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Bank of Korea raises interest rates

The Bank of Korea is raising interest rates in a shift away from pandemic era monetary policy as the country

August 26, 2021

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have experienced a major sell-off this week following China’s crackdown on the sector. Around $400bn in

June 24, 2021
Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell - FTSE 100 flatlines but US stocks rise

According to an old Turkish saying ‘those who eat get fat, those who don’t regret.’  Traders would pick this up

June 16, 2021
US stocks hit all-time high but economic fears knock FTSE 100

US non-farm payrolls once again demonstrated their ability to move markets.

June 7, 2021
President Biden Receives Economic Briefing From Treasury Secretary

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has downplayed comments that rate hikes may be needed to stop the economy overheating as

May 5, 2021
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin And Fed Chair Powell Testify On CARES Act Before Senate

Its been a fascinating month for global equity markets in April. Three key themes have dominated: i) a weak US

April 30, 2021
Coronavirus Pandemic Causes Climate Of Anxiety And Changing Routines In America

US inflation rose 2.6 per cent year-on-year in March, ahead of analyst expectations of a 2.5 per cent rise, as

April 13, 2021

US President Joe Biden said last night he is open to compromise on his $2tn (£1.45bn) infrastructure plan amid fiery criticism from

April 8, 2021
House Committee On Financial Services Hears Testimony From Treasury Sec. Mnuchin And Federal Reserve Chair Powell

City A.M. TV: Daily Market Snapshot (video)

March 22, 2021
Bank of England

The Bank of England has held interest rates at 0.1 per cent and its bond-buying programme at £895bn, thereby diminishing

March 18, 2021

European stock markets had a dull session yesterday as traders played it safe ahead of the closely-watched Fed update. Rates

March 18, 2021
digital currency CBDC fed jerome powell

There have been growing concerns that the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine is linked to blood clots, which is why several European countries

March 17, 2021

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