Debt / Fixed Income Markets

Losses at Russian banks from cyber attacks down sharply in 2018:…

Losses at Russian banks from cyber attacks down sharply in 2018:…

Published 18/10/2018

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Russian banks have sharply reduced their losses from cyber attacks with 76.5 million roubles ($1.17 million) in losses in the first [more…]

Italy’s PM defiant on budget, denies coalition rift

Italy’s PM defiant on budget, denies coalition rift

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy’s prime minister on Thursday denied any division between the two parties in his governing coalition, after reports of a spat over [more…]

U.S. mortgage industry faces job losses as refinancing dries up

U.S. mortgage industry faces job losses as refinancing dries up

Published 18/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With mortgage applications falling to their lowest since late-2014, the U.S. home lending industry is facing a major overhaul in how [more…]

Lack of Italy debt contagion explodes notion of euro periphery

Lack of Italy debt contagion explodes notion of euro periphery

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The striking lack of financial contagion across the euro zone from Italy’s bond-market blowout this year shows investors are breaking an eight-year [more…]

Dollar steadies as Fed minutes weigh on stocks, yuan

Dollar steadies as Fed minutes weigh on stocks, yuan

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar held near a one-week high on Thursday and stocks were mixed after minutes showing the Federal Reserve may favor more [more…]

EU leaders seek stronger euro zone as Italy challenges rules

EU leaders seek stronger euro zone as Italy challenges rules

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will discuss on Thursday how to make the euro zone more resilient to crises, with the bloc’s third biggest [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. sports leagues could see $4.2 billion annually from…

Exclusive: U.S. sports leagues could see $4.2 billion annually from…

Published 18/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The four major U.S. professional sports leagues could reap a combined $4.2 billion annually as a result of legal sports betting, [more…]

Trump turns attention to budget cutting after slashing taxes

Trump turns attention to budget cutting after slashing taxes

Published 17/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with a budget deficit at a six-year high, on Wednesday told his Cabinet to come up with [more…]

Rising rates knock U.S. mortgage activity to lowest since 2014: MBA

Rising rates knock U.S. mortgage activity to lowest since 2014: MBA

Published 17/10/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. consumers filed the fewest requests for a mortgage since late 2014 last week as most home borrowing costs reached their highest levels [more…]

Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Published 17/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Euro zone countries must each ensure their budgets are stable and economies competitive, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of a European [more…]