WASHINGTON Rising oil prices and a more stable Chinese economy allowed the Federal Reserve to shift its focus back to the home front on Wednesday, as it signaled that U.S. jobs and inflation data would determine whether it hiked interest rates in June.
LONDON The healing of global markets in recent weeks mirrors a lull in government and central bank activism around the world - and it may take an even longer policy pause to prevent a relapse.
LONDON Investors have not fully priced in the likelihood that banks will generate lower returns than in the past as they shift to less risky business models, a deputy governor of the Bank of England said on Tuesday.
RALEIGH, N.C. Americans with a high school education or less are returning to the labor force in larger numbers, a trend that points to a broadening of economic growth, but could also keep wage growth subdued and stay the Federal Reserve's hand in its hiking cycle.
LONDON This year's 65 percent rebound in oil prices mirrors 2015's premature recovery but if sustained it will lift headline inflation rates with many central banks ever deeper into emergency deflation-fighting mode.
LONDON Three months into an emerging market rally, investors are still waiting for the uptick in growth and exports needed to keep the rebound from fizzling out.
LONDON Chancellor George Osborne told voters that leaving the European Union would do permanent damage to the country's economy, costing them thousands of pounds a year and sapping funding for public services.
LONDON The high degree of market volatility this year has unnerved investors not only because of the losses it has triggered but also because of the damage it has done to familiar trading patterns and strategies across asset classes.
BENGALURU Economic growth and inflation across the globe will lose further momentum this year despite years of ultra-easy monetary policy, according to several hundred economists polled by Reuters, many of whom said it is now time for fiscal expansion.
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