Emerging markets may enjoy secular stagnation – James Saft

A low-growth world won’t be an easy one for emerging markets, but at least the Federal Reserve will keep the water in the bath warm. That means returns to riskier assets like those from emerging markets could do relatively well in the near term, as the Fed is forced to recalibrate interest rate p… FF … Continue reading Emerging markets may enjoy secular stagnation – James Saft

Eurozone Flash PMI edges up to seven-month high

The euro area economy continued to expand at a steady pace in August. At 53.3, up from 53.2 in July, the flash estimate of the Markit Eurozone PMI® inched up to a seven-month high. With the index only slightly above the average seen throughout the year to date, growth in the third quarter is … … Continue reading Eurozone Flash PMI edges up to seven-month high

German output growth slows as service providers report weakest expansion for 15 months

August saw output in Germany’s private sector expand further, with the pace of increase broadly in line with the trend observed over the past three years of data collection. However, at 54.4, down from 55.3 in July, the Markit Flash Germany Composite Output Index signalled a weaker pace of exp… FF All News

French private sector output rises at fastest rate in ten months

The latest flash France PMI® data indicated that private sector output increased at the sharpest rate in ten months during August. The Markit Flash France Composite Output Index, based on around 85% of normal monthly survey replies, posted 51.6, up from 50.1 in July, to signal a moderate pace… FF All News

July 2016: Swiss Foreign trade is gaining momentum

In July 2016 resulted covered exports due to two missing workdays a minus . Adjusted for working but laid their exports by 7.9 % ( real terms : + 2.4% ) and imports by 11.8% ( in real terms : + 8.2% ) to . The trade balance showed a surplus of Fr. 2.9 billion. … Continue reading July 2016: Swiss Foreign trade is gaining momentum

3 Numbers: Eurozone Composite PMI likely to tick lower

Tuesday’s a busy day for sentiment data, including the flash estimate of the Eurozone Composite PMI for August. We’ll also see new CBI survey numbers for UK manufacturing, offering another round of data for analysing the post-Brexit economic climate in Britain. For the US, the July report on new… FF All News

USDCAD Testing Ichimoku – US Economy Overview

The US dollar got a bit of a boost on Monday with USDCAD testing Ichimoku. Is the new sentiment enough to breakthrough? Also what’s up on the economic calendar on the final days of summer?On lower oil prices, USDCAD testing Ichimoku however with low trading volumes during the final weeks of summer… FF All News

Japan Inc not enthusiastic over Abe’s stimulus, BOJ easing

Japanese companies overwhelmingly say the government’s latest stimulus will do little to boost the economy and the Bank of Japan should not ease further, a Reuters poll showed, a setback for policymakers’ efforts to overcome deflation and stagnation. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this month unveiled … FF All News

Kuroda: The Central Bank’s Perspective

It is a great pleasure to welcome all of you to our first meeting of the FinTech Forum. I. Information Technology and Financial Services Today’s Forum focuses on information and financial services. Indeed, financial activities make full use of wide-ranging information technologies created through… FF All News