[Reuters] Oil prices firm on OPEC cuts, strong demand and looming Iran sanctions 18/05/2018
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices held firm on Friday on strong demand, ongoing supply cuts led by producer cartel OPEC and looming U.S. sanctions against major crude exporter Iran.
[Reuters] Asia stocks steady as markets eye U.S.-China trade talks, dollar eleva... 18/05/2018
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks were steady on Friday amid caution over developments in U.S.-China trade negotiations, while the dollar perched near a five-month peak after the benchmark U.S. Treasury yield hit its highest in seven years.
[Reuters] Tax cut windfall seen lifting U.S. companies' business investments 18/05/2018
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. companies could plow more of the money saved from sweeping tax cuts into business investment later this year, perhaps even surpassing a jump in first-quarter capital expenditure that was the highest in ...
[CNBC] Trump says 'we'll have to see' if summit with Kim Jong Un is still happen... 17/05/2018
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that "we'll have to see" if a planned summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un will still take place, as Pyongyang threatens to pull out of the meeting.
[Reuters] Asian shares lower as North Korea suspends talks, U.S. yields shoot hi... 16/05/2018
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Asian markets fell in early trade on Wednesday after Pyongyang called off talks with Seoul, throwing a major U.S.-North Korean summit into question, and a spike in the U.S. 10-year Treasury yield to a seven-year...
[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Mixed as U.S. Treasury Yield Hits 3%: Markets Wrap 15/05/2018
Stocks in Asia opened mixed with 10-year Treasury yields hitting the 3 percent mark again as investors assessed the outlook for trade relations and tensions in the Middle East. The dollar held gains and crude oil nudged higher.
[Bankofengland] Bank Rate maintained at 0.5% - May 2018 11/05/2018
Our Monetary Policy Committee has voted by a majority of 7-2 to maintain Bank Rate at 0.5%. The committee also voted unanimously to maintain the stock of corporate bond purchases and UK government bond purchases.
[Theguardian] Iran deal: Trump breaks with European allies over 'horrible, one-s... 09/05/2018
Donald Trump has announced he will impose “the highest level of economic sanctions” on Iran, violating an international nuclear agreement and a UN resolution, breaking decisively with US allies in Europe, ...
[Reuters] NAFTA talks enter critical week with U.S. still pushing hard line 07/05/2018
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Talks to update the NAFTA trade deal enter a make-or-break week on Monday, as ministers from Canada, the United States and Mexico seek to resolve an impasse in key areas before...
[RBA] Statement by Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision 07/05/2018
The cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent