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US labor market resilient as recession signals strengthen

US labor market resilient as recession signals strengthen

Weekly jobless claims rise by 5,000 to 213,000 Continuing claims drop 22,000 to 1.379 million WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased moderately last week, indicating that the labor market remains tight despite the Federal Reserve’s attempt to cool demand with aggressive increases in interest rates. …

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US Treasury official criticizes China's 'unconventional' debt practices

US Treasury official criticizes China’s ‘unconventional’ debt practices

Chinese yuan banknotes are seen in this illustration photo taken April 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China is the world’s largest official creditor Lack of transparency, confidentiality agreements under fire from critics Progress demanded on Common Framework debt agreements for Zambia and others WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) …

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Germany and the EU in the race to solve the energy crisis

Germany and the EU in the race to solve the energy crisis

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Germany plans to expand loans to energy companies EU securities watchdog mulls EU-wide measures The Commission will announce broader plans on Wednesday BERLIN/FRANKFURT, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Germany will step up lending to energy firms threatened with being crushed by soaring gas prices, it said on …

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Fed set for another 75 basis point rate hike;  early pivot unlikely: Reuters poll

Fed set for another 75 basis point rate hike; early pivot unlikely: Reuters poll

A woman holds US dollar banknotes in this illustration taken May 30, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BENGALURU, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve will hike interest rates another 75 basis points next week and is likely to keep its key rate steady for an extended period …

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Oil rises 4% on supply threats, still forecast for weekly decline

Oil rises 4% on supply threats, still forecast for weekly decline

The chimneys of the Total Grandpuits oil refinery are seen just after sunset, southeast of Paris, France, March 1, 2021. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Oil benchmarks head for second weekly decline Putin threatens to cut off all energy sources Fed’s Waller: Need aggressive rate hikes now while economy …

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EU to claw back profits from energy companies rather than cap Russian gas price

EU to claw back profits from energy companies rather than cap Russian gas price

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register EU countries ask bloc to propose windfall income cap Ministers also call for EU proposal on gas price cap Countries resist EU proposal to cap Russian gas price BRUSSELS, Sept 9 (Reuters) – EU energy ministers on Friday instructed the European Commission to impose a cap …

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