Wall Street set for bounceback but recession risk keeps investors cautious

Wall Street set for bounceback but recession risk keeps investors cautious

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 cautious. World stocks have edged higher so far this week, … Read more

Stocks stage small bounce as investors weigh cenbanks’ next moves

Stocks stage small bounce as investors weigh cenbanks' next moves

LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) – Stock markets chalked up modest gains on Monday after last week’s hefty losses as investors braced for a host of US Federal Reserve speakers this week, where they could underline a commitment to fight inflation whatever rate pain required. Trading was thinned by a US holiday. The euro was little … Read more

Emergency ECB meeting lifts Europe, Fed ready to go big

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

Stock markets jolted by Musk’s economy and jobs warning

Financial screws turned on Russia as insurers exit

LONDON, June 3 (Reuters) – Wall Street was tipped for a weaker open on Friday, bucking share price gains in Europe and Asia after warnings on the economic outlook from Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk who outlined plans to lay off 10% of his staff . Markets are on edge ahead of crucial monthly jobs … Read more

Blame game in France after ‘chaotic’ Champions League final

Blame game in France after 'chaotic' Champions League final

PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) – Chaotic scenes at the French national stadium before and during Saturday night’s Champions League final were branded a national embarrassment, while French ministers blamed Liverpool fans for the trouble. The final between Liverpool and Real Madrid kicked off with a 35-minute delay after police tried to hold back people attempting … Read more

Massachusetts identifies first 2022 US case of monkeypox infection

Massachusetts identifies first 2022 US case of monkeypox infection

An electron microscopic (EM) image shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virus particles as well as crescents and spherical particles of immature virions, obtained from a clinical human skin sample associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak in this undated image obtained by Reuters on May 18, 2022. Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regnery/CDC/Handout via REUTERS Register now … Read more

Bird flu puts organic chickens into lockdown from Pennsylvania to France

Bird flu puts organic chickens into lockdown from Pennsylvania to France

CHICAGO/PARIS, May 2 (Reuters) – Organic and free-range chickens have been thrown into lockdown. Egg-laying hens that normally have access to the outdoors can no longer roam as freely or feel the sun on their beaks as some US and European farmers temporarily keep flocks inside during lethal outbreaks of bird flu, according to egg … Read more

European stocks set for biggest quarterly drop since 2020

European stocks set for biggest quarterly drop since 2020

LONDON, March 31 (Reuters) – European stocks edged lower on Thursday and were set for their biggest quarterly drop since the start of 2020, while oil prices fell and eastern Ukraine braced for fresh attacks. The MSCI World Equity index was down 0.3% on the day (.MIWD00000PUS), while Europe’s STOXX 600 eased 0.2% to sit … Read more

Stocks rally pauses, bond markets ponder risks for US economy

Stocks rally pauses, bond markets ponder risks for US economy

Euro STOXX 600 drops 0.6% US bond market signals economic pain ahead Treasury 10-year yields lower Ukraine-Russia negotiations earlier buoyed stocks wall street down LONDON/NEW YORK, March 30 (Reuters) – The US and European equities rally paused on Wednesday as investors took stock of economic and geopolitical risks, while oil prices jumped back around $4 … Read more

Shares, bond yields jump after “encouraging” Russia-Ukraine talks

Shares, bond yields jump after "encouraging" Russia-Ukraine talks

Shares head higher as Russia and Ukraine talk in Turkey Bond markets continue to flag recession fears German and French consumer confidence drops Yen tries to steady, but heading for worst month since 2016 Russia signals it will default, by paying $ bond in rubles LONDON, March 29 (Reuters) – World share markets and global … Read more