from Breakingviews:

Chancellor: Negative rates, negative implications

By Edward Chancellor
February 12, 2016

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

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Trouble in the Oil Patch

February 4, 2016

A slew of weak reports from Shell RDSa.L, Occidental OXY.N and ConocoPhillips COP.N have set the tone for what will probably be another session punctuated by lackluster buying interest in stocks and a predilection toward pushing fixed income yields lower even ahead of what is supposed to be a solid jobs report on Friday.

from Breakingviews:

Fed stress-tests idea of negative interest rates

February 2, 2016

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

from MacroScope:

Reserve Bank of India may cut rates even more than expected this year

January 20, 2016

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan attends a news conference in Mumbai, India, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade - RTX1WLY7

The Reserve Bank of India is widely expected to cut interest rates just once in 2016, as most analysts see retail inflation rising slightly above the central bank's target, but there is a decent chance it could cut more aggressively, as it did last year.

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 Breakingviews:

Cox: How gun control is like zero interest rates

January 5, 2016

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

from Breakingviews:

Managerial competence makes the difference in 2016

January 5, 2016

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

from MacroScope:

Prospects still slim for major global economic pickup

December 22, 2015

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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 MacroScope:

Fed’s Williams preps new Tee-shirt after rate hike

December 18, 2015

San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams earlier this year got so sick of answering reporters’ questions about when the U.S. central bank would raise rates that he had his son design a Tee-shirt that he could just give out.

from Breakingviews:

Fed liftoff will reinvigorate key market gauges

December 15, 2015

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