Singapore-based crypto lender Hodlnaut suspends withdrawals

Singapore-based crypto lender Hodlnaut suspends withdrawals

Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Hodlnaut, a Singapore-based crypto currency lender and borrower, has suspended withdrawals, swaps and deposits, … Read more

World shares bounce after U.S. jobs report sell-off

World shares bounce after U.S. jobs report sell-off

Euro STOXX gains 0.8% Wall Street set to gain Markets narrow odds on 75 bp hike ahead of U.S. CPI Dollar falls Oil recoups early losses, tries to rally LONDON/SYDNEY, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Shares gained ground on Monday, recovering their footing after a strong U.S. jobs report last week bolstered the case for more … Read more

Asian stocks slide with U.S. yields on Pelosi jitters; Aussie drops

Asian stocks slide with U.S. yields on Pelosi jitters; Aussie drops

A man wearing a protective face mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, walks past a screen showing Shanghai Composite index, Nikkei index and Dow Jones Industrial Average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 14, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Asia stocks … Read more

Google helps jittery stocks ahead of Fed

Asian stocks slide with U.S. yields on Pelosi jitters; Aussie drops

A man wearing a protective face mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, walks past a screen showing Shanghai Composite index, Nikkei index and Dow Jones Industrial Average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 14, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Nasdaq futures up 1.5%, S&P 500 futures … Read more

Russia gas flow lifts euro ahead of ECB rate meeting

Russia gas flow lifts euro ahead of ECB rate meeting

Resumption in Russia gas flows lifts euro ECB set to hike rates by at least 25 basis points ECB rate decision due at 1215 GMT U.S. crude oil prices trade below $100 a barrel LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) – Stock markets eased on Thursday as a resumption of Russian gas supplies to Europe lifted the … Read more

Stocks climb, euro inches higher in big week for markets

Stocks climb, euro inches higher in big week for markets

LONDON, July 18 (Reuters) – World equity markets got off to a solid start on Monday and the euro pulled away from parity as market participants scaled back bets on the Federal Reserve interest rate hike next week and on optimism spurred by central bank pledges to support China’s economy. U.S. stock futures were up … Read more

Stocks make recovery bid, hemmed in by weakening world economy

Stocks make recovery bid, hemmed in by weakening world economy

Chinese economy slowed sharply in Q2 U.S. yields, dollar pull back after Fed officials’ comments European markets firmer, with eyes on Italy political crisis LONDON, July 15 (Reuters) – European stocks rose on Friday and Wall Street was tipped for a firmer open as risks appeared to ease of an immediate political crisis in Italy … Read more

Sri Lanka protest sites calm as president’s resignation awaited

Sri Lanka protest sites calm as president’s resignation awaited

President Rajapaksa on way to Singapore from Maldives-source Sri Lanka interim president imposes curfew in Colombo Protesters to hand back president, prime minister’s residences COLOMBO, July 14 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s main city, Colombo, was calm on Thursday as people waited for the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled to the Maldives to escape … Read more

Asian stocks fall to two-year low, euro nears par with dollar on growth fears

Asian stocks fall to two-year low, euro nears par with dollar on growth fears

HONG KONG, July 12 (Reuters) – Global equities faltered, oil fell and the euro inched closer to parity with the safe haven dollar on Tuesday as the prospect of further tightening by central banks, renewed COVID outbreaks in China and Europe’s energy shortages spooked investors. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) fell … Read more

Shares slide ahead of U.S. inflation data, earnings hurdles

Asian stocks fall to two-year low, euro nears par with dollar on growth fears

People pass by an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei share price index inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register European shares down 1.3%, S&P 500 futures off 0.8% Dollar tops 137 yen before U.S. CPI, inflation expectations Banks kick off earnings … Read more