Inflation

Grim data keeps euro, sterling under pressure

Grim data keeps euro, sterling under pressure

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - A fresh batch of grim economic data kept the euro and the pound under pressure on Tuesday as sentiment faltered amid fears [more…]

Euro zone data confirm tepid recovery, ECB’s Knot says

Euro zone data confirm tepid recovery, ECB’s Knot says

Published 25/06/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A string of positive economic indicators in the euro zone confirm that a recovery is on its way but the bloc may [more…]

Fund giant BlackRock ‘warming up’ to European assets

Fund giant BlackRock ‘warming up’ to European assets

Published 23/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - BlackRock’s Investment Institute said on Tuesday it was “warming up” to European assets following what it called the eurozone’s “impressive” efforts to [more…]

Signs Swedish economy picking up from very low level says Finance Minister

Signs Swedish economy picking up from very low level says Finance Minister

Published 09/06/2020

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden’s economy looks like it has started to pick up after the impact of the novel coronavirus and measures to halt its [more…]

Lagarde comments at ECB press conference

Lagarde comments at ECB press conference

Published 04/06/2020

(Reuters) - The European Central Bank beefed up its bond-buying programme on Thursday in its latest effort to support a euro zone economy pummelled by [more…]

Slow recovery in markets seen as COVID-19 risks persist, cash still king: BofA survey

Slow recovery in markets seen as COVID-19 risks persist, cash still king: BofA survey

Published 19/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors are bearish on stocks, especially riskier assets, and expect a slower economic recovery as the risk of a second wave of [more…]

Bitcoin goes through third ‘halving’, falls vs U.S. dollar

Bitcoin goes through third ‘halving’, falls vs U.S. dollar

Published 11/05/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin slid on Monday in volatile trading, after it went through a technical adjustment that reduced the rate at which new [more…]

Bank of Japan expands stimulus again as pandemic pain deepens

Bank of Japan expands stimulus again as pandemic pain deepens

Published 27/04/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan expanded monetary stimulus on Monday and pledged to buy unlimited amount of bonds to keep borrowing costs low [more…]

A battle far from over: Five questions for the ECB

A battle far from over: Five questions for the ECB

Published 27/04/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank meets on Thursday, the ink barely dry on its emergency bond-buying scheme, and markets are already asking what [more…]

Euro zone economy set for deepest recession on record: Reuters poll

Euro zone economy set for deepest recession on record: Reuters poll

Published 22/04/2020

BENGALURU (Reuters) - The euro zone economy is already in its deepest recession on record, according to a Reuters poll of economists, who have stuck [more…]