. SMH (AUSTRALIA)
ASX lifts despite lithium rout, Origin energy chaos
Origin Energy’s coal supply chaos became a sideshow as Australia’s high-flying lithium stocks plunged after Goldman Sachs called an end to its bull market.
. RTT NEWS (USA)
Asian markets mixed amid cautious trade
Asian stock markets are trading mixed on Wednesday, following the broadly negative cues overnight from Wall Street
. CNBC (USA)
European stocks set for tepid start to June after closing out negative month
European markets are set for a muted open on Wednesday after closing May in negative territory, as traders continue to assess new data on inflation and economic activity.
. REUTERS (UK)
Oil prices nudge higher on EU’s Russian oil ban, end of Shanghai lockdown
Oil prices gained slightly on Wednesday after European Union leaders agreed to a partial and phased ban on Russian oil and as China ended its COVID-19 lockdown in Shanghai.
Gold touches nearly 2-week low on rising U.S. yields, dollar
Gold hit its lowest in nearly two weeks on Wednesday, although prices were range-bound as safe-haven demand for bullion helped offset some sustained pressure from a firmer dollar and elevated U.S. Treasury yields.
. FT (UK)
UK and EU hit Russian oil cargoes with insurance ban
Deal would shut Moscow out of key Lloyd’s of London market
. WSJ (US)
Stocks Dip in Choppy Trading
U.S. stock indexes fell in morning trading after capping a volatile trading month.