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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

The Mexican financial system has shown an orderly adjustment to a complicated environment

Through the “Financial Stability Report” (REF), Banco de México (Banxico) monitors the main risks and vulnerabilities that could affect the stability of the Mexican financial system.

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

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.

September 10, 2019

Market Comment | Investors temper their expectations of a QE this Thursday

Investors remained cautious awaiting the ECB policy decision.