Erste Asset Management - Blog

Artikel zu Schlagwort: Equity market
https://blog.en.erste-am.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2015/11/iStock_000038400588Large-890x390.jpg
Peter Szopo am 13th November 2015

Interest rate lift-off – Stay cool

(c) iStock

Following last week’s surprisingly strong employment report, the odds that the US Federal Bank will start raising its policy rate at the next FOMC-meeting in December jumped to almost 70%. Of course, 70% is still short of 100%, but most observers believe that something terrible must happen in the next four weeks to make the Fed reconsider, particularly in light of President Yellen’s statement in September that the FOMC’s thinking suggests a “call for a funds rate increase later this year”.

While the case for starting the lift-off remains a close call as Kenneth Rogoff pointed out, it has strengthened in recent weeks as US economic data have turned more positive relative to expectations, according to Citi’s economic surprise index. Most importantly, the improvement in the job market is continuing. The US economy has been adding, on average, 200,000 jobs in the non-farm sector each month in 2015.Read more

https://blog.en.erste-am.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2015/06/Fotolia_77826682_L-890x390.jpg
Peter Szopo am 24th June 2015

Measuring Greek risk

© Fotolia.de

The longest eleventh hour in recent history is drawing to a close. However, while the negotiations earlier this week seem to have narrowed the gap between Greece and its creditors, a final deal has not emerged yet.

Read more

Subscribe to Blog by E-Mail