Web Stories Wednesday, December 6

NEW YORK :Oil prices were little changed in volatile trade on Tuesday as a stronger U.S. dollar and demand concerns offset supply worries after Russia said OPEC+ was ready to deepen output cuts in the first quarter of next year.Brent futures fell 29 cents, or 0.45 per cent, to $77.74 a barrel by 12:30 p.m. EST (1730 GMT), while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude fell 20 cents, or 0.35 per cent, to $72.84.Russian Deputy…


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WELLINGTON: Indigenous Maori politicians broke with protocol at the opening of New Zealand’s parliament on Tuesday (Dec 5), pledging allegiance first to their descendants and the country’s founding document before swearing an oath to Britain’s King Charles III. New Zealand’s parliament was sitting for the first time since the Oct…


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TOKYO: Japan’s economy likely shrank slightly less than initially estimated in July-September, reflecting an expected upward revision in private sector capital investment, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday (Dec 5). Revised real gross domestic product (GDP) data on Friday is expected to show Asia’s second-largest economy contracted at an annualised…


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