Analysis: Crowd of dollar bulls raises risk of violent pullback

A teller counts U.S. dollars at a money changer in Jakarta, Indonesia May 18, 2015. REUTERS/Nyimas Laula/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Some investors are growing concerned the dollar’s meteoric rise is setting the stage for a rapid reversal, which would bruise those who … Read more

Inflation fight can avoid deep pain, Atlanta Fed president says

President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Raphael W. Bostic speaks at a European Financial Forum event in Dublin, Ireland February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic said on Sunday he still … Read more

Bond sell-off worst since 1949, investor sentiment plummets – BofA

A Bank of America logo is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Global government bond losses are on course for the worst year since 1949 and investor sentiment has plummeted … Read more

Britain bets all on historic tax cuts and borrowing, investors take fright

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kwarteng cuts top rate of income tax in dash for growth Huge increase in UK government debt issuance planned Gilts suffer biggest slump in decades Pound falls to new 37-year low against dollar LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s new finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng unleashed historic … Read more

Central banks raise rates again as Fed drives global inflation fight

Rates raised from Britain to Indonesia after Fed moved Investors price in bigger hikes from ECB Japan steps in as yen plummets Emerging market currencies under pressure FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Global central banks continued raising interest rates on Thursday, following the U.S. Federal Reserve in a fight against inflation that is sending shockwaves … Read more

Ban on gas fracking in England lifted in push for energy independence

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Britain pushing to increase domestic energy supply Moratorium has been in place since 2019 More research needed to assess risk of tremors BGS survey says challenges remain on predicting impact LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday formally lifted a moratorium on fracking for shale … Read more

Europe burns cash to help businesses in energy crisis

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register European gas prices have soared amid Ukraine crisis Utilities face liquidity crunch Germany will ‘do everything possible’ to help firms Russian mobilisation triggers oil price jump BERLIN/LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Germany nationalised gas importer Uniper (UN01.DE) on Wednesday and Britain said it would halve energy … Read more

UK eases pressure on business by halving energy bills this winter

Sheep graze beneath a row of electricity pylons near Ellesmere Port, Britain, October 11, 2021. REUTERS/Phil Noble/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Wholesale electricity, gas bills to be capped from October Level will be less than half current market prices Government says deal will prevent companies collapsing LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) … Read more