Posts Tagged ‘Bank of Japan’

September 25, 2017 – Weekly Market Commentary

The Fed announced plans to unwind its balance sheet, peripheral eurozone economies are catching up to core leaders, global growth forecasts are anticipating the largest increases since 2011, the Bank of Japan left its monetary policy plans unchanged and thought leaders focused on the downtrend in stock buybacks, why consumer spending levels have been so low, and what extremely optimistic investor sentiment levels mean for the markets.

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February 6, 2017 – Weekly Market Commentary

The Fed left rates unchanged and was encouraged by incoming economic data, the Bank of England left its policies unchanged and boosted its 2017 growth outlook, Parliament voted to allow Theresa May to invoke Article 50, the US jobs report showed strong hiring but slower wage growth, the Bank of Japan whipsawed markets with two different announcements on the same day, Trump began his efforts to roll back financial regulations, and thought leaders gave their opinions on which sectors will benefit the most from US tax reform and why US equity volatility has stayed so low…

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