A new trade announcement from the Trump administration has comprehensively overshadowed the Federal Reserve’s first rate cut since the financial crisis. What impact will the most recent round of tariffs have on the economy and on markets?
With inflation stubbornly weak, the European Central Bank (ECB) is now expected to act. What would more monetary stimulus mean for investors?
Trade rhetoric is dominating news flow, weighing on risk assets. What could be the implications for US growth and inflation, and how is the outlook reflected in valuations?
With the European Central Bank (ECB) almost certain to start quantitative easing again, what is the outlook for European credit?
The year started with global macro data and quantitative valuations moving in opposite directions. Can this trend continue, or will one side give way?
With the European Central Bank (ECB) set to resume quantitative easing, can European high yield spreads return to their lows of the last time around?
Emerging market (EM) central banks are following their developed market peers with easier monetary policy. What are the implications for EM debt?
Market Bulletin Fed December 2018
Another week of dovish central bank rhetoric suggests that rate cuts are a near certainty in the US and Europe. Will easier monetary policy fulfil its objective of preventing recession, and what will be the implications for currency markets?