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Central Banks Tread Cautiously Despite Easing Inflation

Central Banks Tread Cautiously Despite Easing Inflation

Central bank leaders express cautious…

Finance / the Economy

Will China's Central Bank Cut Rates to Boost Sagging Economy?

Jul 11, 2024 at 08:06 | City A.M

China’s economy showed mixed signals in June with consumer prices rising modestly for the fifth straight month but missing expectations, while producer prices stayed in deflationary territory. 

Citi: Fed Could Cut Interest Rates By 200 Points Through 2025

Jul 08, 2024 at 17:06 | Alex Kimani

Analysts at Citi have predicted that the U.S. Federal Reserve could slash interest rates by 200 basis points in its next eight meetings through the summer of 2025…

Central Banks Tread Cautiously Despite Easing Inflation

Jul 03, 2024 at 08:29 | City A.M

Investors looking for clear guidance on the path of interest rates received few firm commitments from top central bankers on Tuesday despite the…

Short Sellers Destroyed As Volkswagen Gives Rivian a $5 Billion Boost

Jun 26, 2024 at 08:26 | ZeroHedge

After soaring to a record high just days after its November '21 IPO (at $78/share), the fate of EV maker Rivian had been a brutal one-way masterclass in…

Inflation in China is Finally Beginning to Stabilize

Jun 12, 2024 at 07:45 | City A.M

China’s consumer inflation remained stable in May, while the decline in producer prices showed signs of easing, indicating sluggish demand amid a prolonged property downturn in the world’s…

Construction Sector Bouncing Back as Inflation Fears Ease

Jun 07, 2024 at 01:17 | City A.M

The ongoing recovery in the construction sector continued in May, a new survey showed, as an upturn in commercial property helped push activity to its highest level in…

CME To Shake Up Bitcoin Market with Spot Trading Launch

May 16, 2024 at 08:49 | ZeroHedge

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), the world's largest futures exchange, is planning to offer spot bitcoin trading on its platform, according to a Financial Times

Eurozone Economy to Turn a Corner in 2024

May 15, 2024 at 09:17 | City A.M

The eurozone economy is expected to “turn a corner” in 2024 as faster growth in southern Europe will help offset continued stagnation in Germany, new forecasts from the…

Stagflation Signals Soar as Manufacturing Surveys Show Skyrocketing Prices

May 02, 2024 at 08:54 | ZeroHedge

While 'hard' data has been improving recently (albeit then downwardly revised a month later), it is the 'soft' survey data that has collapsed amid Bidenomics.

UK Manufacturing Sector Hit by Weak Demand and Red Sea Crisis

May 01, 2024 at 09:27 | City A.M

New figures confirmed that the manufacturing sector slipped back into contraction in April as the sector suffered from

Digital Pound Could Be a Fiscal Game-Changer for the UK

Apr 29, 2024 at 09:16 | City A.M

Introducing a digital pound could earn the Treasury tens of billions through increased seigniorage revenue, a new report has argued. Research…

Central Asian Economies in Limbo As China Fails To Find Its Feet

Apr 24, 2024 at 09:12 | Eurasianet

China’s fiscal woes are likely to drag on economies across the Caucasus and Central Asia over the next two years, the World Bank is forecasting

IMF Praises UK's Digital Infrastructure for AI Readiness

Apr 23, 2024 at 09:34 | City A.M

The UK economy is uniquely positioned to benefit from the roll out of artificial intelligence. Politicians on all sides should be championing policies that help secure these benefits…

The Global Economic System is Reaching Its Limits

Apr 19, 2024 at 10:04 | Gail Tverberg

There are many myths about energy and the economy. In this post I explore the situation surrounding some of these myths. My analysis strongly suggests that the transition to a…

UK Firms Embrace Reshoring Amidst Global Supply Chain Concerns

Apr 18, 2024 at 09:56 | City A.M

UK firms are planning to invest hundreds of billions in an attempt to bubble-wrap supply chains and bring manufacturing closer to home, new research suggests. Investment…

ING Chief Economist Calls for Further Rate Cuts in China

Apr 12, 2024 at 11:00 | City A.M

China’s consumer prices rose slightly in March compared to the previous year but didn’t meet economists’ expectations, revealing ongoing challenges in stimulating domestic demand for the world’s No.…

New-World Climate Regulation Clashes with Old-World Capitalism

Apr 01, 2024 at 08:51 | ZeroHedge

“Facts that don’t align with ill-informed prejudice are often infuriating. That doesn’t make them wrong. Someone needs to tell the truth about what it’s going to take to…

Optimism on the Horizon: Positive Trends in the UK Economy

Mar 23, 2024 at 10:31 | City A.M

It was another busy week for the UK economy in which we got fresh data on inflation and another interest rate decision from the Bank of England. Before asking where it…

UK Economy Outperforms Despite Inflationary Pressure

Mar 22, 2024 at 09:45 | City A.M

The recovery of the UK economy looks set to roll on as business activity continued expanding in March, a closely watched survey suggests. S&P’s purchasing managers’…

Hot Inflation Data Raises Stakes for Tomorrow’s Fed Meeting

Mar 19, 2024 at 08:58 | City A.M

Markets are in the thick of a busy week for central banks with decisions from the US Federal Reserve and Bank of England…

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