• Politics and economy pull the Bank of England in different directions

    The British economy “pulled out of the pack” a very unpleasant combination: weak wage growth + accelerating inflation.

  • Oil, Dollar and the desperate BoE

    The S&P 500 index seems to depend only on the positive news while updating records. The Dollar remains in a limbo, as sellers made a halt after a long descent, while the FED situation remains very uncertain.

  • The Dollar is back on growth track. But for how long?

    It is unlikely that growth of new short positions will happen before the Friday’s inflation data. The decline in global risks has prompted investors to take interest in risky assets, forcing part of open sales to be closed against the Dollar.

  • Key economic events of the upcoming week

    Take a look at the important economic developments from the first 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.

  • Crystal clear on the outlook, vague on measures

    Despite the rumours about the overly strong common currency, Draghi did not involve himself in talking down its growth.

  • FED Vice President Stanley Fischer leaves his post

    Stanley Fischer is leaving the FED, “zeroing” the trajectory calculation of the Fed’s policy for the near future.

  • Restoration of the US refineries is leading Oil growth

    Oil prices went into recovery on Tuesday after the Motiva Enterprises, the largest US refinery, partially resumed its oil refining operations. It is still unknow when they will be returning to the full capacity.

  • Is the Euro strengthening being “overdramatized” on the market?

    The demand for risk will remain limited until the ECB meeting on September 6, at which Mario Draghi will voice further guidance on the ECB’s monetary policy. The main speculations have revolved around the appreciation of the Euro and its impact on inflation and output growth.

  • 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 economic events of the next week

    Take a look at the important economic developments from the first week of September.

  • Markets ignore the weak inflation

    The steady growth of the economic activity in the Eurozone this year laid the foundation for restrictive measures of the Central Bank. Yet, the main obstacle remains as the unimportant inflationary front.

  • 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.

  • Dollar is trying to take authority back

    The FED can not bring the inflation back to a comfortable level and investors have realized that the regulator might want the labor market to deliberately overheat in order to understand, where the Phillips curve will work again.

  • 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.