• Is China losing it´s credibility?

    The US rating agency S&P has improved it´s forecast for the Chinese economy, despite a drop in the credit rating in September. According to the report, the growth of the national debt will decrease over the next five years.

  • Did FED play the Dollar?

    The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at a meeting on Wednesday, but admitted that there will be a third increase in December, despite the inflation problems in the US.

  • The missile launch of North Korea ceased to frighten the markets

    The launch of the ballistic missile by North Korea on Friday did not have a noticeable effect on market sentiment, as traders are entirely focused on the Fed meeting next week.

  • North Korea and a the weak Dollar are leading Gold to new heights

    On Friday, Gold prices swayed around the highest level of this year against the backdrop of the weak Dollar and persisting anxiety around the tensions on the Korean peninsula.

  • Kim Jong-un is hungry for recognition

    The North Korean situation is slowly escalating, and even though neighboring countries want to put an end to this conflict, Kim Jong-un doesn´t seem keen on stopping. However, there is no guarantee that he will not dare to launch a real missile attack.

  • Key things to know ahead of the NFP release

    Let´s go over the key notions that should be taken into account before the NFP release.

  • The markets are taking a hit with the North Korean situation

    The threat of a military confrontation on the Korean peninsula has provoked a rise of risk on the world market. Stock markets of Europe and Asia went deep into the red zone.

  • What is happening on the US shale market?

    The largest shale mining concern sells their assets which could give way to OPEC take over the Oil market. Is the price of rivalry really this steep?

  • Scepticism is spreading on the Oil market

    The meeting of the Monitoring Committee will be held in St.Petersburg on Monday. Investors will carefully monitor possible Saudi Arabia’s announcements, which may have to reduce the supply by another 1 million barrels.

  • How much has inflation hit the UK household spending?

    The Pound is declining as the probability of a rate hike is decreasing, after a weaker than expected rise in inflation. The key indicator has decreased to 2.6% with a forecast of 2.9%.

  • Trump denies obstruction of justice in FBI probe

    The president of the United States Donald Trump denied obstructing justice in the investigation of Moscow’s meddling in the US presidential election in 2016. The wave of speculation was triggered by a tweet, according to which the president “had no idea” about the existence of conversation “tapes” with the former FBI chief James Comey, while […]

  • Is Japan’s battle with recession over?

    The meeting of the Bank of Japan followed the decision of the US Federal Reserve on Wednesday to raise the key rate for the second time in three months.

  • The FED announces the start of QE cuts

    FED acts in line with expectations the forecast horizon they set is basically at arm’s length. In a statement released after the two-day meeting, the regulator said that the economy is expanding at a moderate pace, the labour market continues to strengthen, and the recent inflation weakening was temporary.

  • EBC is seeing the EUR in a new light

    After Trump’s elections, the political factors seems to have outweighed the FED. If you carefully consider the investors’ reflation rate, which caused an unprecedented increase in the American assets, it seems that the Keynesian theory is taking place.

  • The Arabian Peninsula is hit by the geopolitical crisis

    Unexpectedly increased geopolitical tensions has again become the main focus of investor attention. Four countries in the Middle East region – Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt severed diplomatic ties and also ceased air and sea traffic with Qatar.