Truss forced to change taxes after week of market turmoil

Truss defended the policy, and markets were concerned about the cost Kwarteng now says it was a distraction A bend made with ‘humility and remorse’ – Kwarteng The reduction in the highest tax rate was a small part of the overall plan Lawmakers have expressed concern about the government’s ruling BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – British … Read more

Analysis: Underwater: How the Bank of England has delivered a lifeblood to the markets

Bank of England bought bonds after pension fund pleas Some UK pension funds have faced problematic margin calls BoE support is seen as giving an opportunity to build collateral The British government’s unfunded tax plan scared the markets LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Calls from the Bank of England began on Monday saying some British pension … Read more

Kyiv says dozens were killed or wounded in Russian missile attack on Ukraine

At least 25 killed in missile attack – Ukrainian officials Civilians planning to enter Russian-controlled territory were killed Police say the attacks included at least three rockets ZAPORIZIA, Ukraine, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Dozens of civilians were killed or wounded in what Kyiv called a mock Russian missile strike on a convoy of civilian vehicles … Read more

Analysis: Credit Markets See Less Recession Risk, Earnings May Challenge That

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen in the financial district of New York, US, January 13, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register (Reuters) – High-yield US corporate bond markets may be undervalued to counter recession risks even as Treasuries and macroeconomic indicators reflect rising growth concerns, … Read more