday and the safe-haven dollar was up after the latest red-hot US inflation reading increased investor caution about Federal Reserve rate hikes. Wednesday’s data showed US consumer prices jumped 9.1% year-on-year in June, up from May’s 8.6% rise. read more The data was … Read more

Nigerian businesses turn to solar as diesel costs bite

Nigerian businesses turn to solar as diesel costs bite

Solar power panels are seen at the Atlantic Shrimpers farm in Badagry, Lagos, Nigeria July 5, 2022. REUTERS / Temilade Adelaja Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Rising diesel costs eating into company margins Solar power adoption estimated at below 2% Some solar equipment taking longer to deliver LAGOS, July 12 (Reuters) … Read more

Column: Saudi crude oil price hike set to collide with recession fears: Russell

Column: Saudi crude oil price hike set to collide with recession fears: Russell

Saudi Arabia Shaybah oilfield complex is seen in this aerial view deep in the Rub ‘al-Khali desert, Saudi Arabia, November 14, 2007. REUTERS / Ali Jarekji (SAUDI ARABIA) Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LAUNCESTON, Australia, July 7 (Reuters) – Consider the following to show just how weird global crude oil markets … Read more

Saving energy now is an EU no-brainer

Saving energy now is an EU no-brainer

European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, June 17, 2022. REUTERS / Yves Herman Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MILAN, June 29 (Reuters Breakingviews) – The European Union’s gas headache hasn’t gone away. Despite strong progress in hiking liquefied natural gas (LNG) purchases, the bloc is … Read more