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Analysis: Underwater: how the Bank of England threw a lifeline to the markets

Analysis: Underwater: how the Bank of England threw a lifeline to the markets

The Bank of England bought bonds after demands from pension funds Some UK pension funds have faced problematic margin calls BoE support seen as window to post collateral UK government’s unfunded tax plan spooked markets LONDON/NEW YORK, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Calls to the Bank of England that some British pension funds were struggling to …

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Column: Fed neutral rate forecast nods to 'transitional' pivot

Column: Fed neutral rate forecast nods to ‘transitional’ pivot

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept 28 (Reuters) – Investors are scared and bond markets tumble as hopes of a Federal Reserve pivot evaporate and the amount of easing next year priced in to the US interest rate futures curve narrows to less than 25 basis points. The Fed is embarking on its most aggressive policy tightening campaign …

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EXCLUSIVE Grab sees no big layoffs despite market weakness

EXCLUSIVE Grab sees no big layoffs despite market weakness

A man walks past a Grab office in Singapore March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar su Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Grab, Southeast Asia’s largest ride-hailing and food delivery company, is not planning massive layoffs like some rivals have, and is hiring more selectively, while moderating its ambitions …

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Analysis: Japan is chasing the intervention on the yen

Analysis: Japan is chasing the intervention on the yen

Japanese yen banknotes are seen in this illustration photo taken September 22, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, Sept 23 (Reuters) – As the Bank of Japan enters the foreign exchange markets for the first time in decades to defend a battered yen, it faces many obstacles, chiefly …

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