Stocks, US Futures Rise as Inflation Worries Ease: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) — U.S. stock-index futures rose as softer oil prices and a weaker dollar signaled fears about inflation and the pace of monetary tightening are fading. Most Read from Bloomberg Futures on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 indexes advanced at least 0.2% each after the underlying gauges capped the first three-day rally since May … Read more

Church of England taps debt markets with ‘Cranmer’ bonds

A Church of England investment foundation is tapping bond investors for the first time, seeking to raise £500mn against a shaky credit market backdrop. The £10bn-in-assets Church Commissioners for England charity plans to raise about £250mn in bonds due to mature in 10 to 16 years, with a further £250mn tranche that will mature in … Read more

TMS Ep209: Environmental protection, IT returns, markets, online broker

The government recently proposed to dilute the penal provisions in three laws governing environmental protection, and air and water pollution. The environment ministry says in the draft that it wants to “weed out” the fear of imprisonment for simple violations. It has reignited the growth vs environment debate. If it passes through, … Read more

Recession Fears Sink Oil and May Sap Asian Stocks: Markets Wrap

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business (Bloomberg) — Stocks in Asia are set to come under pressure Wednesday after fears of an economic downturn tightened their grip on financial markets, sinking oil and spurring rallies in the dollar and Treasuries. Author of the article: Bloomberg News Sunil Jagtiani Publishing date: Jul 05, 2022  •  29 minutes ago … Read more

US Futures Advance Amid China Tariff Speculation: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) — Asian stocks look set for a steady start Tuesday as investors evaluate the possible scrapping of some US tariffs on Chinese consumer goods. Most Read from Bloomberg Futures rose for Japan and Hong Kong and were steady for Australia. The Biden administration may announce the rollback of some levies as soon as this … Read more

US Futures Dip, Stocks Pare Gains as Bonds Advance: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) — US equity futures fell and Asian stocks trimmed gains Monday as slowing economic growth and sticky inflation continue to handicap markets. Most Read from Bloomberg In a quiet session ahead of the US Independence Day holiday, an Asian share index climbed but was off session highs, S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 contracts shed … Read more

Has Indonesia shaken its ‘fragile’ status among emerging markets?

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Reuters Gayatri Suroyo and Stefanno Sulaiman Publishing date: Jul 03, 2022  •  21 minutes ago  •  4 minute read  •  Join the conversation Article content JAKARTA — A decade ago Indonesia earned the unwelcome label of being among the so-called “Fragile Five” emerging markets, economies highly vulnerable … Read more