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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…]

Summer mood swings: markets turn higher on hopes of virus aid

Summer mood swings: markets turn higher on hopes of virus aid

Published 03/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks and the dollar rallied after a cautious European morning as thin summer trading led to sharp swings in the market, [more…]

U.S. stock funds shed $1.05 billion in week: Lipper

U.S. stock funds shed $1.05 billion in week: Lipper

Published 30/07/2020

(Reuters) - U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday posted $1.05 billion in outflows, according to Lipper. Taxable bond funds attracted $9.37 billion, the [more…]

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Gold soared to an all-time high on worsening ties between the United States and China, a sinking dollar and ultra-low interest rates [more…]

Gold eyes $2,000 mark in speedy record-breaking run

Gold eyes $2,000 mark in speedy record-breaking run

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Gold’s record rally is moving tantalisingly close to the psychologically key $2,000 level, powered by investors seeking cover from COVID-19’s global economic [more…]

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top aides to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday they agreed in principle with Senate Republicans on a $1 trillion coronavirus [more…]

Euro zone companies tapped bank credit in June even as economy reopened

Euro zone companies tapped bank credit in June even as economy reopened

Published 27/07/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone companies continued to tap bank credit at a brisk pace in June even as the economy reopened after three months [more…]

Euro zone economy not yet out of danger from coronavirus: ECB’s Panetta

Euro zone economy not yet out of danger from coronavirus: ECB’s Panetta

Published 27/07/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The danger to the euro zone economy from the coronavirus pandemic is not yet over, European Central Bank board member Fabio Panetta [more…]

U.S. stock funds draw $3.3 billion in latest week: Lipper

U.S. stock funds draw $3.3 billion in latest week: Lipper

Published 23/07/2020

(Reuters) - U.S.-based stock funds in the week ended Wednesday saw $3.3 billion of inflows, according to Lipper. Taxable bond funds attracted $11.1 billion, the [more…]

EU leaders show first signs of compromise on stimulus plan

EU leaders show first signs of compromise on stimulus plan

Published 20/07/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Signs emerged that leaders of northern European Union countries were willing to compromise on a 1.8 trillion euro ($2 trillion) coronavirus stimulus [more…]