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    Climate change has big impact on economy, inflation – Amamiya Aug survey showed strong demand for green bonds – BOJ Amamiya BOJ’s climate scheme has extended $26 bln in loans TOKYO, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Bank of Japan (BOJ) Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya said on Sunday the central bank will conduct a survey annually of ...
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    Prime Minister Kishida says “Japan is a buy” Japan govt targets boosting household financial assets Plan calls for easing limits for investment TOKYO, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Japanese government on Friday called for doubling a tax-free stock investment programme for households, to encourage savers to put more money in riskier assets rather than hoarding it ...
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    Nov 24 (Reuters) – Canada published its first ever national climate adaptation strategy on Thursday, including C$1.6 billion ($1.2 billion) in new federal funding commitments to help protect communities against the increasing impacts of global warming. Like many countries around the world, Canada is seeing a rise in extreme weather caused by climate change, with ...
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    NEW DELHI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – India’s inflation is likely to ease in the coming months, partly due to fall in commodity prices, India’s finance ministry said in a monthly economic report. India’s annual retail inflation has remained above the central bank’s tolerance limit of 2% to 6% since January, even as it eased to ...
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    LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – You can sometimes buck the market – for a time at least. Even mention government or central bank intervention in financial markets to many professionals and you elicit a tirade on such futility against forces beyond control. And yet again, 2022 proved that’s far from the truth. Times are of ...
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    LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Shell said on Monday it (SHEL.L) will evaluate plans to spend up to 25 billion pounds in Britain over the next decade following the government’s decision to increase a windfall tax on oil and gas producer. “We’re going to have to evaluate each project on a case by case basis,” ...
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    LONDON, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Britain’s finance minister Jeremy Hunt announced a plan on Thursday to free up billions of pounds from the capital buffers of insurers to invest in infrastructure, potentially boosting economic growth. Britain inherited insurance capital rules, known as Solvency II, from the European Union and has faced pressure from industry to ...
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    LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – If financial markets bore the brunt of this year’s interest rate shock, housing now stands in the firing line. And a residential real estate quake would hurt many economies far more, amplifying the bond market ructions of the past 12 months if inflation can’t be contained quickly enough to allow ...
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    NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 12 (Reuters) – With odds of a split U.S. Congress rising, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned that lawmakers’ failure to raise the statutory limit on U.S. debt posed a “huge threat” to America’s credit rating and functioning of U.S. financial markets. Yellen told Reuters in an interview in New Delhi on ...
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    WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday said no major U.S. trading partner manipulated its exchange rates to gain unfair competitive advantage through June 2022, but said it would stay in close touch with Switzerland on its currency practices. The bulk of interventions seen were aimed at strengthening currencies, not weakening ...