U.S. Senate passes bill to avert government shutdown, sends to Biden for signature

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, U.S., on midterm election day, November 6, 2018. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan/File Photo By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Democratic-controlled U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill to fund the government through mid-February, averting the risk of a shutdown

Stocks stumble as bond traders turn to jobs data

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Passersby wearing protective face masks walk past an electronic board displaying world stock indexes, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato By Tom Westbrook SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks wobbled and risk-sensitive currencies in the region sagged on Friday as investors bet inflation will