Forex Fundamental Analysis
Swedish Central Bank Acts To Counter Deflation | 10/30/2014 10:30:00 AM
The idea that prices will be falling with time might seem like manna from heaven for consumers at first sight, but received economic wisdom suggests that it can trigger falling demand and ultimately increased levels of unemployment.
24 Banks Fail EU Stress Tests | 10/29/2014 10:48:00 AM
At the height of the Global Financial Crisis, nations around the world felt obliged to pump public money into certain, critical banks to ensure that they didn’t fail.
UK Third Quarter GDP At 0.7% | 10/28/2014 9:35:00 AM
Britain is a member of the European Union, but is not a Eurozone economy, having decided against joining the single currency to date.
Forex Week in Review October 27 2014 | 10/27/2014 9:02:00 AM
Last week saw all the world’s major stock markets recovering some ground, partially reversing the falls of recent weeks. Get the fundamental analysis for October 27, 2014 here.
World’s Fastest Growing Consumer Markets | 10/26/2014 1:01:00 PM
The fastest growing consumer markets in 2014 are not China, India or Brazil. According to a new report from Euromonitor International, the fastest growing consumer markets in the world are not obvious at all and will come as quite a surprise to most economists.
Japan’s Trade Deficit Widens in September | 10/24/2014 8:27:00 AM
Since mid-August, the Yen has fallen significantly against the US Dollar, falling from the 102 Yen to a Dollar level to a low of almost 110 before rallying a little on fears of a global slowdown .
South Africa Slashes Growth Forecast | 10/23/2014 7:21:00 AM
In those far off, halcyon days before the Global Financial Crisis hit, four nations were being touted as the next big economic superstars.
UK Missing Public Borrowing Targets | 10/22/2014 11:07:00 AM
In theory, a nation can’t run at a loss. The difference between what it spends on social security, defence, education, healthcare and so on must balance the receipts that it receives in various forms of taxation, so any shortfall must be made up from public borrowing.
Moody’s Cut Russian Rating | 10/21/2014 6:51:00 PM
Russia is embroiled in the instability in the Ukraine, although it strenuously denies that it has troops on the ground in the neighbouring state.
Forex Week in Review October 20 2014 | 10/20/2014 8:31:00 AM
Last week again saw all the world’s major stock markets losing ground on continuing fears of a global economic slowdown with the one exception of the Dax which managed to rise.
Markets Falling On Slowdown Fears | 10/17/2014 9:19:00 AM
It has been suggested that recent falls in global stock markets are linked to the Ebola tragedy in Africa which has claimed almost 4500 lives and is certain to result in many more deaths before the outbreak is brought under control or burns itself out.
Irish State To End Complicity In Corporate Tax Avoidance | 10/16/2014 7:38:00 AM
Part of the reason for the success of the Celtic Tiger economy was that Ireland made it attractive to multi-national corporations to base their European Headquarters in the Republic through highly competitive rates of corporation tax.
Carney Threatens Bankers’ Golf Club Membership | 10/15/2014 8:18:00 AM
Mark Carney is the first Canadian to be governor of the Bank of England and seems to be a very astute individual.
S&P's Downgrades French Credit Outlook | 10/14/2014 8:10:00 AM
Credit ratings agencies are the bookmakers of the financial world. Their job is to provide investors with an accurate assessment of the risks associated with a given debt vehicle; this includes sovereign bonds.
Forex Week in Review October 13 2014 | 10/13/2014 7:46:00 AM
Last week again saw all the world’s major stock markets losing ground quite heavily on deepening fears of a global economic slowdown. Get the analysis for October 13, 2014 here.