from Viewsroom:

Viewsroom: Samsung’s fiery future

October 13, 2016

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Cancelling production of its self-combusting Note 7 smartphone puts the company's reputation as well as $17 bln or more at risk. Cities, businesses and investors are putting Trump and Clinton to shame on climate change. Plus: Brexit politics get shaken up by the pound's decline.

from Breakingviews:

Sterling mayhem gives glimpse into future

October 7, 2016

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

from Breakingviews:

Chancellor: Heed the threats to globalization

February 9, 2016

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

from Expert Zone:

Illiquidity by design

January 29, 2016

A private money trader counts Indian Rupee currency notes at a shop in Mumbai August 1, 2013. India's central bank intervened in the foreign exchange market on Thursday to stop the rupee's slide toward a record low as its defence of the currency, built around draining cash from money markets, came under rising pressure.  REUTERS/Vivek Prakash (INDIA - Tags: BUSINESS) - RTX126TL

A private money trader counts rupee notes at a shop in Mumbai August 1, 2013. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash/Files

from MacroScope:

EU vote casts shadow over Britain as 2016 kicks off

January 8, 2016

At this stage, it is hard to quantify how a planned referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union is impacting investor sentiment and the outlook for business investment. But there is little doubt it will influence the timing of the Bank of England's first interest rate hike in nearly a decade and how sterling trades this year.

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Top Markets Stories of 2015

December 22, 2015

It’s been an interesting year, and the volatility we saw strikes some as a harbinger, with more divergence in monetary policy and the long-anticipated beginning of a Fed tightening cycle careening into the collapse of oil, setting up for an eventful 2016. For now, though, here’s a look at the top 10 stories in the markets over the past year:

from MacroScope:

Prospects still slim for major global economic pickup

December 22, 2015


The world economy may be set for another year like 2015, with modest growth in developed economies offsetting persistent weakness elsewhere but generating very little inflation and keeping interest rates low.

from Breakingviews:

Cox: Drought, not just of ideas, challenges Africa

By Rob Cox
November 12, 2015

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

from MacroScope:

Will a weak Canadian dollar really lead to stronger exports?

September 9, 2015

A Canadian dollar coin, commonly known as the "Loonie", is pictured in this illustration picture taken in Toronto

Canada's near two-year-long attempt to boost exports through a weaker currency so far has proved futile.

from MacroScope:

Euro may not be on a one-way road to parity

March 17, 2015

RTR4SXKP.jpgSigns the euro zone economy may have turned a corner just as many begin to question the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike could soon put a floor under the euro after a 13 percent plunge so far this year.