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Stocks little changed as inflation data sends mixed signals

The dollar and Wall Street stocks traded little changed on Friday after data on U.S. producer prices drove conflicting reactions, stirring hope that
inflation is moderating while also raising fears the Federal Reserve will need to keep interest rates higher for longer.

Xi urges oil trade in yuan at Gulf summit

China wants to buy oil and gas from Gulf Arab countries in yuan, urging Saudi Arabia to ditch the US dollar in its oil trade in what would be a seismic move.

Russia to make Ukraine deal one day: Putin

President Vladimir Putin says Russia will probably have to do a deal over Ukraine some day while accusing France and Germany of betrayal over past peace bids.