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

Putin accuses West of ‘terror’, tells prosecutors to be tough

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Orthodox Easter service at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, Russia April 23, 2022. Picture taken April 23, 2022. Sputnik/Sergei Fadeichev/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Putin says West is trying to destroy Russia from within Western-backed assassins tried to kill … 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

​EU says pay for Russian gas in euros to avoid breaching sanctions

European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, April 22 (Reuters) – EU companies may be able to work around Russia’s demand to receive gas payments in rubles without breaching sanctions if they pay in … Read more

Analysis: Dollar’s rally may be nearing ‘tipping point’ as Fed reads big hikes

An illustration picture shows euro and US dollar banknotes and coins, April 8, 2017. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 22 (Reuters) – A months-long rally in the dollar may be reaching its peak as the Federal Reserve gears up to deploy more interest rate hikes, according to … Read more

New US sanctions for Russian bank, oligarchs, crypto miner BitRiver

The US Treasury building is seen in Washington, September 29, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on dozens of people and entities, including a Russian commercial bank and a virtual currency mining company, hoping to target … Read more

Yellen, BoE’s Bailey, Canada’s Freeland walk out of G20 meeting as Russians speak

WASHINGTON/LONDON, April 20 (Reuters) – Top finance officials from Britain, the United States and Canada walked out of Wednesday’s G20 meeting as Russian representatives spoke, UK finance minister Rishi Sunak said, exposing deepening divisions over Russia’s continued presence in the body. read more Ukrainian officials in attendance also walked out of the meeting of top … 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

Russia’s Nabiullina flags further rate cut, return to inflation target in 2024

Elvira Nabiullina, Governor of Russia’s Central Bank, speaks during an interview in Moscow, Russia, June 27, 2019. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 18 (Reuters) – Russian Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina on Monday flagged a further cut in interest rates and said it would take two years … Read more