Negative interest rate policies have started to unnerve investors, even though Sweden, Denmark, the eurozone and Switzerland have all had negative policy rates for over a year.
Why is Yanis Varoufakis not a eurosceptic?
In this Q&A session, filmed at Expert Investor’s Pan-European Congress, Yanis Varoufakis reveals exclusively why he is not a eurosceptic. He also explains why he admires Wolfgang Schäuble, and much more.
Study: China the source of global financial shocks
Advanced economies have become the net receiver of market shocks while China and other emerging markets have turned into the sources, according to an IMF working paper.
Was this Draghi’s final bullet?
The ECB’s latest salvo in the fight against the prospect of deflation was initially met positively by markets. But, a lack of a clear message that the Bank will cut rates further from here sent markets falling again almost as quickly.
Rathbones: Brexit will make asset managers bleed
The hyperbole is in full swing, with even The Queen backing Brexit according to The Sun. A more erudite view perhaps comes from Rathbones’ five common ‘myths’ around a potential exit from the EU.
Voting for Brexit to bash Brussels bureaucrats – tempting to Varoufakis
Yanis Varoufakis would find it hard to resist voting for Brexit if he were British, he said at Expert Investor’s Pan-European Congress in Rome last Friday. However, his wish is not going to materialise, congress delegates believe.
BIS warns of central bank overburdening
It is not every day that the Bank of International Settlements warns that confidence in central bank omnipotence has begun to falter, but when it does it is worth a read.
Brexit is bad, says Blackrock
A Brexit offers a lot of risk with little obvious reward; leading to lower UK growth and investment, and potentially higher unemployment and inflation, said BlackRock.
OPINION: How to talk clients through a market plunge
As volatility roars back, with major markets all negative year-to-date, client expectations also go through wild swings.
Now there’s a villain, Brexit drama can really begin
‘Extraordinary’ was how a number of commentators described the scenes in the House of Commons on Monday during the debate about whether or not Britain should remain in the European Union.