Tue, Oct 20, 2020
9:06 amBHP and Vale enjoy boom in iron ore demand
Best-performing commodity of the year generates huge profits for mining groups
8:43 amEuropean stocks mixed as Covid measures tighten
Investors remain focused on lockdowns and prospects for US fiscal stimulus
8:09 amFrom ‘Made in China’ to ‘Bought in China’?
Country is now a net importer of steel, hinting at possibility of change in its trade dynamic
7:52 amEU enjoys ‘outrageous demand’ for first Covid-related bond
Debt issue linked to job support programmes draws Europe’s largest ever order book
7:47 amIreland fires warning shot to asset managers on delegation
Regulator’s damning assessment of Dublin offices comes despite new rules introduced ahead of Brexit
7:39 amPublic Service Announcement: It’s not you, it’s us
Someone is elsewhere on the internet.
7:00 amOur takeaways from the Conoco-Concho merger
Expect more consolidation in the US shale patch
4:56 amDoes a digital euro challenge the dollar’s global dominance?
The ECB is keen on giving foreigners access to a digital euro. That could make the single currency far more commonly used globally.
1:00 amChile’s pension funds join global gold ETP rush
Rule change adds the products to the list of permitted alternative assets
1:00 amJapan’s Mothers market spurs new generation of investors
Sons and daughters of ‘Mrs Watanabes’ drive start-ups bourse to 14-year peak
1:00 amInvestors bet US recovery will force long-term bond yields higher
Money managers wager ‘blue wave’ in US election and good news on Covid could reduce uncertainty
1:00 amFurther reading
1:00 amUS stimulus talks, ConocoPhillips deal, China semiconductors
US stocks slid on Monday as a stimulus deal deadline looms and Covid-19 cases rise
12:40 amPioneer Natural Resources in talks to buy US shale rival
All-stock deal for Parsley Energy would create $10bn company as sector consolidation gathers pace
12:00 amGold chief calls for common ESG reporting standard
Boss of biggest London-listed gold miner Polymetal says ratings do not always reflect reality
12:00 amThe world must counter China’s dominance of rare earths
Country has grip on swath of minerals crucial to future key industries
Mon, Oct 19, 2020
11:00 pmWill ‘Black April’ prove a turning point for energy?
FT energy editor David Sheppard quizzes Fatih Birol of the International Energy Agency on the transition to ‘net zero’
5:26 pmUS stocks slide as stimulus deadline looms
Rise in coronavirus cases also adds to pressure on benchmark S&P 500 and technology-heavy Nasdaq
2:00 pmConoco/Concho: surfing the wave
The acquisition will catapult Conoco to the number three spot in US shale production.
2:00 pmIndian payments spat heats up
Paytm, India’s most valuable start-up, has bumped up against Google in a wide ranging dispute
1:48 pmUK government signals post-Brexit changes to insurance rules
Review launched into how Solvency II regulations and use of risk margin will be applied nationally
12:45 amKPMG was engaged as auditor to group used in suspicious Wirecard deals
Accountancy firm had second thoughts about working with Mauritian-based fund
10:00 amEU hires banks to start breakthrough joint bond programme
Brussels poised to become one of biggest debt issuers in the eurozone
8:55 amConocoPhillips to buy rival Concho in $9.7bn deal
Oil group set to rival Exxon in US shale patch after big gamble on post-pandemic recovery
8:53 amPound steady as investors shrug off warning of no EU-UK trade deal
Lack of sterling sensitivity displays Brexit fatigue
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