• Will the ECB Minutes solve the Euro´s controversy?

    The world indices are descending from record highs, while the European investors are tensely waiting for the ECB meeting protocol to get more information about the regulator’s intentions to curtail the monetary stimulus.

  • Is the ECB satisfied with the inflation?

    Oil prices continued to decline during the session on Tuesday, as short-term factors restraining the production of shale firms in the US are gradually coming to nought.

  • Key economic events and reports of next week

    Take a look at what the financial markets might have in store for you next week!

  • Is Trump pushing the budget deficit boundaries?

    On Wednesday, Trump presented a bill in which he proposed significant tax breaks for both individuals and legal entities. The reform implies a reduction in income and corporate taxes, as well as the abolition of certain tax benefits.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Highlights of the Jackson Hole meeting!

    It seems as if the FED head used the Jackson Hole platform for “justification”, speaking in defense of his own post-crisis reforms, free trade, globalization. Take a look at all the main points that were presented at the meeting.

  • Are the markets ready for the meeting in Jackson Hole?

    The need for new solutions and fresh ideas will push Draghi towards radical changes. Including the reduction of the bonds purchases.

  • What surprises did the Central Bank executives have for the investors?

    To investors great regret, Mario Draghi refrained from discussing monetary policy in the speech at Jackson Hole, however, from the Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen, we could expect more constructive comments.

  • What happened to the two majors?

    The common currency jumped more than one percent after Draghi’s speech at the ECB forum, which strengthened some expectations.

  • The markets seem to be cooling down

    The Risk attitude in the global market is very “friendly”, as VIX went below 10 points – a historical record of calm. Gold and the Japanese Yen are trading in the red zone despite the weakness of the US currency.

  • The European currency is on a hike

    Investors hurry to take a comfortable position about the Euro before the ECB makes a global turnaround in the monetary policy. On Wednesday, the common currency is going to test the level 1.14.