By Craig Erlam European stock markets were performing well at the end of the week after spending much of the past days in the red on the back of fresh interest rate
By Craig Erlam Another mixed session in Europe on Thursday with US stocks pointing to a similar open on Wall Street despite some promising inflation figures from the euro area. While the
By Craig Erlam Equity markets are pretty flat in the middle of the week, struggling to pick themselves up off the floor as investors worry about higher-for-longer interest rates and the economy.
By Craig Erlam We’re seeing plenty of different approaches from central banks as they wrap up their tightening cycles, with the Bank of England on Thursday surprising with a hold, while not
By Craig Erlam Everyone at the Bank of England undoubtedly breathed a collective sigh of relief on Wednesday, joining the rest of us, as inflation subsided much more than expected in August.
By Craig Erlam Eurozone headline inflation was slightly lower than the 5.3% initially reported in August, while core was unrevised and is now modestly higher. Both are expected to fall going into
By Craig Erlam A cautious start to the week ahead of a bunch of central bank meetings that will likely set the tone for the remainder of the year. There’s every chance
By Craig Erlam A busy week comes to an end with a triple witching event that no doubt added to the lively conditions. And next week is only going to go up
By Craig Erlam The ECB raised interest rates again on Thursday, probably for the last time in the tightening cycle although it did leave itself some flexibility on that front. The 25-basis-point
By Craig Erlam The UK economy contracted faster than expected in July, which is weighing on the pound Wednesday morning. GDP fell 0.5%, faster than the 0.2% contraction expected, but as has