Marketmind: Dovish Fed taper, now hawkish BoE?

A look at the day ahead from Danilo Masoni.Slideshow ( 2 images )Well done Mr. Powell! The Federal Reserve Chair looks to have managed to sell the dialling back of the bank’s massive stimulus programme as a dovish taper and investors can now return to the joys of stock markets

Stocks rise as Fed tapers without tantrums, BoE takes the stage

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Share markets firmed on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve engineered an orderly start to unwinding its massive stimulus programme, though doubts about the inflation outlook did push up longer-dated bond yields.FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective mask, amid the COVID-19 outbreak, walks past an electronic

UK will not roll over! Truss blasts Macron’s ‘unreasonable’ threats – fishing row erupts

France: Liz Truss warns to ‘stop threatening’ UK We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Mr Macron

Stocks slip, short-term yields leap with inflation

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Tech shares slipped and short-term Treasury yields jumped on Tuesday as investors expect inflation to prompt interest rate hikes, with a hotter-than-forecast reading in Australia the latest sign of prices pressuring central bankers to act.FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask following an outbreak of

Stocks gain as upbeat Wall St earnings lift outlook

NEW YORK (Reuters) -Global stocks rose and Treasury yields dipped on Monday with major Wall Street benchmarks hitting fresh records, buoyed by a robust start to the U.S. corporate earnings season and an improving economic outlook.FILE PHOTO: Bull and bear symbols for successful and bad trading are seen in front

Asian shares firm, dollar weak as traders eye earnings

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian shares held recent gains on Monday ahead of a week packed with major quarterly earnings announcements, while news of trials of a property tax in China and ongoing troubles in the sector weighed on markets in Hong Kong and mainland China.FILE PHOTO: A man wearing

Stocks climb, Dow touches record; U.S. oil rises after EIA data

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock indexes mostly rose worldwide on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average touching a record intraday high, as more companies reported earnings that beat analysts’ expectations, while oil prices jumped.FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New

World stocks soft before U.S. CPI, oil near multi-year highs

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks steadied around the week’s lows with the mood dampened by inflation worries ahead of U.S. consumer price data later on Wednesday, with economic recovery in many countries keeping oil prices near multi-year highs.FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City

Valuations of Asian stocks slip to a 16-month low

(Reuters) – Valuations of Asian equities hit a 16-month low at the end of September, as concerns over an economic slowdown in China and growing expectations of monetary policy tightening by major central banks dragged down equity markets.FILE PHOTO: A pedestrian holding an umbrella looks at an electronic board the

Oil at new multi-year highs, Asian shares fall

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian shares dropped on Wednesday, reversing early gains, after an overnight rebound in U.S. and European stocks as investors shrugged off worries about a potential U.S. government debt default, while oil paused near new multi-year highs.FILE PHOTO: A man looks at stock market monitors in Taipei