Shares fragile, dollar soars on growth scare and Fed bets

World shares steady, earnings prop up Europe, US futures dip China stocks fall further as Beijing races to battle COVID Dollar hits fresh 2-year peak on China COVID fears, Fed bets Yuan above 1-year low after PBOC cuts FX reserve ratio Graphic: Global asset performance MILAN, April 26 (Reuters) – World shares steadied on Tuesday … Read more

Japan’s finance ministry official denies report Japan, US discussed joint FX intervention

Japan Yen and US Dollar notes are seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, April 23 (Reuters) – A senior Japanese finance ministry official on Saturday denied a media report that Japan and the United States discussed coordinated currency intervention to … Read more

Gold marks weekly dip on looming rate hikes, dollar rally

Spot gold hits two-week trough Silver on track for biggest weekly drop since late January April 22 (Reuters) – Gold fell 1% on Friday and was set for its biggest weekly decline since mid-March as signs of faster policy tightening by the Federal Reserve lifted Treasury yields and the dollar. Spot gold was down 0.9% … Read more

Japan, Russia sign fishing deal despite Ukraine tensions

Russian salmon are displayed at a fish store, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Nemuro on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, April 11, 2022. REUTERS/Daniel Leussink/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, April 23 (Reuters) – Japan and Russia struck a deal on Tokyo’s fishing quota to catch salmon and … Read more

Morning Bid: More of the same

US dollar and Japan yen notes are seen in this photo illustration June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in markets from Julien Ponthus. Many recent trends seem to be accelerating across financial markets this morning with notably the dollar climbing … Read more

Japan to attend G20 meet, no comment on Russia’s participation -finance minister

Japan’s Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki prepares to ring a bell during the New Year ceremony marking the open of trading in 2022 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan, January 4, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, April 15 … Read more

The game is afoot: central banks ramp up inflation fight

Traders work as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is seen delivering remarks on a screen at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, March 16, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, April 14 (Reuters) – Central banks are racing to get on top … Read more

Global shares pause on inflation view; oil steady on Ukraine

A broker looks at financial information on computer screens on the IG Index the trading floor in London, Britain February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MSCI World Index flat; Asia ex-Japan index up 0.6% Oil slips back on weak China, Japan data UK inflation hits 30-year peak; … Read more

Stocks climb, US Treasury yields slip as US inflation data fails to surprise

A broker looks at financial information on computer screens on the IG Index the trading floor in London, Britain February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 12 (Reuters) – World stocks edged higher after a wobbly start on Tuesday, while US Treasury yields slipped as data … Read more

IEA details plan to release 120 million barrels of oil to cool prices

An oil pump of IPC Petroleum France is seen at sunset outside Sommesous, near Reims, France, February 28, 2022. Picture taken February 28, 2022. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register IEA countries to tap 60 mln bbls oil on top of US release Japan to release 15 mln bbls, followed … Read more