1. Morning Bid: Japanese consumers, Aussie CPI in focus

    By: Jamie McGeever (Reuters) - A look at the day ahead in Asian markets. Japanese consumer confidence and Australian inflation are the main points of focus for markets in Asia on Wednesday, as investors ponder the broader implications of a widespread rise in bond yields. U.S. Treasu
  2. Stocks face worst month since September, yen swings after BoJ

    By: Naomi Rovnick and Rae Wee LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Global stocks were teetering on Friday towards their worst month since September, although futures markets predicted strong tech earnings would spark a Wall Street relief rally later in the day that would help traders recou
  3. Morning Bid: Tech becalmed, April PMIs start rolling in

    By: Jamie McGeever (Reuters) - A look at the day ahead in Asian markets. Asian stocks should have a spring in their step on Tuesday after a positive start to the week locally and globally on Monday, supported by a recovery in tech shares, calm in fixed income markets, and a cooling
  4. Market Watch: Tech Stocks, Bond Yields, Bitcoin and Investor Sentiment | April 22, 2024

    As we enter a new trading week after a significant market downturn, investors show cautious optimism, indicated by modest gains in the futures market. The recent drop in gold prices and a slight rebound in crypto assets suggest a decrease in risk aversion, which may temporarily s
  5. Stock rally pauses as US inflation douses rate cut hopes

    By: Naomi Rovnick and Kevin Buckland LONDON TOKYO, LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks were set to end the week on a tepid note, following seven weeks of gains, after hotter-than-forecast U.S. inflation knocked back bets for how soon and often the Federal Reserve will cut interest ra
  6. Magnificent 7 Stocks Trigger Concerns Of Market Overheat: Bubble Trouble?

    By Piero Cingari Bank of America Chief Market Strategist Michael Hartnett has drawn a compelling parallel between the current surge in the U.S. “Magnificent Seven” stocks and historical market bubbles dating back to the 18th century. Hartnett’s insights reveal that while every bubb
  7. Market Crossroads: Bonds, Bitcoin, and Big Tech Amidst Shifting Trends | November 9, 2023

    The current state of the financial market is somewhat confusing, with different assets showing conflicting trends. #Bonds are expected to experience higher interest rates, which means their prices could drop. However, for this to be a clear trend, interest rates need to fall belo
  8. Jerome Powell Weighs In, Bond Bulls Return: What You Need to Know About The Fed's Latest Move

    By Piero Cingari The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it will maintain its benchmark interest rates in the range of 5.25% to 5.5%, a decision in line with market expectations. Fed Chair Jerome Powell acknowledged the current restrictive monetary policy is exerting downward
  9. Peter Schiff Says Rising Bond Yields A Ticking Time Bomb For Stock Investors: 'What Matters Is Not The Rate Itself, But...'

    On Monday, economist and author Peter Schiff cautioned stock market investors about their indifference toward escalating bond yields. What Happened: Schiff expressed his concerns over stock market investors’ apparent disregard for the surge in bond yields. He emphasized that this n