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

Stock rally fizzles on revived inflation fears

Employees of the foreign exchange trading company Gaitame.com 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 Reuters.com 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

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 Reuters.com 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

World stocks hit two-week lows on inflation jitters, policymakers boost yen

World stocks eye 2% loss for a week Dollar drops 0.64% vs yen S&P futures up 0.19%, European stocks down 1.1% LONDON/BEIJING, June 10 (Reuters) – World stocks hit a two-week low on Friday as rate hike guidance from the European Central Bank and jitters over upcoming US inflation data stoked concerns about global growth, … Read more

Shares slide as sentiment ebbs on rate fears, yields rise

Investors keen ahead of ECB meeting, US CPI data White House expects next inflation numbers to be elevated Crude surges to 13-week high on rising US demand Global growth hopes sap investment sentiment NEW YORK, June 8 (Reuters) – US and European stocks slid on Wednesday as the outlook for rate hikes sullied sentiment, while … Read more

Asia shares lifted by US futures, oil climbs

A man walks past a screen displaying a graph showing recent Nikkei share average movements outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, December 30, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Asian stock markets : Nikkei adds 0.3%, S&P 500 futures rise 0.4% Euro off 7-year high on yen ahead … Read more