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.
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.
Technological progress usually goes hand in hand with a fear that jobs will disappear. However, as yet there is no irrefutable evidence that technological progress has reduced the overall number of jobs, at least not from a long-term perspective. Will things be different this time around?
Exactly three years ago, David Cameron pledged to renegotiate more favorable terms for EU membership and then present this to British citizens in a referendum. The latter could be held any time up until the end of 2017 but Cameron is willing to move faster.
Our global economic activity indicator suggests that growth remains subdued, in line with the IMF’s latest outlook report. That said, we are witnessing early but encouraging signs of acceleration in recent months.