Central Banks

Interest Rates: Ultra Low, Near Zero or Negative?
September 22, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets In a pandemic-induced environment, central banks and governments have absorbed all the shocks of the virus on the financial markets by injecting massive liquidity in the economy, keeping credit flowing and supp...

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A Cautious Fed
June 11, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets A Cautious Fed FOMC Meeting Investors were eagerly looking forward to the Fed’s statement and forecasts for clues on how the Fed is viewing the health of the economy after easing lockdown measures. Global ce...

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Eyes on the Fed and the Dot Plots
June 10, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Global central banks have been a crucial part in providing aid and support to the global economy during the coronavirus pandemic. Faced with an unprecedented crisis, central bankers have rapidly deployed variou...

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The Reopening Experiment and Geopolitical Risks
May 29, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Grand Reopening Given the unprecedented nature of the Great Lockdown, the gradual reopening of economies are now being viewed as an experiment. World leaders are faced with tough decisions trying to manage...

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The Lockdown, the Fallout and the Roadmap to Recovery
April 30, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Global Lockdown In an abrupt and unprecedented manner, the world witnessed a mass halt to global activities due to the pandemic. Governments and central banks rushed in to intervene and support the global econ...

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2019 in a Nutshell and the Transition to a New Decade
December 20, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets If we could describe the year 2019 in one word, we believe uncertainty says it all. The world entered 2019 with a high level of ambiguity and is poised to finish the year with the same extent of uncertainties. ...

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Fed in Focus – US Repo and Funds Rate
September 18, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Fed in Focus - US Repo and Funds Rate  During the week, it was all about the Repo market. A Repurchase Agreement known as Repo is a form of short-term borrowing for dealers in government securities. The Repo ma...

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ECB: Draghi’s Last Call for A Significant Degree of Monetary Stimulus
September 11, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Central banks of major economies like the US, UK and Japan turned to quantitative easing (QE) at a time where they were unable to push interest rates any lower. The European Central Bank (ECB) launched its firs...

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All Eyes on Jackson Hole Economic Symposium
August 22, 2019

All Eyes on Jackson Hole Economic Symposium The annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium is sponsored by the Federal Reserve of Kansas City and is annually held in Wyoming. It is an exclusive central bank conference which fosters open discussions on g...

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RBA August Statement
August 6, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Main Headlines of the RBA August Statement By Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision The Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.00 per cent. The outlook for the global eco...

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Dissecting the FOMC Statement
August 1, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Dissecting the FOMC Statement The US Federal Reserve cut interest rates overnight by 25 basis points, taking the US Federal Funds rate to 2.25%. The rate cut was mostly seen as a hawkish one. In the press confer...

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Fundamental Analysis: Macro Factors
July 18, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Fundamental Analysis: Macro Factors The rapidly growing global interconnectedness means that the health of one country's economy can impact the world markets. As a result, traders generally follow the economic c...

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Deutsche Bank Revives The Failure of Lehman Brothers
July 12, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Deutsche Bank Revives The Failure of Lehman Brothers Deutsche Bank’s woes dominated headlines this week. On Sunday, the multinational investment bank announced 18,000 job cuts around the globe by 2022 and shu...

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Preview: The Bank of Canada Rate Decision
May 28, 2019

One of the must-watch economic events this week will be the Bank of Canada interest rate decision. The decision is scheduled to be announced on Wednesday 29th May at 15:00 PM London time. Why Is The Announcement Important? A bank interest rate ...

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“Will China Dump US Treasuries?”
May 15, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets “Will China Dump US Treasuries?” A tweet from Hu Xijin, editor-in-chief of the Global Times grasped attention on Tuesday morning,  and even Bloomberg reported that it had triggered a readership surge on...

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