This weekly update provides a snapshot of changes in the economy and markets and their implications for investors.
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The European Central Bank (ECB) made no changes to its key interest rates, asset purchases and forward guidance and is unlikely to make any changes in the coming months.
Dovish central bank policy over 2019 pushed yields lower in fixed income markets, reigniting the hunt for yield.
Today the Bank of England’s (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee met, and voted by a majority of 7-2 to keep the policy interest rate at 0.75%.
Markets are increasingly nervous about the impact of the trade war on US corporate earnings and business investment.
After a volatile December driven by concerns of rising rates, peak economic and earnings growth, and geopolitical tensions, markets have bounced back.
The UK population are returning to the polls, in a bid to resolve the Brexit impasse. Abundant uncertainties about the election result argue against significant positioning in sterling assets in either direction.