Analysis: Markets challenge Fed timeline, threatening more swings in Treasuries

A trader works, as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is seen delivering remarks on a screen, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US May 4, 2022. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, June 29 (Reuters) – Bond traders … Read more

Cryptoverse: Ether holds its breath for the lean, mean ‘merge’

Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 14, 2018. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 28 (Reuters) – Investors in ether and its troubled twin stETH are nervously anticipating a … Read more

Russia slips into default zone as payment deadline expires

The clock on Spasskaya tower showing the time at noon, is pictured next to Moscow ?s Kremlin, and St. Basil? S Cathedral, March 31, 2020. REUTERS / Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Grace period runs out on $ 100 mln interest payment due May 27 Some Taiwanese bondholders did … Read more

Column: Quadruple real rates? Aging may turn to market headwind

People queue for food in the financial district of Canary Wharf in London, Britain, May 18, 2022. REUTERS / Kevin Coombs Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – If you were hoping this was all a bad dream, take a deep breath. Many investors craving some return to … Read more

Putin signs decree on new scheme to service Eurobonds as default looms

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the Security Council via video link in Moscow, Russia June 22, 2022. Sputnik / Mikhail Metzel / Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 22 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Wednesday to establish temporary … Read more

Morning Bid: What purchasing managers are saying

Workers install a battery for a new electric vehicle model at Mitsubishi Motor Corp’s factory in Kurashiki, Japan May 19, 2022. REUTERS / Satoshi Sugiyama / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in markets from Sujata Rao Indexes based on the views of purchasing … Read more

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

Morning Bid: Why the calm in markets will not last

A look at the day ahead in markets from Dhara Ranasinghe. Last week’s market turmoil that sparked the biggest weekly drop in world stocks since March 2020, has given way to a degree of calm. But do not bet on it lasting. In short, until there are clear signs that inflation in major economies is … Read more

Mondelez to buy energy bar maker Clif Bar for about $ 3 billion

Mondelez International logo and stock graph are seen displayed in this illustration picture taken July 26, 2021. Picture taken July 26, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 20 (Reuters) – Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ.O) said on Monday it will buy energy bar maker Clif … Read more

Market positioning suggests more pain for equities despite rout – BofA

LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) – A market trends indicator by BofA Securities fell to zero for the first time since the pandemic-induced mayhem in financial markets in 2020, signaling extreme bearishness as investors dumped credit and crypto assets. Though US stocks confirmed a bear market this week that began in January this year and many … Read more