Tag: Utilities
7 months ago
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U.K. Inflation Drops Sharply, Likely Ending Rate Hikes

European inflation rates have fallen sharply over recent months, prompting investors to expect rate cuts in the first...

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9 months ago
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Feeble German Economy Faces Fresh Contraction as Factories Falter

Higher energy costs, Chinese competition and cooling global demand for goods are hobbling Europe’s industrial powerhouse

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about 1 year ago
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It Just Had an Energy Crisis, Now Europe Faces a Food Shock

Food prices continue to rise at a rapid pace, surprising central banks and pressuring debt-laden governments

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about 1 year ago
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Europe’s Economy Avoids Recession—Just About

Rebound in factory output and falling energy costs helped drive a modest rebound

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about 1 year ago
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Food Prices Are New Inflation Threat for Governments and Central Banks

With food commodity prices down, widening profit margins might explain why consumers are paying more

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about 1 year ago
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Eurozone Core Inflation Hits Record High

The headline inflation rate fell sharply in March but policy makers worry the search for bigger profits may keep othe...

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over 1 year ago
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U.K. Economy Expected to Avoid Recession, Government Says

Budget watchdog says the economy will shrink this year but avoid a technical recession

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over 1 year ago
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Global Economy Gets Tailwind From Falling Energy Prices

Lower natural-gas prices could boost European output by 1.5%, economists estimate

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over 1 year ago
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Warmer Weather Helps Ease Europe’s War-Driven Inflation Surge

While consumer prices fell more than expected in December, the European Central Bank has signaled it has more to do t...

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over 1 year ago
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U.K. Inflation Eased in November, Following Global Trend

The annual rate of inflation fell in November, a fresh sign that the surge in consumer prices around the world since ...

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over 1 year ago
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Eurozone Inflation Eased in November, but Further Rate Rises Likely

Consumer prices in November were 10% higher than a year earlier but down from the 10.6% annual rate of inflation reco...

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over 1 year ago
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Global Economy Slows, but Seems Set to Avoid Recession

The global economy is slowing as a turbulent 2022 draws to a close, but economists don’t expect it to slide into rece...

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over 1 year ago
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U.K. Inflation Hits 41-Year High as Recession Looms

Consumer prices were 11.1% higher than a year earlier, but a price cap on energy and a looming recession means any fu...

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over 1 year ago
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U.K. Economy Shrank in Third Quarter, Sliding Toward Recession

High energy costs, rising interest rates and a labor shortage weighed on British output in the three months through S...

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over 1 year ago
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Uniper Deal Is Lehman Moment for European Energy

The German bailout of one of the region’s largest utilities is a strong signal that Europe’s energy sector will never...

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almost 2 years ago
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Chinese Blackouts Could Power Up Grid Stocks

Rising spending on renewable power combined with vulnerable infrastructure portend further investment in China’s imme...

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almost 2 years ago
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Australia Competition Watchdog to Investigate Energy Profits Amid Soaring Prices

Australia’s competition regulator will investigate the size of energy companies’ profits and margins amid soaring ele...

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about 2 years ago
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AGL Energy Scraps Demerger Proposal After High-Profile Opposition

AGL Energy has scrapped the demerger following opposition from investors including billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes an...

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about 2 years ago
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AGL Would Look at Accelerating Coal-Plant Closures Post Demerger

AGL Energy’s power generation unit would look at accelerating the closure of coal plants following the business’s pla...

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over 2 years ago
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China’s Electricity Curbs Risk Wider Damage This Time

Beijing may eventually capitulate and take a step back on its emission control measures, but skyrocketing coal prices...

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about 3 years ago
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How a Supermoon Helped Free the Giant Container Ship From the Suez Canal

The stronger tidal effect made it easier to partially float the Ever Given but also gave engineers a hard deadline.

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