Latest News for: Rate rises


Brave New World: Nikkei back to levels seen 30 years ago. What does it mean?

The Times of India 25 Sep 2021
Japanese equity markets are trading at a lower PE multiple than S&P 500, despite their stronger earnings & lower interest rate ... Real assets are positively correlated with inflation and interest rates, unlike financial assets like stocks and bonds ... An uptick in inflation may lead to rising rates which will weigh on stock returns for the next decade.

Mortgage Rates Moved Higher This Week | September 25 and 26, 2021

Omaha World-Herald 25 Sep 2021
Looking ahead, experts believe interest rates will rise more in 2021, but modestly ... While mortgage rates are likely to rise this year, experts say the increase won’t happen overnight and it won’t be a dramatic jump. Rates should stay near historically low levels through the first half of the year, rising slightly later in the year.

Dollar stuck in a narrow range

Business Line 25 Sep 2021
The rise in the index witnessed after the outcome of the US Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday was short-lived ... The US Federal Reserve left its policy rates unchanged in the 0%-0.25 per eent range as expected last week ... Scope to rise ... From a bigger picture, the euro will now have to rise above 1.19 to bring bullishness back into the picture.

Cliff Taylor: Government is losing control of budget narrative

The Irish Times 25 Sep 2021
A few weeks out from budget day we have promises of big spending rises, tax cuts and post-pandemic bonuses for much of the public sector which may include holidays, wage increases or better sick pay and entitlements, depending on what Minister you listen to ... Gummed-up supply chains and commodity price increases are pushing up the rate of inflation.

The Fairholme Focused Income Fund Announces Dividend

Finger Lakes Times 25 Sep 2021
The Fund’s investments are also subject to interest rate risk, which is the risk that the value of a security will decline because of a change in general interest rates. Investments subject to interest rate risk will usually decrease in value when interest rates rise and rise in value when interest rates decline.

Gold Trades to a Critical Price Support Level this Week

FX Empire 25 Sep 2021
However, the news that startled market participants and gold investors was the newly revised “dot plot”, which shows the projections of interest rate normalization ... Gold’s strong bearish reaction to the potential for interest rates rising quicker than the Federal Reserve had projected previously.

Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?

CBS News 25 Sep 2021
President Biden is instituting stronger efforts to encourage vaccines, as the rise in cases starts to slow the economy’s improvement ... There’s also been talk about that could be sent when specific economic metrics reach certain thresholds (for example, if unemployment rises to 6 percent) ... The full vaccination rate is for the country.

State's coronavirus weekly data improve: Cases 54,109 rise is down 28.8%; death up 2,340

WPTV 25 Sep 2021
19, with 77.5% of adults receiving at least one vaccine dose, a rise of about half a percentage point, and the weekly first-time infection positivity rate of 8.6% is 2.6 percentage points down in a week. But several South Florida Counties are reporting higher rates ... The first-time daily positivity rate was 7.8 11 weeks ago.

Farmland values are on rise

Journal Courier 25 Sep 2021
The study has been ongoing since 1974 ... “These primary factors combined with pandemic assistance programs and low interest rates helped fuel the rise in values.”. Forecasted higher input prices and rising cash rents will present a challenge for farmers in the upcoming growing season ... .

Opposition expresses ‘serious concerns’ over Uttarakhand govt order on ‘demographic change’

Hindustan Times 25 Sep 2021
Its national general secretary and former chief minister Harish Rawat advocated a study on the “rate of population rise” to bring a solution to issues of illiteracy, malnourishment and others however, cautioned against “targetting a particular community under its garb.”.

The charts that matter: China upsets cryptocurrency markets

Moneyweek 25 Sep 2021
The Chinese yuan (or renminbi) continued to tread water (when the red line is rising, the dollar is strengthening while the yuan is weakening) ... The yield on the ten-year US government bond perked up at the idea of interest rates rising ... And the yield on the ten-year German Bund continued its gradual rise ... (Aussie dollar vs US dollar exchange rate ... .

India stocks rally faces risk of premium valuations

Gulf News 25 Sep 2021
Besides, the 135 per cent rise seen in the 30-scrip S&P BSE Sensex from the lows of 2020 ... “The key risks faced by the equity markets globally include faster and farther interest rate rise (than currently expected) and contagion risks of negative developments in large economies.”.

Delta triggered higher antibodies in Gujaratis

The Times of India 25 Sep 2021
AHMEDABAD ... Gujarat recorded a bell-shaped Covid graph with alarmingly rapid rise in cases with a peak of 14,605 cases on April 30, at the rate of 10 cases every minute ... This steep rise and fall in Covid-19 cases during the second wave baffled common man and scientists alike ... Start a Conversation. .

The best FTSE 100 shares to buy for dividend income

The Motley Fool 25 Sep 2021
Including the special distribution, the yield could rise to 6% or 7%, although this is just speculation at this stage. Some risks the company may face in the future include higher interest rates, which could impact its investment portfolio ... Rising construction costs could also weigh on profit margins.

In Britain, rising prices and shortages evoke 1970s-style jitters

Straits Times 25 Sep 2021
LONDON (NYTIMES) - Long lines at petrol stations, rising fuel prices, empty shelves in supermarkets and worries about runaway inflation ... Rising wages and supply bottlenecks are driving up the inflation rate, while the fuel shortages that have closed dozens of petrol�stations reflect a shortage of lorry�drivers, not of energy supplies.