Biden and Xi clash over Taiwan in Bali but Cold War fears are lukewarm

Biden and Xi met for 3 hours before the G-20 Both leaders stress the need to put relations back on track Indonesia seeks partnerships on global economy at G20 Ukrainian President Zelensky to address the G20 on Tuesday NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov. 14 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping held … Read more

Analysis: Australia’s unbalanced swap market creates pockets of price chaos

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Volatility has exploded in an obscure but important corner of Australia’s $113 billion a day interest rate derivatives market, as turmoil flows across fixed income products. Dealers say the normally stable market for fixed and floating rate payments swaps has turned wild due to a combination of policy changes, speculation and skewed … Read more

Booming Wall Street boosts global and European stocks; oil slices

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – Global and European stocks rose on Friday as Wall Street extended gains on hopes that some central banks will slow down in raising interest rates. Commodity prices took a hit from the strength of the US dollar. Oil prices fell after China, the largest importer of crude, expanded its restrictions on the … Read more

Basketball 2022: Izzy McBeegor on filling Lauren Jackson’s ‘Void’, ‘Crazy’ future with Opals, Women’s and Women’s Health in Sports, and how to watch

Ezi Magbegor may be the next big thing in Australian basketball, but she isn’t too concerned about the pressure that comes with becoming the next Lauren Jackson. Magbegor’s career has seen steady progress since she played her first Opal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and has gone from strength to strength and has been playing … Read more

Gas crisis plunges LNG shipping market into the hands of energy giants

LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The skyrocketing price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping has alienated dozens of small traders, concentrating business in the hands of a handful of major global energy companies and major global trading houses. This grip is not expected to ease until 2026 when more LNG begins to emerge and lower prices, raising … Read more

The US dollar advances as markets brace for a significant Fed rate hike

US dollar banknotes are shown in front of the stock graph displayed in this illustration taken on February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Markets in consolidation mode ahead of Fed policy decision Fed Funds futures price has a 21% chance of a 100 basis point … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s family rushes to the side of the ailing king

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Doctors say the Queen, 96, is under medical supervision Heir to the throne Prince Charles with the Queen Family members go to Balmoral Castle BALMORAL, Scotland (Reuters) – Britain’s royal family rushed to stay with Queen Elizabeth after doctors said they were concerned about the … Read more