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Global Monetary Conditions Monitor: Argentina’s unpleasant monetarist arithmetic

Global Monetary Conditions Monitor: Argentina’s unpleasant monetarist arithmetic

We have today published the May-edition of our Global Monetary Conditions Monitor. Argentina has been added to the countries covered in the Monitor.

Did Mario Draghi just defeat populism?

Did Mario Draghi just defeat populism?

The populists are losing and we have to thank ECB-chief Mario Draghi for that.

Mark Carney, it's time to tighten

Mark Carney, it's time to tighten

The CPI inflation increased to 2.7% y/y in April, a rise from 2.3% y/y in March. This exceeds the consensus expectations of 2.6%

The impossibility of currency forecasting and why we try anyway

The impossibility of currency forecasting and why we try anyway

We don't think we can beat the market, but we can make FX forecast that is as good as the market. What do you think?

Global Monetary Conditions Monitor is now available for academics

Global Monetary Conditions Monitor is now available for academics

We have decided to make the Global Monetary Conditions Monitor available to researchers, academics and universities at a reduced price. As of today, we will offer single subscriptions to academic institutions, think tanks, and individual researchers for EUR 1,000 for a 12-month subscription.

A wake-up call for the Riksbank

A wake-up call for the Riksbank

Swedish inflation surprised significantly on the upside in April. This should be a wake-up call for the Riksbank, but will it also now move in a more hawkish direction?

Norwegian inflation surprises on the downside

Norwegian inflation surprises on the downside

April Core inflation (CPI-ATE) was 1.7%y/y in April – slightly down from 1.8%y/y in March (seasonally adjusted). Read our comments and see our updated inflation forecast for Norway.

 The drop in the oil price is all about Yellen's rate hikes

The drop in the oil price is all about Yellen's rate hikes

The big story in the markets overnight has been the drop in oil prices. We believe the decline in oil prices primarily is about Fed rate hikes.

Read our lips – no more Fed hikes

Read our lips – no more Fed hikes

Today's US PCE core inflation numbers strengthens the case for NO rate hikes from the Fed in 2017

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