Swiss sudden rate hike worries markets; Holds the Bank of Japan

Pedestrians reflect in a window in front of a board showing stock prices on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The Swiss National Bank raises 50 basis points, the franc rises and the dollar falls Stock markets … Read more

Global stocks near new lows in 2022 amid inflation fears

LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks plunged towards 2022 lows and the Japanese yen fell to levels not seen in nearly a quarter of a century on Monday as sweltering inflation in the United States fueled fears of a more aggressive policy tightening in a large region. Central Bank Week. The significantly higher-than-expected US CPI reading … Read more

The US and China are likely to trade strikes at the Asian Security Meeting

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The United States and China are expected to use Asia’s largest security meeting this week to trade blows on everything from Taiwan sovereignty to the war in Ukraine, although the two sides have signaled a willingness to discuss managing differences. The Shangri-La Dialogue, which attracts senior military officials, diplomats and arms makers … Read more

Stocks Gain as Sentiment Improves, Raw at $120

Countdown to a group of central bank meetings Euro rises ahead of Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting Friday’s US CPI will test thinking about Fed increases Oil companies after Saudi Arabia raise prices NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stock markets rose on Monday on signs of easing the restrictions imposed on China over the COVID-19 … Read more

A little delight for Russian beer lovers with bite penalties

June 6 (Reuters) – “Sorry, that was our last bottle of Czech beer,” said a waiter at a restaurant in central Moscow, a month after Russia sent troops into Ukraine and the West imposed sweeping sanctions. More than 100 days after what Russia calls a special military operation in Ukraine, foreign alcoholic beverages are still … Read more

Asian stocks rebound as China hopes overshadow inflation fears

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walks through an electronic board displaying charts (top) for the Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 10, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian stocks reversed losses … Read more