Analysis: Europe's IPO market roars back to life but where are the SPACs?
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European stock market listings have come back with a bang after the summer lull but blank cheque firms are nowhere to be seen.
Oil shares lead charge as crude hits new 3-year highs
LONDON (Reuters) - World shares rose on Monday, led by sharp gains in energy shares as crude oil prices soared to three-year highs of almost $80 a barrel while European stocks firmed after Germany's election results ruled out chances of a purely left-wing coalition.
Take Five: "Auf Wiedersehen Merkel, hallo...?"
LONDON (Reuters) - Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.
Economists, business relieved no left alliance after Germany vote
BERLIN (Reuters) - German economists and industry groups expressed relief on Monday that Europe's biggest economy probably avoided a leftist government after the Social Democrats narrowly won the election but the far left's weak result ruled it out as a potential partner.
APPEC-Global oil demand seen reaching pre-pandemic levels by early 2022
SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Global oil demand is expected to reach pre-pandemic levels by early next year as the economy recovers, although spare refining capacity could weigh on the outlook, producers and traders said at an industry conference on Monday.
Kuroda vows to keep BOJ's focus on COVID-19 response amid weak inflation
TOKYO (Reuters) -The Bank of Japan will continue to focus on cushioning the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic, given lingering uncertainty over the outlook and subdued inflation, Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday.
European shares rise on German election relief, oil surge
(Reuters) - German shares hit ten-day highs on Monday after the federal election outcome reduced the chances of a left-wing coalition forming a government, while broader European markets cheered a surge in crude prices that powered oil stocks.
China power crunch spreads, shutting factories and dimming growth outlook
BEIJING (Reuters) -Widening power shortages in China have halted production at numerous factories including many supplying Apple and Tesla, while some shops in the northeast operated by candlelight and malls shut earlier as the economic toll of the squeeze mounted.
UK must be more clear-eyed about risks of China investment - Labour
BRIGHTON, England (Reuters) - Britain needs to be more "clear-eyed" about the risks of Chinese investment in key industries like nuclear energy, the opposition Labour Party said on Monday accusing Prime Minister Boris Johnson of an inconsistent strategy toward Beijing.
Marketmind: Teutonic shifts
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