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Rising bond yields support value stocks ahead of central bank meetings

Bond yields climbed and stock markets held steady on Wednesday, as hopes of easing U.S.-China tensions and diminished risk of a no-deal Brexit prompted traders to take profit before key cent...

Rising bond yields support value stocks ahead of central bank meetings

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Bond yields, stock prices supported ahead of central bank meetings Asian stock markets held firm and bond yields rose on Wednesday as hopes of diminishing U.S.-China tensions and reduced risk of no-deal Brexit prompted investors to take profit in risk-off trade ahead of key central bank policy meetings....
04:51, 09/11/2019

Global stocks, yields steady with Fed, central bank meetings on tap A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the week from central banks in the United States and else...
21:17, 06/17/2019

Stocks Climb Ahead of Central-Bank Meetings U.S. indexes edged higher ahead of central bank policy meetings around the world as investors continue to bet the Federal Reserve will slash interest rates this year....
23:17, 06/17/2019

Wall Street mixed ahead of major earnings, key central bank meetings The S&P 500 index pared early gains to tread water on Monday, as investors awaited key central bank meetings for direction on the path of interest rates and earnings from marquee names including Facebook and Amazon that are set to report this week....
19:17, 07/22/2019

Treasury yields rise as traders look ahead to central bank decisions U.S. government debt prices fell on Tuesday as traders await monetary policy decisions from the European Central Bank (ECB) this week and the Federal Reserve next week....
15:34, 07/23/2019

Global Stocks, Bond Yields Slip European stocks edged down after a mixed session in Asia while government bond yields dipped, as fears of a protracted trade dispute between the U.S. and China led investors to fear a hit to the global economy....
12:00, 05/16/2019

Stocks Extend Gains After the Fed as Bond Yields Dip Global stocks and commodities rallied while Treasury yields dipped after the Federal Reserve suggested it would cut interest rates if the economic outlook doesn’t improve in the coming months....
11:51, 06/20/2019

Bond yields up, stocks flat on shifting ECB views Bond yields climbed and a gauge of world stock markets recovered from previous lows to trade flat on Tuesday, as uncertainty grew over the mix of stimulus the European Central Bank will add to boost a slumping economy this week amid fresh signs globa...
04:51, 09/11/2019

Stocks up, dollar, bond yields down on Fed rate cut signal World stock markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it was likely to cut interest rates next month, and the dollar and benchmark bond yields fell to multi-year lows....
12:51, 06/20/2019

Stocks, Bond Yields, Oil Fall on New China Tariffs The Dow Jones Industrial Average erased a more-than-300-point rebound and oil posted its worst day since 2015 after President Trump said the U.S. will impose additional tariffs on China next month....
15:00, 08/02/2019

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall on Trade Tensions The Dow closed more than 600 points lower after China said it would impose retaliatory tariffs and President Trump vowed to respond. Treasury yields also sank, as did commodities markets that are sensitive to the two countries’ trade battle....
23:51, 08/23/2019

U.S. Stocks, Bond Yields Fall on China Retaliatory Tariffs U.S. stocks, commodities and Treasury yields faltered after China said it would impose retaliatory tariffs on additional U.S. products and investors started to hear from a series of central bankers speaking in Jackson Hole, Wyo....
15:51, 08/23/2019

Global stocks climb with bond yields on trade optimism Equities around the world rose on Monday while U.S. Treasury prices fell as risk assets were in demand after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, easing worries the global economy would face another trade war....
07:00, 06/11/2019

Stocks Fall as Bond Yields Flash a Recession Warning U.S. stocks tumbled and Treasury markets sent a new recession signal after weak German and Chinese economic data stoked fears of an impending global slowdown....
20:17, 08/14/2019

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Further Amid Trade Jitters Stocks, bond yields and commodities around the world declined again, as worries about slowing economic growth spurred a fresh retreat from riskier investments....
01:17, 05/30/2019

Collapsing bond yields push world stocks to new highs Government bonds held near multi-year lows on Thursday on bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month and that other major central banks would embrace looser monetary policy, pushing world stocks to new 18-month highs....
17:51, 07/04/2019

Fed rate-cut signal sends stocks up, bond yields and dollar down World stock markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it was likely to cut interest rates next month. The dollar fell and benchmark bond yields dropped to multi-year lows....
14:17, 06/20/2019

Chinese central bank steps up liquidity support for smaller lenders after Baoshang Bank takeover The People's Bank of China signaled its readiness to supply smaller banks with a steady stream of cash after the takeover of a troubled lender, letting more banks the funds and boosting liquidity to the system....
09:00, 06/06/2019

Stocks climb, bond yields off lows, on trade progress hopes A gauge of global stock markets touched its highest since late July on Thursday after fresh hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute, sending bond yields off lows hit earlier in the wake of the European Central Bank's new stimulus measures....
19:17, 09/12/2019

World stocks rise as bond yields buoy financials; oil drops A broad index of stocks around the world rose on Thursday as financial shares helped Wall Street's benchmark index advance, while oil prices fell on a forecast for weaker demand....
00:34, 07/12/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks up, dollar, bond yields down on Fed rate cut signal World stock markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled it was likely to cut interest rates next month, and the dollar and benchmark bond yields fell to multi-year lows....
11:17, 06/20/2019

Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes Asian stock markets rallied on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent, after the Federal Reserve signaled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
09:51, 06/20/2019

Bond yields slip, stocks suffer on cooling China data World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified....
11:51, 06/14/2019

China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified....
14:34, 06/14/2019

Global stocks hurt by China's trade threats, falling bond yields China's threat to impose counter-measures in retaliation for the latest U.S. tariffs knocked stocks sprawling on Thursday, checking earlier attempt to recover from a rout sparked by fears of a world recession....
14:18, 08/15/2019

Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signaled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
03:34, 06/20/2019

Stocks gain as investors mull chances of rate cut; bond yields rise Global stock indexes climbed on Tuesday as investors weighed the possibility of an interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve, while yields on 10-year U.S Treasuries moved higher....
17:51, 06/04/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Collapsing bond yields drive world stocks to new highs Government bonds held near multi-year lows on Thursday on bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month and that other major central banks would embrace looser monetary policy, pushing world stocks to new 18-month highs....
13:51, 07/04/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes Asian stock markets rallied on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent, after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
09:34, 06/20/2019

Stocks rally, U.S. bond yields fall as jobs data fuels rate cut talk Major world stock indexes rose and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in U.S. job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while news the United States would give China more time to avoid a tariff hike added to market opt...
17:17, 06/07/2019

Asian stocks wobble, bond yields fall on earnings woes, trade worries Asian shares wobbled in early Thursday trading as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, helping to underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Treasuries....
05:51, 07/18/2019

Bond Yield Hits 20-Month Low After US Central Bank Signals Rate Cut The benchmark 10-year bond yield was at 6.75 per cent, as of 9:15 am, its lowest level since October 17, 2017, and down 9 basis points from its previous close....
09:00, 06/20/2019

Central bank policy has left no 'safe havens' for investors, bond expert says There are no traditional "safe havens" for investors anymore given the current climate for bond yields, according to Stephen Oh, the global head of credit and fixed income at PineBridge Investments....
18:17, 09/11/2019

The Latest: European Central Bank gives economy more support The European Central Bank has taken action to support the economy in the 19 countries that use the euro, responding to fears about global trade conflicts...
14:17, 06/06/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures up on rising gold prices ahead of Fed meeting Futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday, as gold prices edged up on hopes of a rate cut from the U.S. Federal Reserve, which begins its two-day interest rate meeting later in the day....
14:17, 06/18/2019

IMF's Lagarde Wins EU Support to Lead European Central Bank European leaders nominated International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde to become the next president of the European Central Bank....
14:17, 07/03/2019

IMF's Christine Lagarde Wins EU Support to Lead European Central Bank European leaders have agreed to nominate International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde to become the next president of the European Central Bank....
02:51, 07/03/2019

Global stocks gain on hopes of central bank stimulus Global stock markets gained on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on stimulus that's expected from the world's central banks to support slowing growth....
12:51, 09/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on hopes of central bank stimulus Global stock markets gained on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on stimulus that's expected from the world's central banks to support slowing growth....
12:17, 09/09/2019

Asian stocks up slightly as investors await central bank moves Asian stocks rose slightly Monday. Investors are looking out this week for signs about how central banks around the world may take action to support economic growth....
13:17, 09/09/2019

Recession ahead? Dow, stocks tank on fears that bond market signals a downturn The Dow and stocks fell into a tailspin Wednesday as traders took signs from the bond market that a recession could be coming.       ...
02:51, 08/15/2019

Turkish currency and stocks drop after President Erdogan fires top central bank official Turkey's stocks and currency dropped on Monday as investors ditched Turkish assets after the country's central bank governor was ousted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
21:51, 07/08/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-South Africa's rand set for weekly losses on central bank row, stocks up South Africa's rand firmed in afternoon trade on Friday thanks to a weakening U.S. dollar, but the local currency was on track to end the week on a weaker footing after a row over the central bank's mandate rattled investors, while stocks also gained...
19:51, 06/07/2019

Asia stocks mostly edge up as investors await Australian central bank's rate decision Stocks in Asia mostly edged up in Tuesday afternoon trade. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 touched a record high overnight on Wall Street on the back of a recent pause in tariff escalation between the U.S. and China....
06:51, 07/02/2019

Asia markets edge up ahead of trade talks, central bank decisions Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up in Tuesday morning trade as investors await developments from U.S.-China trade talks this week in Shanghai as well as monetary policy decisions from major central banks....
03:34, 07/30/2019

Argentina central bank faces peso test ahead of October election Argentina's central bank must toe a politically fraught line between supporting the peso without blasting through the bank's reserves, as policymakers seek to salvage the currency ahead of October's presidential election, analysts said on Friday....
05:17, 08/17/2019

Japan's central bank chief Kuroda sounds alarm on global economy ahead of G-20 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Group of 20 meetings this year will discuss current account balances and also said bilateral trade measures will not resolve such imbalances....
07:51, 05/27/2019

Wall St. week ahead: Another recent inversion could provide support for stocks A decline in interest rates on long-term U.S. government bonds below the average stock dividend yield has received less attention than an inverted Treasury yield curve, but it could be a reason stocks find support after a bruising August....
00:17, 09/07/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-RPT-Another recent inversion could provide support for stocks A decline in interest rates on long-term U.S. government bonds below the average stock dividend yield has received less attention than an inverted Treasury yield curve, but it could be a reason stocks find support after a bruising August....
02:34, 09/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
09:51, 06/14/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-EM stocks at five-week high ahead of c.bank meets; Turkey's lira slips Emerging market stocks rose on Wednesday as investors piled into riskier assets on the prospect of a ramping up of stimulus in major economies, while Turkey's lira extended its longest losing streak since May on bets of another super-sized interest r...
14:02, 09/11/2019

Angus Taylor pursued by Labor over rising emissions and grassland meetings In a combative question time the energy minister suggests the Coalition has an ‘open mind’ on nuclear powerAngus Taylor has flagged the Morrison government has an “open mind” about pursuing nuclear power during a combative question time where the ene...
22:00, 07/23/2019

Asia stocks mostly edge higher as Fed cuts rate; Bank of Japan rate decision ahead The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75% to 2%, a move that was widely expected. The central bank, however, appeared divided on further action for the year....
04:18, 09/19/2019

Lashana Lynch as new Bond 007? Here's what we know so far ahead of Bond 25 Captain Marvel star Lashana Lynch is set to appear in the next James Bond film, in a moment that promises to have cinema-goers dropping their popcorn in shock....
14:34, 07/15/2019

U.S. Government Bond Yields Slide A rally in U.S. government bonds resumed, pushing yields back to multiyear lows, as global political uncertainty further stoked investors’ economic anxieties....
01:51, 08/13/2019

Bond Yields Extend Drop Toward 2% Muted inflation and slowing job growth has continued to push yields on U.S. Treasurys lower, leading to the possibility that the 10-year rate will dip below 2% for the first time in more than two years....
20:34, 06/07/2019

Trump Fed Pick Missed Bank Board Meetings One of President Trump’s latest Federal Reserve picks has amassed an attendance record that is worse than all but two of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s 23 directors....
05:34, 07/16/2019

Global Bond Yields Hit Multiyear Lows Government bond yields around the world plumbed new multiyear lows, a sign of growing investor worries that global economic growth is poised to weaken....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Global Bond Rally Leaves U.S. Yields on Top Signs of slowing growth have pushed central banks around the world to lower rates or prepare other monetary stimulus, contributing to a widening gap between the yields on U.S. government bonds and other sovereign debt....
15:34, 07/28/2019

Government Bond Yields Rise After ECB Meeting Government bond yields in the U.S. and Europe rose Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi downplayed the risk of recession in the eurozone. The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note settled at 2.078%, compared with 2....
00:17, 07/26/2019

German Bond Yields Hit Record Low After ECB Nomination German 10-year government bond yields slid to a record low on expectations that the European Central Bank’s likely new president, Christine Lagarde, will pursue more easy-money policies....
11:17, 07/03/2019

Negative U.S. bond yields may become reality: PIMCO Investors may have to grapple with the possibility of the once-unthinkable becoming reality - negative U.S. Treasury bond yields, according to money manager Pacific Investment Management Co (PIMCO)....
19:34, 08/07/2019

Bank lending in Brazil rises 0.4% in June - central bank The amount of outstanding loans in Brazil rose 0.4% in June from the previous month at 3.296 trillion reais ($873 billion), representing some 47.2% of gross domestic product, the central bank said on Friday....
17:17, 07/26/2019

U.S. Government Bond Yields Rise After Jobs Report The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. government note pushed back above 2% after a solid jobs report eased some of the pressure on the Federal Reserve to move aggressively to cut interest rates....
18:00, 07/05/2019

U.S. Government Bond Yields Extend Recent Climb The 10-year Treasury yield moved back above 1.6%, as hopes for a thaw in trade tensions put some distance between the closely watched benchmark and its record low of 1.366%....
20:18, 09/09/2019

U.S. bond yields rise on confusion over U.S. trade move U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday amid confusion over the United States policy on trade with China, while political turmoil in Italy compounded investor concerns, capping a volatile week in the......
03:00, 08/10/2019

Government Bond Yields Fall To New Multiyear Lows Investors around the world flocked to the safety of government bonds, dragging yields to 20-month lows after a Trump administration plan to raise tariffs on Mexico boosted concerns that trade tensions would curtail global growth....
03:51, 06/01/2019

U.S. Government Bond Yields Hover Near Multiyear Lows U.S. government bonds showed tentative signs of steadying Friday after a solid jobs report helped slow a rally that had pushed yields to their lowest levels since before the 2016 presidential election....
17:00, 08/02/2019

Nasdaq confirms correction, bond yields fall further The Nasdaq confirmed it was in a correction on Monday as stocks extended their recent sell-off, and the continued flight to safe-haven assets pushed 10-year U.S. Treasury yields to their lowest since September 2017....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Watch: Bond Yields Also Follow Elliott Waves On these pages, we've shown before that the Fed, when deciding on the direction of the rates, follows the yields in the bond market. But what do yields follow? You got it: Elliott wave patterns. Watch as the editor of our Interest Rates Pro Service e...
17:00, 08/07/2019

Negative Bond Yields Bring Positive Returns U.S. investors are entering into complex strategies that generate a positive return even from negative-yielding debt. Currency hedges are a key driver....
15:34, 09/08/2019

Euro and Government Bond Yields Rise After ECB Meeting Government bond yields in the U.S. and Europe rose, while the euro climbed against the dollar after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi downplayed the risk of recession in the eurozone....
19:51, 07/25/2019

Brazil bank lending rises 0.6% in May - central bank The amount of outstanding loans in Brazil rose 0.6% in May from the previous month at 3.3 trillion reais ($860 billion), with loans to individuals rising 0.9% and loans to companies rising 0.1%, the central bank said on Wednesday....
16:17, 06/26/2019

Treasury yields continue comeback on the week after another report shows rising inflation Treasury yields hit a one-month high on Friday, on pace to post its biggest weekly gain since April after recent data showed hotter-than-expected inflation....
15:17, 07/12/2019

Nikkei snaps 10-day winning streak; investors take profits before c.bank meetings Japan's Nikkei share average slipped on Wednesday as investors took profits after a 10-day rally ahead of key central bank meetings in the United States and Japan, but continued to hover not far from its four-month high touched a day earlier....
11:00, 09/18/2019

Britain to 'unshackle' officials from most EU meetings ahead of Brexit Britain will "unshackle" its officials from most European Union meetings so they can focus on Brexit, reducing attendance by up to half, the Brexit ministry said on Tuesday....
16:51, 08/20/2019

Dropping global bond yields, recession fears put BOJ in a bind Downward-spiraling bond yields and other potential signs of global recession have strung a tightrope for the Bank of Japan: it must keep pumping money aggressively to spur growth, but also prevent borrowing costs from sliding too far below the target...
04:51, 08/21/2019

Wall Street struggles for direction as bond yields slide Wall Street seesawed from red to black and back on Thursday as recessionary fears and simmering U.S.-China trade tensions offset upbeat retail sales data....
22:17, 08/15/2019

Mortgage rates hold steady despite sinking bond yields Mortgage rates tend to follow the same path as the 10-year Treasury; when yields go down, rates usually follow. Except yields have been plummeting, and mortgage rates haven’t fallen as dramatically....
07:17, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Italian bond yields tumble as PM Conte set to resign Italy's bond yields tumbled on Tuesday and its bond yield premia over safe-haven benchmark Germany narrowed after Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he would resign, potentially paving the way for a new coalition government....
18:17, 08/20/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond yields climb as ECB stimulus expectations adjust Global bond yields rose on Tuesday, amid growing caution over the extent to which the European Central Bank will add stimulus to boost an ailing economy this week and rising hopes that Berlin could loosen its purse strings....
15:17, 09/10/2019

U.S. Government Bond Yields Rise as Treasury Again Explores Ultralong Bonds The Treasury Department’s latest expression of interest in issuing bonds with 50-year and 100-year maturities weighed on demand for existing Treasurys on Monday....
03:34, 08/20/2019

German bond yields at record lows amid recession fears Growing concerns of a protracted trade conflict are forcing investors to take refuge in the safe haven asset despite negative returns. Is the global economy staring at a recession?...
18:51, 06/04/2019

JGB yields hit fresh 3-year lows as global bond rally persists Japanese government bond prices continued to gain on Tuesday, the first trading day after Tokyo's long weekend, with yields hitting fresh three-year lows, building on a global bonds rally....
09:51, 08/13/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe rallies as bond yields plough new lows Action on world markets focused on bonds on Wednesday, with a fresh slide in benchmark debt yields on simmering global trade war and recession fears, central bank easing bets and ebbing oil prices....
12:17, 07/03/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe rallies as bond yields drop to new lows Investors returned to bonds on Wednesday, setting off another slide in benchmark debt yields, amid fears of a global trade war and recession, bets central banks will cut interest rates and falling oil prices....
16:51, 07/03/2019

Equities advance after week-long selloff, bond yields steady World stock markets climbed for the first time this week on Thursday, giving pause to a multiday selloff on fears of an escalating trade war between the United States and China that has pushed investors into safe-haven bonds and the U.S. dollar....
18:17, 05/30/2019

Wall Street slides, bond yields rise on mixed earnings, ECB statement U.S. stocks stumbled out of the starting gate and bond yields gained ground following mixed earnings and a rosier-than-expected statement from the European Central Bank's governor....
18:51, 07/25/2019

Equities fall, bond yields rise on Draghi remarks, mixed earnings U.S. stocks backed off record highs and government bond yields ticked up on Thursday following mixed earnings reports and rosier-than-expected economic sentiment from the European Central Bank....
00:51, 07/26/2019

Boris Johnson faces criticism on Brexit ahead of key meetings with French, Germany The prime minister’s office said Monday that the right of EU citizens to work in the U.K. without restrictions would end on Nov. 1 if Britain leaves the bloc without a Brexit deal....
00:00, 08/20/2019

Growth forecasts are rising and the economy looks nowhere near as bad as the bond market predicts By any number of measures, the U.S. economy is outshining the depressed picture the bond market has been painting of U.S. growth, and a big part of it is the resilient American consumer....
19:17, 08/15/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Equities advance after week-long selloff, bond yields steady World stock markets climbed for the first time this week on Thursday, giving pause to a multiday selloff on fears of an escalating trade war between the United States and China that has pushed investors into safe-haven bonds and the U.S. dollar....
19:51, 05/30/2019

Bond yields are falling to record lows as investors pull back from risky assets Government bond yields in most major economies worldwide have been flirting with all-time lows in the last few days, indicating that investors are wary of an impending recession....
16:34, 07/04/2019

Shares rally, bond yields rise as China fuels trade deal hopes U.S. and European shares advanced on Thursday and Treasury yields ticked higher as China struck a hopeful tone on trade relations with the United States and as Italy appeared close to forming a new government and resolving its political crisis....
06:17, 08/30/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Weighed down by bank stocks, Saudi market dips after U.S. rate cut Saudi Arabian equities declined on Sunday, weighed down by banking shares, in line with major markets on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates, which was followed by rate cuts by most Gulf central banks. "...
15:34, 08/04/2019

Global stocks, yields dip with Fed meeting on tap A gauge of global stock markets dipped slightly on Monday after a mostly strong month and benchmark U.S. bond yields edged lower as investors awaited developments this week from central banks in the United States and elsewhere....
00:00, 06/18/2019

Global Stocks, Treasury Yields Slip European stocks followed Asian indexes lower, while haven assets gained, as investors turned cautious a day after the recent rally in global markets paused....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Oil stocks should keep rising and this is the easiest way to bet on it Energy stocks surged along with oil prices after half of Saudi Arabia's oil production was knocked out by drone attacks. History says an ETF that targets oil exploration and production stocks should keep rising....
23:34, 09/16/2019

Stocks Gain, Yields Slip After Dovish ECB Speech European stocks reversed early losses and bond yields dropped after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi raised the possibility of fresh stimulus for the eurozone.....
12:51, 06/18/2019

Stocks, U.S. yields rise after strong economic data World stock markets and U.S. benchmark bond yields gained on Thursday following strong economic data as investors assessed the latest developments in global trade relations....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Sierra Leone's fishing ban to replenish stocks yields little Sierra Leone is nearing the end of a one-month ban on industrial fishing that local fishermen hoped would replenish stocks but whose impact has been limited by its short span and the financial muscle of foreign companies....
18:34, 04/29/2019

US Treasury yields rise ahead of GDP data U.S. government debt yields rose Friday morning, as traders looked ahead to fresh data and weighed the possibility of a less dovish tone from the Federal Reserve next week....
10:34, 07/26/2019

Gallup: Support for slavery reparations still low, but rising The issue of paying reparations to black Americans -- to atone for the United States' history of exploiting slaves -- has gained support in recent months, but a new survey Monday said most Americans oppose the idea....
23:34, 07/29/2019

Stocks, yields tumble as trade frictions unnerve traders A measure of stocks across the globe posted on Friday its largest weekly loss of the year while yields in U.S. and German debt were near or at multi-year lows, after China vowed to retaliate against a possible new round of U.S. tariffs....
01:00, 08/03/2019

Stocks fall as China cancels U.S. farm visits, yields dip An index of global stock markets surrendered early gains on Friday after Chinese agriculture officials who were to visit U.S. farm states next week canceled their trip, dampening optimism on U.S.-China trade talks....
00:52, 09/21/2019

Stocks reverse losses, Treasury yields dip following remarks by Fed's Powell The S&P 500 and the Dow reversed losses to close higher on Wednesday and U.S. Treasury yields slipped after remarks by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell tempered the market's initial reaction to the U.S. central bank's policy statement....
23:03, 09/18/2019

Asia stocks mixed as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday as investors watched yields on longer duration U.S. Treasurys as well as for developments on the U.S.-China trade front....
12:17, 08/16/2019

Asia stocks edge up as investors watch Treasury yields Stocks in Asia edged up Wednesday morning following an overnight inversion of a closely watched U.S. Treasury yield curve to its worst level in more than a decade....
03:17, 08/28/2019

Global stocks fall, dollar, yields climb as Fed seen less likely to cut rates Global equity markets dipped for a second straight day on Thursday and the dollar and bond yields rose as the Federal Reserve was now seen as less likely to cut U.S. interest rates this year in the wake of comments from Chairman Jerome Powell....
19:34, 05/02/2019

Treasury yields edge higher ahead of Fed meeting U.S. government debt yields edged higher on Tuesday morning with traders awaiting a monetary policy decision from the Federal Reserve, which is expected to produce a first cut to interest rates for over a decade....
09:34, 07/30/2019

US Treasury yields lower ahead of Powell's speech U.S. government debt prices were higher Tuesday morning, as traders prepare to hear from Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell and monitor fresh sanctions on Iran....
11:34, 06/25/2019

Treasury yields fall ahead of the Fed's anticipated rate cut Traders are bracing for a potential cut in interest rates for the first time in more than a decade. The U.S. Federal Reserve meets Tuesday and will announce its latest rate decision on Wednesday....
22:34, 07/29/2019

Treasury yields fractionally lower ahead of Fed meeting U.S. government debt yields edged lower on Tuesday morning with traders awaiting a monetary policy decision from the Federal Reserve, which is expected to produce a first cut to interest rates for over a decade....
18:00, 07/30/2019

Australians' support for nuclear plants rising – but most don't want to live near one Essential poll finds 44% of Australians support nuclear power plants and 40% oppose themAustralians are slightly more inclined to support nuclear power plants than oppose them, but a clear majority of voters do not want to live near one, according to...
00:51, 06/18/2019

Trump claims his support among Latino voters is rising WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claims his policies to stop illegal immigration are helping his standing with Latino voters, and he is taking undue credit for uniting families who were separated at the border. Trump made the statements in a ...
05:00, 06/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond yields creep higher as markets wait for Fed signals Shares were treading water on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields kept the dollar steady, as investors waited to hear whether the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for a U.S. rate cut this month....
12:51, 07/10/2019

Global stocks jump; dollar and yields fall after Fed rate-cut signal World stock markets gained on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield fell below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as soon as...
19:51, 06/20/2019

Asia stocks struggle for direction as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia traded mixed Wednesday afternoon following an overnight inversion of a closely watched U.S. Treasury yield curve to its worst level in more than a decade....
08:17, 08/28/2019

Dented Fed rate cut hopes drag on stocks; dollar, yields climb Global equity markets declined for a second straight day on Thursday while the dollar and bond yields rose after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell caused investors to lower expectations for a rate cut by the U.S. central bank this ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Global stocks fall, U.S. yields rise on retail sales data A gauge of global equities fell on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields climbed as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility the Federal Reserve could move towards a less dovish stance....
21:00, 07/16/2019

Trade, earnings worry drag on stocks; U.S. Treasury yields fall A gauge of global equities retreated for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields fell as simmering trade concerns gained steam and the pace of the U.S. corporate earnings season picked up....
00:00, 07/18/2019

Stocks rally, Treasury yields rise on easing trade fears U.S. stocks followed worldwide equities to one-month highs and Treasury yields rose sharply on Thursday as renewed U.S.-China trade optimism and upbeat U.S. economic data stoked risk appetite and lured investors away from safe-haven assets....
22:34, 09/05/2019

U.S. retail sales data dents stocks, lifts Treasury yields A gauge of global equities lost ground on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields moved higher as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility the Federal Reserve could adopt a less dovish stance....
04:17, 07/17/2019

Global stocks gain, yields lower after Fed signals possible rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets added to gains on Wednesday and benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the U.S. dollar fell after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year....
21:17, 06/19/2019

Stocks wobble on trade, earnings unease; U.S. Treasury yields fall Asian shares edged lower on Thursday as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, which helped underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Treasuries....
06:51, 07/18/2019

Treasury yields little changed ahead of G-20 trade meeting between US and China Treasury yields were little changed on Friday as investors got ready for a crucial meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
21:51, 06/28/2019

Rising support for Bloc Quebecois could spoil Trudeau’s reelection bid A Mainstreet Research survey put support for the Bloc at 19.1 per cent in July, up from 13.3 per cent in March. An Ipsos poll from this week put the Bloc at 22 per cent in Quebec, up from 20 per cent in April....
23:51, 07/18/2019

METALS-LME base metals sea-sawed ahead of key policy meetings London base metals traded sideways on Tuesday as investors exercised caution ahead of monetary policy meetings by major central banks this month. Most LME base metals were up during the morning Asian trading hours as investors hoped for a rate cu...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Global stocks, yields ease losses on skepticism of Trump's China threats Wall Street's indexes and bond yields ended down but well above their session lows while oil futures settled higher as investors bet that U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to raise tariffs on China would not materialize....
23:17, 05/06/2019

Global stocks gain after earnings, deal news, data; U.S. yields move up World stock markets were buoyed by deal-making news and solid earnings from Dow components Cisco and Walmart on Thursday while strong economic data pushed U.S. bond yields higher even as investors struggled to make sense of the latest developments in...
23:17, 05/16/2019

Global stocks climb, short-dated Treasury yields dip on bets for U.S. rate cut Major world stock markets rose and short-dated U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday as investors bet that the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates and help boost a sluggish global economy....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Stocks jump, Treasury yields soar on news of U.S.-China trade talks Stocks worldwide hit one-month highs and U.S. Treasury yields surged on Thursday as renewed U.S.-China trade optimism and upbeat U.S. economic data boosted risk appetite and lured investors away from safe-haven assets....
22:00, 09/05/2019

Global stocks jump, yields and dollar fall, as U.S. data fans rate cut talk Major world stock indexes jumped and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while hints of progress in Washington's trade fights added to equity market optimism....
02:34, 06/08/2019

Global stocks rise after strong earnings, deal news; data lifts U.S. yields World stock markets were buoyed by deal-making news and solid earnings from Dow components Cisco and Walmart on Thursday while strong economic data pushed U.S. bond yields higher even as investors struggled to make sense of the latest developments in...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Global stocks rally, and yields, dollar fall; data fans rate cut talk Major world stock indexes jumped and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in U.S. job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while Washington's move to delay tariffs on Chinese goods added to equity market optimism....
21:51, 06/07/2019

Why Stocks Are Soaring Amid Rising Economic Fears: ‘There Is No Alternative’ Markets now have echoes of the mid-2010s, when central banks around the world were holding interest rates so low investors had little choice but to buy stocks....
21:17, 07/11/2019

Central Bank Independence After inflation ran amok in the 1960s and 1970s, many central bankers fought for, and won, more freedom to control interest rates and set other monetary policy decisions without political interference. Their shields began to crack after the 2008 fina...
19:17, 07/08/2019

What's Floccinaucinihilipilification? Ask Central Bank RBI Central bank watchers were left scrambling this week for their dictionaries and Google searches to decipher parts of a speech by Governor Shaktikanta Das and minutes of the recent monetary policy......
10:51, 08/22/2019

Global stocks, yields fall as investors seek safety after Trump's China tariff threats Stocks around the world slid on Monday, along with bond yields, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China, triggering an investor exodus from risky assets....
20:51, 05/06/2019

Global stocks gain after Trump auto-tariff delay, weak data pressures yields U.S. and European stock indexes gained on Wednesday after news that U.S. President Donald Trump planned to delay tariffs on auto imports, offsetting earlier pressure on equities from weak U.S. and Chinese economic data that helped depress bond yields...
23:51, 05/15/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks jump, yields and dollar fall, as U.S. data fans rate cut talk Major world stock indexes jumped and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while hints of progress in Washington's trade fights added to equity market optimism....
02:00, 06/08/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 opens at record high on rising rate cut hopes The S&P 500 index hit a record high at the open on Wednesday, boosted by healthcare stocks, as bets of an interest rate cut were spurred by fears of a slowing global economy due to simmering trade tensions....
16:51, 07/03/2019

Stocks end the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks finished the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East as Iran reportedly seized two British tankers. That took some of the luster away from Microsoft's strong earnings report, which sent the company's shares...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Browns lean on bond to support Smith after girlfriend killed Browns 'hurting' as they rally around defensive end Chris Smith after his girlfriend was killed in car accident       ...
05:17, 09/13/2019

Macron derides Weidmann's 'belated' support for ECB's bond program French President Emmanuel Macron derided Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann's "belated" support for a European Central Bank program of government bond purchases, amid talk of the German running to succeed Mario Draghi as head of the ECB....
16:00, 06/21/2019

Is India's central bank still independent? When India’s central bank recently approved a $24.4 billion payout to the federal government, questions were raised whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi had pushed the bank into a more political role. So, has he?...
15:51, 09/13/2019

Australia's central bank says 'likely' will have to cut rates again - Australia's central bank believes it will likely have to cut interest rates further from the current record low of 1.25% in order to push down unemployment and revive growth in wages and inflation....
09:34, 06/18/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, yields fall as investors seek safety after Trump's China tariff threats Stocks around the world slid on Monday, along with bond yields, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China, triggering an investor exodus from risky assets....
22:34, 05/06/2019

Bank of New York Mellon quietly canned five from bond team Bank of New York Mellon left this banker at the altar. The New York bank quietly cut five members of its bond sales team last month amid a broader slump in trading — including one 14-year veteran who was just days from his Bahamas wedding, The Post h...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Stocks Look Attractive, but Bond Rally Flashes Caution One comfort investors have found in the markets’ tumult over the past month: Stocks are at their cheapest valuations in months. However, bond markets are signaling that the economy is expected to slow....
12:00, 06/05/2019

Dow, stocks rising amid Fed hints at rate cut and optimism from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
21:17, 06/04/2019

Rising tariffs, tanking stocks: Inside Trump’s trade battle with China President Trump on Friday “ordered” US companies to find “an alternative to China” for doing business after the country slapped more retaliatory tariffs on US imports, sending the stock market into a tailspin. “Our Country has lost, stupidly, Trillio...
07:17, 08/24/2019

US imposes new sanctions on Iran's central bank President Donald Trump says the US has imposed new sanctions on Iran's central bank following Tehran's alleged involvement in last weekend's drone and cruise missile attacks on Saudi oil facilities....
02:34, 09/21/2019

The Downsides of Central Bank Mission Creep Many central banks argue that they have a mandate to act on the impact from climate change. This sort of mission creep might only serve to enmesh central banks more in politics—and make them less reliable for investors....
16:34, 06/18/2019

China's Yuan Weakens Despite the Will of its Central Bank Why has China's central bank let the yuan plunge against the US Dollar since April 2018? Well, China's central bank tried and failed to change the trend. who saw the decline coming? Chart of the Day has the answer....
21:51, 06/10/2019

Germany's central bank warns of possible recession The Bundesbank has warned that a slump in the German economy could have continued over the summer. It cited the US-China trade war as one factor weighing on German exports....
21:00, 08/19/2019

The Central Bank Punishing Lenders That Won’t Lend Nigeria’s central bank introduced measures last year to encourage commercial banks to lend more, part of a bid to revive one of Africa’s biggest economies. Credit growth, however, has stagnated, despite the new rules enabling lenders to deploy funds ...
15:34, 07/29/2019

U.S. car tariffs alone would have limited impact on EU, central bank says The immediate impact of such levies would be small even though escalating trade tensions could have grave consequences for the global economy, a study concludes....
01:34, 04/29/2019

China's central bank could be trying to shore up the yuan The People's Bank of China set the midpoint at 7.0810 per dollar — weaker than the previous day's fix, but stronger than what markets expected....
11:17, 08/27/2019

A New Central Bank Approach: Pay Banks to Lend If you think negative interest rates are weird, brace yourself: The European Central Bank is about to start lending to some banks at less than it pays them for putting money on deposit....
18:51, 09/17/2019

Japan's Lesson for the Fed: No Central Bank Is an Island In the rally currently roaring through the global bond market, Japan is being left behind, exposing the key flaws in its unique monetary policy platform....
15:00, 06/19/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's central bank President Donald Trump says the US has imposed sanctions on Iran's central bank following last weekend's drone and cruise missile attacks on Saudi oil facilities....
19:51, 09/20/2019

China may have a new way of boosting its economy. Here's what the central bank just did China has used both monetary and fiscal measures to lift economic activity as its trade war with the U.S. looks set to intensify in the coming months....
23:17, 08/20/2019

Swiss bank UBS loses bond role in China after economist's pig comment One of China's biggest state-run infrastructure companies has decided to exclude UBS from a bond deal. A senior economist at the Swiss bank sparked a furor in China after he used the phrase "Chinese pig."...
14:34, 06/17/2019

Deutsche Bank is first to settle Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac bond rigging lawsuit Deutsche Bank AG will pay $15 million to resolve claims it conspired to rig prices of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , becoming the first of 16 financial services companies to settle litigation by investors....
19:17, 09/12/2019

Pimco seeks fresh bond with £5bn state ‘bad bank’ The world’s biggest bond fund manager is plotting a bid for the final tranche of loans held by the government-owned ‘bad bank’ set up after the 2008 financial crisis....
18:00, 09/03/2019

Stocks wilt as bond markets flash recession warnings Stock markets slumped on Wednesday as Germany's economy went into reverse, fueling fears of global recession and slamming the brakes on a rally for equities after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports....
16:51, 08/14/2019

Argentine central bank uses $50 mln in reserves to defend the peso Argentina's central bank used $50 million in its own reserves, for the first time since September last year, to intervene in the foreign exchange market and defend the peso in the face of a massive sell-off, traders said....
18:34, 08/12/2019

Brazil's economy may have flatlined in Q2 - central bank chief Brazil's economy flatlined or expanded slightly in the second quarter but the pace of growth should pick up, albeit gradually, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Tuesday....
18:17, 08/27/2019

The Latest: European Central Bank cuts forecasts VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The Latest on the European Central Bank’s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 3:55 p.m. The European Central Bank has trimmed its growth forecast for next year to 1.4% from 1.6%. The central bank cut the outlook...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Erdogan Dismisses Governor of Turkey's Central Bank President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed the governor of Turkey’s central bank, sparking fresh investor concerns over the independence of an institution that has strained to combat runaway inflation....
11:51, 07/07/2019

China's central bank has one less worry after the Fed's rate cut, analysts say The U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate cut takes some pressure off the People's Bank of China, amid the multitude of challenges it already faces to keep the economy growing steadily....
10:00, 08/01/2019

European Central Bank cuts deposit rate The European Central Bank announced Thursday it will cut its deposit rate and make new monthly bond purchases in the billions among other steps to help boost the Eurozone economy....
17:51, 09/12/2019

Italy central bank to spurn firms that don't go green The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressure on boardrooms to go green....
09:34, 05/18/2019

| Liberia president seeks to clean up central bank Liberian President George Weah has shaken up the leadership of the Central Bank of Liberia in a bid to restore confidence in an institution dogged by scandal....
03:00, 05/30/2019

IMF's Christine Lagarde nominated for top job at European Central Bank The European Union Council officially nominated on Tuesday Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, to become the next president of the European Central Bank....
19:34, 07/02/2019

Central bank slashes German growth predictions Germany's Bundesbank has cut its projections for economic growth in 2019, citing "lackluster" exports. It said both growth and the inflation rate in the eurozone's biggest economy were currently facing risks....
11:17, 06/07/2019

Have central bank gambles paid off? | Mohamed El-Erian Unconventional policies may have staved off short-term economic collapse but they may not foster long-term growthIn recent years, central banks have made a large policy wager. They bet that the protracted use of unconventional and experimental measur...
13:51, 07/22/2019

WhatsApp Pay Can't Launch Without RBI Nod, Central Bank Tells Top Court Central bank says messaging platform WhatsApp needs its permission to operate its e-payment feature after Supreme Court hears NGO petition questioning compliance with data localisation norms...
11:17, 05/03/2019

India's central bank is on track for 'at least one more' rate cut, JPMorgan says The Reserve Bank of India cut its policy repo rate, or the rate at which it lends to banks, by 25 basis points from 6% to 5.75% and changed its stance from neutral to accommodative....
11:17, 06/07/2019

Five Ways A Rate Cut By US Central Bank Could Affect Consumers The US central bank is expected to cut its benchmark rate by one quarter of a percentage point to a range of 1.75-2 per cent, the second rate reduction this year. Broader impacts of the Federal......
14:34, 09/18/2019

US-China trade war unlikely to end soon, ex-Chinese central bank chief says The deadlock over trade between the U.S. and China is unlikely to end during next month's G20 summit in Japan, with a former Chinese central bank chief blaming President Trump for the lack of breakthrough....
14:00, 05/31/2019

Pakistan appoints IMF economist to head central bank Pakistan's Finance Ministry has appointed an IMF economist to head its central bank amid ongoing talks with the international lending agency over a key $8 billion bailout package....
08:17, 05/05/2019

Turkey’s President Removes Head of Central Bank Differences between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the bank’s governor, Murat Cetinkaya, had deepened as the bank held its benchmark interest rate at 24 percent....
17:17, 07/06/2019

Fed Governor Says Central Bank Could Take Advantage of Trade War Inflation Lael Brainard, a Fed governor, said the potential inflation on imports caused by President Trump’s tariffs could help the central bank achieve one of its primary goals....
22:00, 05/16/2019

China's Central Bank to Free Up $126 Billion for Lending The People’s Bank of China plans to reduce the amount of reserves that commercial banks are required to keep with the central bank by half a percentage point as the world’s second-largest economy faces increasing pressure from a trade war with the U....
17:35, 09/06/2019

Germany likely to head into recession, central bank warns Bundesbank says summer’s slump in exports is expected to continue into the autumnGermany’s economy is heading into recession after the country’s central bank warned that a slump in exports during the summer was likely to continue into the autumn.The ...
16:51, 08/20/2019

Fed's Brainard Says Central Bank Should Welcome Modest Rise in Inflation Fed governor Lael Brainard said the central bank’s commitment to maintaining stable prices would benefit from a modest rise in inflation over the coming years, an indication the central bank wouldn’t need to raise interest rates should price pressure...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Trump escalates war of words with central bank boss Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell, comparing him to a bad golfer and blaming the US central bank for slow economic growth....
20:51, 08/21/2019

European Central Bank joins Fed in paving way for stimulus The European Central Bank has joined the U.S Federal Reserve in making clear that more stimulus could be coming soon to support an economy weakening in the face of global trade tensions...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Deutsche Bank is first to settle bond-rigging lawsuit, amid federal probe Deutsche Bank AG will pay $15 million to resolve claims it conspired to rig prices of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, becoming the first of 16 financial services companies to settle litigation by investors....
09:18, 09/13/2019

Stocks rise despite 30-year Treasury bond yield hitting record low Stocks rose on Wednesday, despite the 30-year Treasury bond hitting a new all-time low as traders continue to bet on slow growth and mild inflation in the United States....
14:34, 08/29/2019

Global stocks under pressure as bond markets ring recession alarms World stocks slipped on Wednesday as a deepening inversion of the U.S. bond yield curve a day earlier reignited worries over the possibility of recession, sending investors towards perceived safe-haven assets from the Japanese yen to gold....
14:17, 08/28/2019

Global stocks slide as bond markets send recession warning Global stocks slumped to more than two-month lows in early Asian trade on Thursday, tracking the Wall Street slide as an inverted U.S. bond yield curve sent a flashing warning to investors about rising recession risks....
04:51, 08/15/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Climate emergency, call to support breastfeeding, rising political heat and new investigation board for Syria Today, our main stories include: UN chief’s warning on climate and global politics; UNICEF’s call to bolster breastfeeding and new Board of Inquiry in Syria...
05:00, 08/02/2019

Italian central bank chief takes populists to task MILAN (AP) — The head of Italy’s central bank has issued strong warnings against some of the populist government’s economic prescriptions. Ignazio Visco’s annual address in Rome on Friday coincides with a deadline from the EU Commis...
15:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. sanctions Iran's central bank, fund after Saudi oil attack The United States on Friday imposed another round of sanctions on Tehran, including on Iran's central bank and a development fund, following last week's attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that Riyadh and U.S. officials have blamed on Iran....
06:35, 09/21/2019

Retired Lebanese soldiers picket central bank over cuts Retired soldiers in Lebanon will stage a sit-in at the Central Bank until further notice to stop it from opening until the government agrees to drop any cuts for the military in the draft budget, their spokesman said....
23:17, 05/12/2019

Venezuela's Central Bank Releases Data on Dire Economy Venezuela’s economy contracted 19.2% in the first nine months of 2018 from the year-earlier period, as private consumption fell sharply and inflation soared in the crisis-racked nation, Venezuela’s central bank said....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Former Fed leaders fight Trump's attempts to influence central bank Four former Federal Reserve leaders are stressing the importance of an independent central bank in maintaining economic stability as President Trump attempts to influence its current chief through barbed public statements and Twitter posts....
19:34, 08/06/2019

Lebanon stock trading suspended over central bank strike BEIRUT (AP) — The Beirut Stock Exchange says it is suspending trading due to the open strike declared by the employees of Lebanon’s central bank. Hundreds of Lebanese public employees are on strike amid concerns that their salaries and benefits...
15:34, 05/06/2019

Nominee to head European Central Bank defends stimulus The nominee to succeed Mario Draghi as head of the European Central Bank has defended the bank’s record low interest rates and extraordinary stimulus measures deployed in the wake of the Great Recession and eurozone debt crisis...
12:17, 09/04/2019

Australia's central bank cuts interest rates again — more easing may be on the way The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) quarter-point cut took cash rates to an all-time low of just 1% and left limited room for more reductions....
10:51, 07/02/2019

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in companies that burn coal....
01:34, 05/25/2019

Swiss Central Bank Fires Warning Shot on Currency The Swiss central bank appears to have taken its most significant steps to weaken the Swiss franc in two years as looming rate cuts abroad strengthened the currency....
22:00, 07/29/2019

Australia's central bank takes 'responsibilty' for note typo Millions of A$50 ($35) banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing typographical error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and circulated....
13:17, 05/09/2019

Take it easy: central bank U-turns loosen financial conditions Rate cut bets and rallying equity and bond markets are feeding into a gradual loosening of financial market conditions that could potentially send world growth ticking higher by the end of the year,......
19:17, 07/18/2019

Saudi Arabia deposits $250 million in Sudan central bank Saudi Arabia has deposited $250 million into the central bank of Sudan to support its financial position, the Saudi Finance Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday....
19:00, 08/06/2019

Mexico central bank governor says core inflation a 'challenge' Mexican central bank Governor Alejandro Diaz de Leon sees core inflation as a 'challenge' and said the bank will consider new information over the coming weeks before taking further monetary policy actions, he told Reuters in an interview on Thursday...
06:51, 08/16/2019

UK central bank to assess economic impact of Brexit delay LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England is set to provide its first forecasts of what Britain’s Brexit delay will mean for the British economy. The central bank is due Thursday to keep its main interest rate on hold at 0.75 percent following the late...
11:51, 05/02/2019

European Central Bank: ready to give more stimulus if needed FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says that the eurozone’s monetary authority stands ready to cut interest rates and could re-start its bond purchase stimulus program if the economy needs it. Draghi said in ...
12:00, 06/18/2019

German central bank chief slams ECB stimulus package Interest rate cuts and bond-buying programs to boost Europe's flagging economy "overshot the mark," according to Jens Weidmann. And he wasn't the only central banker to criticise Mario Draghi's monetary policy plans....
22:34, 09/13/2019

German central bank expects feeble growth in second quarter Germany's central bank says it expects the country's economy, Europe's biggest, to turn in a feeble performance in the current quarter after returning to growth in the winter....
15:34, 05/20/2019

Central Bank alters monetary policy to stabilise peso With the apparent approval of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Central Bank was able to face money markets at the start of last week without the previous restrictions on the exchange rate – the fourth change to monetary policy in six weeks....
21:00, 05/04/2019

Turkish currency drops after central bank chief is fired Turkey’s currency has fallen sharply, reawakening concerns of another bout of financial jitters in the country, after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan fired the central bank governor...
13:17, 07/08/2019

Australia's central bank will consider a rate cut at June meeting, governor says Australia's central bank will consider the case for lower interest rates at its June policy meeting, Governor Philip Lowe said in a speech on Tuesday....
09:17, 05/21/2019

US Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates For First Time Since 2008 Fed Chairman Jerome Powell cited signs of a global slowdown, simmering US trade tensions and a desire to boost too-low inflation in explaining the central bank's decision to lower borrowing costs for......
07:00, 08/01/2019

China's Central Bank Unveils New Mortgage Loan Policy China’s central bank adjusted interest-rate mechanisms Sunday for the second time this month, this time focused on mortgage loans, in what it said was a bid to price them closer to market rates but also in ways that might avoid further inflating prop...
19:51, 08/25/2019

Lebanon's Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut....
14:51, 05/07/2019

Former Fed official urges central bank not to ‘bail out’ Trump on the economy William C. Dudley, the former New York Fed chief, said “officials could state explicitly that the central bank won’t bail out an administration that keeps making bad choices on trade policy.”...
21:17, 08/27/2019

South Africa's rand falls as ANC squabbles over central bank South Africa’s rand fell early on Thursday to its lowest this year as a dispute within in the ruling African National Congress over the central bank weakened demand....
11:51, 06/06/2019

Brazil's central bank cuts 2019 GDP growth forecast to 0.8% from 2.0% Brazil's central bank on Thursday slashed its 2019 economic growth forecast to 0.8% from 2.0%, blaming spillover from the huge underperformance in the first quarter of the year and expected hit to investment from falling business and consumer confide...
15:17, 06/27/2019

Two Fed Doves Make Case for Central Bank Rate Cuts Two Federal Reserve officials said they believed the central bank should have lowered and not held steady its short-term rate target this week to help address persistently weak inflation pressures and rising economic risks....
07:34, 06/22/2019

Brazil inflation on a downward path - central bank president Inflation in Brazil, a country that once suffered from hyperinflation, is low and predictable, and appears to be heading lower, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Wednesday....
16:51, 08/28/2019

Christine Lagarde resigns from IMF to become president of European Central Bank International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation Tuesday to take on a new role as president of the European Central Bank....
23:17, 07/16/2019

The Philippines central bank: Is Duterte’s outsider a governor for the people? When the Philippines needed a new central bank governor earlier this year, no one expected the president to pick an outsider for the job. During his first months in office, Benjamin Diokno has promised – and started – to deliver measures to spur expa...
13:19, 09/18/2019

Iran central bank: U.S. sanctions aren't harming oil exports The leader of Iran's central bank on Wednesday downplayed the impact of existing and new U.S. sanctions -- retaliatory measures by the Trump administration to punish Tehran for nuclear and military activity....
23:17, 06/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond prices dip on German spending plan as stocks await ECB Bond prices edged lower on Tuesday after German bund yields hit a one-month high following a report by Reuters that Germany is considering a "shadow budget" to allow the government to circumvent its strict national debt rules....
05:34, 09/10/2019

Asia stocks trade lower as bond markets signal recession warning Shares in Asia traded lower Thursday morning after the main yield curve in U.S. Treasurys inverted overnight, triggering fears over the state of the U.S. economy....
02:51, 08/15/2019

Global stocks routed, oil sinks as bond markets flash recession warning Global stocks crumbled and oil prices extended a punishing sell-off on Thursday as an inverted U.S. bond yield curve intensified fears about a world recession....
05:51, 08/15/2019

Best areas for east London new home buyers: price growth tipped for fast-rising hotspots outperforming central London House prices in east London have risen 37 per cent in the past five years, shielded from Brexit by long-term transformation and an unwavering desire to live in the coolest part of town....
15:51, 09/19/2019

Global stocks fall on trade, earnings worry; U.S. Treasury yields fall A gauge of global stocks declined for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields fell as trade concerns began to percolate and the pace of the U.S. corporate earnings season picked up....
22:17, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 1-China central bank urges calm after Baoshang takeover China's central bank sought to calm investors on Sunday after last month's takeover of Inner Mongolia-based Baoshang Bank, saying regulators are not planning any more such moves for the moment....
18:00, 06/02/2019

Dutch central bank tested blockchain for 3 years. The results? ‘Not that positive’ The Dutch central bank developed and evaluated four distributed ledger technology (DLT) prototypes in three years, but so far blockchain hasn’t lived up to the hype, The Banker reports. In fact, the only use-case it can easily envision is cross-borde...
16:34, 05/01/2019

Turkey fires central bank chief as economic crisis endures No reason was given for Murat Cetinkaya's sacking, but the governor had been loath to cut the interest rate from 24%. Over the past year, Turkey has faced skyrocketing inflation as a result of a debt and currency crisis....
12:52, 07/06/2019

Trump Asks Who Is Bigger Enemy, US Central Bank Chief Or China's Xi President Donald Trump reacted furiously on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke about the trade war with China and economic risks to the United States, asking whether his appointee......
01:17, 08/24/2019

Russia's thirst for gold is just a diversification play, central bank governor says Russia's surge in gold buying over the past year is simply down to a wish to diversify its portfolio of reserves, the central bank governor told CNBC Friday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Australia's central bank flags lower rates in jobs hunt Australia's top central banker on Thursday said it was not "unrealistic" to expect a further reduction in interest rates given ample slack in the labor market, and called on the government for action on fiscal stimulus....
05:17, 06/20/2019

Canada Central Bank, Holding Steady, Flags Trade Concerns The Bank of Canada kept its key interest rate unchanged at 1.75% and warned that global trade tensions could threaten Canada’s economic outlook following a recent pickup in domestic growth....
01:51, 07/11/2019

Global Central Bank Shift Eases Drag on Chinese Currency Shifts toward easier monetary policy by central banks in the U.S. and Europe have reduced some of the downward pressure building on China’s currency....
17:00, 06/22/2019

Dutch central bank has new rules for crypto, says it’s ‘vulnerable to financial crime’ The Dutch central bank has today announced it must begin supervising cryptocurrency companies (including wallet providers) under the fifth European anti-money laundering directive, which came into effect in July. Firms that offer services to exchange...
18:00, 09/03/2019

Erdogan reportedly said Turkey may face 'serious problems' if the central bank is not overhauled A presidential decree released Saturday said Turkish central bank Governor Murat Cetinkaya was removed from his post and replaced with his deputy, Murat Uysal....
10:17, 07/10/2019

Ukraine central bank sounds alarm over threats to officials after car blaze Ukraine's central bank said the torching of a vehicle owned by the family of its former governor, Valeria Gontareva, was evidence of "psychological and physical pressure" being exerted on her, days after Gontareva herself was hit by a car in London....
20:34, 09/05/2019

Turkey fires central bank governor as policy differences deepen Turkey on Saturday fired its central bank governor and replaced him with the bank's deputy governor, a presidential decree published on the official gazette showed....
12:18, 07/06/2019

Brazil will not sacrifice curbing inflation for growth - central bank chief Brazil's central bankers are disappointed with how the economy is performing but will not sacrifice controlling inflation for boosting growth, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday....
17:17, 05/16/2019

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
10:34, 06/21/2019

Indonesia's central bank unexpectedly cuts rate for the second time in two months Bank Indonesia cut the 7-day reverse repurchase rate by 25 basis points to 5.5.%, surprising economists who were expecting the central bank to stay on hold....
11:17, 08/22/2019

Brazil’s central bank aims to stimulate competition through open banking New regulation would see top-12 banks adopt open banking second half of next year; central bank hopes better risk management will lower cost of credit, spur growth....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Turkish Lira Falls After Erdogan Ousts Central Bank Chief The Turkish lira dropped sharply as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to fire the governor of the central bank left investors worried about economic mismanagement in a country dealing with high inflation and sluggish growth....
12:34, 07/08/2019

China's central bank adviser says U.S. tariffs could cut GDP growth by 0.3 percentage points Plans by Washington to hike tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could cut China's growth by 0.3 percentage points but the strengthening economy has become more resilient to external shocks, a Chinese central bank adviser said on Friday....
03:17, 05/10/2019

Lebanon central bank workers strike, PM demands budgetary 'realism' Lebanese central bank employees went on strike on Monday over state budget proposals that would cut their benefits but Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said failure to pass a "realistic" budget would be like a "suicide operation" against the economy....
04:17, 05/07/2019

European Central Bank cuts interest rates for first time since 2016 The European Central Bank (ECB) has cut interest rates for the first time since 2016, while introducing a sweeping stimulus package in an attempt to kick-start a lacklustre eurozone economy and stave off recession....
15:17, 09/12/2019

Russian central bank holds key rate, signals future cuts Russia's central bank held its key interest rate at 7.75 percent on Friday in line with market expectations, but said it could consider cutting rates as early as June....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Christine Lagarde "Honored" To Be Tapped To Head European Central Bank International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Tuesday announced she would step down "temporarily" from the global crisis lender after being nominated to lead the European Central Bank....
00:17, 07/03/2019

Aussie dollar rallies as central bank holds rates, cut still on the menu The Aussie dollar popped up almost half a cent to $0.7042 on the decision, giving it a gain for the day of 0.7 percent. It faces tough resistance around $0.7070, however....
08:17, 05/07/2019

Christine Lagarde Defends the European Central Bank’s Low Rates as She Prepares to Take Over (FRANKFURT, Germany) — Incoming European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde is defending the bank’s record low rates and other stimulus measures as she prepares to take over with the economy facing trouble from trade wars and Brexit. Dur...
11:34, 09/05/2019

US Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates, Signals Holding Pattern For Now Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the rate cut was designed "to provide insurance against ongoing risks" including weak global growth and resurgent trade tensions. The Fed also cut rates in......
10:18, 09/19/2019

China Central Bank "Resolutely Opposed" To US Currency Manipulator Label China's central bank said Tuesday it is "resolutely opposed" to the US labeling Beijing a currency manipulator as trade tensions surge between the world's two biggest economies....
15:34, 08/06/2019

Cramer's week ahead: The bond market is 'begging' the Fed to 'slash and burn' rates Jim Cramer has consumer price and retail data on his radar, along with earnings reports from RH, Broadcom and Kroger circled on next week's calendar....
04:17, 09/07/2019

Mexico central bank board member says this is 'game changer' after U.S. tariff threat Mexican central bank board member Jonathan Heath said on Twitter Thursday night "this is a game changer," after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico if the flow of illegal immigrants across the southern...
08:00, 05/31/2019

US tariffs could cut China's GDP growth by 0.3 percentage points, says Chinese central bank advisor Plans by Washington to hike tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could cut China's growth by 0.3 percentage points but the strengthening economy has become more resilient to external shocks, a Chinese central bank advisor said on Friday....
07:17, 05/10/2019

South Korea’s central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row South Korea’s central bank has cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to combat a faltering economy that faces further risks from a heated trade dispute with Japan...
05:17, 07/18/2019

Brazil's central bank chief eyes 'micro' policies to get credit flowing Brazil's central bank will focus on an agenda of 'micro' measures and initiatives rather than macroeconomic policies to get credit and lending flowing, the head of the bank said on Monday....
21:34, 06/03/2019

Hemmed in by sanctions, Venezuela central bank moves forex operations to cash Venezuela's central bank has begun using piles of cash rather than electronic transfer to sell foreign exchange to local banks, according to five finance sector sources, a sign of how the nation's economy has become increasingly primitive amid a hype...
23:17, 05/03/2019

Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade: former China central bank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress toward ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former Chinese central bank chief said o...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, adding that current inflation expectations are in line with targets....
00:51, 07/05/2019

China's Central Bank Reforms Rates to Boost Cheap Funding for Businesses The People’s Bank of China unveiled a long-awaited reform to its interest-rate mechanism, a move aimed at reducing financing costs for businesses struggling with a cooling economy....
01:00, 08/18/2019

Dutch central bank to regulate crypto firms from January 10, orders them to register The Dutch central bank announced on Tuesday it would begin regulating companies that offer crypto-currency services beginning on Jan. 10 and said they must register to remain in business....
13:34, 09/03/2019

Erdogan reportedly says Turkish central bank chief ousted for refusing rate cut Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting with his party's lawmakers....
04:51, 07/08/2019

Norway wealth fund should move more investment to North America, central bank says The world's largest sovereign wealth fund has historically given higher weighting to European stocks, focusing on countries that Norway does the most trade with, and a lower weighting to those of North America....
14:51, 08/27/2019

Trade war could trigger a 'global financial crisis,' says ex-China central bank chief China continued to ramp up the rhetoric against the U.S. on Friday, with a former Chinese central bank chief saying that further escalation in trade tensions between Washington and Beijing could greatly hurt the global economy....
13:34, 05/31/2019

Brazil central bank says reducing reserve requirements is an active policy tool Brazil's central bank said on Thursday that reducing banks' reserve requirements is an active policy tool aimed at improving market efficiency, but there is no estimate of how much it will yield or how long it will run for....
00:00, 06/28/2019

China's central bank denies it's devaluing country's currency to counter tariffs China has allowed its yuan to break through 7 against the dollar for the first time in 11 years, but it insists the move is not "competitive devaluation."...
22:34, 08/05/2019

U.S. Sanctions Iran's Central Bank, Says It Will Send Military Forces to Saudi Arabia The U.S. said it would send military forces and hardware to Gulf allies and moved to sever some of Iran’s last ties to world markets on Friday, while preparing to outline a case for international action next week when world leaders gather at the Unit...
08:17, 09/21/2019

Zambian president fires finance minister, replaces her with central bank's Ng'andu Zambia's president has fired Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe and appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu to replace her, the president's office said....
11:17, 07/15/2019

Fed's Powell treads carefully as Trump's central bank pick faces trouble Conservative commentator Stephen Moore's sexist comments about women have put in jeopardy his path to the Federal Reserve, with the No. 2 Republican in the Senate saying Wednesday that President Donald Trump's potential nominee may not have the votes...
13:51, 05/02/2019

European Central Bank bigwig outlines why Facebook’s Libra isn’t real cryptocurrency A representative of the European Central Bank (ECB) has slammed Facebook‘s quasi-cryptocurrency Libra, referring to its proposed ecosystem as a “siren call.” Yves Mersch, Luxemborgian lawyer and ECB executive board member, even told attendees of the ...
19:00, 09/02/2019

Banks reopen after workers suspend austerity strike against Lebanon Central Bank Employees at Lebanon's Central Bank have decided to suspend their strike until Friday -- hoping negotiations with the government over proposed austerity measures will lead to a breakthrough....
19:00, 05/07/2019

In Firing Central Bank Chief, Turkey’s Leader Trades Credibility for Growth The move by Recep Tayyip Erdogan dealt a new blow to the central bank’s credibility while threatening to intensify the nation’s wrenching economic crisis....
01:17, 07/07/2019

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist on Wednesday....
12:17, 06/05/2019

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more different....
09:00, 06/06/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks drop, bond prices rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
18:17, 05/29/2019

Investment grade bond funds suck in record $12.3 billion as investors ditch stocks: BAML Investors plowed a record $12.3 billion into investment grade bond funds and ditched equities over the past week, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as worries over trade tensions and the......
15:17, 06/07/2019

Thailand's Central Pattana to go ahead with mall opening despite airport row Thailand's Central Pattana (CPN) said it will go ahead with mall opening despite its unresolved dispute with state-owned Airports of Thailand (AOT), the country's top mall operator said on Wednesday....
15:51, 08/28/2019

South Korea's central bank warns of economic impact from Japan's export curbs South Korea's central bank warned on Thursday that export curbs on some Japanese goods imposed by Tokyo could have a bigger impact on the domestic economy than the customary tariff increases....
10:17, 08/22/2019

Swedish central bank Riksbank talks rate hike amid recession fears The Riksbank is sticking with its plan to raise its main interest rate in the next few months despite recession worries. The hawkish stance, which puts the bank at odds with major central banks, has left experts puzzled....
16:34, 09/06/2019

China's central bank chief meets head of Hong Kong monetary authority China's central bank governor met the chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority on Wednesday to discuss financial cooperation in the so-called Greater Bay Area of southern China, the People's Bank of China said....
04:17, 08/29/2019

European Central Bank at the heart of German Bund problem, says Financial Times' Tom Stubbington Tommy Stubbington, Financial Times markets reporter, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss Germany's interest rates and Denmark's negative mortgages rates....
16:51, 08/22/2019

RPT-Indian central bank to review data storage rules for payment firms-govt India's central bank will look into concerns about data storage rules that have been raised by companies, a government statement said on Tuesday, months after entities such as Mastercard and Visa were forced to store more of their data locally in the...
10:17, 06/18/2019

Zambian president removes finance minister, appoints central bank deputy governor Zambia's president has appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu as finance minister, taking over from Margaret Mwanakatwe who has been fired, a statement from the president's office said....
07:17, 07/15/2019

Shares in Asia trade mixed as European central bank delays rate hike Stocks in Asia were mixed in early trade on Friday as the European Central Bank said it would delay its first post-crisis interest rate hike till at least the middle of next year....
04:51, 06/07/2019

Central banks' dovish cooing keeps world stocks lulled near two-week highs World stocks held near two-week highs on Wednesday as investors bet on a worldwide wave of central bank stimulus, with expectations building that the United States and the euro zone may deliver interest rate cuts as early as July....
14:17, 06/19/2019

Bank Stocks Are Having a Rough August Falling interest rates, fears of a global economic slowdown and unrest in the Asian financial hub of Hong Kong have conspired to beat up bank stocks this month....
01:51, 08/13/2019

People are buying up the asset class that loves trade wars, central bank easing and volatility Fear about slowing growth and the prospect of lower interest rates have pushed the price of gold higher, but analysts say it may be nearing the top of its run for now....
07:00, 06/06/2019

South Korea's central bank holds rates steady but trade woes strengthen calls to cut South Korea's central bank kept monetary policy unchanged on Friday but a split vote in the decision provided a firm signal the bank was shifting to a dovish footing as the intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war bolstered the case for more stimulus....
07:17, 05/31/2019

Federal Reserve makes small interest rate cut. Trump slams central bank for having ‘no guts’ The U.S. benchmark interest rate is now just shy of 2 percent, down from about 2.25 percent. The move was widely expected and falls well short of Trump’s call for a “big” cut....
23:01, 09/18/2019

European Central Bank extends date of earliest interest rate increase to mid-2020 instead of end of year VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — European Central Bank extends date of earliest interest rate increase to mid-2020 instead of end of year....
15:00, 06/06/2019

Federal Reserve makes small interest rate cut. Trump slams central bank for having ‘no guts.’ The U.S. benchmark interest rate is now just shy of 2 percent, down from about 2.25 percent. The move was widely expected and falls well short of Trump’s call for a “big” cut....
16:18, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
07:17, 07/12/2019

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting....
14:51, 06/08/2019

Indian court asks central bank to confirm WhatsApp's compliance with local data rules India's top court has given the central bank six weeks to report on whether WhatsApp had complied with data localization norms as the Facebook-owned messenger gears up to launch a payments service in the country, a person involved in the matter said....
20:00, 08/02/2019

What Bank Stocks Are Telling You About Stock Market (Again) Stock prices in this prominent business sector are experiencing more turbulence than the general market. We discuss what this may mean for the main stock indexes, plus show you a revealing chart....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Bank Stocks Hurt by More Than Falling Rates Bank stocks soared ahead of the S&P 500 early in the year, but recent worries that trade tensions will hit the economy have dented shares of lenders in several ways....
15:51, 05/29/2019

Embattled Bank Stocks Lose Billions Investors continued their run on bank stocks, sending shares of some of America’s biggest financial institutions sharply lower following the latest sign of trouble ahead for the U.S. economy....
20:17, 08/14/2019

Massive heat wave bakes central, eastern U.S., with sweaty night ahead A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with even steamier conditions in the forecast....
22:34, 07/20/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Argentine peso jumps after heavy losses, Mexico central bank cuts rates Argentina's peso jumped nearly 5% on Thursday ending a punishing three-day rout, while Mexico's peso rose after the country's central bank cut its key rate for the first time in more than 5 years. The Argentine peso closed at 57.4 pesos per dol...
23:51, 08/15/2019

World stocks are rallying after a trio of central banks cut rates and China calmed investors' nerves AP Images / Richard Drew World stock markets rallied on Thursday after central banks in New Zealand, India, and Thailand announced surprise cuts to interest rates. China also fixed its reference rate at a stronger level than expected, and released p...
00:34, 08/09/2019

Warren Buffett Is Buying Bank Stocks. Why Aren’t Others? Growth is slowing, worries of a recession are rising and the Fed just cut interest rates. Wall Street analysts expect lower rates to crimp banks’ profitability....
00:51, 08/19/2019

Bank Stocks Decline After Trump's New Tariff Threat Bank stocks fell sharply after President Trump’s latest tariff threat sent U.S. Treasury yields tumbling and raised new questions about the outlook for economic growth....
15:00, 08/02/2019

Bank Stocks Climb on Mexico Tariff Delay Stocks of large commercial lenders rose after the U.S.’s decision to hold off implementing trade tariffs on Mexican imports brightened investors’ economic outlook....
22:00, 06/10/2019

On Tennis: Bianca Andreescu Is Rising in the Tennis Rankings Ahead of Schedule The 18-year-old surprise finalist at Indian Wells is part of a new wave of gifted Canadian teenagers with immigrant families and potential Grand Slam titles in their future....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Stimulus hopes support stocks, ease pressure on bonds Global equity markets rose on Monday on signs that major economies would look to prop up stalling growth with fresh stimulus measures, easing pressure on bonds and dampening demand for perceived safe-havens such as gold....
12:34, 08/19/2019

Stocks Inch Up Ahead of Fed Decision U.S. stocks edged higher ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision Wednesday, when the central bank is expected to cut interest rates for the first time in a decade....
17:34, 07/31/2019

Bank of America: New tariffs to hit earnings and cause stocks to plateau through the end of the year Bank of America is calling for U.S. stocks to hold near current levels through the rest of the year after President Donald Trump threatened to put new tariffs on Chinese goods....
16:00, 08/02/2019

S&P trades near flat as Citigroup results weigh on bank stocks The benchmark S&P 500 index struggled for direction in choppy trade on Monday as earnings season began in earnest with a mixed quarterly report from Citigroup Inc ....
21:51, 07/15/2019

MEDIA LINK-Fight the Fed with these regional bank stocks -Barron's KeyCorp, Signature Bank and U.S. Bancorp are among the regional banks "expected to be better positioned for a Fed rate cut, thanks in part to a lower percentage of variable-rate loans," according to a Barron's analysis....
00:17, 07/22/2019

Tech Stocks Sink After Google Cuts Huawei Off Android Support Selling was especially heavy among semiconductor stocks, as investors grappled with the prospect that the administration order cuts off the flow of crucial microchips to Huawei, a major customer....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Kotak Bank Shares Fall Over 3% Ahead Of Earnings Kotak Mahindra Bank shares, Kotak Mahindra Bank earnings: On the BSE, the Kotak Mahindra Bank stock opened at Rs 1,500 apiece - nearly unchanged from its previous close - and declined to as much as......
00:00, 07/23/2019

Stocks futures subdued ahead of Fed statement U.S. stock index futures were flat on Wednesday as the mood turned cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement, which investors hope could open the door to future interest rate cuts....
14:17, 06/19/2019

Global Stocks Slip Ahead of Fed Decision European stocks edged down after deeper losses in Asia, ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision Wednesday when the central bank is expected to cut interest rates....
10:34, 07/31/2019

US STOCKS-Futures subdued ahead of Fed statement U.S. stock index futures were flat on Wednesday as the mood turned cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement, which investors hope could open the door to future interest rate cuts....
14:17, 06/19/2019

U.S. Stocks to Open Lower Ahead of Fed Testimony U.S. futures and European stocks slipped as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s congressional testimony, where he will face questions on the central bank’s interest rate intentions....
14:00, 07/10/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX flat ahead of U.S. Fed statement Canada's main stock index was subdued on Wednesday, as investors adopted a cautious approach ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement that could open the door to future interest rate cuts....
16:51, 06/19/2019

Oil prices jump as U.S. crude stocks fall, Middle East worries add support Oil prices rose more than 1% on Wednesday to their highest in nearly a month as industry data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected, underpinning a market already buoyed by worries over a potential U.S.-Iran conflict....
07:34, 06/26/2019

Global stocks mostly flat ahead of G20; dollar slips Global equity markets traded mostly flat on Monday as investors awaited U.S.-China trade talks this week at the G20 summit, and the dollar fell to three-month lows on bets the Federal Reserve may cut interest rates more than once this year....
18:51, 06/24/2019

US STOCKS-Futures rise ahead of May jobs report U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday, as hopes of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve continued to buoy sentiment ahead of a highly awaited jobs report....
14:34, 06/07/2019

Global Stocks Waver Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report European stocks weakened after a mixed session in Asia, as U.S. markets prepared to return from a public holiday and ahead of the U.S. jobs report for June later in the day....
13:34, 07/05/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens flat ahead of U.S. Fed decision Canada's main stock index opened flat on Wednesday, as investors adopted a wait-and-see approach ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement that could open the door to future interest rate cuts....
16:51, 06/19/2019

Global Stocks Advance Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data Global stocks climbed with Chinese markets closed for a holiday, ahead of U.S. jobs data that could figure into a decision from the Federal Reserve on the possibility of an interest-rate cut as soon as this month....
13:34, 06/07/2019

Global Stocks Mixed Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data Strong earnings from some of Europe’s largest banks supported modest gains for European indexes, as investors shifted their focus to U.S. jobs data due later in the day....
12:34, 05/03/2019

India Pitches For Financial Support By Nations Ahead Of UN Climate Summit In the run up to two key UN summits on Climate Change, India has raised the pitch for finance and technology support to developing nations to achieve the Paris Agreement goals of keeping a global......
15:00, 09/01/2019

Sensex Ends 337 Points Higher; Bank, Auto Stocks Lead Gains Nifty, Sensex today: The Nifty Bank - comprising shares of eight major lenders in the country - rose as much as 1.06 per cent during the session. Besides Axis Bank, which rose as much as 2.79 per......
13:18, 09/06/2019

CEE MARKETS-Stocks rise on stimulus hopes, investors await c.bank signals Central European stocks and bond yields rose on Monday, as investors eyed the prospect of fiscal stimulus in Germany and looked ahead to a week heavy with central bank events. U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is due to make a speech on...
15:34, 08/19/2019

Wall Street slightly lower as Citi results weigh on bank stocks Wall Street's three main indexes edged lower in choppy trade on Monday, easing from record highs, as declines in Boeing and bank stocks after Citigroup's quarterly report were tempered by a rise in healthcare shares....
20:00, 07/15/2019

Argentina central bank to keep tight monetary policy despite currency policy changes Argentina's central bank will maintain a tight monetary policy despite changes to recently implemented currency restrictions, central bank President Guido Sandleris said on Monday....
00:51, 09/03/2019

Australian central bank cuts benchmark rate by 0.25% to a new record low of 1.25% in 1st rate change in almost 3 years. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian central bank cuts benchmark rate by 0.25% to a new record low of 1.25% in 1st rate change in almost 3 years....
09:51, 06/04/2019

US STOCKS-Futures tick higher ahead of jobs data U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday after two straight sessions of declines for the S&P 500, as investors took comfort from a largely positive earnings season ahead of the release of jobs data....
13:34, 05/03/2019

World stocks mark time ahead of U.S. data, earnings Global stocks struggled to cling to recent gains on Tuesday and the dollar lingered with markets awaiting U.S. data and a slew of corporate and bank earnings for a fresh readout on the health of the world's largest economy....
11:34, 07/16/2019

Stocks in Asia mixed ahead of ECB interest rate decision Shares of Apple suppliers in the region traded higher on Wednesday following the unveiling of the Cupertino-based tech giant's latest products on Tuesday....
04:17, 09/11/2019

Dow, U.S. stocks hit record highs on rate cut hopes ahead of July 4th The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq finished at record highs on Wednesday, boosted by thin trading and the prospect of three dovish central bank nominees.       ...
21:51, 07/03/2019

US STOCKS-Futures slightly higher ahead of Citi results U.S. stock futures extended last week's gains to trade slightly higher on Monday in the run up to the start of second-quarter earnings reports, beginning with Citigroup....
14:00, 07/15/2019

Asia stocks mostly higher as Fed cuts rate; Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy steady The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75% to 2%, a move that was widely expected. The central bank, however, appeared divided on further action for the year....
11:51, 09/19/2019

Bipartisan support for free trade has been left behind as the 2020 race barrels ahead With "tariff man" President Trump waging a tariff war and Democratic candidates pushing against big international deals, free trade has become politically homeless, writes John Harwood....
21:53, 09/20/2019

ICICI Bank Share Price Slips Ahead Of March Quarter Earnings ICICI Bank's net profit in the October-December quarter fell 2.74 per cent to Rs 1,604.91 crore from Rs 1,650 crore during the same period last year....
10:17, 05/06/2019

Netanyahu holds cabinet meeting in occupied West Bank ahead of election Government meeting is the first in Palestinian territories for almost two decadesBenjamin Netanyahu has held his final pre-election cabinet meeting in the Palestinian territories, in a clear appeal to hardline nationalists two days before a vote in w...
19:52, 09/15/2019

US STOCKS-Futures edge higher ahead of bumper earnings week U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Monday as investors geared up for a busy week of corporate earnings, with results from major companies including Facebook and Amazon on tap....
14:17, 07/22/2019

Asia stocks subdued as investors look ahead to jobs report stateside Stocks in Asia were muted on Friday morning ahead of the upcoming release of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report, which may provide clues on whether the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates at its monetary policy meeting later this month....
03:00, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 2-European stocks flat ahead of ECB meet; earnings a mixed bag European shares closed at a two-week high on Wednesday as a slide in commodity stocks offset gains for chip and car makers ahead of a hotly-anticipated European Central Bank meeting....
21:00, 07/24/2019

Investors pile into Japan stocks ahead of BoJ pledge to keep rates low: BAML Japanese equities sucked in their biggest inflows of cash this week since March 2018 ahead of the Bank of Japan's pledge to keep interest rates at super-low levels for longer - the latest central......
18:17, 04/28/2019

Here are the big stocks Warren Buffett is betting on ahead of his annual meeting this week Before Warren Buffett shares his latest thoughts with Berkshire's shareholders at the "Woodstock for Capitalists," let's look at his biggest holdings....
15:17, 04/30/2019

CANADA STOCKS-Futures down ahead of crucial U.S.-China trade talks Futures for Canada's main stock index dipped on Thursday ahead of crucial trade talks between the United States and China, with investors waiting to see if the world's largest economies can avoid further worsening of the trade war....
14:17, 05/09/2019

World stocks cling to gains, bonds hover ahead of U.S. payrolls World stocks clung to their 17-month highs on Friday and bonds paused after this week's rally ahead of U.S. jobs data, a gauge that could stoke or temper market expectations about aggressive policy easing by the Federal Reserve....
13:17, 07/05/2019

What to watch in the market in the week ahead: Stocks on track for best first half in 22 years The fate of U.S.-China trade talks could play out in the week ahead, and that could set the tone for markets and the economy in the second half of the year...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Taking 'responsibilty': Australia printed typo 46 million times on $50 bills, central bank admits Australia's central bank is taking "responsibilty" – or rather, responsibility – for a microscopic typo on 46 million bank notes.        ...
14:17, 05/09/2019

Asia stocks mostly edge higher as Fed cuts rate; Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy steady The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75% to 2%, a move that was widely expected. The central bank, however, appeared divided on further action for the year....
06:52, 09/19/2019

Eva Longoria and other celebrities write letters of support for actress Felicity Huffman ahead of her sentencing Actress Felicity Huffman is asking for a year's probation, 250 hours of community service and a $20,000 fine for her involvement in the college admissions scandal, a new filing from her attorneys says....
12:51, 09/07/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steadies as stocks surge; growth risks, bets on rate cuts lend support Gold steadied on Wednesday, paring earlier gains as a rally in equities reduced the attraction of the non-yielding metal, while global growth concerns and prospects for dovish monetary policy kept bullion supported....
20:17, 07/03/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Record-breaking rally leaving energy stocks behind The stock market surge since the start of the year that has sent the benchmark S&P 500 index up to new record highs is leaving behind one sector that typically outperforms in an expanding economy: energy....
22:17, 05/05/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Record-breaking rally leaving energy stocks behind The stock market surge since the start of the year that has sent the benchmark S&P 500 index up to new record highs is leaving behind one sector that typically outperforms in an expanding economy: energy....
13:34, 05/03/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Buoyant U.S. stocks at odds with downbeat market signals Even as record highs this week in the major U.S. stock indexes telegraph confidence on Wall Street, caution abounds in other U.S. markets, where falling bond yields and flailing small-cap stocks indicate investors are torn about where to place bets....
18:17, 07/07/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Buoyant U.S. stocks at odds with downbeat market signals Even as record highs this week in the major U.S. stock indexes telegraph confidence on Wall Street, caution abounds in other U.S. markets, where falling bond yields and flailing small-cap stocks indicate investors are torn about where to place bets....
17:34, 07/05/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Struggles of transport stocks transmit caution to market Add this to worries about Wall Street: The index of planes, trains and trucking companies, considered an important stock barometer of the U.S. economy's health, is struggling....
13:17, 05/31/2019

Asian stocks struggle ahead of Powell's speech; yuan at fresh 11-1/2 year low Asian shares struggled to make headway on Friday as uncertainty over how much further the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates added to investors' worries over slowing global growth....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Health-care stocks fall ahead of court arguments over constitutionality of Obamacare Insurer and hospital stocks fell ahead of a legal showdown over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act before a three-judge federal appeals court....
02:00, 07/10/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook....
21:51, 08/18/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks drop on growth worries, trade anxiety ahead of Fed meet Emerging market stocks fell on Monday as weak economic data from China added to concerns of an enduring U.S.-China trade war taking its toll on global growth, while investors awaited more clues on future policy stance from the U.S. Fed meeting this w...
12:00, 07/29/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Trade turbulence shows market vulnerability as stocks get pricier Stock valuations have climbed to levels reached just before Wall Street's late 2018 plunge, leaving the market at risk of shocks such as the sell-off this week as global trade tensions mounted....
17:00, 05/12/2019

Wall Street week ahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
20:00, 05/24/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook....
22:17, 08/16/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Trade turbulence shows market vulnerability as stocks get pricier Stock valuations have climbed to levels reached just before Wall Street's late 2018 plunge, leaving the market at risk of shocks such as the sell-off this week as global trade tensions mounted....
10:00, 05/11/2019

Asia markets inch higher ahead of trade talks; Bank of Japan keeps interest rates steady Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up in Tuesday afternoon trade as investors await developments from U.S.-China trade talks this week in Shanghai. The Bank of Japan opted to keep monetary policy steady....
06:34, 07/30/2019

Wall Street Week Ahead: Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook....
22:34, 08/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks gain ahead of Fed, pound pressured by fresh Brexit pain Asian stocks gained on Tuesday as equity investors prepared for an expected U.S. interest rate cut this week while the pound retreated to a 28-month low as heightened concerns about a no-deal Brexit gripped currency markets....
08:34, 07/30/2019

Jurgen Klopp and Jordan Henderson send messages of support to terminally ill Liverpool fan ahead of Champion's League final A Liverpool fan from Coventry who is fighting to stay alive to watch his beloved team in the Champions League final has received messages of support from Jurgen Klopp and Jordan Henderson....
06:00, 06/01/2019

James Bond Will Drive the New Aston Martin Valhalla in Bond 25: Report James Bond will reportedly ride eternal, shiny and chrome into the gates of Valhalla in Bond 25 in the new Aston Martin AM-RB 003—which has been officially renamed the Aston Martin Valhalla after the Viking legend of a warrior’s paradise....
20:17, 06/18/2019

Asia stocks fall as investors await Fed rate decision, Hong Kong closes early ahead of typhoon Stocks in Asia slipped on Wednesday as investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve's announcement of its decision on interest rates. Meanwhile, markets in Hong Kong closed early as the city braced itself for a tropical storm....
12:34, 07/31/2019

Inside Joe Jonas' James Bond-Themed 30th Birthday Party With His Bond Girl Sophie Turner He's Jonas, Joe Jonas. The Jonas Brothers singer turned 30 on Thursday and celebrated with family and friends on Friday night at a James Bond-themed party at Cipriani Wall Street in......
22:34, 08/17/2019

Sophie Turner sports sexy Bond-girl gown for Joe Jonas' James Bond-themed 30th birthday Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner, ever the couple to throw an awesome party, celebrated the Jonas Brother's 30th birthday with a James Bond-themed bash.        ...
00:51, 08/19/2019

Stephanie Frappart: Liverpool and Chelsea support referee ahead of 'historic' Uefa Super Cup tie Jurgen Klopp and Frank Lampard has both given referee Stephanie Frappart their backing with the female official set to make history in Wednesday's Uefa Super Cup final....
01:17, 08/14/2019

Asia stocks trade mixed ahead of China trade data Stocks in Asia traded mixed on Thursday as investors await the release of Chinese trade data, amid Washington's protracted trade war with Beijing....
04:34, 08/08/2019