The Bank of England (BoE) held its base rate of interest unchanged at 0.5% at its meeting today.
This weekly update provides a snapshot of changes in the economy and markets and their implications for investors.
Over the past week financial markets have reacted negatively to the President’s announcement of tariffs on steel and aluminum, mainly due to fears of a trade war that could reduce global trade.
Article examining the economic effects and investment implications of the US fiscal cliff agreement
The results of the US midterm elections were largely in line with expectations, with one important wrinkle.
This bulletin, written by Dr. David Kelly, addresses the impact that deflationary fears have had on the Fed's decision to postpone rate hikes.
After a long and brutal U.S. Presidential election campaign, Donald Trump has emerged victorious, with Hillary Clinton conceding in the early hours of the morning, and Trump congratulating her on a hard-fought campaign.
Market Bulletin Fed December 2018
This bulletin, written by Dr. David Kelly, addresses the Federal Open Market Committee meeting announcement on September 17.