Trump's Treasury nominee keeps senators guessing on China currency stance Jan 23, 2017 05:09PM

By David Lawder and Lisa Lambert

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin has told senators that he would work to combat currency manipulation but would not give a clear answer on whether he currently views China as manipulating its yuan, according to a Senate Finance Committee document seen by Reuters on Monday.

In written answers to supplemental questions from the committee following his confirmation hearing... (continue reading...)


Bank of England to keep rates on hold until 2019 at least: Reuters Poll Jan 23, 2017 08:10AM

By Jonathan Cable

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England will leave its record-low interest rates and other stimulus measures unchanged at least until 2019, even though it is likely to revise up its 2017 growth predictions again next week, a Reuters poll found on Monday.

All but one of the 67 economists polled by Reuters in the last few days said the Bank would keep its policy unchanged when it announces the outcome of the latest meeting of... (continue reading...)


Pound eyes $1.25 as traders bet British government to lose Brexit case Jan 23, 2017 07:07AM

By Jemima Kelly

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's pound surged to its highest in five weeks on Monday as investors priced in a defeat for the government in its appeal against a ruling that forces it to consult parliament before formally triggering EU exit talks in March.

British Prime Minister Theresa May will learn at 0930 GMT on Tuesday whether judges have upheld a High Court decision in November that her government must get parliamentary... (continue reading...)


Dollar struggles, pressured by worries over Trump protectionism Jan 22, 2017 07:56PM

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar wallowed near seven-week lows in Asian trade on Tuesday, pressured by concerns about the impact of U.S President Donald Trump's protectionist trade stance.

The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major peers, slipped 0.1 percent to 100.040 , after falling to 99.899 on Monday, its lowest since Dec. 8.

The dollar was up 0.1 percent at 112.84 yen but notched a low of 112.52 earlier in... (continue reading...)


Investment Focus: History suggests Trump month will be stocks down, dollar up Jan 20, 2017 09:18AM

By Jamie McGeever and Marc Jones

LONDON (Reuters) - For financial markets, the Trump era begins on Monday, and if history is any guide the following month should be a rocky one for Wall Street but positive for the dollar.

The S&P 500 has fallen a median 2.7 percent in the month after each new president has taken the keys to the White House since Herbert Hoover did so in January 1929, according to Reuters analysis.

Only four... (continue reading...)


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