Led by energy and banking stocks, equities on Wall Street surged after the latest data buoyed investor confidence. Crude oil price was nearing $35 per barrel. Wall Street is waiting for jobs data to be released on Friday.
The price of the oil dropped once again to $30 per barrel after Iran delivered its first shipment to Europe. This fall is seen as a boon for some nations while it is considered as a disaster for others.
US oil explorers are expected to report a combined loss of about $14 billion for the year 2015, as a result of the sharpest oil price slump in a generation. Bankruptcies and disappointing debt exchanges have led the oil explorers to cut thousands of staffs, trim dividends, and abandon drilling projects to preserve capital and resist insolvency.
The cutting down of the global crude oil in the world has not really influenced the Chinese consumers' retail fuel prices. The price remains the same as long as the price does not touch %40 per barrel.
China, as part of a wider drive into progressive industries to boost its GDP growth, plans to combine over 40 entities to work on the giant $22 billion plane-engine project. Under the plan, the government of China along with companies like Aviation Industry Corp. would invest 35 billion yuan.
Chevron said that its subsidiaries in Australia have entered into a non-binding Heads of Agreement with ENN LNG Trading Co. Ltd to sell liquefied natural gas to China. The delivery of LNG will be commenced in the first six-month of 2019, according to the company.