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September 18, 2019

Market Comment | Sovereign bond yields dropped ahead of today’s Fed meeting

Investors await the Fed’s response as funds rate breaches the target range.

September 17, 2019

Market Comment | All eyes on tomorrow’s FOMC policy decision

Investors were cautious ahead of tomorrow’s FOMC meeting. A 25 bps rate cut is fully priced in, while expectations of a more aggressive cut waned.

September 16, 2019

Market comment | Oil prices soared more than 10% amid mounting geopolitical tensions

Investors sought shelter in safe-haven assets after the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil production heightened geopolitical risk between the U.S. and Iran.

September 13, 2019

Market comment | Risky assets get boost by easing trade tensions and Central banks actions

Market risk-on mood improved slightly during the week, led by easing trade tensions, the approval of a comprehensive easing package by the ECB and upward surprise in US core inflation figures

September 13, 2019

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. 13 September 2019

Weekly update with the most relevant news on financial regulation.

September 13, 2019

Country Risk Quarterly Report. Third Quarter 2019

The search for yield and looser monetary policies across the board, favor sovereign spreads compression, despite a worsening global outlook, poorer incoming data and balance of risks, and the lack of improvement of fiscal disequilibria.

September 12, 2019

Market Comment | Markets find support in the relief of trade tensions and ECB stimulus

Financial markets remain cautiously optimistic, with and slightly risk-on mood on easing US-China trade tensions and ECB strong stimulus.

September 11, 2019

Market Comment | Caution remains

China announcement of tariff exemptions for some U.S. products, excluding agricultural, had a limited impact on investors’ risk appetite.