Weekly Economic Outlook

Weekly Economic Outlook 2017-05-01T17:51:08+00:00

Economic Outlook – 29 March 2020

GENERAL: most of the data releases last week can be ignored as they are from before the spreading of the coronavirus. The data releases are in fact outdated since the economy is another place now. [...]

Economic Outlook – 22 March 2020

GENERAL: most of the data releases last week can be ignored as they are from before the spreading of the coronavirus. The data releases are in fact outdated since the economy is another place now. [...]

Economic Outlook – 15 March 2020

GENERAL:  Most of the data releases this week can be ignored as they are from before the spreading of the coronavirus. The data releases are in fact outdated since the economy is another place now. [...]

Economic Outlook – 8 March 2020

US The Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a half percentage last Tuesday, hours after a G7 teleconference in which officials vowed to coordinate policy. Other central banks cutting rates include the Bank of Canada, [...]

Economic Outlook – 1 March 2020

US The bond market now expects almost four Fed rate cuts by the end of the year, but one might rightly wonder how lower short-term rates would alleviate supply chain disruptions and aversion to international [...]

Economic Outlook – 23 February 2020

US Minutes from the January FOMC meeting indicate the coronavirus will not push the Fed to cut interest rates. Positive housing and manufacturing survey data last week supported that view. While trade tensions have receded [...]