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June 25, 2019

Market Comment | All that glitters is gold ahead of G-20 summit

Investors sought shelter in safe haven assets with gold prices surging above six-year high level and the yen strengthening due to ongoing geopolitical uncertainties as well as investor caution ahead of today’s Fed Chairman speech and the Trump-Xi meeting on the sidelines of G-20 summit this Saturday.

June 24, 2019

Market Comment | Investors are cautious ahead of the G20 summit

Treasury yields slipped, while stock markets were broadly steady as uncertainty regarding U.S. and China trade prevails and geopolitical tensions between U.S. and Iran simmer. Investors will watch closely the meeting between U.S. President Trump and Chinese President Xi on the sidelines of the G20 summit later this week.

June 24, 2019

How is the level of financial literacy of Mexicans?

On April 12, the Mexican National Banking Commission (CNBV) published the level of financial literacy of Mexicans in 2018, which was 58.2 out of 100 points. This note describes the main questions related to financial "knowledge", "behaviors" and "attitudes" that were answered incorrectly by more than half of Mexicans.

June 24, 2019

Italy, once again

The Italian economy has returned to the spotlight in recent weeks due to the risks that its fiscal policy may entail, and as a result of the noise generated by the proposals of something that may resemble a parallel currency.

June 21, 2019

Market Comment | ECB and Fed’s shift towards policy easing spurs global bond rally

Three major markets driver this week were the increasing expectations for monetary policy easing (Fed and ECB), the hopes of a resumption in stalled US-China trade talks and the increasing US-Iran geopolitical tension.

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