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Fund manager allocation to U.S. stocks in January collapses – BofA survey

Reuters | January 17, 2023

By Samuel Indyk LONDON (Reuters) – Fund managers’ allocation to U.S. equities collapsed in January, with 39% saying they had an underweight position, the most since October 2005, a BofA survey of global investor views on Tuesday showed. Global growth optimism hit a one-year high, while inflation expectations have peaked, according to the global Fund […]

Exclusive-U.S. says Russia oil price cap will not be aimed at OPEC

Reuters | October 19, 2022

By Noah Browning and Dmitry Zhdannikov LONDON (Reuters) -New steps from Group of Seven countries to cap Russian oil sales at an enforced low price will not be replicated against OPEC producers, whose plans to cut output have irked consumer countries, a United States Treasury official told Reuters.     Washington has communicated to representatives of […]

Industry says EU plan to tackle energy crisis falls short

Reuters | September 16, 2022

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) -Industry groups have warned the European Union’s package of emergency measures to bring down energy costs does not go far enough, and they urge Brussels to do more to tame gas prices. The European Commission on Wednesday proposed cuts in electricity use and applying windfall-profit levies on energy firms, which […]