The expansion in euro zone business activity eased in September to a four-month low, driven by the weakest factory growth in two years that was only partly offset by a pick-up among services providers, a survey showed on Wednesday. | Video
BENGALURU/TOKYO Growth in factory activity slowed across Europe and Asia in September, with export orders weakening before the latest escalation in the U.S.-China trade conflict, but was little changed in the Americas. | Video
BENGALURU/TOKYO, Oct 1 Growth in factory
activity slowed across Europe and Asia in September, with export
orders weakening before the latest escalation in the U.S.-China
trade conflict, in another sign the global economy is shifting
into lower gear.
Sept 28 U.S. fund managers recommended
increasing in cash holdings in September to a near four-year
high, sticking to a cautious approach as the latest U.S.-China
trade tariffs kicked in and showed no signs of abating, a
Reuters poll showed.
BENGALURU The historic run-up in world shares will continue through 2019, but the outlook for almost half of the major bourses polled by Reuters has slipped, with many now only expected to recoup losses from this year's sell-off.
U.S. fund managers recommended an increase in cash holdings this month to a three-year high and a cut to equities as persistent concern about a U.S.-China trade war sent stock markets see-sawing, a Reuters poll showed.
The U.S. dollar's recent resurgence will last another three months, and possibly up to six, but its dominance will fade next year, a Reuters poll of currency strategists showed.
BENGALURU/HONG KONG Manufacturing activity took a hit in June across Europe and Asia, with exporters losing momentum even before promised trade tariffs kick in, underscoring worries the U.S. administration's protectionist policies could derail global growth. | Video
Euro zone factory growth slowed to an 18-month low in June, slipping for the sixth month in a row amid widespread concerns about trade barriers and their impact on overall economic activity, a survey showed on Monday.
BENGALURU An inversion in U.S. Treasury yields, a solid and reliable predictor of past recessions, is at most two years away and perhaps only a year off, according to bond market experts polled by Reuters who have brought their forecasts nearer.