Ruble heads away from 50 vs dollar as authorities flag interventions

A picture illustration shows Russian ruble banknotes of various denominations on a table in Warsaw, Poland, January 22, 2016. REUTERS / Kacper Pempel Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, June 29 (Reuters) – The … 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

Europe faces ‘severe’ risk of disorderly financial market correction: Lagarde

President of European Central Bank Christine Lagarde addresses a news conference following the meeting of the Governing Council’s monetary in Frankfurt, Germany March 10, 2022. Daniel Roland / Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT, June 20 (Reuters) – The risk of an abrupt correction on Europe’s financial and … Read more

Swiss National Bank raises rates in shock move, ready for more

The building of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) is pictured in Bern, Switzerland June 16, 2022. REUTERS / Arnd Wiegmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SNB hikes rates for first time since 2007 Chairman says franc is no longer highly valued Safe-haven franc surges after decision Economists surprised by move, expect … Read more

ECB to discuss market route in unscheduled meeting

The European Central Bank (ECB) logo in Frankfurt, Germany, January 23, 2020. REUTERS / Ralph Orlowski / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT, June 15 (Reuters) – The European Central Bank’s rate-setting Governing Council will hold an unscheduled meeting on Wednesday morning to discuss the recent sell-off in government … Read more

ECB signals rates lift-off, eyes bigger move in September

Promises 25 bps July rate hike Says will hike again in Sept and bigger move possible Inflation rising, broadening Lagarde press conference at 1230 GMT FRANKFURT / AMSTERDAM, June 9 (Reuters) – The European Central Bank ended a long-running stimulus scheme on Thursday and said it would deliver next month its first interest rate hike … Read more

Ruble extends losses after rates slashed; Eurobonds in focus

A picture illustration shows Russian ruble banknotes of various denominations on a table in Warsaw, Poland, January 22, 2016. REUTERS / Kacper Pempel / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 27 (Reuters) – The Russian ruble extended its losses on Friday after plunging in the previous session as the … Read more

Euro zone’s overpriced housing market may sag if rates rise, ECB says

European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters building is seen during sunset in Frankfurt, Germany, January 5, 2022. REUTERS / Kai Pfaffenbach Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT, May 25 (Reuters) – The euro zone’s overpriced housing market may sag if mortgage rates rise faster than inflation, exposing debt-fueled bubbles in some countries, … Read more

Crypto markets may pose risks to wider financial stability, ECB warns

A representation of virtual currency Bitcoin and small toy figures are placed on computer motherboard in this illustration taken January 7, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT, May 24 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrencies will pose a risk to financial stability if the emerging sector … Read more