EghtesadOnline: Bonds fell and the dollar rose against most of its peers as reflation trades came back into focus after a promise by U.S. President Donald Trump to overhaul business taxes. European stocks erased gains as banks declined as political risk plagued the region.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. stocks rose with equities in Europe, while bonds and gold retreated in a demonstration of financial markets’ resilience to recent geopolitical events as investors focus on the prospects for increased government spending in the U.S.
EghtesadOnline: The year threatens to end as it began for emerging markets - with losses. After spectacular returns between end-January and October, emerging market stocks and bonds are again in retreat, disappointing investors who had hoped the sector had finally turned a corner after lagging its developed market peers for years.
EghtesadOnline: The global bond rout intensified Monday, with a gauge of Treasuries volatility surging to the highest since February, on expectations that President-elect Donald Trump will increase government spending to boost economic growth and stoke inflation.
EghtesadOnline: Stocks fell on Friday, curbed by the continued surge in global bond yields, while the dollar hit a three-month high against the yen as investors grew more confident that the Federal Reserve will raise U.S. interest rates by the end of the year.