Rahul Karunakar

Dollar's strength to be short-lived; volatility and weakness ahead - Reuters poll

06 Oct 2020

BENGALURU The recent surge in the U.S. dollar will last less than three months, according to a majority of foreign exchange strategists polled by Reuters who said the greenback would have a roller coaster ride in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election.

Global housing markets face tougher year in 2021 - Reuters poll

01 Oct 2020

BENGALURU Most major housing markets won't keep up with consumer price inflation in 2021 and are faced with multiple downside risks despite rising strongly this year amid the coronavirus pandemic and rock-bottom interest rates, Reuters polls showed.

Negative real yields on sovereign debt here to stay - Reuters poll

28 Sep 2020

BENGALURU Real yields on major sovereign bonds are deeply negative and expectations for positive returns anytime soon have disappeared as aggressive monetary easing and asset purchase programmes have much further to run, a Reuters poll showed.

Dollar bears persist on Fed's shift to lower rates for longer: Reuters poll

04 Sep 2020

BENGALURU The dollar's downtrend will continue into next year, driven largely by the U.S. Federal Reserve's shift to a new policy framework, although expectations for a deep fall in a sustained way have waned somewhat from last month, a Reuters poll found.

Global funds once again opt out of stocks, despite rally: Reuters poll

28 Aug 2020

BENGALURU Funds recommended equity holdings be trimmed to the lowest in over four years in August, despite record-breaking gains by world stocks, as the pandemic drags on and new data suggest the nascent economic rebound is stalling, Reuters polls found.

Gravity-defying global stock markets to end 2020 below pre-COVID highs - Reuters poll

27 Aug 2020

BENGALURU Global stock markets are forecast to close the year below their pre-pandemic highs, but will still keep alive for at least another six months a bull run that is defying a sombre economic outlook across much of the world, Reuters polls of market experts found.

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