• Yellen and Draghi spook investors

    The ECB baulks hopes, as no signal for folding stimulus, has been given. Dollar gains before Trump swear in.

  • Market developments of the upcoming week!

    We provide you with the most crucial economic events of the upcoming week.

  • Bond markets recover, as credit risks calm down, Oil rises ahead of the EIA data

    European bonds take a break from eight consecutive days of decline, as credit risks finally calms down.

  • Is France on a clear presidential path now?

    Macron won the final debates ahead of the second election round, making the precious metals and Yen accelerated declines. The USD rate hike possibility rose immensely for July.

  • Is BoJ’s alternative strategy working?

    BoJ is actively trying to find alternative ways to pep up the economy while keeping the rates unchanged.

  • Pound falls on the Supreme Court decision

    Dollar bears retreat on profit taking, as the currency index has dipped below 100 level with the support of Asian traders on Tuesday.

  • What state is the Oil market in?

    According to the forecast of EIA, shale production in August will increase by about 100K barrels. Comparing the production dynamics in the US and the OPEC countries with unlimited production, the latter significantly contribute to the glut of the market.

  • What’s wrong with the Phillips curve in the US economy?

    One of the strengths of the July NFP was primarily the increase in wages by 0.3%. Given the high consumer expectations, the increase will give hope for growth in the July consumption, and thus will provide inflation improvement.

  • How will Dollar react to Yellen´s farewell?

    Janet Yellen will hold a farewell press conference today, which will be closely monitored by investors. There is hope it will reference the tax reform, as well as, its impact on inflation and unemployment.

  • Will Draghi choose the cautions approach?

    The Central Bank plans to announce an asset purchase program cut at today’s meeting and any deviation from the most likely scenario (€ 30bn, 9 months) could potentially cause volatility in the markets, particularly affecting the European currency and German bonds.

  • Oil market shows positive results

    Oil market shows signs of growth due to lowered OPEC productions, however, shale extraction in the United States can change the market direction.

  • Have bears crashed the oil price?

    Investors were well aware of the shale producers plans to increase production, but yesterday’s statistics took everyone by surprise.