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 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

Global LNG markets are sailing into the unknown before winter arrives

DAEGU, South Korea, May 26 (Reuters) – Global buyers and sellers of liquefied natural gas are bracing for more uncertainty over Russian supplies and an unclear demand outlook from Europe and top importer China in the run-up to the peak winter season. Industry executives said. Western sanctions on Russia over Ukraine’s invasion have disrupted Russian … Read more