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The United States has achieved something that seemed impossible a year ago: significantly lower inflation (from over 9% in the summer of 2022 to 3.5%) without triggering a rise in unemployment, currently at 3.8%.

There is good news for the European Central Bank (ECB) thanks to the clear reduction of inflationary pressures, led by the slowdown in the prices of industrial goods, energy and food — and, to a lesser extent, by services, which still show a very persistent behavior.

In the week ending by March 29th, foreign currency adjusted weekly credit growth continued to accelerate from 0.7% to 1% due to commercial credits of public banks and consumer credit cards in the sector. Total credits’ 13-week annualized trend …

The Spanish economy continues to grow, and has even accelerated in recent months. However, it does so with investment flagging, despite the support provided by the steady flow of resources from Europe.

A few days ago, the European Central Bank (ECB) announced the first revision of its operational framework, designed to guide short-term interest rates into line with its monetary policy decisions and provide liquidity in a context of gradual ba…

The global economy is heading into a year full of political and geopolitical uncertainties that may have a considerable impact on confidence and economic policies.

The GDP of Castilla-La Mancha will grow by 1.3% in 2024 and will accelerate to 2.7% in 2025. This will allow the creation of 42 thousand jobs in the two-year period and reduce the unemployment rate to 12.2% in 2025.

The Fed is moving further away from its long-held tightening bias as it explicitly conveyed that “the risks to achieving its employment and inflation goals are moving into better balance.”

All eyes at the beginning of 2024 are on the first monetary policy meetings, with the European Central Bank (ECB) holding its on Thursday and the U.S. Federal Reserve later this week. The meetings are unlikely to result in any action on interes…

The world economy outperformed expectations in 2023, especially considering the outlook in the early part of the year and the shocks it faced.

The FLA allowed regional governments access to financing on favourable terms. However, its costs should lead to changes in its design and implementation. Governments that have not accessed the FLA have helped reduce the risk premium, are financed at lower rates than the Treasury and are growing more.

The economy in general should start 2024 much stronger than expected a year ago after outperforming expectations in 2023. The risks facing the global economy must not materialize for the year to end up better than expected a few quarters ago.