Monetary / Fiscal Policy / Policy Makers

Stocks stumble as U.S. yields near the 3 percent barrier

Stocks stumble as U.S. yields near the 3 percent barrier

Published 23/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks slipped on Monday ahead of a blizzard of earnings from the world’s biggest firms and as wary investors watched U.S. [more…]

China to strive to reach targets this year: politburo

China to strive to reach targets this year: politburo

Published 23/04/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will strive hard to achieve this year’s economic targets, the politburo, a top decision-making body of the ruling Communist Party said [more…]

Euro zone business growth stabilizes but euro a rising concern

Euro zone business growth stabilizes but euro a rising concern

Published 23/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Business activity across the euro zone was still growing as the second quarter began, but at a more modest rate than around [more…]

India would file dispute with WTO if U.S. rejects exemption on…

India would file dispute with WTO if U.S. rejects exemption on…

Published 23/04/2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India would lodge a trade dispute against the United States at the World Trade Organisation if Washington does not grant it [more…]

Graphic: The long goodbye to easy money – Five questions for the ECB

Graphic: The long goodbye to easy money – Five questions for the ECB

Published 23/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The ECB meets on Thursday against a backdrop of concern about a global trade spat and a softening in euro zone economic [more…]

France’s Macron says euro zone must agree on solidarity mechanisms

France’s Macron says euro zone must agree on solidarity mechanisms

Published 19/04/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that euro zone member states should add solidarity mechanisms such as a banking union to [more…]

Germany’s SPD urge Merkel’s conservatives to speed up euro zone reform

Germany’s SPD urge Merkel’s conservatives to speed up euro zone reform

Published 17/04/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s Social Democrats on Tuesday raised the pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives to back proposals to reform the euro zone as [more…]

Merkel allies limit her room on euro zone reform before Macron meeting

Merkel allies limit her room on euro zone reform before Macron meeting

Published 16/04/2018

BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives are restricting her room for maneuver on euro zone reform, documents seen by Reuters show, which could further [more…]

South African authorities raid Gupta compound in Johannesburg

South African authorities raid Gupta compound in Johannesburg

Published 16/04/2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African police on Monday raided the compound of former president Jacob Zuma’s allies the Guptas, who were accused two years ago [more…]