This year’s Jackson Hole conference was rather disappointing in the sense that it didn’t deliver much out-of-the-box thinking with regards to monetary policy. US policymakers, meanwhile, highlighted that the case for a second rate hike has become stronger.
Belgium has since 1995 a REIT-like framework for companies investing in property. The REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) has been used in the United States since decades and offers a/o tax transparency, simplified financial reporting & enhanced transparency and a minimum dividend payout.
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.
The annual symposium in Wyoming looks set to attract a great deal of attention again as hot economic issues and policy options are being fiercely debated among experts. Against this background, we have updated our view on central bank policy.
Economic activity in the eurozone is gaining pace. Confidence among firms and consumers is high which points to more positive economic news in the months ahead. Inflation, on the other hand, remains subdued.
Prospects of better trade relations between the United States and China led to rising equity prices in November. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, analyses the most important trends in the equity, bond, currency and commodities markets for you.