Category Archives: World

NYSE and Nasdaq Halt Trading in Russian Stocks

The New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market halted trading of several U.S.-listed Russian stocks this morning in the wake of tough new sanctions imposed by Washington in response to the invasion of Ukraine. NYSE’s website said the exchange had halted the trading of Russian telecom operator Mobile TeleSystems PJSC, mining and steel […]

Oil Prices Approach $100 a Barrel on Threat of Russia-Ukraine War

First American News LLC-Raleigh, NC: Oil, natural-gas and agricultural prices rose as escalating tensions over Ukraine threatened to disrupt flows of natural resources from Eastern Europe to world markets. Futures for Brent crude, the benchmark in international energy markets, added $1.45 a barrel, or 1.5%, to settle at $96.84 and earlier climbed to $99.50, their […]