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Government borrowing costs rise as oil heads back to the 80s

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar took a breather at a five-month high on Thursday, though government borrowing costs continued to grind upwards as oil prices hit their highest since 2014 at almost $80 a barrel......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 17th, 2018

Italian government indicates willingness to amend budget

Italy's government borrowing costs are easing — a sign of investor relief — after the government indicated it is considering changes to the draft budget rejected by the EU's executive body......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 27th, 2018

ECB officials saw little contagion from Italy"s debt woes

Top officials at the European Central Bank expressed concern at their last rate-setting meeting about higher government borrowing costs for Italy but saw little evidence that the debt troubles were spreading to other eurozone countries......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 22nd, 2018

Stocks rise on tech strength; oil bounces back from rout

World stock markets climbed on Wednesday, with earnings and gains in tech stocks lifting shares on Wall Street, and oil rebounded from a steep sell-off as U.S. government data pointed to strong demand......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 21st, 2018

Bond Report: Treasury yields rise after tech stocks rebound from back-to-back losses

Treasury yields rise Wednesday as stocks rebound from their worst start to Thanksgiving week in 45 years, easing demand for haven assets like U.S. government bonds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 21st, 2018

ECB can change rate path if inflation slows: Draghi

The European Central Bank can change its plans to start raising interest rates late next year if borrowing costs rise too far or inflation slows, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Friday. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 16th, 2018

Mortgage applications hit lowest level since 2014 as rates rise

A gauge of U.S. mortgage applications fell last week to the lowest level in almost four years as borrowing costs hit the highest since 2010, adding to challenges for the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 7th, 2018

U.S. mortgage applications hit lowest level since 2014 as rates rise

A gauge of U.S. mortgage applications fell last week to the lowest level in almost four years as borrowing costs hit the highest since 2010, adding to challenges for the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 7th, 2018

Wall St. indexes down in choppy trade after Fed minutes

Wall Street's three major indexes were lower on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve released minutes from its September meeting that showed broad agreement for the last rate hike and expectations that borrowing costs were set to rise further......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2018

Every Fed policymaker was on board for September rate hike: minutes

Every Federal Reserve policymaker backed raising interest rates last month in a meeting where they also generally agreed borrowing costs were set to rise further, according to minutes from the meeting released on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2018

A Central Bank With No Key Rate? Yes, in Singapore

Singapore monetary policy can sound a little back-to-front. While for most countries tighter policy equates to higher borrowing costs, it’s not necessarily the case for the Asian.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 12th, 2018

Pompeo Heads Back to North Korea

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to North Korea on Thursday for a fourth visit in which he is expected to press the government to deliver on its promises to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 5th, 2018

Market rate rise may thwart Fed"s balance sheet plan

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The rise of a key U.S. overnight interest rate has raised speculation that higher bank borrowing costs will force the Federal Reserve to stop shrinking its balance sheet sooner than planned......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 27th, 2018

Market Extra: U.S. government and corporations aren’t betting on rates rising much higher

The U.S. government and American corporations don’t appear to be locking in low borrowing costs as the Federal Reserve dials up interest rates, a sign that financial markets aren’t anticipating rates drifting much higher from where they presently sit.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 15th, 2018

Euro tumbles as ECB vows to keep rate down

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro fell a full cent against the dollar and government borrowing costs dropped on Thursday, after the European Central Bank vowed not to raise euro zone interest rates before the middle of next year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 14th, 2018

Stocks tumble as Italian crisis knocks global sentiment

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares extended a global sell-off in early trading Wednesday as Italy's political crisis provoked a heavy retreat on Wall Street, sent the euro to a 10-month low and pushed up borrowing costs for the government in Rome......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 29th, 2018

Worsening Italian crisis batters financial markets

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares looked set for a sharp fall on Wednesday as Italy's political crisis provoked a sell-off on Wall Street, sent the euro to a 10-month low and spiked borrowing costs for the government in Rome......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 29th, 2018

Worsening Italian crisis batters European markets

A worsening political crisis in Italy provoked a second day of selling on European markets, with the euro cut to an 11-month low, stocks punished and short-term borrowing costs surging for the government in Rome. Kate King reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 29th, 2018

Worsening Italian crisis batters European markets

LONDON (Reuters) - A worsening political crisis in Italy provoked a second day of selling on European markets, with the euro cut to an 11-month low, stocks punished and short-term borrowing costs surging for the government in Rome......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 29th, 2018

Deepening Italian crisis batters European markets

LONDON (Reuters) - A deepening political crisis in Italy provoked a second day of heavy selling on European financial markets, with the euro cut to a 6-1/2 month low, stocks punished and short-term borrowing costs surging for the government in Rome......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 29th, 2018

Global stocks sink as soft China data, trade fears weigh

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks fell on Tuesday as investors digested soft Chinese economic data and a lack of progress in U.S.-China trade talks, while a rise in U.S. borrowing costs supported the dollar......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 15th, 2018