Deutsche Bank is looking for ways to minimise business disruption as it reduces risks from its Russian technology operations in line with the law, Germany’s biggest lender said on Wednesday. The comments by a bank spokesperson followed a report in the Financial Times that the bank was winding down its remaining software technology operations in […]<
The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday trimmed its 2023 global growth outlook slightly as higher interest rates cool activity but warned that a severe flare-up of financial system turmoil could slash output to near recessionary levels. The IMF said in its latest World Economic Outlook report that banking system contagion risks were contained by strong […]
UBS executives sought to assure investors on Wednesday that Switzerland’s largest bank can make its unexpected takeover of Swiss rival Credit Suisse work and pay off for its shareholders. While describing the biggest bank rescue since the global financial crisis as a milestone for the industry and a major challenge for the bank, Chairman Colm […]
World stock indexes declined on Tuesday, with all three major U.S. stock indexes ending lower, while the U.S. dollar fell to a two-month low and Treasury yields eased after data suggested a cooling in the U.S. labor market. The U.S. Labor Department report showed U.S. job openings in February dropped to the lowest level in […]
Wall Street equities gained and U.S. Treasury yields rose on Monday as investor concerns about the financial system were calmed after First Citizens BancShares said it would take on the deposits and loans of failed Silicon Valley Bank. The deal offered a respite after weeks of turmoil prompted by the collapse of tech-focused Silicon Valley […]
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen reiterated on Thursday that she was prepared to take further action to ensure that Americans’ bank deposits stay safe amid turmoil in the banking system. “As I have said, we have used important tools to act quickly to prevent contagion,” Yellen said in remarks to the U.S. House of Representatives […]
U.S. stock indexes were set to open slightly higher on Tuesday in cautious trading ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s testimony before Congress that could shed more light on the central bank’s interest rate hike plans. The benchmark S&P 500 closed higher for a third straight session on Monday, as Treasury yields took a […]
U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Tuesday, ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s testimony before Congress that could shed more light on the central bank’s interest rate hike plans. The benchmark S&P 500 closed higher for a third straight session on Monday, as Treasury yields took a breather from their recent rally that […]
The Treasury Department is preparing a new program that could prohibit U.S. investment in certain sectors of adversarial nations, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday citing copies of reports provided to lawmakers on Capitol Hill viewed by the newspaper. The Biden administration’s work on the new rules would in practice largely deal with U.S. […]
Canada’s commodity-heavy main stock index rose on Friday to its highest closing level in more than two weeks as encouraging economic data from major energy importer China allayed fears of a global economic slowdown. Activity in China’s services sector expanded at the fastest pace in six months in February as the removal of tough COVID-19 […]
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