Analysis: Under water: how the Bank of England threw markets a lifeline

Bank of England bought bonds after pension fund pleas Some UK pension funds faced problematic margin calls BoE support seen as giving window to build collateral British government’s unfunded tax plan spooked markets LONDON/NEW YORK, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Calls to the Bank of England saying some British pension funds were struggling to meet margin … Read more

Morning Bid: No rest for the weary

British Prime Minister Liz Truss (left) meets Ukrainian First Lady, Olena Zelenska at The Ukrainian Institute of America, where they viewed an exhibition illustrating the atrocities taking place in Ukraine, in New York City, New York, US, September 20, 2022. Stefan Rousseau/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register A look … Read more

Global shares fall on fears of global economic slowdown

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., May 12, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register World stocks drop to 1-1/2 yr low, down almost 20% YTD Europe down over 2%, US equity futures struggle Dollar hits 2yr highs, accelerates … Read more

Traders see inflation as 2022’s biggest market mover – survey

A shipping container passes through the Suez Canal in Suez, Egypt February 15, 2022. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Inflation will have the biggest impact on global markets in 2022, traders said, while liquidity was the top daily trading challenge for a … Read more