13. Base effects! Eurozone inflation came in significantly lower than expected, mostly due to a bigger than anticipated drop in energy prices. Core inflation fell as well, but this has […]
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.
Inflation in the Eurozone spiked to 1.8% in January, the highest level in almost four years! More importantly, 1.8% is also extremely close to the ECB’s inflation target of ‘below, […]
Here’s a quick blog devoted to everything that is going on in the bond markets right now. As you must have noticed, bond yields are collapsing around the globe. Again! […]
Yields are lower. Again! The book on ‘bond madness’ got yet another chapter this week. The German 10-year government bond yield fell below 3 basis points, not surprisingly another record […]
I don’t know what to make of this week in financial markets. I guess some major events were on the agenda, but nothing to get really excited about. As expected […]
The Week End Blog is back! And so are central banks. If you thought their toolkit was empty, guess again. The ECB neatly demonstrated that central bankers have become notoriously […]