Dollar hovers near 2-decade high as CPI keeps aggressive US rate hikes likely

A man counts US dollar banknotes at an exchange shop in Beirut, Lebanon March 18, 2022. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir/Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, May 12 (Reuters) – The US dollar held near a two-decade high on Wednesday after US inflation moderated less than markets had expected, keeping the Federal Reserve … Read more

US and European stocks rise amid mixed earnings; The euro at its lowest since 2017

FILE PHOTO – A stockbroker works at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange as markets react to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Germany March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON/LONDON, April 27 (Reuters) – Major U.S. and European stock indexes rose in choppy trading on … Read more

Stocks slide on fears of Beijing lockdown, dollar shines as rate hikes loom

FIE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective mask is seen inside the Shanghai Stock Exchange building in the Pudong financial district in Shanghai, China February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Chinese stocks and yuan fall as lockdowns spread Aussie dollar slides 1% as greenback rises Macron victory … Read more

Wall Street sinks, bond yields rise as Powell suggests aggressive Fed policy

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, New York, U.S., February 24, 2022. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US stocks turn negative after earlier gains Fed Chairman Powell suggests aggressive hikes Bond yields rise on bets on rising rates Oil rises but remains well below March highs … Read more

Stocks rise, euro falls after ECB confirms end to Q3 bond purchases

A broker looks at a chart on his computer screen on the ICAP trading floor in London, Britain January 3, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Euro STOXX 600 extends gains Euro turns negative, bond yields fall The ECB maintains its monetary policy stance Press conference scheduled for 12:30 … Read more

Global stocks pause on inflation as oil rises in Ukraine

General view of the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, June 29, 2015. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MSCI Flat World Index; Asia excluding Japan index up 0.6% Oil up on Ukraine-fueled supply issues UK inflation hits 30-year high; New Zealand raises rates LONDON, April 13 (Reuters) – Global … Read more

Global stocks rebound but set for weekly loss

LONDON, April 8 (Reuters) – European stocks rebounded on Friday but global equities were still on course for their first weekly decline in four as the prospect of aggressive global rate hikes and geopolitical risks rattled investors. Global risk appetite declined over the week, with minutes from the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank showing … Read more

Stocks slide, Treasury yields rise as investors digest Fed signals

US stocks fall in late morning 10-year Treasury yields rise China and Hong Kong stocks fall as Shanghai battles COVID-19 NEW YORK, April 7 (Reuters) – Stock indices fell and benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose on Thursday as investors digested hawkish signals from the Federal Reserve and the U.S. dollar index held steady. Minutes released … Read more

Stocks slide, bonds hit as bets on Fed action rise

The DAX chart of the German stock price index is pictured on the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, February 28, 2022. REUTERS/Staff Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US Treasuries Yields Hit Multi-Year Highs The dollar at its strongest for almost two years Fed minutes in full view as big rate hike … Read more

Russian forces shell key towns as West prepares new sanctions

US and EU set to ban new investment in Russia Zelenskiy says Bucha murders demand punishment Ukraine reports attacks in south and east LVIV, Ukraine, April 6 (Reuters) – Russian artillery pounded the Ukrainian cities of Mariupol and Kharkiv on Wednesday as the West prepared new sanctions against Moscow in response to the massacres of … Read more