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[CNBC] Inflation isn't stirring, but still the biggest risk to investors even as... 05/08/2017
The biggest menace to investors now is not turmoil in Washington, geopolitical risk abroad or central banks' decisions, but something that may seem much simpler on the surface: inflation.
[Worldfinance] Global inflation slows and raises questions for central bankers 04/08/2017
Consumer prices are slowing across the world’s major economies, as more and more countries withdraw their post-crisis monetary policies.
[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks, U.S. Futures Tumble on Tech Selloff: Markets Wrap 28/07/2017
A selloff in technology shares spread to Asia, sending benchmark indexes tumbling from Sydney to Hong Kong as disappointing results from Inc. heightened concerns about corporate earnings.
[REUTERS] Asia shares hit 2007 top, dollar skids on Fed inflation tweak 27/07/2017
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Stocks, bonds and commodities were all on a roll in Asia on Thursday, as bulls scented a softening in the Federal Reserve's confidence on inflation that promised to keep U.S. interest rates low for longer than some had expected.
[REUTERS] Asia stocks, dollar steady as investors await Fed clues 26/07/2017
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks steadied on Wednesday and the dollar held firm as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's policy decision later in the day for more clues on its tightening plans.
[Bloomberg] Dollar Drops With Stocks as U.S. Reform Hopes Fade: Markets Wrap 18/07/2017
The dollar and U.S. equity futures retreated on signs that the U.S. health-care reform bill is effectively dead in its current form, casting a cloud on President Donald Trump’s broader economic revitalization agenda.
[Economist] Angela Merkel, the G-Zero chancellor Germany does not lead the worl... 10/07/2017
IT WAS a tableau to sum up an age. Leaders of the world’s 20 main industrial powers, plus a dusting of international institutions and secondary powers, posed for a photo at the Hamburg Congress Centre.
[RBA]Statement by Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision 10/07/2017
At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent.
[FED] Government Policy and Labor Productivity 07/07/2017
At the "Washington Transformation? Politics, Policies, Prospects," a forum sponsored by the Summer Institute of Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center, Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts.
[REUTERS] Asia hit by Wall St. stumble, debt yields spike after ECB minutes 06/07/2017
Asian shares lost ground on Friday after a weak session on Wall Street, while global sovereign debt yields were elevated across the board on bets the European Central Bank is moving ever closer towards unwinding its massive monetary stimulus.