Interest Rates / Policy

German parties offer Macron first response on Europe

German parties offer Macron first response on Europe

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO - French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel give a joint news conference after the EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, December [more…]

Euro soars to three-year high, stocks shatter records

Euro soars to three-year high, stocks shatter records

Published 12/01/2018

The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, January 11, 2018. REUTERS/Staff/RemoteLONDON (Reuters) - Record high world [more…]

German parties offer first response to Macron on Europe

German parties offer first response to Macron on Europe

Published 12/01/2018

Acting German Chancellor Angela Merkel, leader of the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU) Horst Seehofer and Social Democratic Party (SPD) leader Martin Schulz pose [more…]

Column: For U.S. retirees, rising interest rates a double-edged sword

Column: For U.S. retirees, rising interest rates a double-edged sword

Published 04/01/2018

A pair of elderly couples view the ocean and waves along the beach in La Jolla, California March 8, 2012. REUTERS/Mike BlakeCHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. [more…]

BOJ says low rates hurting banks but woes won’t ease post-stimulus

BOJ says low rates hurting banks but woes won’t ease post-stimulus

Published 25/12/2017

Atsushi Miyanoya, Bank of Japan (BOJ) Executive Director, speaks during an interview with Reuters at the BOJ headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, December 22, 2017. REUTERS/Issei [more…]

Top Japan government spokesman says Abe happy with BOJ Kuroda’s job: M

Top Japan government spokesman says Abe happy with BOJ Kuroda’s job: M

Published 25/12/2017

Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference at the BOJ headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, December 21, 2017. REUTERS/Issei KatoTOKYO (Reuters) - [more…]

Bitcoin slips below $14,000, down 30 percent from record peak

Bitcoin slips below $14,000, down 30 percent from record peak

Published 22/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File PhotoTOKYO (Reuters) - Cryptocurrency [more…]

Japan’s November core CPI seen steady, brisk factory output supported

Japan’s November core CPI seen steady, brisk factory output supported

Published 22/12/2017

A shopper (L) checks items inside a shoes shop at Shibuya shopping and amusement district in Tokyo, Japan, June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Issei KatoTOKYO (Reuters) - [more…]

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Published 15/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday he hoped to make progress with Germany on ideas to reform the euro zone by March, once Germany has a new coalition government in place, and agree a "roadmap" with all eurozone leaders by June next year. [more…]