Consumers spending more as essentials inflate – Revolut

Spending on groceries, restaurants and fuel is increasing month-on-month, according to banking app Revolut, as consumers prioritise while inflation surges. In contrast, spending on clothes shopping, and leisure activities such as sports clubs and cinemas has dropped. Supermarket spending was up 6.6% per consumer in July, compared to June. However, looking back since last year,…

OPEC+ might have to raise oil output so market doesn’t overheat, Kazakhstan says

OPEC+ might have to raise oil production to avoid market overheating, OPEC+ member Kazakhstan said, as the group of oil producers meets amid US pressure to add barrels to the market while most members have already exhausted their output potential. “We have always said that the preferred price corridor is $60-80 per barrel. Today the…