CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Disappointing China data dominated the markets, which drove oil down. Copper was down, as well. Gold closed up about $3 on the day.» Read More
WASHINGTON, March 3- The United States has a number of economic weapons to punish Russia for its military intervention in Ukraine, ranging from asset freezes to kicking Moscow out of the exclusive G8 group of countries, and President Barack Obama is focusing first on measures that would not require congressional action.
LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor Sir Jon Cunliffe speaks on EU- 1030 GMT.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Geopolitical tensions pushed oil higher, gold hit $1,350, and wheat futures were up on tensions in Ukraine. Nat gas sold off a bit because the cold snap may not be as severe.
PATNA, India, March 4- Ravindra Kishore Sinha built India's largest security business from a garage in the dirt-poor state of Bihar.
March 3- One senior Obama administration official called Vladimir Putin's actions in the Ukraine "outrageous." A second described them as an "outlaw act. James Jeffrey, a retired career U.S. diplomat, said that view of Putin's mindset cripples the United States' response to the Russian leader.
ABU DHABI, March 3- Etihad Airways' Chief Executive said talks to pick an equity stake in struggling Italian carrier Alitalia could swing either way, as the Gulf airline entered into the final phase of due diligence for the investment.
ABU DHABI, March 3- Etihad Airways is in the final phase of due diligence on its possible investment in Italian carrier Alitalia, the Abu Dhabi airline's chief executive James Hogan said on Monday. Speaking to reporters, he also said that for an investment to take place, Etihad would have to be convinced that Alitalia could be moved to profitability.
ABU DHABI, March 3- Etihad Airways posted a 48 percent leap in 2013 profit on Monday and predicted more growth this year, as the fast-expanding Abu Dhabi airline aims to develop its alliance network with a potential investment in Alitalia.
ABU DHABI, March 3- Etihad Airways' talks on investing in struggling Italian carrier Alitalia could swing either way and hinge on terms laid down by the Abu Dhabi- based airline, Etihad's chief executive said on Monday.
BASRA, Iraq, March 1- Oil exports from Iraq rose to a record 2.8 million barrels per day on average in February, Deputy Prime Minister for energy Hussain al-Shahristani told reporters on Saturday.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 28- Google Inc on Friday lost its bid to keep an anti-Islamic film on its YouTube video sharing website while it appealed a federal appeals court order that the company said would have "devastating effects" if allowed to stand.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 28- Google Inc, saying a federal appeals court order directing it to remove an anti-Islamic film from its YouTube video sharing website would have "devastating effects" if allowed to stand, asked the court to put it on hold.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead to where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week.
LONDON, Feb 28- OPEC's oil output has risen further in February from December's 2-1/ 2- year low, due to more shipments from Iraq and Angola, and further upward creep in Iranian exports, a Reuters survey found on Friday.
*Mounting tensions in Ukraine keep risk appetite in check. LONDON, Feb 28- Oil eased below $109 a barrel on Friday as tension in Ukraine dampened risk appetite and easing winter weather raised expectations of weaker demand.
SINGAPORE, Feb 28- Brent crude futures slipped on Friday to below $109 a barrel on expectations demand growth will slow as severe winter weather eases, although supply worries kept losses in check for now.
*Top four buyers take 1.25 mln bpd from Iran in Jan. The OPEC member's oil sales in January to its four biggest buyers topped the 1 million barrels per day where Western powers wanted to hold shipments to maintain pressure on Iran to end the disputed programme.
SINGAPORE, Feb 28- Brent crude futures slipped on Friday below $109 a barrel on expectations demand growth will slow as severe winter weather eases, with supply worries keeping the losses in check for now.
NEW YORK, Feb 27- Sovereign debt borrowing is expected to rise by 2.7 percent to $7.1 trillion this year, with the biggest relative increase coming in sub-Saharan Africa, a new study by Standard& Poor's showed on Thursday.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.