Macro Round-up – September 23rd 2019

The Fed, as predicted cut short term rates by a 0.25% however, they disappointed some market participants with their forward guidance. The decision was not unanimous with seven Fed governors approving the 0.25% cut, two wishing for the rate to remain on hold and one...

Macro Round-up – September 9th 2019

The attendees at this week’s ECB meeting are unlikely to arrive at a unanimous decision on future monetary policy. In recent days, the heads of the German, French, Dutch and Estonian Central Banks have publically questioned the necessity for expansionary monetary...

Macro Round-up – September 2nd 2019

The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment survey fell the most in six years. Consumer surveys whilst timely can often be volatile but what was notable in this particular survey was that one in three respondents referenced unprompted the negative implications of...