The Italian right-wing bloc ready for electoral victory: five questions for the markets

The Italian right-wing bloc ready for electoral victory: five questions for the markets

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in MILAN, 19 Sept. (Reuters) – Italy’s right-wing bloc looks set to win a majority in both houses of parliament in next Sunday’s elections, at a time when soaring energy prices and rising interest rates create challenges increasing for the heavily indebted state. Giorgia Meloni, leader … Read more

Frugal is the new cool for Chinese youth as the economy falters

BEIJING, Sep 19 (Reuters) -Before the pandemic, Doris Fu envisioned a different future for herself and her family: new car, bigger apartment, fine dining on weekends and holidays on tropical islands. Instead, the 39-year-old marketing consultant from Shanghai is one of many Chinese in their 20s to 30s who cut spending and save money where … Read more

Analysis: Porsche poses a governance dilemma for investors considering the IPO

A Porsche logo can be seen outside a Porsche car dealership, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Brussels, Belgium, May 28, 2020. REUTERS / Yves Herman Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in Leadership structure is a concern for some Others cite a small fraction of the shares offered The IPO may … Read more

US SEC cryptocurrency guidelines drive up costs for lenders, disrupting projects

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (Reuters) – Banks’ cryptocurrency projects have been overturned by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) accounting guidelines that would make it too capital-intensive for lenders to hold crypto tokens on behalf of clients. , according to more than half a dozen experts in the field. A slew of lenders including US Bancorp … Read more

Column: G7 could pay more attention to FX: 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 Sign in LONDON, 16 Sept. (Reuters) – Japan may seem like a lone voice in the Group of Seven calling for some currency … Read more

Column: Oil prices and financial markets prepare for recession

LONDON, 15 Sept. (Reuters) – US economic data remains solid, but a number of financial indicators point to a sharp slowdown in the coming year that would dampen oil consumption and lead to lower prices. The apparent contradiction between the real economy and financial markets has puzzled some commentators, but it is normal around a … Read more

EXCLUSIVE US weighs China’s sanctions to discourage Taiwan’s action, Taiwan presses the EU

TAIPEI / FRANKFURT / WASHINGTON, Sep 13 (Reuters) – The United States is considering options for a sanctions package against China to dissuade it from invading Taiwan, with the European Union coming under diplomatic pressure from Taipei to do the same , according to sources familiar with the discussions. The sources said the separate Washington … Read more

Analysis: Midterm elections in the US could add more risk to the shaky stock market

The United States Capitol building is seen in Washington, United States on September 4, 2022. REUTERS / Elizabeth Frantz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in NEW YORK, Sep 13 (Reuters) – Another source of potential stock market volatility looms in an already difficult year for Wall Street: the approaching US midterm … Read more

Explanation: The G7 maximum price on Russian oil is starting to take shape

A 3D printed oil barrels model is seen in front of the displayed stock chart going down in this illustration taken, December 1, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in WASHINGTON, Sep 12 (Reuters) – Group of Seven countries are working to … Read more

Analysis: This could hurt: the tectonic plates of the global economy shift

Beyond the cost-of-living crisis, broader trends are at play Demography, geopolitics, environmental costs weigh on Monetary quick fixes are not enough; deeper reforms needed LONDON, Sep 12 (Reuters) – When the Shannon family announced the closure of their garden center just off London’s busy South Circular Road after 33 years in business this month, the … Read more