July was an eventful month for the financial markets, especially for currencies and commodities. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, takes stock of the main trends in equities, bonds, central banks, currencies and commodities in the past month.
Helicopter Money is an extreme form of quantitative easing. It was first suggested in the sixties as a plan to stimulate economic growth and combat deflation. In an extreme form it is not unlike scattering money over the heads of the people. The idea of using helicopter money won ever more ground in recent months.
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.
European share prices trailed those of other regions in December due to a once-again stronger euro, but 2017 will go down in history as an excellent year for the stock market nonetheless. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, outlines the main trends on the equity, bond and currency markets of the past month.
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.