Dollar stumbles as markets reassess their interest rate bets, ECB watched

US dollar banknotes are shown in this illustration taken, February 14, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US bets on a rate hike slow the path of aggressive Fed tightening Investors look forward to the annual European Central Bank Forum in Sintra The US dollar is … Read more

Legal clashes await US companies that cover workers’ abortion costs

Abortion rights advocates protest before the US Supreme Court the day after the Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Women’s Health Organization for Abortion, overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision, in Washington, US, June 25, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 26 (Reuters) – A … Read more

US dollar falls as markets reassess Fed rate path

US dollar banknotes are shown in this illustration taken, February 14, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The US dollar recorded its first weekly decline this month US bets on a rate hike slow the path of aggressive Fed tightening US new home sales soar; Michigan’s … Read more

Stocks dampened inflation expectations due to copper bombardment

S&P futures rise 0.9%, European shares rise 1.5% MSCI global shares eye 2.5% weekly gain Copper falls more than 7% in the week, oil is down 2% German 10-year bond yields fell by 4 basis points LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks are headed for their first weekly gain in a month, and Wall Street is … Read more

Afghanistan earthquake kills at least 1,000 people trapped under rubble

KABUL (Reuters) – The death toll from Wednesday’s earthquake in Afghanistan has reached 1,000, with more than 600 injured, and the death toll is expected to rise as information flows from remote mountain villages, disaster management officials said. Houses were reduced to rubble and bodies were later dumped on the ground 6.1 magnitude earthquakePictures showed … Read more

Thousands walk out in Britain’s biggest rail strike in 30 years as Johnson vows to stay firm

More than 40,000 railway workers have left The government is under pressure due to the cost of living crisis Trade unions say strike could start ‘summer of discontent’ LONDON (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of workers walked out on the first day of Britain’s biggest rail strike in 30 years on Tuesday, as commuters faced … Read more

Europe may return to coal as Russia rejects gas flows

A photo of pipes is taken at the landing facilities of the “Nord Stream 1” gas pipeline in Lubmen, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Germany may take ‘painful’ step to ignite coal power Italy and Austria are also looking to burn more coal … Read more

Price hike week has stocks on track for biggest drop since 2020

Pedestrians reflect in a window in front of a board displaying stock prices on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Everyone except the Bank of Japan is hiking Stocks fall as economic risks grow Yen falls as … Read more

Analysis: Investors brace for recession, more market turmoil after Fed’s massive rally

View of the exterior of the Federal Reserve Board Marriner S. Eccles building in Washington, D.C., United States, June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors’ faith in a soft landing in the US economy is being severely tested as a massive interest … Read more

Putin said on Friday that the sanctioned Kremlin is depriving Russia’s Davos of its elite

International Economic Forum June 15-18 in St. Petersburg There are no prominent Western figures in the “Russian Davos” because of the sanctions Putin delivers a grand speech June 17, talk to the media – assistant June 14 (Reuters) – Russia has for years hosted world leaders and business giants at its annual economic forum in … Read more