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  • Russia has reserves to ride out sanctions - assuming no panic

    LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Mathematically Russia has enough reserves to hold out for at least two years before Western sanctions start to choke the economy, but it must avoid reawakening the "sleeping dragon" of investor panic. At first glance the...
  • Fed should not let economy overheat, Fisher tells CNBC

    (Reuters) - It would be dangerous for the Federal Reserve to allow the economy to overheat in order to push unemployment down further and faster, a top Fed official said on Friday. "I don't buy that argument that we should for example run an...
  • Dow drop: Good news at home could be to blame

    Dow drop: Good news at home could be to blame
    Believers in Goldilocks took a bite full of economic and stock market news Thursday that was too hot to swallow. Lately, investors have been lulled by the Goldilocks principle — nothing too hot or too cold. The stock market has continued rising...
  • Fed's Fisher sees 'significantly' earlier rate hike

    (Reuters) - Stronger U.S. economic data on jobs and inflation have moved the Federal Reserve significantly closer to its first rate hike, making it "very possible" early next year, a top U.S. central bank official said on Friday. "It would seem to me,...
  • Shares trim losses, dollar dips after jobs report

    Shares trim losses, dollar dips after jobs report
    PARIS (Reuters) - Shares trimmed losses and the dollar dipped on Friday after the U.S. reported job growth slowed more than expected in July and the unemployment rate unexpectedly rose, easing worries that interest rates will rise soon. U.S. Treasuries...
  • European funds plough into equities, holdings highest since Jan 2011: Reuters poll

    LONDON (Reuters) - European fund managers made their highest allocation to equities this month since January 2011 and cut bond positions that were already below long-term averages, a Reuters survey showed on Thursday. Fund managers in the poll put 49...
  • World investors load up on stocks, Europe leads way: Reuters poll

    LONDON (Reuters) - Global investors bought more stocks in July than at any point in more than two years, spearheaded by a push into Europe and growing confidence in the continent's economic recovery, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday. Faith in the global...
  • Beyond oil and reserves, Russia running on empty

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - For all the sanctions Western leaders can throw at Russia, the biggest threat to President Vladimir Putin's ability to back separatists in east Ukraine is something beyond his or their control: the price of oil.     With Russia's $2...
  • Falling prices on radar as euro inflation drops again

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Annual inflation in the euro zone fell in July to its lowest since the height of the financial crisis in 2009, keeping the risk of deflation on policymakers' radar but unlikely to spur the European Central Bank into further policy...
  • Exclusive: Bondholders may sue Bulgarian government over Corpbank default - sources

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Holders of dollar-denominated bonds at Bulgaria's Corporate Commercial Bank (Corpbank) are gearing up for legal action against the government if the bond defaults and the bank is tipped into insolvency, two sources told Reuters on...
  • U.S. dollar bulls in control as delayed rally gathers pace

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A long-predicted dollar rally appears at last to be taking hold, with the greenback ending July with its best monthly performance in 17 months and investors positioning for the first post-crisis U.S. interest rate increase. The...