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Analysis: Forties aftershock ripples through North Sea oil markets

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Several oil cargoes may be deferred to January as the threat of force majeure hangs over the market after a crack shut down the Forties supply pipeline, trading sources said Wednesday. Several cargo deferrals likely, say traders Still no clarity on force majeure Prompt demand for medium sour crudes could rise Ineos says it is Read More

Factbox: UK's Forties shutdown reverberates in oil, refining markets

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Brent crude futures hit a two-year high of over $65/b Tuesday as oil markets continued to react to news that the UK’s 600,000 b/d Forties oil pipeline will likely remain shut in for a “number of weeks” in order to repair a crack. The following is a list of key facts on the Forties crude Read More

Austrian gas hub explosion rattles Europe's energy markets

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By Rob Verdonck, Mathew Carr and Anna Shiryaevskaya on 12/12/2017 WARSAW and LONDON (Bloomberg) — Natural gas and power prices jumped in Europe after an explosion at one of the continent’s biggest gas hubs further tightened supplies during a cold snap. Gas futures rose the most in more than eight years in Britain, which already Read More

Markets ignore best European factory data in 17 years

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LONDON (Reuters) – European shares traded lower on Friday despite strong euro zone factory data, after a delay to a keenly awaited U.S. tax reform bill dented Asian trading and curbed appetite for the dollar. A man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai Euro Read More

SEC looking at fixed-income markets with 'greater focus': Clayton

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton said on Tuesday that the SEC has formed a group to examine fixed-income markets with the goal of protecting retail INVESTORS. Jay Clayton, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, testifies at a Senate Banking hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. September Read More

Asian shares ease from decade peak, China markets in focus

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares stepped back from decade highs on Tuesday on worries about another sharp sell-off in Chinese stock markets, while the U.S. DOLLAR trod water ahead of a crucial vote for a tax reform in the world’s largest economy. An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage Read More

Gift-wrapped roadblocks protect German Christmas markets after last year’s truck attack

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Published time: 25 Nov, 2017 14:06 Edited time: 25 Nov, 2017 14:33 Authorities in the German city of Bochum have gone to great lengths to beef up security for the Christmas market season. A string of 1.2-ton pellet bags, wrapped in bright paper, are in place as car barriers against potential terrorist attacks. In an Read More

Asian shares off 10-year peak, eyes on China markets

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares hovered below their 10-year peak on Friday while INVESTORS viewed Chinese shares with caution after their big fall the previous day. Passersby are reflected in an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS Read More

Sovereign funds pull $3.7 billion from global stock, bond markets in third quarter

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LONDON (Reuters) – Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) withdrew more money from global stock and bond markets in the third quarter of 2017, albeit at a slower pace with net outflows of $3.7 billion, data from research firm eVestment showed on Thursday. This was down from the second quarter’s $7.7 billion of redemptions and the first Read More

European markets power on after early German wobble

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LONDON (Reuters) – The euro and European stocks dipped in early trades on Monday after coalition talks collapsed in Germany, but they recovered as Investors turned their focus back to improving fundamentals. The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Chancellor Angela Read More