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Focus on Draghi – ECB to be Positive

Focus on Draghi – ECB to be Positive

At today’s ECB meeting, investors watched for any clues that Euro policy makers are preparing a shift in stimulus plans for their June meeting. Here’s what market consensus believes ECB President Draghi will do.

Instant Access to Liquidity for Payment Providers on the Blockchain

Instant Access to Liquidity for Payment Providers on the Blockchain

In this final installment in our miniseries on “Demystifying Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain-based Applications and Opportunities in the B2B Payments Space" in partnership with Ripple, we explore new and more efficient ways for banks and other financial services companies to source liquidity, thanks to blockchain.

Notable Week for Prominent Central Bankers

Notable Week for Prominent Central Bankers

Inflation figures will be released for both the U.S. and eurozone; we’ll also hear from a number of central bankers including the heads of the Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and Bank of England.

Dollars Downfall Remains Intact, ECB Next

Dollars Downfall Remains Intact, ECB Next

It was another mixed picture overnight, as capital markets digested the weakening dollar and a protectionist push from the U.S. Meanwhile, the market looks for clues on policy-makers’ appetite for rolling back stimulus and thoughts on strengthening EUR currency.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday January 22

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday January 22

Despite the distraction of a U.S. government shutdown, the focus of capital markets this week will return to the more upbeat message of the global growth upswing and a couple of G7 central banks monetary communications.

Euro and Dollar Seek Guidance from Jackson Hole

Euro and Dollar Seek Guidance from Jackson Hole

The Jackson Hole symposium started today. The majority expect ECB’s Draghi to refrain from talking about the timing of exit from ultra-loose monetary policy. 

The Bannon Bounce?

The Bannon Bounce?

Debate unfolds as to what Bannon’s removal means for the Trump administration's economic agenda. See how his departure is affecting the market, especially in regard to the Jackson Hole meeting this week. 

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, August 21

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, August 21

The Fed’s Yellen and ECB President Draghi will gather for the Jackson Hole economic symposium. Focus will be on Yellen’s speech on financial stability, and will Draghi will provide clarity on ending Euro QE?

The Week Ahead: Political Pressure Ahead of July Fed Meeting

The Week Ahead: Political Pressure Ahead of July Fed Meeting

The investigation into Russian ties along with the lack of momentum in policy reform put a spotlight on political uncertainty and weakened the US dollar.

Super Thursday: Politics and Monetary Policy Take Center Stage

Super Thursday: Politics and Monetary Policy Take Center Stage

Pick your poison. Today is a pivotal day for capital markets with three major events: 1. ECB monetary decision, 2. UK Parliamentary elections and 3. Comey’s U.S senate testimony.

Euro Geopolitical Fears Sap Risk Appetite

Euro Geopolitical Fears Sap Risk Appetite

Political risk in the euro area is weighing on the EUR along with Draghi’s ‘dovish’ message yesterday that the Eurozone still requires substantial stimulus.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday, April 6

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday, April 6

The Fed and Trump have the US dollar in trouble after the FOMC minutes yesterday made it clear that shrinking the +$4.5T balance sheet will be a priority for U.S policy makers in the coming years.