Interest Rates / Policy

Key ECB supervision role to go unfilled in board-room impasse

Key ECB supervision role to go unfilled in board-room impasse

Published 08/02/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A key euro zone banking supervision role is set to go unfilled for an indefinite time after ECB chief Mario Draghi failed [more…]

Investors pump record amounts of cash in emerging markets: BAML

Investors pump record amounts of cash in emerging markets: BAML

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors pumped record high volumes of cash into emerging markets shares and bonds in the past week, Bank of America Merrill Lynch [more…]

Slowing global economic growth to deter U.S. rate hikes: RBC’s Bishop

Slowing global economic growth to deter U.S. rate hikes: RBC’s Bishop

Published 07/02/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. central bankers are done raising domestic interest rates amid signals from Asia and Europe that global economic growth is sputtering, [more…]

Small-cap stocks shrug off debt concerns, for the moment

Small-cap stocks shrug off debt concerns, for the moment

Published 05/02/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Small-cap stocks were among the biggest losers during the stock market’s rout late last year as investors worried about high leverage, [more…]

Long winter’s nap? Global slowdown, market fears could extend Fed…

Long winter’s nap? Global slowdown, market fears could extend Fed…

Published 28/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ebbing global growth and shaky financial markets threw the U.S. Federal Reserve off course in early 2016, and it took nearly a [more…]

Barclays lowers U.S. first quarter GDP growth view to 2.5 percent

Barclays lowers U.S. first quarter GDP growth view to 2.5 percent

Published 23/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Barclays economists said on Wednesday they reduced their outlook on U.S. economic growth in the first quarter to an annualized rate [more…]

Investors plow billions into stocks, bonds and EM assets as risk…

Investors plow billions into stocks, bonds and EM assets as risk…

Published 11/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global investors plowed money back into stocks and bonds this week as they regained their appetite for risk, boosted by dovish comments [more…]

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests could shake up euro zone bond markets

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests could shake up euro zone bond markets

Published 11/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - France’s response to “yellow vest” protests could be a turning point for euro zone bond markets if it kicks off an era [more…]

Trade deal optimism lifts European shares as exporters rally

Trade deal optimism lifts European shares as exporters rally

Published 09/01/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - European shares rose on Wednesday driven by the export-oriented autos and tech sectors as optimism grew that the United States and China [more…]

Swedish central bank eyes global uncertainty as it mulls further…

Swedish central bank eyes global uncertainty as it mulls further…

Published 09/01/2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Uncertainties about the global economy mean Sweden’s central bank needs to move cautiously in tightening policy after its first hike in more [more…]