Here’s an overview of some of the most telling financial markets charts of this week.
After disbelieving the Fed for months, markets braced for a powerful message accompanying the first rate hike of this year. But that didn’t happen. One dovish hike and speech made […]
11. Mark Rutte’s VVD wins Dutch elections, Wilders’ PVV second In the end, things were much less exiting than the polls made us believe. Rutte became the clear winner obtaining […]
This week in financial markets summarized in charts.
The French presidential election, or Présidentielle 2017, is comfortably the most important election in Europe this year, also because an Italian election has yet to be called. The leader of […]
In China, they do things a bit differently. That goes for the Chinese economy as well. During the last two years year-on-year GDP growth ‘fluctuated’ between the 6.7% and 7.0%. […]
Ask a random stock market ‘guru’ at the beginning of the year what he or she expects what equities will do that year and you will probably get an answer […]
I guess most of us have a tendency to characterize each year as being ‘eventful’. But in fairness 2016 does fit this description perfectly. Who would have thought that the […]
The price of bitcoin shot up again and that hasn’t gone unnoticed. Interestingly, the rise of the ‘crypto-currency’ is, at least partly, attributed, to recent developments in traditional financial markets. […]
The Eurozone risks getting stuck in a deflationary trap. Well, at least that’s what the President of the European Central Bank, Mr. Draghi, keeps telling us. Eurozone inflation numbers, which […]