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.
Despite the volatility of recent months, most financial markets closed quarter 3 2019 positively. In September too, the equity, bond, currency and commodity markets experienced fluctuations. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, analyses it for you.
Your monthly appointment with the financial markets. What were the trends for equities, bonds, currencies and commodities in the past month, and what made the markets move ? You can discover the most striking evolutions in this clear and concise analysis.
By the time the outcome of the UK referendum to leave the EU became clear, the pound sterling (GBP) started the steepest descend in 24 hours against the euro since the European single currency came into existence. Against the dollar, GBP experienced its largest two-day drop in the post-Bretton Woods era.
Nearly eight years after the start of the Global Financial Crisis, global economic activity remains subdued and inflation mostly surprises on the downside. In general, despite record low policy rates and unseen expansion of the monetary base, central banks continue to struggle to meet their inflation targets.