Month: February 2023

Gold prices

February 28, 2023

Gold prices kept to a tight range on Tuesday after recovering slightly from their weakest level this year, as concerns over rising interest rates and anticipation of key U.S. economic readings this week kept traders largely on the sidelines. The yellow metal marked four consecutive weeks of losses as hotter-than-expected U.S. inflation and signs of […]

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Gold prices

Gold Prices Hover Above 2023 Lows As Fed Uncertainty Persists

February 28, 2023

Gold prices kept to a tight range on Tuesday after recovering slightly from their weakest level this year, as concerns over rising interest rates and anticipation of key U.S. economic readings this week kept traders largely on the sidelines. The yellow metal marked four consecutive weeks of losses as hotter-than-expected U.S. inflation and signs of […]

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Oil Prices Rangebound

Oil Prices Rangebound As Markets Await China, U.S. Economic Cues

February 28, 2023

Oil prices moved in a small range on Tuesday as traders awaited more cues from Chinese and U.S. business activity readings due this week, although fears of rising interest rates and slowing economic growth saw markers nursing steep losses. Crude markets cut short a three-day gaining spree on Monday as markets reassessed their outlook for […]

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Dollar Edges

Dollar Edges Lower, But Remains Near Highs On Iflation Concerns

February 27, 2023

The U.S. dollar edged lower in early European trade Monday, but remains elevated as traders price in more interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve this year in the wake of recent hot inflation data. At 03:00 ET (08:00 GMT), the Dollar Index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six other currencies, traded […]

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Ukraine's Economy

Ukraine’s Economy Stabilizes After Shock of War

February 27, 2023

When Russia invaded Ukraine a year ago, the shelves of the Novus supermarket chain in Kyiv quickly emptied as its supply chains – domestic and overseas – collapsed. Fresh produce became scarce and panic buying spread. Oleksiy Panasenko, deputy director general for operations at the popular outlet, recalls how the business reeled before Novus, like […]

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Oil Prices Move

Oil Prices Move Little in Anticipation Of More China Cues

February 27, 2023

Oil prices kept to a tight range on Monday amid persistent concerns over high inflation and rising U.S. interest rates, while traders awaited more cues on demand from key Chinese economic readings this week. Readings on China’s Purchasing Mangers’ Index (PMI) for February are due on Wednesday. Indicators for January had portrayed a somewhat mixed […]

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Cineworld

Abandon Hope, Cineworld Tells Shareholders

February 24, 2023

Cineworld (LON:CINE) shareholders are set to be wiped out completely after talks to bring the company out of bankruptcy failed to attract enough interest from buyers. The owner of the Regal chain of cinemas, which collapsed under the weight of its debts last year, said it had failed to persuade potential buyers to make a […]

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at g20 meeting

At G20 Meeting, U.S. Accuses Russian Finance Officials Of Complicity in War

February 24, 2023

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen accused Russian officials attending a G20 finance leaders meeting of being “complicit” in atrocities in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, while host India avoided mentioning the year-long war in inaugural remarks. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the financial leaders to focus on the world’s “most vulnerable citizens”, making no direct […]

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Nvidia Jumps

Nvidia Jumps on Bullish Outlook For AI-Fueled Demand; Sees Gaming Rebound

February 23, 2023

Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) said better times are ahead for its chipmaking business, sensing a huge opportunity for its high-performance chips amid a growing frenzy for the new generation of artificial intelligence tools. “AI is at an inflection point, setting up for broad adoption reaching into every industry,” chief executive Jensen Huang said in a statement, noting […]

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Telekom

Telekom Reports Q4 Growth, Forecasts Slightly Higher Earnings in 2023

February 23, 2023

Deutsche Telekom reported better-than-expected-fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday, citing customer growth in Germany and strong performance from T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS), and forecast a slight rise in profits this year. Adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation after leases (EBITDA AL) of 9.96 billion euros ($10.58 billion) for the quarter, slightly exceeded consensus estimates of 9.9 […]

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