April BoC meeting

The markets were witness to another week of volatility with various themes playing out. The uncertainty surrounding trade wars finally eased after the Chinese Premier was seen softening his stand last week in a speech where he promised to open the doors to China's markets. The week ahead will continue to see the volatility especially in Syria...

2018-04-18 John Benjamin Read more
ECB Draghi

The week ahead will be marked by central bank meetings that include the BoC, the Swedish Riksbank, and the ECB. The ECB's meeting will, however, dominate the wires. On the economic front, the US and the UK's advance GDP reports will be coming out alongside the quarterly inflation data from Australia. Here's a quick recap into this week's econo...

2017-12-12 John Benjamin Read more
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The central bank monetary policy meetings continue to dominate another week, this time with the FOMC and the BoJ meetings. The Fed is expected to meet on Wednesday where it is all set to announce its balance sheet normalization program. No changes are expected to interest rates at this week's meeting, but the press conference held by Janet Yelle...

2017-10-22 John Benjamin Read more
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The month of June was remarkably quiet with the exception of the UK's snap elections. The so-called strategy backfired against the Theresa May's Conservative party. Despite getting a majority, the political party was still short of getting a majority in the parliament. Political deal making continues. Alongside, the EU - UK Brexit negotiations h...

2017-07-26 John Benjamin Read more
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The week looks rather slow as far as economic data is concerned. The only exception being the RBNZ's meeting this week and the Bank of Mexico interest rate decision. On the political side of things, the EU and the UK will kick off Brexit talks starting today, which will be rather interesting. Here's a quick recap of this week's events and what t...

2017-07-26 John Benjamin Read more