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Rahul Karunakar

Dollar's dominance to slowly melt away over coming year: Reuters poll

02 Jul 2020

BENGALURU The dollar's dominance will slowly melt away over the coming year on weakening global demand and a sombre U.S. economic outlook, according to a Reuters poll of currency forecasters whose views depend on there being no second coronavirus shock.

Cautious global funds favor bonds over equities in June: Reuters poll

30 Jun 2020

BENGALURU Increasingly cautious global funds recommended an increase to bond holdings in June to the highest since early 2010 at least at the expense of equity allocations, which were cut to the lowest in over 3-1/2 years, a Reuters poll showed.

Coronavirus legacy will be weak global inflation: economists

26 Jun 2020

BENGALURU/LONDON The coronavirus pandemic is more likely to leave a legacy of weak or falling prices for goods and services than to trigger higher global inflation, according to a majority of over 160 economists polled by Reuters.

Global housing markets ensnared by pandemic's high unemployment: Reuters poll

25 Jun 2020

BENGALURU The outlook for major global housing markets looks subdued, with high unemployment from the coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns and low immigration the biggest hurdles over the coming year, according to a majority of analysts polled by Reuters.

U.S. dollar's shine fading, but risk high of rush to safe havens: Reuters poll

04 Jun 2020

BENGALURU A fading of the U.S. dollar's allure will continue as global funding strains ease, but a majority of analysts polled by Reuters said there was a high risk that the U.S.-China trade standoff will renew safe-haven bets in the next six months.

Funds recommend keeping equity allocations on hold at seven-month low - Reuters poll

29 May 2020

BENGALURU Global funds recommended trimming bonds and keeping equity allocations on hold at a seven-month low this month even with world stocks on a tear, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.

Despite rally, 2020 to be worst year for stocks in nearly a decade: Reuters poll

28 May 2020

BENGALURU This year will be the worst for many world stock markets in nearly a decade at least, although a majority of equity strategists polled by Reuters say top indexes will not revisit lows struck this March following an explosive rally since then.

Funds suggest cutting stocks, expect U-shaped global economic recovery: Reuters poll

01 May 2020

BENGALURU Global funds recommended an increase in bond holdings to the highest level in seven years, at the expense of stocks, and said the recovery in the coronavirus-hit world economy will be U-shaped, a Reuters poll showed.

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