Weekly Market Brief

A summary of this week’s major economic events and the outlook for next week’s events that will be most impactful on the financial markets.

Weekly Market Brief

A summary of this week’s major economic events and the outlook for next week’s events that will be most impactful on the financial markets.

Weekly Market Brief

A summary of this week’s major economic events and the outlook for next week’s events that will be most impactful on the financial markets.

US recession

The Fed minutes recognises that the risk of a US recession next year is almost ‘as likely as the base case’. This revelation sent the USD sharply lower on Wednesday…

UK inflation surge

The main economic event this week was once again from inflation data, but not from the US. The UK is seeing its highest inflation in 41 years and that will…

Inflation fall

Weekly Market Brief The main events for this week were the US midterm elections and the US Inflation print. Speculation to start the week that the Republicans could win both…

Fed fights inflation

Weekly Market Brief The main event for this week was the Fed announcement. Jerome Powell took a more hawkish stance as he warned that the terminal rate would need to…

GBP turnaround?

The main event for this week was the announcement of Rishi Sunak as the new UK Prime Minister. The first billionaire to live at Number 10 Downing Street and the…

US inflation focus

The main event for this week was the US CPI print on Thursday. Short Term Interest Markets are now pricing in over a 10% chance of a 100bps hike from…

Fed pivot?

Monday started with a risk-positive footing after the miss from the US ISM Manufacturing data. A miss across the board sent investors running to sell the USD, buy gold and…

Fed’s inflation fight

This week was dominated by the hot US inflation print on Tuesday. Markets were expecting another dip lower in US inflation, but the headline and the core readings came in…

JPY hits 20-year low

This week was busy with the European Central Bank, Reserve Bank of Australia, and Bank of Canada all meeting. One interesting point to note was a comment from RBA’s Governor…

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