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.
“Comply or explain”: this is the principle which increasingly defines the regulatory framework, particularly in Europe. Regulation is increasingly pushing companies and investors to assume their responsibility towards society and the various stakeholders.
Shirin Ebadi is an Iranian, a lawyer and a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for her defence of the rights of women and children. She honoured us with her presence during a breakfast on the role of women in the advancement of democracy. We met up with her.
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.
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.