Japan CPI

Large Jump in European Long-Term Interest Rates

September 20, 2022

Today is the Astart of the FOMC’s sixth scheduled policy review in 2022.¬† A third straight 75-basis point hike to a range of 3.0-3.25%¬† is anticipated, with the announcement due Wednesday at 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT). Meantime, officials at the Swedish Riksbank today exceeded street expectations with a policy interest rate hike of a full […] More

Stronger Yen and Dollar ahead of U.S. GDP Figures

October 27, 2017

The earliest estimate of U.S. third-quarter GDP growth gets released shortly.¬†Forecasters anticipate similar growth to the 3.1% result in 2Q. The dollar meanwhile has continued to strengthen against the euro (0.3% overnight) in response to contrasting monetary policies. Trump is expected to replace Yellen with a more hawkish person to lead the Fed, while yesterday’s […] More

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