INTERNATIONAL: The CSX Index is currently at 490.54 Points down 4.05 Points or 0.82%
The Daily Exchange Rate: is 4,065KHR to the USD$
OIL PRICES CLIMB ON MARKET CAUTION OVER TIGHT SUPPLY.
Oil prices rose on Tuesday, clawing back more of last week's losses as investors focused on tight supplies of crude and fuel products rather than concerns about a recession dampening demand going forward.
Brent crude futures rose 81 cents, or 0.7%, to $114.94 a barrel at 0703 GMT, adding to a 0.9% gain on Monday. The benchmark contract fell 7.3% last week in its first weekly fall in five.
U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures for July, which expire later on Tuesday, rose to $111.19 a barrel, up $1.63, or 1.5%, from Friday's close. There was no settlement on Monday, which was a U.S. public holiday. WTI dropped 9.2% last week.
STOCKS RISE AS CALM RETURNS AFTER HEAVY SELLOFF.
Stocks rose and the safe-haven dollar edged down on Tuesday as investors paused for breath after a steep selloff, but concerns remain about aggressive central bank interest rate hikes and risks of a global recession.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) rose 1.3%, edging up from a more than five-week low hit and set for its best day in around two weeks. Japan's benchmark Nikkei average (.N225) gained 2.22%.
Gains were broadbased, but Chinese tech names were among the leaders with Hong Kong-listed firms (.HSTECH) up 1.9%.
European shares were also set to extend the previous day's gains with EUROSTOXX 50 futures up 0.6% and FTSE futures gaining 0.5%.
U.S. markets, which were closed on Monday for a holiday, looked set for a bigger pop at the open with S&P 500 e-mini share futures 1.63% higher and Nasdaq e-mini share futures advancing 1.76%.
Australia's S&P/ASX 200 index (.AXJO) climbed 1.45% and the Aussie dollar was little changed.
Spot gold traded nearly flat at $1,838.41 an ounce.
Bitcoin was at $20,629 having failed to break strongly above or below the psychologically significant $20,000 level in recent days.
That is all the latest news on finance tune in (on Monday) tomorrow for more.