Sterling falls to 21-month low vs dollar amid growth worries

Wads of British Pound Sterling banknotes are stacked in piles at the Money Service Austria company’s headquarters in Vienna, Austria, November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, April 26 (Reuters) – Sterling held near its lowest levels since 2020 on Tuesday against a broadly firm dollar, with … Read more

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

Oil slumps 4% as Shanghai lockdowns stoke demand fears

Pump jacks operate at sunset in Midland, Texas US February 11, 2019. Picture taken February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Shanghai COVID lockdowns drag into fourth week EU considers ‘smart sanctions’ on Russian oil -media US dollar hits two-year high on potential interest rate rise NEW … 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

India refiners skip Rosneft crude tenders on ‘biased’ terms -sources

The logo of Russia’s top crude producer Rosneft is seen on the top of a building in Stavropol, southern Russia, December 9, 2014. REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI, April 21 (Reuters) – India’s state refiners did not submit bids in tenders issued by Russia’s top oil producer … Read more

UK economy stumbles as consumers, firms brace for downturn

UK retail sales fall 1.4% in March, far more than expected Consumer confidence approaches record low levels S&P Global business survey shows growth slowing, gloomy outlook Bailey says BoE walks tightrope between inflation and recession LONDON, April 22 (Reuters) – Britain’s economy is losing steam as households in the face of a tightening cost-of-living squeeze, … 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

Home prices seen rising, renters see purchase prospects fade: NY Fed survey

Newly constructed single family homes are shown for sale in Encinitas, California, US, July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 18 (Reuters) – US households expect home prices and rents to rise sharply this year, and while growth in both are then seen slowing, renters see … Read more

Oil prices rise on supply concerns as Ukraine crisis deepens

The chimneys of the Total Grandpuits oil refinery are seen just after sunset, southeast of Paris, France, March 1, 2021. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Brent futures up 1.3% at 0030 GMT, WTI gains 0.9& Libya halts operations at El Feel oilfield due to protests US oil drilling, output … Read more

Autos rebound fuels US manufacturing output gain in March

Vehicles of automobile brands belonging to General Motors Company are seen at a car dealership in Queens, New York, US, November 16, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 15 (Reuters) – A sharp rebound in automotive output in March spurred a third straight monthly gain in US factory … Read more