FOMC

The week ahead starts off on a quiet note with Japan, US, and Canada closed on account of bank holidays. A rather slow week, the focus will be on the UK's manufacturing production and construction output data for the month of September. On Wednesday the FOMC meeting minutes will be released. The meeting minutes are from the September FOMC meetin...

2017-10-19 John Benjamin Read more
ECB Draghi Press Conference

Verbal Intervention In Full Force We’ve previously discussed how verbal intervention by central bankers can impact the markets and this week has been a prime example. Earlier in the week, ECB chief Mario Draghi lit a fire under the Euro during his comments made at the ECB Forum in Sintra. The ECB chief struck a far more positive tone than in th...

2017-07-26 James Harte Read more
Yellen_FOMC_Fed

Following a rather volatile week, the markets will likely continue playing to the Trump election victory tune. However, as the news fades, the focus will now shift back, at least temporarily to the economic data. Inflation once again is the main theme this week with US, UK, Eurozone, and Canada due to the monthly inflation data while Fed Chair J...

2016-11-14 John Benjamin Read more
ECB GDP Draghi

Following an uneventful week which saw the Bank of Canada and the European Central Bank maintaining the status quo, the pace of economic data is seen to be slowing in the coming week. While last week was all about inflation numbers, this week the focus shifts to GDP numbers coming out of the US, UK, and France. US third quarter GDP growth Th...

2016-10-24 John Benjamin Read more