Monetary / Fiscal Policy / Policy Makers

China-U.S. trade talks ‘making a final sprint’: state media

China-U.S. trade talks ‘making a final sprint’: state media

Published 16/02/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi [more…]

Skeptical EU ready to help May with Brexit package: Ireland’s Coveney

Skeptical EU ready to help May with Brexit package: Ireland’s Coveney

Published 15/02/2019

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The parliamentary defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has increased doubt among European Union states that she can seal a [more…]

Factbox: Through the Brexit Looking Glass – What happens next?

Factbox: Through the Brexit Looking Glass – What happens next?

Published 15/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s parliament last month demanded Prime Minister Theresa May renegotiate a Brexit divorce deal that the other members of the European Union [more…]

House advances border security funds toward final passage

House advances border security funds toward final passage

Published 15/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved the rules for debating a bill to avert another partial federal government shutdown by [more…]

Senate passes border security bill, sends to House

Senate passes border security bill, sends to House

Published 15/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to avert another partial government shutdown with bipartisan spending legislation that funds new barriers for [more…]

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…]

Saudi government to spend 100 billion riyals on industry plan

Saudi government to spend 100 billion riyals on industry plan

Published 28/01/2019

RIYADH (Reuters) - The Saudi Arabian government will spend 100 billion riyals ($27 billion) in 2019 and 2020 as part of its industrial development program, [more…]

$1.5 trillion U.S. tax cut has no major impact on business capex…

$1.5 trillion U.S. tax cut has no major impact on business capex…

Published 28/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration’s $1.5 trillion cut tax package appeared to have no major impact on businesses’ capital investment or hiring plans, according [more…]