MONEY MARKETS-U.S. rate-cut bets in June slip after solid retail sales data

(Adds background, graphic) NEW YORK, June 14 (Reuters) – U.S. interest rates futures fell on Friday, reversing their earlier gains, as traders pared their bets that the Federal Reserve would lower key lending rates next week, following data that showed solid growth in domestic retail sales in May. Many Wall Street economists expect Fed policymakers, who are set to meet […]

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Turkey dollar bonds drop on U.S. sanctions risk

LONDON, June 14 (Reuters) – Turkish dollar bonds fell on Friday as investors worried over a rising risk of sanctions on the back of flaring tensions between Ankara and Washington over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems. The 2030 and 2036 issues fell more than 1 cents in the dollar, according to Tradeweb data. The U.S. has threatened to […]

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REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil

(Corrects day in the first paragraph) * Asian stock markets: tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 * MSCI Asia-Pacific index dips 0.2%, Nikkei adds 0.25% * Market focus on China industrial production, retail sales * Caution seen prevailing ahead of Fed’s meeting next week * Crude oil supported after Gulf of Oman tanker attacks By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO, June 14 (Reuters) – Asian stocks were […]

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Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economic data that was seen as strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year. Wall Street’s major stock indexes climbed after falling for two days […]

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