Stocks temper their inflation expectations on copper pounding

S&P futures up 0.9%, European stocks gain 1.5% MSCI world stocks eyeing 2.5% weekly rise Copper falls more than 7% on week, oil down 2% German 10-year bond yields drop 4 bps LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – World stocks headed for their first weekly gain in a month and Wall Street was set to open … Read more

Biden administration leans on Tesla for guidance in renewable fuel policy reform

June 23 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden rarely mentions electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) in public. But privately his administration has leaned on the company to help craft a new policy to allow electric vehicles (EVs) to benefit from the nation’s lucrative renewable fuel subsides, according to emails reviewed by Reuters. The Biden … Read more

Stock rally fizzles on revived inflation fears

Employees of the foreign exchange trading company work in front of monitors showing the Japanese yen exchange rate against the US dollar, the euro and Nikkei share average at its dealing room in Tokyo, Japan June 22, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register TOKYO, June 22 (Reuters) – … Read more

Wall Street set for bounceback but recession risk keeps investors specious

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. World stocks have edged higher so far this week, recovering … Read more

Oil prices fall as recession fears trump tight supply

An aerial view shows oil tanks of Transneft oil pipeline operator at the crude oil terminal Kozmino on the shore of Nakhodka Bay near the port city of Nakhodka, Russia June 13, 2022. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Tatiana Meel Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) – Oil … Read more

Week of rate hikes has stocks on course for the steepest slide since 2020

Pedestrians are reflected in a window in front of a board displaying stock prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Everyone except the BOJ is hiking Stocks sink as economy risks grow Yen slips as BOJ leaves … Read more

Shares and bonds hit after Swiss and UK rate hikes

MILAN, June 16 (Reuters) – World stocks fell on Thursday and bonds resumed their slide after a surprise Swiss interest rate hike fuelled concerns about surging inflation and an aggressive policy tightening outlook from global central banks. The Swiss National Bank raised its policy rate for the first time in 15 years with a 50 … Read more

Emergency ECB meeting lifts Europe, Fed ready to go big

News of emergency ECB meeting sends Italian markets soaring Market almost fully priced for Fed to hike 75 bps Euro rally knocks dollar off 20-yr peak, US yields off decade top China economic data slightly beat forecasts, still weak LONDON/SYDNEY, June 15 (Reuters) – European markets rallied on Wednesday on news the European Central Bank … Read more

Asian stocks slide as Fed hike fears tip Wall St into bear market

HONG KONG, June 14 (Reuters) – Asian shares slid sharply and the safe-haven dollar held near a two-decade peak on Tuesday after Wall Street hit a confirmed bear market milestone on fears aggressive US interest rate hikes would push the world’s largest economy into recession. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan (MIAPJ0000PUS.) fell … Read more

LIVE MARKETS A green future: private finance and getting retail investors involved

DJI edges up; S&P 500, Nasdaq down; banks rally, chips, NYFANG slide Energy leads S&P 500 sector gainers; tech weakest group Euro STOXX 600 index down ~1.3% Bitcoin, crude gain; dollar ~flat; gold falls US 10-Year Treasury yield rises to ~1.65% Nov 23 – Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of markets brought to … Read more