A couple of weeks ago, Citi’s Matt King discussed what is perhaps the best reason of all to be cautious about dipping your toe into equity markets that are trading at elevated (and that’s putting it very, … 1,303 more words
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There’s been no shortage of speculation about whether the Fed “got what it wanted” out of Wednesday’s “dovish” rate hike.
In one camp are those who believe Yellen and co. 1,257 more words
(17 March 2017, AFR, p18, by Toru Fujioka)
‘The Bank of Japan kept its unprecedented monetary easing program unchanged on Thursday, just hours after the Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate, increasing the policy divergence between the two central banks.’ 15 more words
It was a fairly lively overnight session on the heels of the Fed.
We start in China where the PBoC imported themselves a rate hike, although not “officially.” As you may or may not be aware, Beijing has essentially shelved policy rates in favor of repo rates when it comes to tightening. 928 more words
The FED is expected to increase the short-term interest rate by 25 basis points this week. If the FED does not raise rates at he March FOMC meeting, it will be a big surprise for many investors. 409 more words