Interest Rates / Policy

Dollar bulls wary after biggest weekly drop in two months

Dollar bulls wary after biggest weekly drop in two months

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar steadied on Monday after posting its biggest weekly drop in two months last week as investors grew cautious about the [more…]

Brexit front and middle in light week for data

Brexit front and middle in light week for data

Published 18/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Brexit will be foremost in investors’ minds in the coming week, though a smattering of data will offer further indications as to [more…]

Eaton Vance’s Gaffney sees opportunity in emerging…

Eaton Vance’s Gaffney sees opportunity in emerging…

Published 16/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - There are untapped opportunities in corporate debt securities denominated in emerging-market currencies, Eaton Vance’s director of diversified fixed-income said at the [more…]

DoubleLine Capital LP warns on U.S. investment-grade bonds

DoubleLine Capital LP warns on U.S. investment-grade bonds

Published 15/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - DoubleLine Capital LP portfolio manager Monica Erickson has a problem. She thinks the investment-grade corporate bond market, which is her specialty, [more…]

U.S. recession unlikely before 2020, and then ‘wok’ shaped

U.S. recession unlikely before 2020, and then ‘wok’ shaped

Published 13/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump may just escape having to grapple with a recession before the U.S. Presidential elections in 2020, with [more…]

Europe focuses on growth, Fed to follow mid-terms

Europe focuses on growth, Fed to follow mid-terms

Published 04/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - New economic forecasts from the European Commission and services PMIs will help clarify the outlook for the euro zone economy after third-quarter [more…]

Sri Lanka’s political crisis triggers major economic concerns

Sri Lanka’s political crisis triggers major economic concerns

Published 30/10/2018

(The story is refiled to fix ‘triggers’ in headline.) By Shihar Aneez and Abhirup Roy COLOMBO/MUMBAI (Reuters) - A decision by Sri Lanka’s president to [more…]

Almost two-thirds of world stocks in bear territory but $8.5…

Almost two-thirds of world stocks in bear territory but $8.5…

Published 26/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - With 63 percent of MSCI’s global index now in a “bear” market, world stocks look oversold but global equity funds nevertheless attracted [more…]

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…]

European shares edge up as earnings flurry quells Fed angst

European shares edge up as earnings flurry quells Fed angst

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares traded slightly higher on Thursday as a flurry of corporate trading updates quelled fears of fast-rising U.S. interest rates amid [more…]