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.
It is September 2015, the charismatic CEO of car-manufacturer Tesla, Elon Musk, is just finishing up his European tour during which he visited Belgium. Musk indicates that Flanders was in his top-5 regions for locating a new battery/car manufacturing plant.
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.
Following many years of weak activity, the world economy is now advancing at a solid pace. Confidence among firms and households suggests this should continue in the second half of the year. And despite earlier fears about protectionism, global trade growth has seen clear signs of acceleration in recent months.
October showed fairly sizeable movements on the equity, fixed-income and foreign exchange markets. Once again, central bank activity had a lot to do with this. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, outlines the main trends of the past month.