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Bloomberg: Yen Climbs as Treasury Yields Decline; Stocks Fall: Markets Wrap
Ten-year Treasury yields fell, taking the dollar down against the yen, after Italy’s political impasse triggered a risk-off mood in holiday-hit markets. Oil prices retreated further, sending West Texas crude to its lowest in six weeks. [more...]
Bloomberg: Risk Appetite Fades on Italy Outlook; Oil Slumps: Markets Wrap
Politics dominated markets on Monday, with risk appetite withering in Europe as Italy lurched toward fresh elections. The region’s shares and currency reversed early gains, while U.S. equity futures pared a jump even as the America-North Korea summit appeared to be back on track. [more...]
Bloomberg: Oil Drops After Saudi-Russia Output Revival Plan Rattles Traders
Oil headed for its longest run of losses since February as investors weighed Saudi Arabia and Russia’s proposal to boost output to ease concerns over supply shortages. [more...]
Bloomberg: Italian Banks Lead Stock Declines After Government Plan Unravels
Italian banks led European financial stocks lower on growing concerns that fresh elections could strengthen the hand of populist parties to challenge European economic orthodoxy. [more...]
Bloomberg: The Lira Is On a Tear
The lira strengthened the most in the world on optimism the central bank’s decision to bring clarity to its interest-rate regime is a sign it may be able to fight the currency’s depreciation without pressure from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Stocks and bonds also rallied. [more...]
Bloomberg: Traders Look for Clues About the Emerging-Market Currency Bounce
For all the concern that there’s a crisis brewing in some developing economies, emerging markets are showing resilience going into the final week of May, thanks to the dollar’s recent pause and a drop in U.S. yields. [more...]
Reuters: Shares fall on Italian turmoil, euro near 6-1/2 month lows
Asian shares fell on Tuesday and the euro struggled near 6-1/2 month lows as early elections loomed in Italy, although a revival in diplomatic talks with North Korea and a retreat in oil prices supported sentiment. [more...]
Reuters: St. Louis Fed's Bullard calls for caution on further rate increases
U.S. interest rates may have already hit the “neutral” level that neither encourages or discourages economic activity, a reason for caution on any further rate increases by the Fed, St. Louis Federal Reserve bank president James Bullard said on Tuesday. [more...]
CNBC: Global growth is still relying on ‘policy crutches,’ says OECD chief
The global growth story is no longer new, but the broad-based economic recovery underway a decade after the 2008 financial crisis still needs some propping up from fiscal policy, according to the head of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). [more...]
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