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

Indonesia to ban palm oil exports to curb domestic prices

People shop for cooking oil made from oil palms at a supermarket in Jakarta, Indonesia, March 27, 2022. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ban ‘totally unexpected’ – India trade group Govt under pressure to control cooking oil prices Global prices at records this year after Indonesian curbs Edible oils … 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

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

Crypto and gaming collide in high-risk ‘play-to-earn’ economies

April 8 (Reuters) – Jarindr Thitadilaka says he made as much as $2,000 a month last year from his collection of digital pets, which he would breed and send into battle to win cryptocurrencies. The 28-year-old from Bangkok was playing Axie Infinity, one of a new breed of blockchain-based online games, dubbed “play-to-earn”, which blend … Read more