• Future Of ECB Monetary Policy Under Discussion

    Division Over QE The discussion around the likely direction that ECB monetary policy will take once Mario Draghi leaves as President is building in importance. Recent data weakness out of the Eurozone is creating more division around the potential use of further QE. Many of the key member states have noted their opposition to further […]

  • German Recession Fears Growing

    German Data Drops Again The latest data out of Germany this week has heightened fears over the Eurozone’s largest economy heading for a technical recession. Data released yesterday by IHS Markit showed weakness across all German PMI readings. The worst of the readings for the German economy was the September manufacturing PMI which printed just […]

  • EUR Bid Despite Fresh Wave of ECB Easing

    ECB opts For Range of Options It was a wild day for the Euro yesterday as traders reacted to the keenly anticipated September ECB meeting. In line with broad market expectations, the central bank announced a range of easing measures including a reduction in the deposit rate, the restarting of QE, the introduction of a […]

  • Weekly Market Outlook 09-09-19

    In this Weekly Market Outlook 09-09-19, our analyst looks into the trading week ahead, possible market moving data releases across the globe and the technical analysis to accompany it! Please note that this material is provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered as investment advice. The views discussed in the above video […]

  • Will Draghi´s speech kill the momentum?

    Acknowledging the economic success of the eurozone while holding back the rally of common currency – a problem that is increasingly becoming unsolvable for the ECB.

  • Is the Eurozone is ahead of the US?

    The ECB’s activity on the debt market will decrease from 60 billion Euros to 30 billion in January. The possibility of a further reduction of the bond buying program might be considered.

  • Is Draghi trying to avoid talking about the markets?

    Despite the EBC October meeting being the main denominator whether the politics will be curtailed or not, Draghi tries to dismiss the importance of the event.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • Oil prices advance on Iran sanctions

    The Dollar flatlines and there is no positive data in sight. Meanwhile, Carney pointed out a strong underlying momentum of the EU economy.