Chinese Central Bank Cuts 5-Year Prime Lending Rate, Euro Stocks Affected – Analysis and Trends

Finance by Stefania Blasioli and Paolo Paronetto Tokyo closes negative. China’s central bank cut the 5-year prime lending rate (LPR) by 25 basis points 3′ reading (Il Sole 24 Ore Radiocor) – The handbrake is on European stock exchanges at the start, the day after a session already characterized by caution which saw the absence … Read more

Concerns over Rising US Inflation Disrupt Stock Markets, Oil Rises: Daily Market Recap

Finance Of Chiara Di Michele e Martina Soligo After the cold shower of higher-than-expected US inflation, concern about rates continues to keep stock markets in check. Oil rises slightly, gas drops 2′ reading (Il Sole 24 Ore Radiocor) – They travel cautiously European stock exchanges, with concerns about interest rates, after the cold shower of … Read more

European Central Bank Chairwoman Urges Banks to Act Now to Protect Economy from Threats

European Central Bank Chairwoman Urges Banks to Act Now to Protect Economy from Threats

Europe’s top bank watchdog is sounding the alarm! Claudia Buch (57) is chairwoman of the European Central Bank’s banking supervisory board: She keeps an eye on the banks in the euro zone. Buch is now urging financial institutions to be more vigilant. Because: The success of the business model is in danger, says Buch – … Read more

2023 Economic Forecast: Are Investors Prepared for a Financial System Crash?

2023 Economic Forecast: Are Investors Prepared for a Financial System Crash?

It is said that economic forecasts mainly serve to make astrologers seem a little more credible. A look at the success of last year’s predictions adds weight to this not very flattering bon mot. Instead of the most expected recession in history, the US economy expanded at a rate of 5.2 percent in the third … Read more

Federal Reserve Poised to Cut Interest Rates as Policymakers Consider New Decision in March

Federal Reserve Poised to Cut Interest Rates as Policymakers Consider New Decision in March

Federal Reserve Poised for Potential Interest Rate Cut The Federal Reserve’s policymakers may be on the precipice of taking action by cutting interest rates, signaling a potential change in the current economic landscape. Investor Enthusiasm Surrounding US Central Bank As the week’s two-day policy meeting, which concludes on Wednesday in Washington, gains momentum, the investor … Read more

Spanish Euribor Mortgage Rates Drop Below 4% – Savings for Homebuyers and Potential Buyers

Spanish Euribor Mortgage Rates Drop Below 4% – Savings for Homebuyers and Potential Buyers

I breathe for those who have taken out a mortgage and for those other people who plan to do so in the future. And all because, after a year and a half of rate increases, the Euribor has changed its trend. Thus, the index that is used every month as a reference for the calculation … Read more

Economic Challenges: Inflation, Rising Wages, and Business Investment Plans in 2024

Economic Challenges: Inflation, Rising Wages, and Business Investment Plans in 2024

According to quarterly barometer Challenges-Meti-banque Palatine, a majority of business leaders (50.9%) have revised their investment plans downwards, or planned to do so. It is true that the share of those who see their financial costs increase is now nearly 75%, compared to 68% during the September 2023 survey. For Frédéric Coirier, CEO of the … Read more

Tokyo Slows Down: European Stock Markets in Negative Territory

Finance by Stefania Blasioli and Chiara Di Cristofaro Tokyo interrupts the positive series 3′ reading (Il Sole 24 Ore Radiocor) – European stock markets are moving into negative territory following a lackluster session which saw trading on Wall Street halted for the Martin Luther King Day holiday. The Davos International Forum continues, which will end … Read more

Global Government Bond Yields Rise as Traders Scale Back Rate-Cut Bets

Global Government Bond Yields Rise as Traders Scale Back Rate-Cut Bets

Global government bonds got off to a cautious start to the year as traders scaled back bets on major central banks cutting interest rates significantly this year. Germany 10-Year Treasury Bond YieldOn Tuesday (2nd), it jumped 9 basis points to 2.11%, a new high in more than two weeks, while the UK 10-Year Treasury Bond … Read more

European Markets Extend Positive Streak: Euro Remains Close to 1.1 Dollars, Oil Prices Rising Due to Red Sea Tensions

Finance Of Stefania Blasioli e Giorgia Colucci European markets are preparing to extend their positive streak. Euro still close to 1.1 dollars. Oil is rising due to tensions in the Red Sea. The gas runs. Spread close to 160 points 2′ reading (Il Sole 24 Ore Radiocor) – In the aftermath of a session of … Read more