Commodities

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New measures to support refinery industry could cost Australian taxpayers $2bn over a decade
Morrison government says production payment would help shore up nation’s fuel security and protect 1,250 jobs

Paul Karp

16, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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The fear that haunts markets – is inflation coming back?
Economies are now so heavy with savings and state cash that rising prices cannot be ruled out. But will it happen?

Phillip Inman

15, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Record metals boom may threaten transition to green energy
Demand and prices are soaring for minerals essential to the construction of low-carbon infrastructure

Jillian Ambrose

15, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Largest US pipeline to restart operations after hack shut it down for nearly a week
Announcement comes amid fuel shortages in south-east, with panicked drivers filling up their tanks

Oliver Milman

13, May, 2021 @1:38 AM

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Price of gold: DRC’s rich soil bears few riches for its miners – photo essay
As the value of gold reached new heights last year, those mining it continued to face crippling deprivation and dangerous conditions

Moses Sawasawa

12, May, 2021 @6:05 AM

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Energy secretary urges Americans not to hoard gasoline after pipeline hacked
Fuel shortages are largely a result of unnecessary panic-buying, analysts say

Guardian staff and agencies

12, May, 2021 @12:17 AM

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US urged to expand ‘tool kit’ against cybercrime amid pipeline hack fallout
‘We must rethink our approach,’ acting chief of the agency charged with protecting federal networks said in Senate testimony

Edward Helmore and agencies

11, May, 2021 @5:31 PM

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Goldman Sachs executive quits after making millions from Dogecoin
The crypto asset is down more than 30% this week but is still up by more than 1,000% from the start of 2021

Richard Partington

11, May, 2021 @5:14 PM

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Biden says ‘no evidence’ Russia involved in US pipeline hack but Putin should act
US president said Russia ‘has some responsibility’ to deal with ransomware attacks while pipeline shut since Friday

Edward Helmore in New York, Joan E Greve in Washington and agencies

10, May, 2021 @7:52 PM

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British Gas owner Centrica warns financial outlook is uncertain
Energy supplier’s parent company tells investors it has faced difficult start to the year amid pandemic

Jillian Ambrose

10, May, 2021 @10:40 AM

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US economy only added 266,000 April jobs; markets rally; UK construction surges despite soaring costs – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as the recovery in the US labour market slows unexpectedly

Graeme Wearden

07, May, 2021 @5:42 PM

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Shell reports more than £2bn Q1 profit as fossil fuel demand returns
Result is better than expected after firm warned Texas winter storm this year would take heavy toll

Jillian Ambrose

29, Apr, 2021 @8:07 AM

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