Posts Tagged ‘FOMC’

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  All eyes today are on the Fed Chairman who will deliver his semi-annual testimony before the House Financial Services Committee at 16:00 CET,  as...
July 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 31, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 31, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the Fed kept the rate for the fud funds target rate unchanged at 2.25-2.50% at this week’s two-day policy meeting which concluded yesterday. However, the tone of the FOMC policy statement and the...
January 31st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 7, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 7, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In early European trade today, core government bond yields were off last week’s fresh lows in reaction to FOMC Chairman Jerome Powell’s dovish remarks at the American Economic Association’s annual meeting in Atlanta on Friday....
January 7th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Fed signals slowdown in rate increase, Adapting to changing US-China relations

Fed signals slowdown in rate increase, Adapting to changing US-China relations
Commentary: Fed signals slowdown in rate increase By Darrell Delamaide in Washington It came as a surprise when US Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell said in a speech that there was no ‘pre-set path’ for interest rate increases. But his address capped a dovish turn in the panel, rather than breaking...
December 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 30, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Government bonds came under renewed selling pressure across the euro area and the US as investors are braced for a hawkish language from...
January 30th, 2018 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 14, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 14, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the FOMC delivered a 25bps rate hike at this week’s monetary policy meeting which concluded yesterday....
December 14th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

November FOMC: still on track for a December rate hike (Thursday, November 2, 2017)

November FOMC: still on track for a December rate hike (Thursday, November 2, 2017)
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, November 2, 2017) November FOMC: Still on track for a December rate hike As broadly expected, the Federal Reserve maintained its target range for the fed funds rate at 1.00-1.25% in a unanimous decision. The new Vice Chair for supervision,...
November 2nd, 2017 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 02, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 02, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: As expected, the FOMC unanimously decided to stay put on interest rates at the two-day meeting that concluded late yesterday with the...
November 2nd, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 24, 2017

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 24, 2017
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: USD remained under selling pressure in European trade on Monday amid heightened political jitters with DXY recording a fresh 13-month low earlier today...
July 24th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Energy, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 25, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 25, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses were firmer in early trade while the USD was under pressure and US Treasury yields were a tad lower following the slightly less...
May 25th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street firmed a tad overnight capitalizing on a stronger-than-expected Markit services PMI index for May. Another focus for the market yesterday...
May 24th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 15, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 15, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Dutch voters go the poll today to elect the 150 members of the lower house of parliament. Polling stations close at 21:00 CET. The first exit poll will...
March 15th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 05, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 05, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk-on mode prevailed in most of European equity markets in early trade on Thursday amid optimism for an improved global growth outlook....
January 5th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 14, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 14, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major Asian equity indices closed in the red on Wednesday while most European bourses opened lower, with investors adopting a cautious...
December 14th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 12, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 12, 2016)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Oil prices were higher in European trade on Monday after non-OPEC members, including Russia, agreed in a meeting held with OPEC members on Saturday to join forces and cut production by 558k/bbl as of January 1, 2017, the first deal...
December 12th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 16, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 16, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Tracking the negative tone in Wall Street overnight, major Asian equity indices closed in the red on Thursday and European bourses broadly...
June 16th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday May 26, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday May 26, 2016)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses were standing in positive territory in early trade on Thursday supported by higher oil prices on the back of renewed supply jitters. In FX markets, the JPY moved higher on short-covering ahead of potential...
May 26th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hawkish April FOMC minutes put a June rate hike on the table

Hawkish April FOMC minutes put a June rate hike on the table
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, May 19, 2016) Hawkish April FOMC minutes put a June rate hike on the table The minutes of the April 26-27 FOMC meeting revealed a relatively...
May 19th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 19, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 19, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The minutes from the April 26-27 FOMC policy meeting delivered a more hawkish than expected tone increasing market expectations for a June...
May 19th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 29, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 29, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: A string of downbeat US data yesterday supported the view that, in spite of the recent hawkish commentary from a number of FOMC policymakers,...
March 29th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, January 28, 2016)

Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, January 28, 2016)
January FOMC meeting: Adopting a rather cautious tone with all options open As expected, the Federal Reserve kept the target range for the fed funds rate unchanged at 25-50bp at its January 26-27 meeting. According to the postmeeting statement, the FOMC is closely monitoring global economic and financial...
January 28th, 2016 | Banking, Markets, Reports | Read More

March FOMC minutes: Higher federal funds rate expected by the end of this year (9 April 2015)

March FOMC minutes: Higher federal funds rate expected by the end of this year (9 April 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A March FOMC minutes: Higher federal funds rate expected by the end of this year The minutes of the March 17-18 FOMC meeting did not yield major surprises.1 There was a considerable disparity of views between...
April 9th, 2015 | Banking, Markets | Read More