from Breakingviews:

Chancellor: Pensions are a bubble waiting to burst

April 15, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

Review: Stop blaming the world’s central bankers

April 8, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

The gradualist Fed chair

March 29, 2016

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen removes her glasses during a press conference following the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy meeting in Washington March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

from Breakingviews:

Chancellor: Lessons from the Mississippi Bubble

March 23, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Markets Hit a Lull

March 22, 2016

The terror attacks in Belgium are the most immediate catalyst for market moves right now, with futures dipping, bond yields lower and safe-haven gold higher. But perhaps it is a sign of the ongoing familiarity with these attacks that US futures are only down about 0.4 percent this morning, VIX futures are up but only a little bit, and the overall activity is nowhere near as panicked as we have seen in the past. That may change as more details come out, but right now with more than two dozen dead the market's reaction has been quiet.

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Dollar Blues

March 18, 2016

The dollar firmed up against most major currencies on Friday, still feeling the rippling effects of the Federal Reserve’s decision to come in more dovishly than many expected.

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Fed Games

March 16, 2016

The market’s primary concern comes this afternoon with the release of the Federal Reserve’s statement on monetary policy as markets in the last few weeks have again shifted from an expectation that the Fed would “never hike again, ever, EVER” to “okay, yes, probably later in the year.”

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

A Busy Week for Policy

March 14, 2016

A busy week beckons, with a troika of big central banks such as the Fed, Bank of England and Bank of Japan all set to have their next policy meetings to look at the interest rate picture.

from Expert Zone:

India Markets Weekahead: Use gains to reshuffle portfolio

March 6, 2016

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters)

A confluence of positive factors, both global and local, led to a sharp rally in Indian stocks. The budget did not have anything positive for markets but it put to rest fears of re-introduction of a long-term capital gains tax which was worrying investors for the past month. From the panic lows of 6,850 on budget day, the Nifty rallied to end the week almost 6.5 percent higher.

from MacroScope:

Federal Reserve’s loss is Bank of Canada’s gain

March 3, 2016

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco produces some of the U.S. central bank's best research on labor markets and monetary policy. And it's from there that the Bank of Canada plucked its newest deputy governor,