The EU is set to pave the way for completely ending gas imports from Russia and Belarus, and a record supply of oil from the US is complicating Opec+ maths. Plus, the FT’s Jennifer Hughes explains why the price of gold and bitcoin are both booming in the same week.

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EU paves way for total ban on Russian gas imports

Oil market caught by surprise as US output surges

Gold price hits all-time high as traders bet on interest rate cuts

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