October 2023

September 2023

September 19-20 FOMC meeting should see a pause in rate hikes

By Theresa Sheehan|2023-09-18T11:34:58-07:00September 18, 2023|

Expectations are that the FOMC will leave rates unchanged after their deliberations on September 19-20. These are unlikely to be disappointed.The FOMC is unanimous in its determination to quell inflation and bring it back to [...]

US and UK outperforming ahead of rate announcements, Switzerland underperforming

By Jeremy Hawkins|2023-09-15T10:13:49-07:00September 15, 2023|

Outperformance by Canada and the US continues to offset underperformance in Japan and the Eurozone, keeping Econoday’s Relative Performance Index (RPI) just north of the zero line at plus 3 to indicate that global economic [...]

September SNB MPA preview: Policy to ignore falling inflation

By Jeremy Hawkins|2023-09-15T09:12:34-07:00September 15, 2023|

Speculation about another tightening at this week’s Monetary Policy Assessment (MPA) has eased somewhat in the wake of the recent slew of weak real economy data, sub-2 percent readings on both headline and core inflation, [...]