Inflation

ECB’s De Guindos sees a strong rebound of euro zone economy in third-quarter

ECB’s De Guindos sees a strong rebound of euro zone economy in third-quarter

Published 01/09/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - The euro zone economy has experienced a strong recovery in the third quarter even though the most recent incoming data in August [more…]

Brazil’s fiscal fragility stokes funding fears, despite record low rates

Brazil’s fiscal fragility stokes funding fears, despite record low rates

Published 01/09/2020

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s official interest rates and the average cost of servicing its public debt have never been lower, but investors are becoming worried [more…]

Global funds once again opt out of stocks, despite rally, Reuters polls show

Global funds once again opt out of stocks, despite rally, Reuters polls show

Published 28/08/2020

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Funds recommended equity holdings be trimmed to the lowest in over four years in August, despite record-breaking gains by world stocks, as [more…]

Japan’s record economic plunge wipes out Abe era gains

Japan’s record economic plunge wipes out Abe era gains

Published 17/08/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan was hit by its biggest economic slump on record in the second quarter as the coronavirus pandemic emptied shopping malls and [more…]

New Zealand new wage subsidy scheme expected to cost $333 million

New Zealand new wage subsidy scheme expected to cost $333 million

Published 17/08/2020

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s Finance Minister Grant Robertson said on Monday that the new wage subsidy scheme is forecast to cost about NZ$510 million [more…]

Oil climbs on positive China data, rising demand

Oil climbs on positive China data, rising demand

Published 10/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil rose on Monday, supported by an improvement in Chinese factory data and rising energy demand as countries eased coronavirus-related lockdowns, but [more…]

Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation fell to 4.2% in July – CAPMAS

Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation fell to 4.2% in July – CAPMAS

Published 10/08/2020

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation fell to 4.2% in July from 5.6% in June, the central statistics agency CAPMAS said on [more…]

China’s factory deflation slows in July as recovery gains strength

China’s factory deflation slows in July as recovery gains strength

Published 10/08/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s factory deflation eased in July, driven by a rise in global oil prices and as industrial activity climbed back towards pre-coronavirus [more…]

U.S. long bond demand raises prospect of whole curve yielding below 1%

U.S. long bond demand raises prospect of whole curve yielding below 1%

Published 03/08/2020

BOSTON/CHICAGO, August 3 (Reuters) - A decline in U.S. Treasury yields over recent weeks has investors eyeing the approach of an unusual phenomenon - the [more…]

Strain on global manufacturing eases as euro zone returns to growth

Strain on global manufacturing eases as euro zone returns to growth

Published 03/08/2020

LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Euro zone manufacturing activity expanded modestly last month, its first growth since early 2019, and Asia’s pain eased as the contraction slowed [more…]