St. Louis Fed President James Bullard wanted his fellow central bankers to approve an “insurance” rate cut at this week’s meeting as a guard against weaker growth and low inflation. In a statement Friday, Bullard explained his vote against the Federal Open Market Committee’s decision to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged. He was the only o
Brent crude was up $0.69, or 1.07%, at $65.14 a barrel at 1210 GMT. The global benchmark jumped 4.3% on Thursday and is on course for its first weekly gain in five weeks. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was up 24 cents, or 0.42%, at $57.31 a barrel. The U.S. benchmark surged 5.4% on Thursday and is on track for a more than 9% increase this week.
Governments across the world are increasingly questioning the autonomy of their central banks, putting the relationship between the two at stake. Earlier this week, a report cited that President Donald Trump has looked at ways to legally demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Trump has often publicly criticized the monetary policy decisions
Trump Eases Armed Conflict Anxiety, Prefers to Use Economic Pressure on Iran - MarketPulseMarketPulse Home / EUR / Forex News Round Up / USD Share 0 President Donald Trump on Friday said he was in “no hurry” to attack Iran, one day after he abruptly called off missile strikes against the country. In a series of tweets, the president wrote that he c
Flash composite PMI™ at 50.6 in June, lowest since February2016 Manufacturing PMI lowest since September 2009 Smallest jobs gain since April 2017 Future optimism down to new survey low Tariffs push prices higher but inflationary pressures remainmuted US business activity edged closer to stagnation in June,according to flash PMI survey data from IHS
Negotiations in Brussels End with no Clear EU Commission Leader - MarketPulseMarketPulse Home / EUR / Forex News Round Up / USD Share 0 Europe’s most powerful political leaders have failed to agree on a suitable candidate to run the European Commission for the next five years. This after an intensive set of negotiations in Brussels over the future
Gold Slows Down After Big Gains - MarketPulseMarketPulse Home / Commodities / EUR / Forex News Round Up / USD Share 0 Gold prices steadied after shooting up to a near six-year high on Friday, surpassing the key $1,400 level on dovish signals from major central banks and rising tensions in the Middle East. Spot gold was up 0.1% at $1,388.60 per ounc
Flash Eurozone PMI at 52.1 in June points to modest 0.25% GDPrise in second quarter Growth fueled by service sector as manufacturing downturnpersists Stronger core offsets weaker periphery Price pressures at three-year low The eurozone economy picked up further momentum in June, withthe headline PMI rising from the lows seen earlier in the year.How
US rate guidance from PCE and GDP updates Inflation data to steer ECB policy stance Data on industrial production in key Asian economies, plus BoJupdates Special reports on the G20 Leaders Summit and the outlook forGerman manufacturing Trade wars and politics look set to dominate the markets,monitoring progress between the US and China at the G20 L
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Oil appears to be finishing the week on a positive note in what will be remembered as pivotal turning point with US/Iran relations and as global growth concerns were alleviated following strong dovish signals from the Fed and ECB. Late yesterday, the New York Times reported that US was prepared to deliver military strikes against Iran, but Presiden
The next sessions will be held on Friday 28 June at The Centre (Baglan Community Church), Port Talbot. The morning session will start at 10:30am and afternoon session at 3pm. The sessions will last around 2 hours. Any scheme member, former scheme member or family member affected is welcome to attend without booking. The sessions will cover informat
European update - PMIs provide a late boost - MarketPulseMarketPulse Home / Central Bank Watch / Indices / Market Pulse Share 0 Quiet end to lively week It’s shaping up to be a relatively peaceful end to what has been an otherwise action-packed week, with steady gains in Europe getting us off to a decent start. European markets were relatively flat
 
     
 

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