Interest Rates / Policy

Dollar rises as trade war fears fade, risk sentiment returns

Dollar rises as trade war fears fade, risk sentiment returns

Published 10/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar strengthened broadly on Monday and neared a six-month high against the Japanese yen as investors bought riskier assets, encouraged by [more…]

Investors seek cover as trade battles rattle world markets

Investors seek cover as trade battles rattle world markets

Published 02/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors have sharply increased their use of hedging strategies, signaling concerns that the intensifying trade battle between the United States and China [more…]

Bulgaria aims to enter euro ‘waiting room’, EU bank union on same day

Bulgaria aims to enter euro ‘waiting room’, EU bank union on same day

Published 29/06/2018

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria aims to join the EU’s banking union on the same day it enters the “waiting room” for euro zone membership, where [more…]

Equity funds lose $30 billion as investors flee U.S. and EM stocks:…

Equity funds lose $30 billion as investors flee U.S. and EM stocks:…

Published 29/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Equity funds suffered their second-largest weekly outflows ever this week, with $29.7 billion pulled out of risky assets, Bank of America Merrill [more…]

Bank of England holds special vote: to decide World Cup winner

Bank of England holds special vote: to decide World Cup winner

Published 21/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s top central bankers held an unusual vote during their policy deliberations this week - to decide which country is most likely [more…]

Germany’s Merkel, ECB’s Draghi exchange views

Germany’s Merkel, ECB’s Draghi exchange views

Published 04/06/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel exchanged views with European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Monday, her spokesman said, as part of her [more…]