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

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

World stocks set for consecutive weekly gains for first time in 2022

A woman stands in front of a screen displaying Japan’s Nikkei share average, US and other countries’ stock market indicators outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, March 25 (Reuters) – World stocks are headed for a second consecutive week of … Read more

Wall Street powers stocks higher, oil lower as world leaders press Russia

US equities jump, with tech-led Nasdaq up nearly 2% Oil drops around 3%, still above $110 a barrel US Treasury yields inch up further Gold up more than 1% March 24 (Reuters) – US stocks rose following choppy trading abroad on Thursday, and oil prices pulled back, as investors watched Western leaders present a unified … Read more

Wall Street pushes Treasury yields, stocks higher

US stocks advance, echoing gains in Europe 10-year Treasury yields hit highest level since 2019 Oil prices give back some gains Gold dips, Bitcoin advances BOSTON/LONDON, March 22 (Reuters) – US stocks regained ground on Tuesday, while Treasury yields climbed higher and oil dipped, as investors adjusted their expectations for rate hikes following hawkish comments … Read more

Stocks steady after Fed hike, BoE’s turn next

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying various countries’ stock indexes including Russian Trading System (RTS) Index which is empty, outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 10, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON/TOKYO, March 17 (Reuters) … Read more

Global shares, oil rises as US bans Russian oil imports

NEW YORK, March 8 (Reuters) – Global share markets slide lower on Tuesday as oil remained near record highs after the United States banned Russian oil and other energy imports, stoking volatility and concerns about inflation. US President Joe Biden banned imports of Russian oil and gas energy. Britain announced shortly before Biden’s remarks that … Read more

Southern Europe grapples with changing face of tourism

CORFU, Greece, March 6 (Reuters) – It took one electricity bill to crush Dimitris Diavatis’ hopes that his Greek summer resort could bounce back to its pre-pandemic health this year, even with bookings pouring in. The amount was more than double what he paid this time last year when the hotel was not even open. … Read more

Stocks slide as oil surge kindles inflation fears

Oil almost hits $120 a barrel, falls on possible Iran deal Metals prices surge as Russia supply woes deepen Stocks fall after Wednesday’s rally on Powell comments Euro weakens toward 21-month low, dollar rallies >Graph: Global asset performance NEW YORK, March 3 (Reuters) – Oil prices initially soared on Thursday as the Ukraine war sparked … Read more