Shares slide ahead of US inflation data, earnings hurdles

Shares slide ahead of US inflation data, earnings hurdles

People pass by an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei share price index inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register European shares down 1.3%, S&P 500 futures off 0.8% Dollar tops 137 yen before US CPI, inflation expectations Banks kick off earnings … Read more

US dollar flat in choppy trading after payrolls beat expectations

US dollar flat in choppy trading after payrolls beat expectations

US payrolls exceed expectations in June Rate futures price in 75-bps hike Yen in focus as former PM Abe gunned down NEW YORK, July 8 (Reuters) – The US dollar was little changed against a basket of currencies on Friday ahead of the weekend following a choppy session that saw the greenback posting both gains … Read more

European shares struggle ahead of US jobs data

European shares struggle ahead of US jobs data

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – European shares opened slightly lower on Friday and struggled to make gains after the shooting of Japan’s former prime minister caused a pullback in Asian shares, while investors waited for key US jobs data later in the session. Investor sentiment had been positive earlier in the session, which analysts said … Read more

Chipmaker stocks climb, sickly euro treads water

Chipmaker stocks climb, sickly euro treads water

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – Gains in chipmakers lifted stocks to calm investors after hawkish Federal Reserve comments increased the likelihood of a hefty interest rate hike later this month and raised fears over how much this could slow the economy. The euro struggled to avoid dipping below parity with the safe-haven dollar. Sterling was … Read more

Crypto lender Voyager Digital files for bankruptcy

Crypto lender Voyager Digital files for bankruptcy

Stephen Ehrlich, CEO and Co-Founder Voyager Digital Ltd., speaks during the Piper Sandler Global Exchange and FinTech Conference in New York City, US, June 8, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 6 (Reuters) – US crypto lender Voyager Digital (VOYG.TO) said on Wednesday it had filed for bankruptcy, … Read more

Dollar reigns as investors fear recession pain

Dollar reigns as investors fear recession pain

Oil, Europe equity futures steady after steep drop Euro huddles at 20-yr low; sterling squeezed China stocks slip on fresh Shanghai virus outbreak TOKYO/SINGAPORE, July 6 (Reuters) – Asian stocks fell and the dollar stood by a two-decade high on the euro on Wednesday as investors’ fears deepened that the continent is leading the world … Read more

Explainer: US yield curve inverts again: What is it telling us?

Explainer: US yield curve inverts again: What is it telling us?

US dollar banknote in front of stock graph is seen in this illustration taken, June 12, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, July 5 (Reuters) – A closely watched part of the US Treasury yield curve inverted again on Tuesday, as investors continue to price in the … Read more

Airline SAS files for US bankruptcy protection as strike grounds flights

Airline SAS files for US bankruptcy protection as strike grounds flights

Airline files for Chapter 11 in the United States Filing comes after pilot strike began on Monday Strike grounding roughly half of airline’s flights STOCKHOLM, July 5 (Reuters) – Scandinavian airline SAS (SAS.ST) has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States to help cut debt, it said on Tuesday, warning strike action by pilots … Read more

Cryptoverse: The bonfire of the NFTs

Cryptoverse: The bonfire of the NFTs

July 5 (Reuters) – The NFT dream isn’t dead, but it’s taken a big non-fungible beating. The market shone gloriously last year as crypto-rich speculators spent billions of dollars on the risky assets, pumping up prices and profits. Now, six months into 2022, it’s looking ugly. Monthly sales volume on the largest NFT marketplace, OpenSea, … Read more

Inflation at 24-yr high adds to strains in South Korea’s economy

Inflation at 24-yr high adds to strains in South Korea's economy

A woman wearing a protective mask is seen at a fish market amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Seoul, South Korea April 5, 2020 REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June inflation at highest since 1990s Asia financial crisis Foreign exchange reserves fall in June by most since … Read more