Reading the market tea-leaves for global recession risks

A Wall Street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York City, New York, US, October 2, 2020. REUTERS / Carlo Allegri // File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – The fastest rate-hiking cycle in decades and inflation nearing double-digits has got investors scouring … Read more

US recession fears darken outlook for global growth

WASHINGTON / LONDON / TOKYO, June 23 (Reuters) – Manufacturing growth is slowing worldwide as China’s COVID-19 curbs and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine disrupt supply chains and keep inflation at the highest in years, while the growing risk of a US recession poses a new threat to the global economy. Gauges of factory activity released … Read more

Germany triggers gas alarm stage, accuses Russia of ‘economic attack’

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS / Hannibal Hanschke // File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register West, Russia in energy standoff since Ukraine invasion German minister warns of ‘rocky road’ ahead Minister does not rule … 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

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

Morning Bid: Looking at the bright side of markets

A trader works on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, US, May 18, 2022. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in markets from Sujata Rao It’s a pretty eventful day in markets. US … Read more

Morning Bid: Full steam ahead for central banks

The Federal Reserve building is seen in Washington, US, January 26, 2022. REUTERS / Joshua Roberts / File Photo / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in markets from Sujata Rao. From Wednesday, the US Federal Reserve starts allowing the bonds it holds to … Read more

Global stocks fall, US yields rise as oil prices reach new highs

NEW YORK, May 31 (Reuters) – Global equity markets dipped while US Treasury yields rose sharply on Tuesday as investors weighed the prospects of higher inflation following a phased ban of Russian oil imports by the European Union that has lifted crude prices to new highs. EU leaders agreed in principle to cut 90% of … Read more

Dollar resumes slide as stock markets tentatively pick up

An employee of a bank counts US dollar notes at a branch in Hanoi, Vietnam May 16, 2016. REUTERS / Kham / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, May 30 (Reuters) – The US dollar resumed its backward slide on Monday as risk appetite across markets tentatively strengthened, supported … Read more

Morning Bid: Get your motor runnin ‘- Reuters.com

Morning Bid: Get your motor runnin ‘Reuters.com