Shrutee Sarkar

Biden to reappoint Jerome Powell as Fed chair, say economists

Jul 16 2021

BENGALURU/WASHINGTON U.S. President Joe Biden will reappoint current Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for a second four-year term starting February next year, according to an overwhelming majority of economists polled by Reuters this week.

Reuters poll: Fed to shutter pandemic support asset purchases by end-2022

Jul 15 2021

BENGALURU The Federal Reserve will shutter its asset purchases programme by end-2022, according to a Reuters poll, with a few more economists now predicting a rate hike as early as next year, but they pegged new COVID-19 variants as the biggest economic risk.

ECB to taper pandemic buys after Sept, COVID-19 variants top risk: Reuters poll

Jul 12 2021

BENGALURU The European Central Bank will start tapering its pandemic-related asset purchases after its September meeting and stop buying them by the end of March, according to a Reuters poll which showed the top economic risk was new COVID-19 variants.

India should brace for third COVID-19 wave by Oct, say health experts

Jun 18 2021

BENGALURU A third wave of coronavirus infections is likely to hit India by October, and although it will be better controlled than the latest outbreak the pandemic will remain a public health threat for at least another year, according to a Reuters poll of medical experts.

REFILE-POLL-India should brace for third COVID-19 wave by Oct, say health experts

Jun 18 2021

* Reuters poll graphic on whether India will suffer a third wave of COVID-19: https://tmsnrt.rs/35yeH5w

Bank of Canada to taper asset purchases again next quarter - Reuters poll

Jun 02 2021

BENGALURU The Bank of Canada will taper its asset purchase programme again next quarter and raise interest rates earlier than previously predicted amid expectations for a robust economic recovery after a recent downturn, a Reuters poll showed.

Global property markets ready to soar this year: Reuters poll

May 24 2021

BENGALURU Residential property markets in major economies will soar this year on huge monetary and fiscal support and amid a recovery from the pandemic, according to Reuters polls, which showed risks for prices skewed to the upside.

Reuters poll: Fed's core PCE inflation concern threshold is 2.8% - economists

May 13 2021

BENGALURU The Federal Reserve's preferred inflation gauge would have to hit a high of 2.8% to discomfort U.S. policymakers, according to a Reuters poll which also suggested the central bank would tolerate that rate for three months at least before it acts.

POLL-Euro zone growth outlook still modest, inflation to lag U.S.

May 13 2021

* reuters://realtime/verb=Open/url=cpurl://apps.cp./Apps/econ-polls?RIC=EUGDPQAP GDP poll data

Global economy to stage vigorous recovery; jobs growth to lag: Reuters poll

Apr 22 2021

BENGALURU The global economy will recover this year from its coronavirus slump at a pace not seen since the 1970s as strong momentum builds in most major economies, according to Reuters polls of over 500 economists.

World News

'Pingdemic' grips Britain as fears of food shortages grow

LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's supermarkets, wholesalers and hauliers were struggling on Thursday to ensure stable food and fuel supplies after an official health app told hundreds of thousands of workers to isolate after contact with someone with COVID-19.