In China, home buyers occupy their ‘rotting’, unfinished properties

GUILIN, China, Sept 26 (Reuters) – For six months, home for Ms. Xu has been a room in a high-rise apartment in the southern Chinese city of Guilin that she bought three years ago, attracted by brochures touting its riverfront views and the city’s clean air. Here living conditions, however, are far from those promised: … Read more

Analysis: After feverish week, global investors lick wounds and brace for more chaos

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK/LONDON, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Global investors are preparing for more market mayhem after a monumental week that whipped asset prices around the world, as central banks and governments ramped up their fight against inflation. Signs of extraordinary times were everywhere. The Federal Reserve delivered … Read more

Analysis: Britain’s new vision leaves onlookers with nightmares

British Prime Minister Liz Truss and Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng visit Berkeley Modular, in Northfleet, Kent, Britain, September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s new economic agenda represents the biggest gamble for growth in a major Western democracy in at … Read more

Analysis: Credit markets see less risk of recession, earnings may challenge that

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen in the financial district of New York, US, January 13, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 23 (Reuters) – US high-yield corporate debt markets may be underpricing for the risk of a recession even as Treasuries and macroeconomic indicators reflect … Read more

Analysis: Amid tense Brazil election, Petrobras emerges as surprise market darling

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras (PETR4.SA) has spent much of 2022 in turmoil, cycling through four chief executives as President Jair Bolsonaro hammered the company to bring down fuel prices. Faced with that and the likely return of a … Read more

Column: Dazed and confused enough to buy bonds: Mike Dolan

People are seen on Wall St. outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – With prices falling like a stone as central bank tightening goes into overdrive, buying bonds may appear … Read more

Analysis: Rally in US consumer stocks teeters with Fed, inflation in focus

Amazon workers perform their jobs inside of an Amazon fulfillment center on Cyber ​​Monday in Robbinsville, New Jersey, US, December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Expectations of more Federal Reserve tightening and economic worries are weighing on a rebound in … Read more

Analysis: Porsche poses governance dilemma for investors weighing IPO

A logo of Porsche is seen outside a Porsche car dealer, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Brussels, Belgium May 28, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Leadership structure a concern for some Others cite small proportion of shares being offered IPO could be biggest in Europe since … Read more

Column: G7 could give FX more attention: Mike Dolan

G7 trade and economy ministers line up for a family photo in front of Neuhardenberg Castle, Germany, September 15, 2022. REUTERS/Annegret Hilse Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Japan may seem like a lonely voice in the Group of Seven pleading for some currency calm, but the … Read more

Analysis: ‘It’s a car with broken brakes’: investors see unrelenting yen descent

Men look at an electric monitor displaying the Japanese yen exchange rate against the US dollar and Nikkei share average in Tokyo, Japan September 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO/SINGAPORE, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Japan’s threats of currency intervention might slow but not stop the yen from … Read more