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Britain overhauls financial rules to bolster City's global influence

Britain overhauls financial rules to bolster City’s global influence

Britain says high standards will be maintained UK flags criticism in financial crisis-era reforms London faces new competition from EU centers Consultation on the planned digital book LONDON, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Britain presented a series of measures on Friday to bolster the City of London’s role as a global financial hub, under pressure since …

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Analysis: Russia's G7 oil price ceiling moves from revenue squeeze to market anchor

Analysis: Russia’s G7 oil price ceiling moves from revenue squeeze to market anchor

WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) – When U.S. officials first floated the idea of ​​capping Russian oil export prices in response to a planned European embargo in March, they pledged to cut revenue of the Russian war machine, while avoiding a devastating spike in oil prices. But keeping Russian oil on the market and global prices …

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Oil storage

Oil falls as markets fear further action from the US Fed | OilPrice.com

Crude prices fell significantly at the start of the week despite robust US economic data coupled with strong employment numbers and a positive industrial PMI. Chart of the week Late and lax, oil price cap fails to impress markets – Oil prices are in freefall this week, with WTI returning to levels just above $75 …

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Analysis: Investors look to emerging markets as planets align for end of dollar bull market

Analysis: Investors look to emerging markets as planets align for end of dollar bull market

NEW YORK, Dec 6 (Reuters) – As the U.S. dollar tumbles from multi-decade highs, some investors are betting emerging market currencies will be the big winners from a sustained reversal in the greenback. The MSCI International Emerging Market Currency Index (.MIEM00000CUS) is up nearly 5% from its lows and posted its best monthly gain in …

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Currency swap debt is an $80 trillion global regulator, says 'blind spot'

Currency swap debt is an $80 trillion global regulator, says ‘blind spot’

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Pension funds and other “non-bank” financial firms hold more than $80 trillion in hidden off-balance sheet dollar debt in foreign exchange swaps, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said. ). The BIS, dubbed the central bank of central banks around the world, also said in its latest quarterly report that …

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Russian oil sanctions are about to come into effect.  And they could significantly disrupt the markets

Russian oil sanctions are about to come into effect. And they could significantly disrupt the markets

European oil sanctions are due to come into force on December 5. The idea is to reduce Russia’s oil revenues given its war in Ukraine. Andrei Rudakov | Bloomberg | Getty Images Upcoming sanctions on Russian oil could be “really disruptive” for energy markets if European countries fail to set a cap on prices, analysts …

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Crude

China and India buy Russian crude at a 40% discount | OilPrice.com

The European Union again on Friday failed to reach an agreement over a cap on Russian oil prices, with the bloc’s easternmost members, including Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, objecting that the proposed price of $60-70 a barrel for Russian crude is too generous and way above the rates that Russia currently sells crude. European …

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Traders

Gas price caps could cause irreversible damage to energy markets | OilPrice.com

Earlier this week, the European Commission published a statement declaring what he called a “safety cap” for gas prices set at 275 euros, or $283, per megawatt hour. Hailed as the long-awaited gas price cap that EU members have been discussing for weeks now, the cap’s objective, according to the Commission, will be used as …

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Seismic Changes in International Data Markets Require Broadband Internet Policy Update

Seismic Changes in International Data Markets Require Broadband Internet Policy Update

Thanks to parallel internets, the platforms have caused seismic changes in global data flows. Getty The global political movement to improve connectivity and bridge the digital divide has resulted in reports on international data markets and associated regulatory policies. The articles present sometimes confusing terminology: usage, transit, peering and interconnection. Each term has a specific …

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