Euro zone business growth slumped in June as price hikes bite

Euro zone business growth slumped in June as price hikes bite

A shopping cart is pushed down the aisle in this photo illustration taken at Mercator shopping mall in Ljubljana, January 28, 2014. REUTERS / Srdjan Zivulovic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Eurozone business growth has slowed significantly this month – and by much more than expected … Read more

UK economy ‘running on empty’ as recession signals mount – PMI

UK economy ‘running on empty’ as recession signals mount – PMI

A general view is seen of the London skyline from Canary Wharf in London, Britain, October 19, 2016. REUTERS / Hannah McKay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s economy is showing signs of stalling as high inflation hits new orders and businesses report levels of concern … Read more

Analysis: Record numbers of Chinese graduates enter worst job market in decades

Analysis: Record numbers of Chinese graduates enter worst job market in decades

10.8 mln Chinese graduates to enter job market in weak economy Youth unemployment at 18.4%, 3 times higher than overall rate Graduates’ jobs a top government priority amid stability risks BEIJING, June 23 (Reuters)-Jenny Bai was among 10 high-performing computer science students from different Chinese universities selected by a Beijing-based internet firm for a job … Read more

BOJ policymakers warned of economic harm from excess yen moves at April meet

Some BOJ members warned of damage from excess FX moves – minutes One member said weak yen good for Japan’s economy – minutes Board divided over chance of overshoot in inflation outlook BOJ strengthened commitment to keep rates low at April meeting Govt spokesperson says rapid FX moves undesirable TOKYO, June 22 (Reuters) – Some … Read more

Hong Kong’s new govt retains finance chief in sign of continuity

HONG KONG, June 19 (Reuters) – China unveiled on Sunday new top officials in Hong Kong under incoming leader John Lee, who vowed to take the global financial hub to fresh heights, while shrugging off concerns about sanctions the United States has imposed on him . In a sign of continuity for the financial industry, … Read more

Stocks eye steepest slide since 2020 as central bankers roil markets

BOJ an outlier as leading central banks raise rates Investors’ recession fears grow US stocks set to bounce; S&P 500 seen up 0.9% LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) – World stocks headed for their worst week since markets’ pandemic meltdown in March 2020 as leading central banks doubled down on tighter policy in an effort to … Read more

EXCLUSIVE China’s central bank accepts Ant’s application for financial holding company- sources

A logo of Ant Group is pictured at the headquarters of Ant Group, an affiliate of Alibaba, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China October 29, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PBOC taking application signals license may come soon – sources Financial holding license to pave way for Ant market … Read more

Norway oil sector union leader says wage deal is ‘good enough’

Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup oilfield platforms and accommodation jack-up rig Haven are pictured in the North Sea, Norway December 3, 2019. REUTERS / Ints Kalnins Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OSLO, June 17 (Reuters) – The leader of a union representing Norwegian oil workers said she would recommend to members a wage … Read more

Tesla cuts job openings since Elon Musk’s economic warning

A Tesla service and sales center is shown in Vista, California, US, June 3, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAN FRANCISCO, June 16 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) has cut job postings by 14% since Chief Executive Elon Musk warned he was worried about the economy, needed to reduce … Read more

The US lab market appears to be cool; homebuilding slumps as rates surge

The “Now hiring” sign is displayed on the window of an IN-N-OUT fast food restaurant in Encinitas, California, US, May 9, 2022. REUTERS / Mike Blake / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Weekly jobless claims fall from 3,000 to 229,000 Continuing claims rise from 3,000 to 1,312 million Housing … Read more