By Craig Erlam Eurozone inflation fell further than expected in October, leaving the headline HICP rate within touching distance of the ECB’s 2% target. While policymakers have continued to push back against
By Craig Erlam It’s been a calm start to the week which isn’t entirely surprising given the lack of events on the calendar. That said, things are expected to pick up with
By Craig Erlam A quiet end to the week with European indices treading water and economic data highlighting the challenges facing the bloc. Nowhere is that more evident than in Germany which
By Craig Erlam Thursday was relatively slow in the markets, as you’d expect due to the US Thanksgiving bank holiday, but there were some releases and OPEC+ speculation that kept things interesting.
By Craig Erlam The Bank of England used its monetary policy report hearing to once more push back against market expectations on rate cuts next year. A lot of the comments echoed
By Craig Erlam We saw a more muted session in financial markets on Thursday following a couple of days in which investors have been very encouraged by the economic data. Inflation figures
By Craig Erlam It’s been a relatively uneventful start to the week, but the next couple of days could be hugely important as the US and UK release inflation figures for October.
By Craig Erlam We continue to see sluggish trade in equity markets, with investors battling hawkish commentary from central banks against downbeat economic expectations and speculation around rate cuts next year. Even
By Craig Erlam It was a relatively subdued start to trading on Monday and the US saw a similar open, with stock markets struggling to maintain the momentum from the second half
By Craig Erlam The Federal Reserve could not have hoped for a better NFP jobs report on Friday, but it will need to be one of a number of positive economic reports