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Global Monetary Conditions Monitor: No more rate hikes from the Fed in 2017

Global Monetary Conditions Monitor: No more rate hikes from the Fed in 2017

We have published the second edition of Global Monetary Conditions Monitor. Read more here.

Tunisia moving closer to a free float - good news

Tunisia moving closer to a free float - good news

Yesterday the Tunisian central bank hiked its key policy rate by 50bp to 4.75%. The decision comes on the back of the recent weakening of the Tunisian dinar. The weakening reflects the deliberate decision of the Tunisian government and central bank to allow for a more freely floating dinar. Overall we think this decision is very good and the IMF supports the decision. The main challenge for the Tunisian central bank now is to formulate a clear and coherent monetary policy framework to ensure nominal stability.

Did Bank of Canada just crash the Canadian property market?

Did Bank of Canada just crash the Canadian property market?

For some time we have warned Canadian monetary conditions have become excessively tight - we might now be seeing the consequences of that. The Bank of Canada urgently need to ease monetary policy to avoid a recession and potentially also financial distress.

Explainer: The end of the 'Trump boom'

Explainer: The end of the 'Trump boom'

Watch Lars Christensen explain why the 'Trump boom' is running out of steam.

The ‘Trump boom’ passes its expiration date

The ‘Trump boom’ passes its expiration date

The 'Trump election shock' boosted inflation expectations and as a consequence, but once inflation expectations hit 2% the growth acceleration came to an end and now the Fed is killing the 'Trump boom' The question is will the 'Trump boom' turn into a 'Trump bust'?

Market Flash: Czech central bank removes floor under EUR/CZK

Market Flash: Czech central bank removes floor under EUR/CZK

Today the Czech central bank has removed its floor under EUR/CZK. Lars Christensen comments on this major event.

What monetary regime should Iceland have?
Welcome to the new M&M Advisory website

Welcome to the new M&M Advisory website

Today we launch a major expansion of Markets & Money Advisory. On our new website, you will find a lot more information about what we do – including our speaking, advisory, and research services.

Reflections on the Fed hike

Reflections on the Fed hike

Have a look at my comments on yesterday’s Fed hike.

FOMC preview – please hike, but be careful going forward

FOMC preview – please hike, but be careful going forward

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to hike the Fed funds target rate by 25bp today. The real question is how much more the Fed will deliver going forward. To get an idea about we are happy to give you a sneak preview on the “country page” for the US monetary policy from our soon to be launched Global Monetary Conditions Monitor (GMCM).

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