Stock rally fizzles on revived inflation fears

Stock rally fizzles on revived inflation fears

Employees of the foreign exchange trading company Gaitame.com work in front of monitors showing the Japanese yen exchange rate against the US dollar, the euro and Nikkei share average at its dealing room in Tokyo, Japan June 22, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 22 (Reuters) – … Read more

Wall Street set for bounceback but recession risk keeps investors cautious

Wall Street set for bounceback but recession risk keeps investors cautious

LONDON, June 21 (Reuters) – Wall Street was set to open higher on Tuesday and European shares were set for a second day of gains, recovering slightly from last week’s 17-month lows, but major central banks’ rate hike plans and global recession risks kept investors cautious. World stocks have edged higher so far this week, … Read more

Stocks stage small bounce as investors weigh cenbanks’ next moves

Stocks stage small bounce as investors weigh cenbanks' next moves

LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) – Stock markets chalked up modest gains on Monday after last week’s hefty losses as investors braced for a host of US Federal Reserve speakers this week, where they could underline a commitment to fight inflation whatever rate pain required. Trading was thinned by a US holiday. The euro was little … Read more

Week of rate hikes has stocks on course for steepest slide since 2020

Week of rate hikes has stocks on course for steepest slide since 2020

Everyone except the BOJ is hiking Stocks sink as economy risks grow Yen slips as BOJ leaves policy unchanged SINGAPORE, June 17 (Reuters) – World stocks headed for their worst week since markets’ pandemic meltdown in March 2020, as interest rate hikes in the United States and Britain and a surprise one in Switzerland set … Read more

Shares and bonds hit after Swiss and UK rate hikes

Shares and bonds hit after Swiss and UK rate hikes

MILAN, June 16 (Reuters) – World stocks fell on Thursday and bonds resumed their slide after a surprise Swiss interest rate hike fueled concerns about surging inflation and an aggressive policy tightening outlook from global central banks. The Swiss National Bank raised its policy rate for the first time in 15 years with a 50 … Read more

Wall Street rallies to close higher after Fed statement

Wall Street rallies to close higher after Fed statement

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, June 13, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Fed announces biggest rate hike since 1994 Powell: does not expect 75 bps to be the norm S&P 500 snaps five-session losing streak … Read more

Emergency ECB meeting lifts Europe, Fed ready to go big

Emergency ECB meeting lifts Europe, Fed ready to go big

News of emergency ECB meeting sends Italian markets soaring Market almost fully priced for Fed to hike 75 bps Euro rally knocks dollar off 20-yr peak, US yields off decade top China economic data slightly beat forecasts, still weak LONDON/SYDNEY, June 15 (Reuters) – European markets rallied on Wednesday on news the European Central Bank … Read more

Asian stocks slide as Fed hike fears tip Wall St into bear market

Asian stocks slide as Fed hike fears tip Wall St into bear market

HONG KONG, June 14 (Reuters) – Asian shares slid sharply and the safe-haven dollar held near a two-decade peak on Tuesday after Wall Street hit a confirmed bear market milestone on fears aggressive US interest rate hikes would push the world’s largest economy into recession. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) fell … Read more

Yen falls to lowest level since 1998 as US yields march higher

Yen falls to lowest level since 1998 as US yields march higher

HONG KONG, June 13 (Reuters) – The yen tumbled to its lowest against the dollar in 24 years on Monday, as the gap between Japanese and US benchmark yields widened after red hot US inflation data drove US Treasury yields higher. The dollar rose as high as 135.22 yen , its highest since October 1998, … Read more

Wall Street suffers biggest weekly loss since January after hot CPI data

Wall Street suffers biggest weekly loss since January after hot CPI data

Consumer price index rose to 1% in May from 0.3% in April Netflix falls after Goldman Sachs downgrades to ‘sell’ Indexes: Dow down 2.7%, S&P 500 down 2.9%, Nasdaq down 3.5% NEW YORK, June 10 (Reuters) – US stocks posted their biggest weekly percentage declines since January and ended sharply lower on the day Friday … Read more