MARKETS

Sterling hits six-month high, stocks up as Brexit deal adds to Asian cheer

Sterling hits six-month high, stocks up as Brexit deal adds to Asian cheer

Published 08/12/2017

The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, December 6, 2017. REUTERS/Staff/RemoteLONDON (Reuters) - A breakthrough in [more…]

Bitcoin plummets more than 12 percent to below $15,000

Bitcoin plummets more than 12 percent to below $15,000

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A bitcoin sign is seen during Riga Comm 2017, a business technology and innovation fair in Riga, Latvia November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File [more…]

Confusion reigns as banks scramble to price FX, bond research under EU markets revamp

Confusion reigns as banks scramble to price FX, bond research under EU markets revamp

Published 04/12/2017

Jordanian Dinar, Yuan, Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Pound and Riyals banknotes are seen in this picture illustration taken June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationLONDON (Reuters) - How [more…]

Dollar gains on U.S. tax cut progress- Brexit deal eyed

Dollar gains on U.S. tax cut progress- Brexit deal eyed

Published 04/12/2017

A woman walks in strong wind caused by Typhoon Lan, past an electronic board showing the graphs of the recent movements of Japan's Nikkei average [more…]

Political risk on Wall Street? Buy the dip!

Political risk on Wall Street? Buy the dip!

Published 01/12/2017

Traders watch, as a television displays the news about former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, at the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) in New [more…]

Markets ignore best European factory data in 17 years

Markets ignore best European factory data in 17 years

Published 01/12/2017

A man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Toru HanaiLONDON/MILAN (Reuters) - European shares fell on [more…]

South African government bonds weaker after S&P downgrade

South African government bonds weaker after S&P downgrade

Published 27/11/2017

South African bank notes featuring images of former South African President Nelson Mandela (R) are displayed next to the American dollar notes in this photo [more…]

Asian shares off 10-year peak, China hits three-month low

Asian shares off 10-year peak, China hits three-month low

Published 24/11/2017

Passersby are reflected in an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Issei KatoTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares hovered [more…]

China stocks extend losses after worst day in months

China stocks extend losses after worst day in months

Published 24/11/2017

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese stocks slipped further on Friday after the biggest selloff in months the previous day, with fresh government steps to reduce financial [more…]

Illinois returns to muni market with $750 million bond sale

Illinois returns to muni market with $750 million bond sale

Published 22/11/2017

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois, which sold $6 billion of bonds last month to raise money to pay overdue bills, will be back in the U.S. [more…]