Economic News (3rd Party)

Qatar says it will invest $3 billion in Pakistan: state news agency

Qatar says it will invest $3 billion in Pakistan: state news agency

Published 24/06/2019

DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar is making $3 billion dollars worth of new investments in Pakistan, in the form of deposits and direct investments, state news [more…]

Turkish assets rally after opposition wins Istanbul election

Turkish assets rally after opposition wins Istanbul election

Published 24/06/2019

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish lira, bonds and shares gained on Monday after the opposition dealt a stinging blow to President Tayyip Erdogan by winning [more…]

Mini-bill plan creates fissures within Italy’s League

Mini-bill plan creates fissures within Italy’s League

Published 24/06/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - A controversial plan for Italy to issue so-called mini-bills to settle overdue state payments is opening cracks within the country’s ruling League [more…]

Thai central bank seen holding key rate despite flagging growth:…

Thai central bank seen holding key rate despite flagging growth:…

Published 24/06/2019

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s central bank is expected to keep its benchmark policy rate steady on Wednesday for a fourth straight meeting, a Reuters poll [more…]

Rival in UK PM race calls on frontrunner Johnson to answer…

Rival in UK PM race calls on frontrunner Johnson to answer…

Published 23/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The frontrunner to be Britain’s next prime minister, Boris Johnson, came under renewed pressure on Sunday to explain the circumstances of a [more…]

Trump says did not threaten to demote Fed’s Powell: NBC interview

Trump says did not threaten to demote Fed’s Powell: NBC interview

Published 23/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ news program that he has the power to demote Federal [more…]

DoubleLine’s Gundlach says Fed’s ‘pivot’ is following bond market’s…

DoubleLine’s Gundlach says Fed’s ‘pivot’ is following bond market’s…

Published 19/06/2019

(Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital and the most widely followed bond investor, said the Federal Reserve’s dovish turn in its policy [more…]

Your money: Buying or refinancing? The mortgage rate frenzy is back

Your money: Buying or refinancing? The mortgage rate frenzy is back

Published 18/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mortgage rates are nearing historic lows again in the United States, making it an ideal time to buy a home - [more…]

Indonesia seen keeping key rate steady, more chance of cut later:…

Indonesia seen keeping key rate steady, more chance of cut later:…

Published 18/06/2019

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Bank Indonesia is expected to keep its benchmark interest rate steady at a policy review on Thursday, but it may begin to [more…]

Kuroda says BOJ will debate rising overseas economic risks this week

Kuroda says BOJ will debate rising overseas economic risks this week

Published 18/06/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the central bank will “certainly” debate heightening overseas risks at a rate review this week, [more…]