Stocks, dollar rise; European leaders urge further Moscow sanctions

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, April 4, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US stocks mostly higher in early trade Oil prices gain US dollar strengthens NEW YORK, April 4 (Reuters) – Stocks on global indexes … Read more

Shares bounce, US yield curve inverts after strong jobs data

US stocks drop, Treasury yield curve inverts US employers added 431,000 jobs in March US jobless rate at 3.6% Euro zone inflation 7.5% in March Oil heading for 13% fall this week NEW YORK, April 1 (Reuters) – Government bond yields resumed their upward climb on Friday as a key part of the US Treasury … Read more

European stocks set for biggest quarterly drop since 2020

A DAX logo is pictured at the trading floor of the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany December 29, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, March 31 (Reuters) – European stocks edged lower on Thursday and were set for their biggest quarterly drop since the start of 2020, while … Read more

Stocks rally fizzles, bond markets ponder risks for US economy

Euro STOXX 600 drops 0.6% US bond market signals economic pain ahead Treasury 10-year yields lower Ukraine-Russia negotiations earlier buoyed stocks wall street down NEW YORK, March 30 (Reuters) – The US and European equities rally wavered on Wednesday as investors reviewed economic and geopolitical risks, while oil prices jumped over $2 on the prospect … Read more

Inversion of key US yield curve slice is a recession alarm

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, January 10, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, March 29 (Reuters) – A closely monitored section of the US Treasury yield curve inverted on Tuesday for the first time … Read more

Russia steps up economic retaliation with Eurobond ruble buyback offer

A view shows Russian ruble coins in this picture illustration taken October 26, 2018. Picture taken October 26, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Eurobond ruble payment offer revives default fears Moscow does not say if bondholders must take rubles Russia has already demanded gas payments in rubles Move … Read more

Shares surge after “encouraging” Russia-Ukraine talks

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Shares head higher as Russia and Ukraine talk in Turkey Bond markets continue to flag recession fears German and French consumer confidence drops Yen … Read more

Barclays faces $590 million hit, scrutiny over sales slip-up

A branch of Barclays Bank is seen, in London, Britain, February 23, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON/NEW YORK, March 28 (Reuters) – British bank Barclays faces an estimated 450 million pound ($592 million) loss and regulatory scrutiny for exceeding a US limit on sales of structured products, … Read more

Oil hit by Shanghai shutdown; yen sinks as BOJ challenges the yield tide

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying graphs (top) of Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 10, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register >Asian stock markets: Oil prices shed over $3 as China lockdowns spread … Read more

Yen tumbles as BOJ interventions to keep bond yields pinned down

HONG KONG/TOKYO, March 28 (Reuters) – The Japanese yen slipped to a six-year low on Monday, after the Bank of Japan stepped into the market to stop government bond yields from rising above its key target, while bitcoin jumped to nearly its highest this year. The BOJ, on Monday morning offered to buy unlimited amounts … Read more