Monetary / Fiscal Policy / Policy Makers

China says U.S. trying to force it to submit on trade as new…

China says U.S. trying to force it to submit on trade as new…

Published 24/09/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other’s goods on Monday as the world’s biggest economies showed no signs [more…]

Germany on track for solid growth as business morale holds steady

Germany on track for solid growth as business morale holds steady

Published 24/09/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Business morale held steady in Germany in September, propped up by consumer spending and construction, a survey showed, to leave the country [more…]

China says new African swine fever outbreak reported in Inner Mongolia

China says new African swine fever outbreak reported in Inner Mongolia

Published 24/09/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday it has confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of northern [more…]

U.S. bond market recession signal not far away, strategists say:…

U.S. bond market recession signal not far away, strategists say:…

Published 21/09/2018

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Short-dated U.S. Treasury yields will rise above longer maturities — a reliable forecaster of recessions — within two years and possibly in [more…]

UK economy will shrink without Brexit deal, IMF warns

UK economy will shrink without Brexit deal, IMF warns

Published 17/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s economy will shrink if it leaves the European Union without a Brexit deal and it will suffer some damage whatever terms [more…]

ECB should clarify pace of rate hikes when time comes: Coeure

ECB should clarify pace of rate hikes when time comes: Coeure

Published 17/09/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Central Bank should clarify the pace at which it intends to raise interest rates when the time for further policy [more…]

High U.S. stock valuations hinge on inflation, interest rates

High U.S. stock valuations hinge on inflation, interest rates

Published 17/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors are banking on tame inflation and interest rates to support U.S. stock prices and help counter any concerns over an [more…]

Turkish economic growth dips, lira crisis darkens outlook

Turkish economic growth dips, lira crisis darkens outlook

Published 10/09/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish economic growth slowed to 5.2 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, data showed on Monday, in what officials described as an [more…]

EU ‘shadow banking’ sector unexpectedly shrank last year

EU ‘shadow banking’ sector unexpectedly shrank last year

Published 10/09/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Europe’s ‘shadow banking’ sector shrunk last year, unexpectedly yielding market share to traditional lenders after more than a decade of often rapid [more…]