A perfect storm for a liquidity crisis?

New study outlines very real possibility of central banks triggering a liquidity crisis by the end of the year Commentary Attempts to curb inflation by central banks, especially the Federal Reserve (Fed), could well trigger a liquidity crisis in the markets. That is the assessment of researchers at the University of Bath, who argue that … Read more

Bears are breathing, but don’t expect them to give up

European and US policymakers have made taming inflation more important than boosting growth. Inflation will take center stage next week as major economies unveil CPI updates. The EUR/USD has room to extend the bullish correction, but buyers have little chance of success. The EUR/USD pair rose higher, entering weekend trading around 1.0050, recovering from 0.9863 … Read more

Inflation explained: how livelihood pressures could worsen in Australia in 2022?

Over the past 12 months, Australians have received quite a bit of education about inflation, with the headline CPI recently hitting 6.1 percent. After more than a decade of largely dormant inflation in relative terms, recent cost-of-living pressures have blinded households and even the experts at places like the Reserve Bank (RBA). As inflationary pressures … Read more

Inflation explained: how livelihood pressures could worsen in Australia in 2022?

Over the past 12 months, Australians have received quite a bit of education about inflation, with the headline CPI recently hitting 6.1 percent. After more than a decade of largely dormant inflation in relative terms, recent cost-of-living pressures have blinded households and even the experts at places like the Reserve Bank (RBA). As inflationary pressures … Read more

The IMF investigates a platform for CBDC clearing and international settlement

Editor’s Note: Stay tuned for the daily news with so much market volatility! Catch up in minutes with our quick round-up of the news to read today and expert opinions. Register here! (Kitco News) – In the latest quarterly magazine of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Tobias Adrain, director of the Monetary … Read more

Why sitting on high levels of cash right now might not be “a great idea”?

This is Globe Advisor’s new weekly newsletter for professional financial advisors, published every Friday. If someone forwarded this newsletter to you by email, or you are reading this on the web, you can: sign up for Globe Advisorsign up for this newsletter and others on our newsletter sign up page. Fears of a recession remain … Read more

Central Banks Buy Gold To Protect Against Threat Of Sovereign Debt Crisis – Equinox Partners

Editor’s Note: Stay tuned for the daily news with so much market volatility! Catch up in minutes with our quick round-up of the news to read today and the expert opinions. Register here! (Kitco News) – Inflation at 40-year highs and rising interest rates worldwide are stressing financial markets and pushing the global … Read more

NAB boss says economy in good shape, too much negativity

NAB boss Ross McEwan has made a case for customers struggling to pay their bills as interest rates continue to rise, pushing Aussies to the brink. Speaking at the Australian Strategic Business Forum in Melbourne on Wednesday, the CEO of the National Australia Bank began with an acknowledgment of the problems Australians face. “The past … Read more

House prices Australia: Energy boom destroys property, pushing up food costs

The Australian economy is caught in the strangest of paradoxes. Our main commodity prices are skyrocketing due to Russian sanctions. Yet our income and wealth are falling at an alarming rate. This runs counter to all recorded similar booms in Australian history, so what went wrong this time around? The story is one of economic … Read more

Canada has raised interest rates by 1 percentage point. Could Australia follow?

The shocking decision by the Bank of Canada (BoC) to raise interest rates by 1 percentage point has taken global markets and Canadian borrowers by surprise and raised expectations that more central banks will follow suit with super-large hikes. Most important points: The Bank of Canada has raised interest rates by a full percentage point, … Read more