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Analysis: Egypt not off the hook after IMF bailout deal

Analysis: Egypt not off the hook after IMF bailout deal

The Egyptian pound is trading at 8% discount on the black market October’s $3 billion IMF deal helps rally bond prices Little demand so far for Treasuries or FDI, analysts say Egypt must repay $33.9 billion in external debt until mid-2025 CAIRO/LONDON, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Egyptian finances remain in a precarious state despite two …

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Lula to begin job interviews for Petrobras overhaul

Lula to begin job interviews for Petrobras overhaul

Nov 21 (Reuters) – Brazil’s President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is to begin talks with candidates for the leadership of oil firm Petrobras this week, sources familiar with the talks said, kicking off a difficult few months for the state-controlled company. Lula, who takes office on January 1, has already announced plans for a …

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Column: Ukraine endgame could electrify global markets

Column: Ukraine endgame could electrify global markets

LONDON, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Defusing this year’s biggest shock to the global economy could catalyze a rebound in global markets that many investors believe is too late – but could also raise other uncomfortable puzzles. Whispers about an endgame to Russia’s 9-month-old invasion of Ukraine – suggestions ranging from ‘talking talks’ to a brokered …

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Analysis: Soaring prices put Central Europe on the ropes

Analysis: Soaring prices put Central Europe on the ropes

The region grapples with inflation rates approaching 20% Surveys show high and sustained inflation expectations Various government measures hamper central bank tightening Some economists say high inflation could last BUDAPEST/WARSAW, Nov 7 (Reuters) – While inflation in Western Europe is expected to be largely under control within a year, there is a growing sense that …

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Conflict in Ukraine, sanctions will blow up Russia's finances

Conflict in Ukraine, sanctions will blow up Russia’s finances

This content was produced in Russia where the law limits coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine Nov 2 (Reuters) – The cost of Russian military mobilization and the impact of Western sanctions are set to blow government budget forecasts and drain Moscow’s reserves to their lowest level in years, according to the latest analysts’ …

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Analysis: European retailers are on investors' naughty lists this Christmas

Analysis: European retailers are on investors’ naughty lists this Christmas

European retail stocks down 40% since the start of the year Amazon predicts slower holiday sales growth Adidas and H&M warn of weaker demand Headwinds from euro and pound compress margins Eurozone non-food retail trade down 3% LONDON, Oct 28 (Reuters) – As the cost of living crisis squeezes consumers and squeezes disposable income, this …

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Analysis: Money market woes cast shadow over UK's $1.6 trillion commercial property sector

Analysis: Money market woes cast shadow over UK’s $1.6 trillion commercial property sector

Borrowing costs are expected to skyrocket over the next 5 years Some companies are already abandoning their fundraising plans Rents under pressure as tenants reduce their real estate needs LONDON, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Owners of Britain’s biggest shopping malls, skyscrapers and industrial hubs are facing rising borrowing costs and a recession that could push …

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Analysis: Bond Vigilantes Mean Business, Governments Better Beware

Analysis: Bond Vigilantes Mean Business, Governments Better Beware

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – The sight of Britain’s new finance minister smashing up his chief’s economic policies on Monday illustrated something starkly clear – the bond market vigilantes are back, they’re bold and governments had better stop. pay attention to it. It took only three weeks for the markets to force the United Kingdom, …

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Analysis: Indonesia's defenses begin to crumble in the face of an unrelenting dollar

Analysis: Indonesia’s defenses begin to crumble in the face of an unrelenting dollar

SINGAPORE, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Indonesia’s currency is plummeting and foreign money in its bond markets is heading for the exit, fueling fears that Southeast Asia’s biggest economy is finally starting to crack after months of remarkable resilience in the face of global headwinds. Despite its history of ruthless slashing of the market during a …

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