New Delhi: Global energy markets appear to be taking a step forward and another step back amid the ensuing volatility in crude oil prices, with dated Brent currently hovering around $110/bbl. Tight fundamentals on the supply side, reflecting low inventories available in the market, and limited spare capacity are mitigatingRead More →

PETALING JAYA: While the government’s current debt level is manageable, there is growing pressure for the debt burden to increase in the wake of looming recession risks in the United States and developed economies. Exacerbated by rising global inflation, economists agreed that it was necessary to adopt the right strategiesRead More →

Friends of the Dillon District Ranger undertook 62 field projects with over 30 volunteer groups during the summer of 2016. This year the group is working with the Summit County Wildfire Council to organize more field trips . Friends of the Dillon Ranger District/Courtesy Photo Residents can attend three wildfireRead More →

A cybersecurity firm and government watchdogs are sounding the alarm over the use of a popular Chinese-made GPS tracking device. The MiCODUS MV720 GPS Tracker has “six severe vulnerabilities” that could potentially allow “hackers to unknowingly track individuals, remotely disable corporate supply and emergency vehicle fleets, abruptly shut down civilianRead More →

Sri Lanka’s crisis, driven by the island nation’s high debt levels, soaring inflation and food shortages, has become something of a cautionary tale for a number of indebted countries that may be just as vulnerable. On July 12, veteran banker Uday Kotak flagged currency risks, particularly for emerging markets, withRead More →

Imaginima/E+ via Getty Images Investment thesis The Real Real (NASDAQ: REAL) is an American high-end resale commerce company founded by Julie Wainwright in 2011. Unlike most e-commerce companies, RealReal operates as an online marketplace only for authenticated and resold luxury goods. It’s not sourcing from brands rather than receiving suppliesRead More →

BY TATIRA ZWINOIRAThe Food Security Branch of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) says staples are now out of reach for most low-income households. According to the latest report from USAID’s food security arm, the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET), public and private sector employees areRead More →

By Natalia GurushinaChief Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income Is a deepening recession likely to ‘reverse’ emerging market local debt outperformers this year? Emerging Markets Local Debt Performance Rise in global inflation and elusive inflation spikes have not been supportive for local emerging market (EM) rates so far this year. ButRead More →

Since May 17e, nearly 4,000 civilians have been killed and 4,000 injured in Russia’s war against Ukraine, with the Kyiv School of Economics estimating total economic losses at $600 billion. The environment is a silent victim of war: the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) estimates that at least 530,000 hectaresRead More →

20 June 2022, Brandenburg, Schönefeld: Franziska Giffey (M, SPD), Mayor of Berlin, and … [+] Dietmar Woidke (r, SPD), Minister President of Brandenburg, stands in front of a hydrogen-powered Lufthansa Technik airplane model during a press tour at the International Aerospace Exhibition (ILA). Photo: Wolfgang Kumm/dpa (Photo by Wolfgang Kumm/pictureRead More →

fancycrave1 /Pixabay Publicly-listed ad companies are losing ground on worries about lower spending. The strikes are expected to worsen labor shortages across the hospitality industry. Hotels, bars and restaurants were already grappling with soaring energy costs and supply chain disruption. Snapshots of the NSO showing the problems faced by hospitalityRead More →

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The Cyprus Fiscal Council recommends particular caution in public finances due to increased risks, which may persist over time, believing that support measures should be targeted at small and medium-sized enterprises and vulnerable groups of the population rather than at the entire population. “The scope of fiscal policy is notRead More →

Washington D.C.- Congresswoman for Eastern Washington Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) and Congressman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) today introduced the Fostering Opportunities for Resources and Education Spending through Timber Sales (FORESTS) Act to encourage more proactive management of federal forests, reducing wildfire risk, and providing support to forest communities to invest inRead More → released a new report titled Global catalyst for the fuel cell market which includes regional and global market statistics and profit forecast between 2022 and 2028. This market is discussed in detail in the report. Market definition, classifications, applications, engagements, and global Fuel Cell Catalyst industry trends are allRead More →

INFLATION in Malaysia may not be as high as in the US, which hit 8.6% in May, but many are watching for upside inflation risks. Is the upward trend in prices a short-term phenomenon to the economic reopening, or does it indicate something more serious and global in nature? WithRead More →

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – The Covid-19 pandemic has gradually subsided in many parts of the world, in line with notable progress in the rollout of the vaccine. Mobility and economic activities have increased considerably. As demand increases with the resumption of economic activities, commodity prices have alsoRead More →

Emerging markets (EM) have long struggled to contain the financial turmoil that has hit them amid the US Federal Reserve’s focus on tightening financial conditions.To tame rising prices, the Fed is embarking on its most aggressive round of interest rate hikes in two decades, helping to push the dollar higherRead More →

Workers load consumer goods onto supply trucks at a wholesale market in Kolkata, India, December 14, 2021. REUTERS/Rupak of Chowdhuri Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register Retail price inflation will remain above RBI’s tolerance range Wheat and steel exports will be affected India’s fiscal deficit in 2022/23Read More →

It’s one thing to know the risk, and it’s another to do something about it. Did we know there could be another racist attack like the one in Buffalo? Yes. We have seen white supremacy gain strength. We have seen the proliferation of weapons of military quality. A trail ofRead More →

The Regional District of Nanaimo has a better understanding of wildfire threats after creating rural hazard reports. Diamond Head Consulting Ltd. analyzed public lands in electoral areas of the RDN last July and August, a staff report said. The plans examine wildfire risk for areas where development borders the forestRead More →

The candid communication could pressure the Pritzker administration and state lawmakers to reconsider parts of last year’s landmark Climate and Employment Equity Act, the centerpiece of which is the elimination by 2045 of power plants powered by fossil fuels. Power producers have told state officials they won’t be planning anyRead More →

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks are not new concepts. New reporting guidelines, such as the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD); recent allegations of greenwashing; and investor scrutiny sees ESG becoming a staple on most insurers’ renewal checklists for clients. This leads to the following question: why isRead More →

Summary The climate crisis is increasingly recognized as an obstacle to peace and stability, especially in fragile contexts. Research has highlighted how the impacts of climate change can aggravate existing fragility, increasing the likelihood of population displacement, food insecurity, international conflicts over water, instability in export-dependent countries fossil fuels andRead More →

Sri Lanka could run out of fuel and food next month, according to the former energy minister. Udaya Gammanpila was sacked earlier this year for criticizing government policy that has brought the country to the brink of bankruptcy. The former energy minister told Sky News that the economic crisis inRead More →

There are two fronts in the Russian invasion of Ukraine: one is physical combat and airstrikes and the other is in cyberspace, where cybersecurity experts fight disinformation, psychological warfare and cyberattacks. Cyberattacks of this nature can and have resulted in power outages, rail disruptions, disruption of electoral voting systems and,Read More →

iantfoto/E+ via Getty Images As the Russian-Ukrainian conflict continues to rage, global energy markets are experiencing unprecedented volatility, with the power and renewables sector being no exception. On the back of global fuel markets already strained since last year, the conflict has pushed spot prices for coal and gas atRead More →