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  • UPDATE 4-Oil steadies as stronger demand balances glut Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 7:15 AM ET

    LONDON, June 25- Crude oil prices steadied just above $60 a barrel on Thursday as strong demand for oil products helped balance a global overhang of oil for immediate delivery. North Sea Brent crude oil traded within a narrow 58- cent range as investors eyed a very weak physical crude market in the Atlantic basin amid reports of stronger demand for gasoline and...

  • *Greece concerns could weigh, analysts say. LONDON, June 19- Oil fell to around $63 a barrel on Friday as concern over Greece and a forecast that U.S. shale oil output would keep growing this year countered signs of a pickup in demand. Greece has been less of a driver for oil than other markets such as equities, but analysts said the situation represented a bearish risk...

  • *Greece concerns could weigh, analysts say. LONDON, June 19- Oil eased below $64 a barrel on Friday as concern over Greece and a forecast that U.S. shale oil output would keep growing this year countered signs of a pickup in demand. Greece has been less of a driver for oil than other markets such as equities, but analysts said the situation represented a bearish risk...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to July 2 Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso to deliver speech at annual meeting of trust associations- 0636 GMT. SAN FRANCISCO- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams gives policy speech before the National Bureau of Economic Research East Asian Seminar on Economics- 1540 GMT. PITTSBURGH, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to June 29 Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager speaks about "Politicization of Competition Policy" at the Chatham House event, meets UK finance minister George Osborne and UK business minister Sajid Javid. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting. BERNE- Swiss National Bank Monetary policy assessment- 0730 GMT.

  • *Yemen talks start as Saudi-led warplanes strike capital. NEW YORK, June 15- Oil prices fell in volatile trading on Monday as the Greek debt crisis raised concerns about demand for petroleum in Europe and as the U.N. started talks to try to bring peace to Yemen, where OPEC heavyweight Saudi Arabia is involved in a civil war. The weak July Brent expiration also...

  • *Yemen talks start as Saudi-led warplanes strike capital. NEW YORK, June 15- Crude oil fell in volatile trading on Monday as the Greek debt crisis raised concerns about demand for petroleum in Europe and as the U.N. started talks to try to bring peace to Yemen, where OPEC heavyweight Saudi Arabia is involved in a civil war. Brent has fallen from a high above $66 last...

  • ABUJA, June 15- Nigeria's new leaders will meet the head of a leading global watchdog on corruption to see how billions of dollars in oil revenue leakage can be curbed. The head of Oslo- based the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative is expected to meet Nigeria's president or vice president this week, its local arm said on Monday. The executive secretary...

  • *Yemen talks start as Saudi-led warplanes strike capital. NEW YORK, June 15- Crude oil fell on Monday as the Greek debt crisis boosted the dollar and raised concerns about demand for petroleum in Europe, and as the U.N. started talks to try to bring peace to Yemen, where OPEC heavyweight Saudi Arabia is involved in a civil war. Brent has fallen from a high above $66 last...

  • China to join EU in pledge to get Paris climate deal Monday, 15 Jun 2015 | 11:29 AM ET

    BRUSSELS, June 15- China, the world's biggest polluter, will sign a joint pledge with the European Union this month to seek a U.N. agreement to tackle climate change as one of "the greatest threats facing humanity," according to a draft statement seen by Reuters. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will endorse the statement at a June 29 summit in Brussels with EU leaders, who...

  • *Commerzbank sees Brent in range $60 to $65. LONDON, June 15- Oil prices fell on Monday as the Greek debt crisis helped boost the dollar, making fuel more expensive to holders of other currencies, and as United Nations talks offered a chance for peace in Yemen where crude exporter Saudi Arabia is involved in a civil war. Production has been increasing in top OPEC...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to June 26 Friday, 12 Jun 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    DUBLIN- Central Bank of Ireland Director of Policy and Risk Gerry Cross and European Commissioner for Financial Services Jonathan Hill speak at the FIBI International Banking Conference 2015. VIENNA- Austrian National Bank hosts conference on long-term perspectives for economic growth. Speakers:- European Central Bank Governing Council member Ewald...

  • *Energy firms accelerate activity ahead of Paris summit. Discrete talks in the eyrie of Davos in January led to a spontaneous, light bulb moment on a stage in Oslo in February. Faced with growing pressure from shareholders, vocal divestment campaigns by the media and advocacy groups, there looms the critical moment of the United Nations climate summit in Paris in...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to June 23 Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    BRUSSELS- The European Union and Mexico will hold the 7th EU-Mexico summit. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Guy Debelle speaks at the Launch of Financial Integration in the Asia Pacific: Future of Australian Financial Services- 2155 GMT. DUBLIN- Central Bank of Ireland Director of Policy and Risk Gerry Cross and European Commissioner for...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to June 22 Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- 2015 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development International Tax Conference in the United States. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and UK Finance Minister George Osborne speak at the Mansion House event- 1945 GMT. FRANKFURT- National Bank of Austria Governor Ewald Nowotny to speak at the 6th European Central Bank...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to June 19 Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England regulator David Bailey takes part in panel discussion at FIA derivatives conference- 1030 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council member Jens Weidmann to give welcome remarks at Bundesbank lecture- 0800 GMT. HELSINKI- European Central Bank council member Erkki Liikanen to speak on monetary policy at a conference organized by Finland's...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to June 18 Friday, 5 Jun 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development President Suma Chakrabarti, Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins, Pakistan's former Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz, Italy's former Prime Minister Enrico Letta and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer Bertrand Badre to attend.

  • OSLO, June 4- Norway could see more wind power projects scrapped due to low profitability, its energy minister said on Thursday after state-owned Statkraft canceled a flagship development. In a major blow to the country's plans to increase its renewable energy output, Statkraft said it had decided not to invest in a planned 1,000- megawatt capacity wind power...

  • This week's letter calling for a global carbon pricing by Europe's Statoil, Total, BP, Shell as well as ENI and BG showed first signs of such an agreement, albeit without the support of U.S. peers Exxon Mobil and Chevron. "While we have had discussions with European majors, and we wish them well, we don't believe we need to join this scheme," said Exxon Mobil...

  • OSLO, May 29- Norwegian retail sales surged past all expectations in April and the unemployment rate unexpectedly fell, indicating the economy's resilience in the face of the oil sector's crash and making a rate cut next month less certain. Norway's growth is slowing as oil companies cut spending by around 15 percent, lay off workers and delay projects as crude...