The bond market calls for a Fed funds hike as of… March!

On Tuesday, officials of the Federal Reserve (Fed) reinforced market expectations of a rate hike from the next Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting which will take place on March 14-15. New York Fed chairman William Dudley, among the most influential central bankers, told CNN that the need for tightening monetary policy had “become a [...]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Analyst's Insight|Tags: , , , , , , |

ECB: how far will Ms. Yellen go in 2017?

On December 15, 2016, the FOMC voting members raised interest rates for the first – and last – time this year. It was the first unanimous decision since July. This 25 bps hike brings the target for the fed funds rate to a range of 0.50% to 0.75%. the American central bank said monetary policy [...]

By |December 15th, 2016|Categories: Analyst's Insight|Tags: , , , , , , |

June FOMC meeting: Hike or not hike, that’s no longer the question!

On Monday June 6th at the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, the Fed Chair Janet Yellen gave a speech in which she said that the United States economy was making progress but she remained silent on the timing of the next Fed funds hike. “I continue to think that the Federal funds rate will probably [...]

By |June 7th, 2016|Categories: Analyst's Insight|Tags: , , , , , , |

India has been Modi…fied

Since taking office in May 2014, the current Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government managed to change the economic and financial structure of India into a prosperous and attractive economy. Real GDP growth declined slightly in Q4 2016 to 7.3%, still below the 8% official target but remained comfortable given the current context of secular stagnation [...]

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