turkey inflation

On Thursday, September 13th, the market was pleasantly surprised when the Turkish Central Bank (CBRT) boosted the benchmark rate for the lira by 625 basis points. Although given the market conditions in the country at the time, a significant tightening of policy would have been expected, there was a growing consensus that the central bank was lo...

2018-09-14 Daniel John Grady Read more
monthly outlook

The month of August was seen to be relatively quiet as far as economic data was concerned. With the summer month coinciding with low volumes, the markets were broadly stable. The lack of economic data pushed the focus on the trade policies by the U.S. The sanctions imposed on Turkey sent the Turkish lira sharply lower. The effect was seen as ...

2018-09-04 John Benjamin Read more
US China Trade War

Global risk sentiment remains on shaky ground this week as the US China trade war continues to intensify. Following the US President’s announcement of import tariffs and investment restrictions for China worth around $60 billion, Beijing responded this week by announcing its own 25% import tariffs on US goods worth around $50 billion, including ...

2018-04-13 James Harte Read more