Rise of women to top of UK finance is ‘stagnating’

The City of London financial district is seen in London, Britain, October 22, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s six -year drive to increase the number of women in senior management at financial firms is “stagnating” for the first time, a review for … Read more

US business borrowing for equipment rises 16% in May – ELFA

The skyline is seen in Manhattan, New York City, US, August 21, 2021. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 23 (Reuters) – US companies borrowed 16% more in May to finance their investments in equipment compared to a year earlier, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) … Read more

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

European stocks skid on gloomy business activity data, commodity weakness

The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, June 22, 2022. REUTERS / Staff Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register STOXX 600 on pace to confirm bear market European miners at six-month lows Aroundtown slumps after JPMorgan downgrade Norway central bank hikes by 50 … Read more

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

French June business activity was weaker than forecast -flash PMI

People walk through the financial and business district of La Defense in Puteaux near Paris, France, October 23, 2021. REUTERS / Sarah Meyssonnier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, June 23 (Reuters) – French business activity has grown less quickly than expected in June, a preliminary monthly survey by S&P Global … Read more

Full Brexit yet to play out on British finance, lawmakers say

The City of London financial district can be seen as people walk along the south side of the River Thames, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in London, Britain, March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Britain should avoid major, hasty reforms to … Read more

Get cracking with phasing out remaining Libor, UK watchdog says

Signage for Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulator is seen at its head office in London, Britain, March 10, 2022. REUTERS/Toby Melville Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 22 (Reuters) – The financial sector should not bet on remaining deadlines changing for the phasing out of the use of Libor … Read more

Oil rises on market caution over supply concerns

Models of oil barrels and a pump jack are displayed in front of a rising stock graph and “$ 100” in this illustration taken February 24, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MELBOURNE, June 21 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose 1% in early trade on … Read more

Fed’s Bullard: I hope US economy repeats outcome of 1994’s soft landing

St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard speaks at a public lecture in Singapore October 8, 2018. REUTERS / Edgar Su / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 20 (Reuters) – The US Federal Reserve could raise interest rates swiftly this year and forge a “stellar” economy ahead … Read more