Brazil FX in somber mood as pandemic roars on, pressure mounts on government: Reuters poll

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Brazilian Real and U.S. dollar notes are pictured at a currency exchange office in Rio de Janeiro By Gabriel Burin BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Brazil’s real is starting the second-quarter in a somber mood as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc in Latin America’s biggest economy and as pressure builds […]

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Oil set for steady gains as economies shake off pandemic blues: Reuters poll

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The price of gasoline is shown on a gas pump at an Arco gas station in San Diego 2/2 By Sumita Layek and Bharat Gautam (Reuters) – Oil prices will stage a steady recovery this year as vaccines reach more people and speed an economic revival, with further impetus coming […]

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Brazil real on pause in coming weeks, focus on vaccination progress: Reuters poll

© Reuters. By Gabriel Burin BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Brazil’s real will likely stay on pause in coming weeks around the mid-point of its recent wide trading range, as strategists focus on advances in vaccination efforts by President Jair Bolsonaro’s government, a Reuters poll showed. The Brazilian currency was quoted at 5.33 per U.S. dollar […]

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UK PM Johnson could lose his seat and majority at next election – poll

© Reuters. Britain’s PM Johnson holds a news conference at Downing Street in London LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is on course to lose his own seat and neither of the two main political parties is likely to win an outright majority at the next general election, not due until 2024, according […]

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Oil outlook for 2021 hit by new COVID-19 strain: Reuters poll

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed oil pump jack is placed on dollar banknotes in this illustration picture By K. Sathya Narayanan (Reuters) – Oil prices are unlikely to mount much of a recovery in 2021 as a new coronavirus variant and related travel restrictions threaten already weakened fuel demand, a Reuters poll showed on […]

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U.S. fliers less familiar with Boeing 737 MAX crashes two years on, but wary when reminded: Reuters/Ipsos poll

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: People depart a Boeing 737 Max airplane at Dallas Fort Worth Airport following a media flight to Tulsa By Chris Kahn and Tracy Rucinski NEW YORK/CHICAGO (Reuters) – With the passage of time, Americans are less familiar with two fatal Boeing (NYSE:) 737 MAX crashes, but if they are made aware […]

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Canadian dollar forecasts shift higher as Ottawa pads economic support: Reuters poll

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Canadian dollar coin, commonly known as the “Loonie”, is pictured in this illustration picture taken in Toronto By Fergal Smith TORONTO (Reuters) – The outlook for the Canadian dollar has improved on expectations the currency will benefit from domestic economic stimulus and the rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine, a Reuters […]

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Oil prices face uphill struggle in 2021 despite vaccine progress: Reuters poll

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A 3d printed oil pump jack is seen in front of displayed stock graph and “COVID-19” words in this illustration picture By Brijesh Patel (Reuters) – Oil prices will struggle to gain upward traction next year as demand remains in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic despite growing optimism over vaccines […]

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Kazakhstan central bank seen holding policy rate unchanged: Reuters poll

ALMATY (Reuters) – Kazakhstan’s central bank is expected to keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 9.00% on Monday after a pick-up in inflation last month, a Reuters poll showed. Seven of nine analysts polled this week predicted no change at the Oct. 26 meeting. Two forecast a cut to 8.75%. The central bank cut […]

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Canadian dollar seen higher if commodity prices rebound: Reuters poll

© Reuters. Illustration photo of U.S. and Canada Dollar notes By Fergal Smith TORONTO (Reuters) – The Canadian dollar is set to gain more than 2% against its U.S. counterpart in a year as an expected recovery in the global economy from the coronavirus crisis improves the outlook for commodity prices, a Reuters poll showed. […]

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