The Consequences of Global Low Interest Rates

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

The BIS’s  87th Annual Report is out and as always is full of interesting information on the Global economy. We came across a few great charts that show how the global low interest rate regime post the financial crises has had knock on effects on markets.

Will the FED raise rates in a negative yield world?

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

At the Jackson Hole economic symposium, Janet Yellen said: “the case for an increase in the federal funds rate has strengthened in recent months”. This was based on improvement in the labour market and on the economic outlook for the domestic economy. But the US economy cannot be looked at in isolation and it may be harder for the […]