Jul 22, 2016
The European Central Bank (ECB) is ready to add stimulus in the coming months to support the Eurozone economy given increased insecurities in the aftermath of the Brexit, ECB President Mario Draghi emphasized following the central bank’s monetary policy decision. However, the ECB will probably wait for its updated inflation and economic growth forecasts for the Euro-area scheduled for release in September.
Jul 21, 2016
Investor reluctance dominated the sentiment on equity markets at Midweek. Today, markets will focus on the European Central Bank’s regular monetary policy meeting. While no immediate action is expected, investors will eagerly await ECB President Mario Draghi’s comments in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum.
Jul 20, 2016
International equity markets traded sideways as profit taking seems to be in investors’ focus. Latest survey results from Mannheim-based economic research institute ZEW showed that analysts and institutional investors were more pessimistic in their outlook for the German economy following the Brexit referendum.
Jul 20, 2016
America’s post-2009 bull market is often referred to as one of the longest on record, but the truth is more nuanced. From the viewpoint of medium-term returns and investor participation, it is among the shortest and most-ignored equity booms of the past century. Regardless of any interim bouts of volatility, we do not exclude the possibility that it can last for many more years.
Jul 19, 2016
While the failed military coup in Turkey had not much of an impact on stock exchanges, as markets remain well supported by expansive central banks’ monetary policy and low bond yields and focus more on the corporate earnings season.