Financial markets kept calm and carried on over the summer, not knowing quite what to make of the many ‘known […]
For a number of years now, the bond market has been plagued regularly by worries that southern European countries would […]
In recent weeks there have been large volumes of issuance of corporate bonds in the primary market confirming a healthy […]
After having predicted a ‘warm’ winter, we now expect markets to perk up with the return of spring as participants […]
Only one thing is certain at the beginning of this year: 2016 is a year of uncertainty! Ignoring […]
The low inflation environment looks set to stay as the ECB targets the ambitious goal of maintaining rates below but as close to 2% as possible.
Since ECB president, Draghi’s ‘bumble bee’ speech, we have seen the return of volatility and can expect a tightening of ECB committment to the euro.
The ECB’s bond purchases could lead to a scarity of government bonds. Sovereign issuance in the eurozone was strong early this year but it will shrink.
Spring is here. Equity markets are soaring, the euro is falling. It would appear that the European Central Bank (ECB) […]
The ECB has, for the first time, published an account of a monetary policy meeting held by its governing council. In so doing the ECB joins the ranks of other leading central banks and provides greater transparency on the factors affecting its decision making.
Here is our analysis of the situation regarding Greece following the meeting of the finance ministers of the eurozone (the […]
On 22 January, the president of the ECB, known in some quarters as Super Mario (Draghi), announced a major expansion […]