H1 markets: The almost perfect storm

MSCI global stocks fell the most in the first half since the index was created Deutsche Bank estimates worst for Treasuries since 1788 Commodity bulls lifted oil 50% and gas 60% Yen Takes Blows as Dollar Rises High LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) – Investors knew that after two years of COVID-19 chaos, 2022 would be … Read more

Dollar retreats as markets rethink Fed rate bets, eye ECB hikes

U.S. dollar banknotes are displayed in this illustration taken February 14, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US rate hike bets reduce aggressive Fed tightening path Investors watch the annual ECB forum in Sintra Markets on the lookout for Eurozone price data later in the week WASHINGTON, June 27 … Read more

Read market tea leaves for global recession risks

A Wall Street sign in front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, New York, U.S., October 2, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri//File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – The fastest rate hike cycle in decades and inflation near double digits have prompted investors to scan … Read more

Wall St rallies as traders recall bets on rate hike

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 20, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US stock indexes predict first weekly gain in four Banking stocks mixed after Fed stress test results Indices up: Dow 1.05%, S&P 1.35%, … Read more

Stocks plummet, dollar soars as fears of hard landing grow

A broker reacts while trading on his computer terminal at a securities brokerage firm in Mumbai, India February 1, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Global stocks fall to a year-and-a-half low, down almost 20% since the start of the year Europe opens 2% lower on US stock futures … Read more