Analysis: Poor countries are at risk from elusive G-20 debt relief efforts

LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The failure to make concrete progress on debt relief for the world’s poorest countries at the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington frustrated policymakers, activists and investors. Two years ago, the Group of Twenty launched the Joint Framework – a mechanism designed to provide a rapid … Read more

Wall Street Week Ahead: As US Markets Swing, Some Commit to a Rare Winner in 2022: Energy Stocks

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Painful market volatility and attractive valuations have led some investors to maintain their upbeat views on energy stocks, one of the few bets that have thrived in an otherwise tough year. It’s not an easy call. The S&P 500 Energy Index has already risen about 46% this year, and monetary tightening … Read more

Morning show: Eye of the Storm

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in the US and global markets from Mike Dolan. With Hurricane Ian erupting with its sights set on Cuba and Florida, a global financial storm in the bond and currency markets has subsided moderately – although likely only temporarily. … Read more