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      Asia-Pacific airlines cut fuel surcharges amid oil price slide

      Asia-Pacific airlines are moving to reduce or phase out fuel surcharges, responding to a drop in global oil prices and...

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      Whiff of panic over Britain’s fracking policy

      David Cameron’s energy policy has hardly been a model of strategic clarity. But his government has at least been consistent...

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    1. beyondbrics

      14 hours ago

      Pemex shakes up system for suppliers

      Pemex, the Mexican state oil company, is being forced to sharpen up its act. Not only are costs under pressure, so is its...

    2. 15 hours ago

      BP to freeze global salaries

      BP will freeze salaries across the company this year in the latest move to cut costs by an oil major to address the impact...

    3. 16 hours ago

      Ministers impose curbs on fracking

      Ministers have imposed a series of Labour demands on the UK’s fracking industry, in a last-minute move to avert a House of...

    4. 16 hours ago

      Russia downgraded to ‘junk’ by S&P

      Russia’s credit rating was cut to “junk” by Standard & Poor’s on Monday night, underscoring the dramatic economic...

    5. 17 hours ago

      Energy Transfer Partners in $17bn deal to take on Regency

      Energy Transfer Partners, one of the largest US oil and gas pipeline groups, has agreed a $17bn deal to buy its affiliate...

    6. 18 hours ago

      Saudi Arabia to maintain expenditure

      Saudi Arabia will use its “great surpluses” to continue spending to help the private sector even as oil prices remain close...

    7. 19 hours ago

      Rosneft sells Rbs400bn of domestic bonds

      Rosneft issued Rbs400bn ($6.1bn) of rouble bonds on Monday, in its second largest domestic bond sale in two months as...

    8. 19 hours ago

      Opec chief says oil prices could soon rebound

      Oil prices may have hit a floor and could soon rebound, said the secretary-general of Opec, the oil producing cartel, on...

    9. FT Alphaville

      January 26, 2015

      Markets Live: Monday, 26th January, 2015

      This is the transcript of the Markets Live session ending at 12:02 on 26 Jan 2015. Participants in this session were:...

    10. January 26, 2015

      Marubeni halves profit forecast on $1bn writedown

      Japan’s Marubeni has halved its annual profit forecast due to writedowns totalling $1bn, as a slump in oil and copper prices...

    11. January 26, 2015

      Fresh blow to UK fracking as MPs call for moratorium

      Britain’s nascent shale gas industry has been dealt a fresh blow by a committee of MPs that has called for a moratorium on...

    12. January 25, 2015

      Obama challenges Congress on Arctic oil

      US President Barack Obama has called on Congress to designate more than 12m acres of Alaska’s arctic wilds for environmental...

    13. January 25, 2015

      Tough outlook for Nigeria sets stage for tight presidential race

      A sense of déjà vu accompanies Muhammadu Buhari’s quest to win the presidency in Nigeria’s forthcoming elections, 31 years...

    14. January 25, 2015

      Venezuela offers China tough lending lessons

      “God will provide!” So said Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, last week following his apparently empty-handed return...

    15. January 25, 2015

      Scotland hardens stance against fracking

      Scotland is set to lead resistance to the fracking of shale gas in the UK, with both the Scottish National party and the new...

    16. January 25, 2015

      Battered energy groups brace for spending cuts

      The world’s biggest energy companies are preparing to cut billions of dollars from capital spending as they set out plans...

    17. January 25, 2015

      Rousseff’s dream of Brazilian shipbuilding titan in deep water

      In 2012, Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff visited the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul to tour a project close to the...

    18. January 25, 2015

      US high-yield bonds running on empty

      Almost four-fifths of active fund managers in the US high-yield bond market failed to beat the benchmark last year, as the...

    19. January 23, 2015

      Week in Review, January 24

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Retail forex brokers buckle under Swiss...

    20. January 23, 2015

      New Saudi king faces immense challenges

      The death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia at the age of 91 could hardly be described as unexpected. But this should not in...

    21. January 23, 2015

      Cuadrilla asks to delay application to frack in Lancashire

      The UK’s shale gas revolution has been put on hold again after Cuadrilla asked to delay two applications to frack in...

    22. January 23, 2015

      EnQuest shares jump 23% on relief over debt rejig

      Shares in EnQuest, the UK-focused oil group leading the development of one of the largest pending projects in the North Sea,...

    23. beyondbrics

      January 23, 2015

      Surging debt seen as the key threat to emerging Asia

      Emerging Asia is set to be the world’s fastest-growing region again in 2015, skirting the contagion from Russia’s crisis and...

    24. FT Alphaville

      January 23, 2015

      The Bank of Canada’s Rate Cutting Folly

      The Canadian central bank surprised markets this week by cutting its base rate by 25 basis points. Jon Hartley, co-founder...

    25. January 23, 2015

      Oil issues provide test for retail bonds

      An interesting reader observation followed a recent Serious Money column on the retail bond market. Bonds yielding 6 per...

    26. FT Alphaville

      January 23, 2015

      Markets Live: Friday, 23rd January, 2015

      This is the transcript of the Markets Live session ending at 12:03 on 23 Jan 2015. Participants in this session were:...

    27. January 23, 2015

      Saudi oil policy back in focus after King Abdullah’s death

      Crude prices pared their earlier gains on Friday after the death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah placed renewed focus on the...

    28. January 23, 2015

      Greek banks spur eurozone equities rally

      European shares hailed the launch of eurozone quantitative easing with the biggest weekly jump in more than three years as...

    29. FT Alphaville

      January 23, 2015

      US shale revolution must force Davos energy rethink

      This guest post is from the co-authors of UBS’s white paper for the WEF meeting 2015 in Davos, which started on Wednesday. ...

    30. January 23, 2015

      Commodities rout roils Australia Inc

      Iron ore miner Arrium has become the latest Australian illustration of the widening fallout from a plunge in global...

    31. January 23, 2015

      Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman bids to reassure markets

      Saudi king dies Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman moved quickly to reassure markets and allies by pledging to continue with the...

    32. January 22, 2015

      Oil drop ‘disastrous’ for anti-Isis fight

      The collapse in the oil price has had “disastrous” consequences for the fight against Isis, Haider al-Abadi, Iraq’s prime...

    33. January 22, 2015

      Argentina: The strange death of Alberto Nisman

      State prosecutor’s death rocks Argentina Last Saturday, Alberto Nisman sent a playful photograph to a friend of his desk...

    34. January 22, 2015

      Impact of oil price rout starkly evident in North America

      Curb in US oil drilling In the trial of strength in global oil markets, it is the North American producers that are...

    35. beyondbrics

      January 22, 2015

      Bolivia: lower gas prices and Andean deities

      Evo Morales was sworn in for his third consecutive term as president of Bolivia on Thursday. Before that, on Wednesday, he...

    36. January 22, 2015

      Venezuela in a bind as Nicolás Maduro faces default dilemma

      Nicolás Maduro promised “God will provide” after Venezuela’s president returned to Caracas apparently empty-handed from a...

    37. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2015

      A right oil hotchpotch

      Just a few developments to update oil watchers on. Plus one conspiracy theory. First, John Kemp of Reuters observes on...

    38. January 22, 2015

      Venezuela’s Maduro announces reform push to counter recession

      Venezuela’s socialist president Nicolás Maduro on Wednesday announced a revamp of the country’s complex foreign exchange...

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