West Texas Intermediate crude climbed as U.S. payrolls exceeded their pre-recession peak, signaling greater fuel demand. Brent slipped as world leaders at D-Day commemorations in France discussed the Ukraine crisis.
Noble Group Ltd., the commodity supplier backed by China Investment Corp., is seeking to expand its grain and oilseeds business to take advantage of rising global food demand, Chief Executive Officer Ricardo Leiman said.
Following is a roundup of how countries around the world have reacted to Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine’s Crimea region. The responses are grouped under the headings “Pro-Russia,” “Anti-Putin” and “On the Fence.”