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China’s consumer prices climb as Covid prompts food stockpiling

Fresh vegetable prices rose by 24% year-on-year in April as consumers stocked up to prepare for potential stay-home orders. Pictured here is a delivery driver for Alibaba's Hema Fresh supermarket in Beijing on May 10, 2022.Jade Gao | Afp | Getty ImagesBEIJING —...

Oil prices climb as group asssess EU Russian ban

Led by OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia, the OPEC+ energy alliance swiftly agreed in late March to raise its output targets for May.SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty ImagesOil producer group OPEC+ on Thursday agreed to rubber-stamp another small production increase for June, amid...