Ukraine crisis: IOC anticipates oil prices to remain above $ 100 / bbl in 2022

An Indian Oil finance executive said on Friday he expects oil prices to hold above $ 100 per barrel for the rest of 2022 amid the Ukraine crisis. Sandeep Kumar Gupta, director of finance at Indian Oil, also said at an industrial seminar he expects economic damage from the Russia-Ukraine conflict to contribute to a … Read more

Russia’s ruble is at strongest level in 7 years despite sanctions

Russian one ruble coin and Russian flag displayed on a screen are seen in this multiple exposure illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on March 8, 2022. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Russia’s ruble hit 52.3 to the dollar on Wednesday, an increase of roughly 1.3% on the previous day and its strongest … Read more

NATO warns of long Ukraine was as Russian assaults follow EU boost for Kyiv

NATO’s Stoltenberg says Russia’s war in Ukraine could last for years. Valeria Mongelli | Afp | Getty Images The war in Ukraine could last for years, the head of NATO said on Sunday, as Russia stepped up its assaults after the European Union recommended that Kyiv become a candidate to join the bloc. Jens Stoltenberg … Read more

JD.com, Roku, Alibaba and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Adobe (ADBE) – Adobe shares fell 3.7% in premarket trading after the software company issued weaker-than-expected financial guidance for the current quarter and the full year. Adobe is facing headwinds from the war in Ukraine and unfavorable foreign exchange rates, although its most recent quarter did … Read more

Ukraine president hails troops; chemical plant sheltering civilians hit

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks on June 6, 2022. As bitter fighting raged in the city of Sievierodonetsk, Ukraine’s president hailed his country’s fighters for defying Russian forces in his country’s eastern Donbas region. Ukrainian Presidency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images As bitter fighting raged in the city of Sievierodonetsk, Ukraine’s president hailed his … Read more

Rice prices are rising amid rising food inflation, export bans

The spider web rice fields in Flores, Indonesia. The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization Food Price Index shows international rice prices creeping up for the fifth straight month to reach a 12-month high, according to the latest May data published last week. Tanutkij Wangsittidej Food prices have been on the rise in the past … Read more