JGBs dip before 20-year debt sale, in line with U.S. Treasuries

TOKYO, May 19 (Reuters) – Government bond prices dipped across all maturities on Tuesday, ahead of a 20-year debt sale, and also tracked a rise in U.S. treasuries yields as investors cheered encouraging trial results of a potential COVID-19 vaccine.

CEE MARKETS-Stocks rise tracking rally in Western European equities

By Anita Komuves BUDAPEST, May 15 (Reuters) – Central European stock markets rose and most currencies edged higher on Friday, tracking a rally in Western European shares driven by positive economic data from China. The DAX index of Germany, Central

Collapse in consumption dragging down global economic outlook – IMF

WASHINGTON, May 13 (Reuters) – A collapse in consumption and other incoming data are dragging down the outlook for the global economy, the International Monetary Fund’s chief economist Gita Gopinath said on Wednesday. Gopinath said economic data gathered since April

Peterborough Musicfest postpones 2020 season due to coronavirus pandemic

The 34th season of Peterborough Musicfest has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, organizers of the annual outdoor summer concert series announced that following consultation with health officials and authorities, the 2020 season is postponed. Each summer,

China factory deflation deepens in April as recovery stalls

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) – China’s factory deflation deepened in April and consumer price gains slowed, signaling ongoing weakness in the world’s second-largest economy. The producer price index dropped 3.1 per cent in the month, versus a forecast 2.5 per cent decline.