• Oil spill sends global stocks, bond yields sliding

    21 Jun 2017 12:43 PM |

    By Reuters : A renewed slump in oil prices to seven-month lows dragged down world stocks on Wednesday and flattened bond curves as bets that inflation and interest rates will stay lower for even longer began to build again.

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  • Sterling falls to one-week low after Bank of England's Carney says now is not the time to raise rates

    20 Jun 2017 11:45 AM |

    By CNBC: Sterling fell by almost a full cent against the dollar on Tuesday after Bank of England governor Mark Carney said now was not the time to raise interest rates, dashing some investors' hopes that the central bank had shifted in that direction.

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  • Asia shares near two-year high as U.S. hi-tech rebound boosts mood

    20 Jun 2017 10:26 AM |

    By Reuters : Japan's Nikkei rose more than 1 percent to a near two-year high on Tuesday, encouraged by rebound in U.S. hi-tech shares as investors bet on solid growth in the economy and corporate profits globally.

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  • Brexit talks kick off with calls for a ‘strong and special partnership’

    19 Jun 2017 02:46 PM |

    By CNBC : Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis has detailed his hopes for a "strong and special partnership" with the EU as Brexit negotiations officially commenced on Monday, a year on from the U.K.'s shock referendum result.

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  • Asia stocks shake off Wall St. blues, sterling steady pre-Brexit talks

    19 Jun 2017 10:45 AM |

    By Reuters : Asian stocks rose on Monday, shaking off Wall Street's subdued performance on Friday, and sterling was steady after a van rammed into worshippers leaving a London mosque, killing at least one person, as markets braced for the start of Brexit talks.

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  • Oil prices bounce but stuck near 2017 lows on supply overhang

    16 Jun 2017 02:23 PM |

    By Reuters : Oil prices edged up from 2017 lows on Friday but remained on track for a fourth consecutive week of losses because of excess supplies despite OPEC-led production cuts.

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  • Asia stocks steady after U.S. tech rout, yen slips as BOJ stands pat

    16 Jun 2017 10:29 AM |

    By Reuters : Asian stocks steadied on Friday, taking in stride the resumption of the U.S. technology rout overnight, and European shares look set for a positive start following Thursday's losses.

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  • Bank of England narrowly votes in favor of maintaining record low interest rates

    15 Jun 2017 02:43 PM |

    By CNBC : The Bank of England (BOE) held interest rates steady at 0.25 percent on Thursday, though an unexpected surge in support for a rate hike among its committee policymakers sent sterling higher

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