16 Nov
Bonds: Gilts and US Treasuries diverge, odds of December Fed hike slip

These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields:.

16 Nov
'I think we'll have a deal (with China),' Trump says

Wall Street's main market gauges flickered into life on Friday afternoon in New York, reversing early losses and moving into the green, on the heels of upbeat remarks from the US President regarding the chances of his administration being able to strike a trade deal with Beijing.

16 Nov
US interest rates closer to 'neutral', Fed's Clarida says

The US central bank's second-in-command noted recent volatility in stock markets, but continued to defend the need for gradual rate hikes.

16 Nov
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ECB's Draghi confident, but argues for patience and persistence

Outgoing European Central Bank President, Mario Draghi, sounded a confident note on the outlook for the euro area economy, describing a recent slowdown as a 'soft patch', but said policymakers needed to be "patient and persistent" in providing monetary stimulus.

16 Nov
RBS cleared from FSB list of global systemically important banks

RBS has dropped out of the Financial Stability Board's list of global systemically important banks, which should translate into lower funding costs for the lender.

15 Nov
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Europe midday: Stocks dip amid post-Brexit deal political convulsions

Stocks across the Continent are trading slightly lower as investors digest the ongoing political convulsions in London, even as they keep a wary eye on the Italian government's antics with Brussels over its 2019 budget.

15 Nov
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Fed's Powell's positive on economy, financial markets' reaction is being monitored

The Federal Reserve needs to calibrate how much it needs to further tighten monetary policy and at what pace, central bank chairman, Jerome Powell, said ovenright.

14 Nov
US 'core' October CPI falls short of analysts' forecasts

Inflation in the US accelerated as expected last month, pushed higher by increased energy costs, but underlying price pressures were more modest than economists had anticipated.

13 Nov
US small business confidence dips in October, NFIB says

Small business confidence in the US slipped last month but remained near record highs.

13 Nov
Euro area continues to require 'significant' support, ECB's Praet says

The Eurozone economy continues to require "significant" stimulus support, the European Central Bank's chief economist said on Tuesday.

13 Nov
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UK wages grow at fastest rate for nearly a decade

UK wages grew at their fastest rate since 2008, according to official data published on Tuesday, although the unemployment rate also showed a surprise increase.

13 Nov
San Francisco Fed chief Daly not set on December rate hike

A top US central bank official said on Monday that the Federal Reserve would likely need to raise interest rates again at the end of the year, followed by at least two more hikes in 2019.

09 Nov
US wholesale inflation jumps in October on energy and food costs

US wholesale inflation picked-up more quickly than expected last month amid a sharp increase in energy costs and as food prices bounced back.

08 Nov
Fed stays put, keeps target range for Fed funds at 2.0%-2.25%

The US central bank decided to stay put on interest rates, reiterating that it expected a "gradual" pace of interest rate hikes to be needed in order to sustain the ecomomic expansion and the "strong" labour market, while keeping inflation near its "symmetric" 2. 0% target.

08 Nov
CBR head of research says September hike was a 'one-off'

The Russian central bank's September interest rate hike was a 'one-off', one of its top officials reportedly said.

08 Nov
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European Union marks-up forecasts for Italy's public deficit

The European Union has significantly marked-up its forecasts for Italy's public deficit over the short-term, pouring cold water on the optimism of the new gorvernment in Rome.

06 Nov
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BoE keeps rates unchanged, no surprises

No surprises. Rate-setters at the Bank of England opted to keep a steady hand on the tiller at Wednesday's Monetary Policy Committee meeting, keeping their policy settings and guidance roughly unchanged until the Brexit-related fog of uncertainty had lifted, instead of perhaps adding to it.

06 Nov
Bonds: Gilts little changed ahead of US midterm elections, Fed decision

These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields:.

05 Nov
Global investor confidence continues to cool in November, Sentix says

A gauge of global investor sentiment fell further in November, with confidence weakening in both the Eurozone and the US.

01 Nov
US third quarter labour productivity beats forecasts

US non-farm labour productivity was steady year-over-year in the third quarter and some economists believed it was set to accelerate significantly.