Central Bank of Namibia

ECB Steals Some Attention from the Fed

June 15, 2022

An unscheduled meeting of the European Central Bank Governing Council has been underway for a bit over two hours to consider the bond market selloff and increasing fragmentation of that market that saw a 242-basis point spread at the close of Tuesday trading between 10-year Italian and German sovereign debt yields. That hasn’t be so […] More

Rising Inflation Lifts Interest Rates, the Dollar and the Price of Gold

April 13, 2022

The hope is that March might see inflation crest, but investors have heard that story before only to be disappointed. Fresh on the heals of yesterday’s U.S. March CPI data (a 483-month high of 8.5% in the total index and a 475-month 6.5% high of core CPI), U.S. producer price data arrive today. The Federal […] More