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The Week Ahead: North Korea, Brexit and German elections distract from Hawkish Fed

The Week Ahead: North Korea, Brexit and German elections distract from Hawkish Fed

German elections appear to be more predictable with Angela Merkel’s party likely to prevail, but with the rise of the far-right and the need for a partner for a grand coalition, the number of seats of other parties will be of utmost importance.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, September 18

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, September 18

This is a busy week both on the Central Bank and parliamentary election front. Among the G7, the Bank of Japan and the Fed hold policy meetings this week, as does Norway’s Norges Bank. For some of these meetings, expectations are uncertain.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday September 22, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday September 22, 2016

Can we shout deja vu loud enough? The Fed came with the same story, just inserted different figures and months. Chair Yellen and company left rates unchanged yesterday, but pointed to an increased likelihood of a hike in November or December – if they don’t, their credibility is shot.