The most striking trend of the past month is the sharp decline in bond yields. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, analyzes the events on the bond market and also looks at developments on the equity, currency and commodity markets.
After December 2018, the weakest month for equity markets in almost a decade, January closed off as one of the better months in recent years. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, looks at the driving forces behind the equity, bond, currency and commodity markets in the first month of the year.
Equities performed very weakly in December, resulting in a year which posted a loss overall. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, takes stock of the previous month and the year 2018 in terms of the equity, bond, currency and commodity markets.
October once again lived up to its reputation as a dangerous month for equity markets. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, examines the causes and indicates the impact on the bond, foreign exchange and commodities markets.
Besides ‘traditional’ topics such as the trade conflict and Brexit, the currency depreciation raging in a number of emerging markets and the Italian budget saga defined the fortunes of equity, fixed-income and currency markets. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, outlines the main trends of the month of September.
The resurgence of the trade dispute, central banks, Italy, OPEC, etc. - numerous events affected the market in June. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, outlines the implications for the equity, bond and currency markets over the past month.
May was an eventful month. It was not only the Italian political crisis that affected the equity, bond and foreign exchange markets. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, outlines the main events of the past month.
European equities performed very well in April, and are again in positive territory as from the start of this year. The American bond rate climbed to 3%. Our expert Johan Gallopyn looks at the main events of the past month for equity, bond and foreign exchange markets.