U.S. government debt prices were higher on Friday morning, as market participants continued to monitor trade talks between China and the U.S. and awaited fresh data. » Read More
By: Jeff Cox
The central bank offiical endorses a patient approach on rate hikes, particularly considering "crosscurrents" that are building up for growth. » Read More
By: Shirley Tay
ING's chief economist and head of research for Asia-Pacific based these predictions on the state of the current negotiations between Britain and the EU, and how the U.K. economy is "looking quite bad on all fronts." » Read More
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The Bank of Japan continues to be accommodative, and this will be a tailwind for the country's markets, says Eli Lee of the Bank of Singapore.
U.S. government debt yields rose Wednesday as investors grew more optimistic about trade talks between China and the U.S.
Central banks around the world are transitioning back into "global easing mode," and this liquidity would be a "fuel" for risk assets, says Joseph Zidle of Blackstone.
Shilan Shah of Capital Economics says the Indian government will need to cut spending if it is to meet its deficit targets. This could cause growth in the economy to slow "quite significantly" later in 2019, he says.
CEO sentiment has been balanced "between growth and efficiency initiatives" since the Federal Reserve said it would be patient, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty says.
Powell said the central bank is looking at a number of ways to help rural communities, with a particular focus on banking and finance for areas of need.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is speaking Tuesday on "Economic Development in High Poverty Rural Communities" in Itta Bena, Mississippi.
U.S. government debt yields rose on Tuesday after federal lawmakers reached a deal to fund the government and avoid a repeat shutdown.
Chris Watling of Longview Economics says that being overweight on government bonds is a "very good idea" for investors because he sees the global economy as being in a "deflationary bout."
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Monday morning, with investors increasingly concerned about trade and another potential government shutdown.
With the Federal Reserve pledging to be "patient" in future rate hikes, emerging markets could enjoy a turnaround this year, said Mary Nicola, a strategist at Eastspring Investments.
In a Fed connotation, a put would be a point at which Powell would not let the market fall below before he steps in with more stimulus.
James Athey of Aberdeen Standard Investments says the economic situation in Europe appears to be "getting worse" instead of improving.
U.S. government debt yields fell on Friday as global growth fears continued to weight on equity markets and buoy safe-haven assets.
Jonathan Garner of Morgan Stanley says he expects China's economy to "gradually" recover through 2019, but notes that it may not be "visible" in the data until the second half of the year.
Faraz Syed of Moody's Analytics says he expects the Reserve Bank of India to implement one more rate cut by the middle of 2019, but notes that this depends on the monsoon season, which in turn affects inflation in the country.