European stocks struggle ahead of US jobs data.

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – European stocks opened slightly lower on Friday and struggled for gains after the shooting of Japan’s former prime minister sent Asian stocks sliding as investors awaited key jobs data. in the United States later in the session. Investor sentiment had been positive earlier in the session, which analysts said was … Read more

Asian Stocks Lose Gains Made in Shorter China Quarantine as Recession Fears Persist

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, looks at an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei index outside a brokerage house in Tokyo, Japan, on March 7, 2019. 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record TOKYO, June 29 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets fell on … Read more

Russia enters default zone when payment deadline expires

The Spasskaya Tower clock showing the time at noon is pictured next to Moscow’s Kremlin and Saint Basil’s Cathedral, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Grace period runs out on $100 million interest payment due May 27 Some Taiwanese bondholders missed payment on Monday: sources Russia … Read more

EU plans for a life without Russian gas amid rising inflation

‘The notion of cheap energy is gone,’ says Latvian PM Inflation in the euro zone has skyrocketed to record highs Germany warns some industries may have to close this winter BRUSSELS, June 24 (Reuters) – EU leaders warned on Friday that “cheap energy is over” and agreed to boost preparations for further Russian gas cuts, … Read more

Stocks moderate their inflation expectations due to the blow to copper

S&P futures up 0.9%, European stocks gain 1.5% MSCI Global Shares Target 2.5% Weekly Gain Copper falls more than 7% in the week, oil falls 2% German 10-year bond yield falls 4 bps LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Global stocks were headed for their first weekly gain in a month and Wall Street was set … Read more

Fed’s Waller backs another big rate hike to fight inflation

The exterior of the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building is seen in Washington, DC, U.S., June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record June 18 (Reuters) – Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller on Saturday became the latest U.S. central banker to pledge to do whatever it … Read more

Stocks see steepest drop since 2020 as central bankers rattle markets

BOJ is an outlier as major central banks hike rates Investors’ recession fears grow US Stocks Prepare to Rebound; S&P 500 seen up 0.9% LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) – Global stocks were headed for their worst week since the pandemic collapse of markets in March 2020, as major central banks stepped up tightening policies in … Read more

Asian stocks slide as Fed hike fears push Wall Street into bear market

HONG KONG, June 14 (Reuters) – Asian stocks fell sharply and the safe-haven dollar hovered near a two-decade high on Tuesday after Wall Street hit a confirmed bear market milestone on fears that aggressive gains in US interest rates will boost the world’s largest economy. in recession MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific stocks outside of … Read more

Huge Sell-Off Rocks Treasury Markets, Yield Curve Inverts

U.S. one-dollar bills are seen in front of the stock chart shown in this illustration taken on February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record June 13 (Reuters) – Two-year U.S. Treasury yields rose above 10-year borrowing costs on Monday, the so-called curve inversion that often heralds … Read more

Yellen says inflation will stay high, Biden likely to raise forecast

WASHINGTON, June 7 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told senators on Tuesday that she expected inflation to remain high and that the Biden administration would likely raise the inflation forecast from 4.7 % for this year in your budget proposal. During a Senate Finance Committee hearing, Yellen said the United States was dealing … Read more