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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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Column: Dodging the Recession Could Whip the Markets: Mike Dolan

Column: Dodging the Recession Could Whip the Markets: Mike Dolan

LONDON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – A recession of sorts next year is quickly becoming a consensus – so much so that financial markets could find themselves whipped if they don’t materialize. The crux of most outlooks for 2023 is a year of contraction in activity at some point, disinflation and interest rate spikes. The result …

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The problem of oil and gas price caps | OilPrice.com

This week, two documents were published by two ministries: the European Commission in Brussels and the Treasury Department in Washington. The Commission document was a proposal for “a new instrument” to limit excessive gas prices in Europe. That of the Treasury document were guidance on the implementation of a price cap policy for crude oil …

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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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