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Tag: Ukraine

Soybean futures climb on bargain buying, wheat turns lower

CHICAGO, Nov 18 (Reuters) – U.S. soybean futures rose on Friday on bargain buying after a two-session slide and spillover strength from soy product futures including soymeal and soyoil, traders said. Wheat futures turned lower, retreating from early advances, with the benchmark December contract on the Chicago Board of...

Carbon emissions from fossil fuels ‘climb to new highs’ and still rising

Sign up to the Independent Climate email for the latest advice on saving the planet Get our free Climate email Global carbon emissions remain at record highs, with no sign of the fall needed to curb the climate crisis, scientists have warned. If the world continues with current levels...

Fed’s Powell, on eve of next rate hike, urged to protect jobs

Oct 25 (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Banking Committee Chair Sherrod Brown on Tuesday urged Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to be careful about tightening monetary policy so much that millions of Americans already suffering from high inflation also lose their jobs. “It is your job to combat inflation, but...