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.
The Turkish lira has been stirring up tensions in financial markets. After months of gradual depreciation, the currency’s sell-off has been accelerating. In this blogpost we have a look at what’s happening in Turkey.
After a turbulent start to the month - the trade dispute - the markets ended up in calmer waters. The equity markets were able to close July with clear profit in all regions. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, looks at the trends for the equity, bond and currency markets over the past month.
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.
While the objectives of the European Union have been revised upwards, some countries have lowered their expectations in order to have a more realistic chance of attaining their goals. This is in part because, to date, the results achieved in terms of fighting climate change have generally been disappointing.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, often abbreviated as AMLO, will be the next Mexican president after Sunday’s elections. In this blogpost we take a look at the Mexican economy and what we can expect from the new leadership.
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.