Global Economic Headlines (23/2/18)

23 Feb 18
Irish Economy Watch (February 26 – March 2, 2018) • Earnings and Labour Costs (Qtr 4) • Monthly Unemployment (February) • Private-Sector Credit (January) • Manufacturing PMI (February) • Overseas Travel ...

Global Economic Headlines (23/2/18)

23 Feb 18
Global Economic Headlines (23/2/18) • Leaders to discuss EU money, top jobs after “Brexit” • ECB’s January 25 meeting minutes stick to “early this year” script • US jobless claims near ...

Haruhiko Kuroda has just been re-appointed as Bank of Japan Governor

23 Feb 18
Little to cheer about Haruhiko Kuroda has just been re-appointed as Bank of Japan Governor, but he may have little to cheer about despite landing another five-year term for one of ...

Economics: ECB minutes suggest policymakers in no hurry for the exit door

23 Feb 18
Economics: ECB minutes suggest policymakers in no hurry for the exit door European Central Bank policymakers meeting last month rejected even a token change in the bank’s policy message, arguing that ...

Leaving the EU is a complex task

22 Feb 18
Can’t please everybody Leaving the EU is a complex task, more so as the UK has not decided what kind of future relationship it wants. Building a consensus within the government ...

Global Economic Headlines (22/2/18)

22 Feb 18
Global Economic Headlines (22/2/18) • ECB – No change in forward-guidance in March? • DXY bounce suggests central bank expectations do matter • Fed policymakers show rising confidence on inflation, economic ...

Earlier this month, the US Senate Banking Committee narrowly voted to approve Marvin Goodfriend to become a Federal Reserve Board governor

21 Feb 18
Punishing creative thinking Earlier this month, the US Senate Banking Committee narrowly voted to approve Marvin Goodfriend to become a Federal Reserve Board governor, setting up a contentious vote in the ...

Some of the US government’s short-term borrowing costs rose to their highest level in more than nine years on Tuesday as the government raised $179bn in the Treasury securities market to fund spending and make debt payments.

21 Feb 18
Bond Market US Treasuries Some of the US government’s short-term borrowing costs rose to their highest level in more than nine years on Tuesday as the government raised $179bn in the ...

Japan’s factory growth slows in February

21 Feb 18
Top Two Stories Japan’s factory growth slows in February Japanese manufacturing activity expanded at a slower pace in February as growth of new export orders slowed due to the yen’s appreciation, ...

Global Economic Headlines (21/2/18)

21 Feb 18
Global Economic Headlines (21/2/18) • Japan’s factory growth slows in February • ECB – Weidmann as next ECB President not certain • US short-term borrowing costs hit highest level since 2008 ...