• European Markets Soar As ECB Ramps Up Easing

    Fresh Liquidity Injection European asset markets have been given a fresh boost this week, with the ECB announcing that it will increase the size of its bond-purchase program by 600 billion EUR. The bank’s recently launched Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program (PEPP) will now run at 1.35 trillion EUR in total. The program, which will run […]

  • BoJ Yield Curve Control and new Supply of Government Debt. What to Expect from the Yen?

    After DXY support at 99 points were damaged on Tuesday due to powerful risk-on move, the currency continues to cede ground on Wednesday.

  • BOC’s Poloz Fuels Negative Rates Speculation

    Poloz: BOC Ready To Do More Stephen Poloz, governor of the Bank Of Canada, has fuelled expectations that the BOC could soon move into negative rates during comments made yesterday. Poloz, speaking ahead of handing the reigns over to incoming BOC governor Tiff Macklem on June 3rd, sought to reassure investors, saying that the bank’s […]

  • China Abandons GDP Growth, Sounds Gloomy on Outlook. Will the Bearish Impulse be Sustainable?

    Chinese government made “injected” some reality into stock markets today, saying that they don’t’ promise any concrete GDP numbers for 2020, mentioning also the significant uncertainty because of which the impact of a number of factors is difficult to predict. Among those factors is probably a second wave of Covid-19 outbreak. One important sign of […]

  • RBA Shocks Market With Rate Cut & QE

      The outbreak of COVID-19 has prompted a co-ordinated response from global central banks not seen since the GFC. With all central banks in the G10 space having now cut rates in a bid to help provide economic relief during the mas disruption caused by the virus, the RBA has joined forces with the Fed, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • Where is the Euro heading?

    Markets are keeping an eye on the European currency, as there is the potential for global growth. Currently, strong economic data is putting a lot of pressure on the ECB. Where will the Euro lead the growing divergence of the ECB policy and inflation expectations?

  • Mixed signals ahead of ECB meeting

    Mixed signals in the Eurozone economy fuel the debate whether the current pickup in inflation and the decrease the unemployment is sufficient proof for the upcoming ECB stance.

  • European Central Bank revitalises the economy

    ECB extends the period for recovery, stocks and Dollar are up, Euro is down.

  • Iraq refuses the oil treaty

    ECB head Draghi noted that the timid inflation pace may force the bank to extend the QE. The Dollar resumes gains, as Oil stays near a three-week high thank to undecided OPEC.

  • Saudi Arabia opens up for global investments

    Saudi Arabia opens up for global investments with the new bond offering , as the stocks are mixed ahead of ECB.

  • The gold standards drop making the dollar gain profit

    The price of the bullion cut through the $1300 support level falling to a pre-Brexit as the Dollar gains strength ahead of the Non-Farm Payrolls.