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Director-General of the WHO Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, speaks during the news conference on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Geneva, Switzerland February 11, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Coronavirus: Monday’s WHO update

Reporters in Geneva were told that COVID-19 appears to be “not as deadly as other coronaviruses including SARS and MERS,” with a clearer picture emerging as to the details and scope of the problem.

SP500 rallies while Fed cuts

October 31, 2019

The SP500 rallied to another all time high through the press conference, however fell off after which was most likely die to the pricing in of the cut.

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Analysts expect Federal Reserve will cut rates again

October 30, 2019

A 25bp rate cut is currently priced in with more than 90% probability

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Fed cuts by 25 basis points

September 18, 2019

The Fed today cut by 25bps amidst turmoil in the oil markets during the front part of the week and the overnight repo spike just yesterday.

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25bps cut expected

September 17, 2019

The FOMC meet today to discuss monetary policy going forward.

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Negative rates and printing €20bn monthly

September 12, 2019

Speaking on fiscal matters, Draghi mentioned that, ‘in countries where public debt is high, governments need to pursue prudent policies that will create the conditions for automatic stabilisers to operate freely. All countries should reinforce their efforts to achieve a more growth-friendly composition of public finances.’

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Further cuts ahead?

September 12, 2019

The ECB today are likely to announce a cut in the deposit rate across the Eurozone.

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Mexican Central Bank expected to hold rates on Thursday

August 13, 2019

The Mexican Central Bank meet later this week. It’s likely they’ll keep rates on hold with the peso slipping against the dollar.

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BoE rates on hold

August 1, 2019

In the Inflation Report, the Bank said that global growth was constrained by trade tensions and that the manufacturing sector was the worst hit, while inflation in the EU and US had been subdued.

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BoE decision on interest rates later

August 1, 2019

It’s widely believed that the Bank will hold as UK data has largely held up well whilst other economies have faced contraction amongst manufacturing and services.

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Rates cut by 25bp

July 31, 2019

The Fed cut rates with the message that the action supports their view that economic activity, labour market conditions and inflation near the Committee’s objectives are the most likely outcomes

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