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

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 [...]

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

US and UK outperforming ahead of rate announcements, Switzerland underperforming

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 [...]

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

September SNB MPA preview: Policy to ignore falling inflation

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, [...]

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