• Global stocks edge higher as focus turns to Jackson Hole

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    LONDON - Global stocks generally advanced Friday as investors awaited developments from this weekend's meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
    KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was up 0.2 percent to 12,388 while the CAC 40 in France rose 0.4 percent to 5,442. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.2 percent higher at 7,578. U.S. stocks were poised for solid gains at the open with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures both 0.2 percent higher.
    FED TALK: Traders were looking ahead to Friday's gathering of central bankers, including Federal Reserve Chairman...
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  • 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    Jerome Powell speaks at Jackson Hole. But three of the world's most important central bankers - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, and Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda - won't be in attendance.
    China takes another step towards opening up its financial markets. The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission on Friday scrapped foreign ownership limits for banks and bad-debt managers, Bloomberg says.
    Turkey's economic crisis has gone off the radar - but there's a huge chance it could get a whole lot...
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  • 3 of the world's most important central bankers are skipping this year's 'summer camp for economists' in Jackson Hole

    3 of the world's most important central bankers are skipping this year's 'summer camp for economists' in Jackson Hole

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Mark Carney, Mario Draghi and Haruhiko Kuroda are all missing from the list of attendees at this years central banker meeting at the remote mountain resort of Jackson Hole.
    The news comes alongside confirmation that none of the ECB's executive board members will make the trip to the annual central bankers meeting headed by the US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
    ECB president Mario Draghi, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, and the Bank of Japan's Haruhiko Kuroda are all missing from the list of attendees at this year's annual central bankers meeting on monetary policy at Jackson...
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