Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Tag: markets

Christmas markets 2021: Which events are going ahead?

(CNN) — There’s nothing quite like a festive market to bring out the Christmas spirit in people. While these events can be traced back to Vienna — the city’s first recorded December market was...

Oil output policy in focus as omicron rattles markets

The OPEC logo pictured ahead of an informal meeting between members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Algiers, Algeria. Ramzi Boudina | Reuters A group of some of the world’s...

European markets troubled as omicron Covid variant fears return

LONDON — European stocks pulled back on Thursday as concerns persisted over the omicron Covid variant. The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 0.9% in early trade, with travel and leisure stocks shedding 1.8% to lead...

European markets set to rebound from omicron fears

LONDON — European stocks are expected to open higher on Wednesday after struggling to regain ground amid fears around the new omicron Covid variant. The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening 30 points higher...

European markets positive despite omicron Covid variant fears

LONDON — European stocks are expected to start the new trading week far higher, despite extensive concerns over the newly discovered omicron Covid variant. The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening 97 points higher...

New Covid variant roils global markets with oil sinking 5%

Registered Nurse Savanah Wagstaff watches as Aliza Burns, a nursing student at Brigham Young University–Idaho, treats a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) positive patient in his isolation room at Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg, Idaho, U.S.,...

IEA chief criticizes artificial tightness in energy markets

Petroleum pump jacks are pictured in the Kern River oil field in Bakersfield, California. Jonathan Alcorn | Reuters The head of the world’s leading energy authority has said that some countries had failed to...

European markets face Covid headwinds

LONDON — European stocks are expected to open higher on Thursday as investors continue to monitor the Covid crisis in the region and political developments in Germany. The U.K.’s FTSE index is seen opening...

Mark Mobius on weaker Turkish lira, investing in emerging markets

Turkey may not be the only country facing a currency crisis given the prospects of higher interest rates in the U.S., prominent emerging markets investor Mark Mobius said Tuesday. “Yeah, course it can,” Mobius...

European markets digest latest euro zone, UK inflation data

LONDON — European stocks were mixed on Thursday amid market concerns around the region’s inflation outlook. The pan-European Stoxx 600 hovered around the flatline in early trade, with oil and gas dropping 1.4% while...