The last couple of days have seen equity markets being weaker on the back of very little news.
Some market commentators would argue that “geopolitical forces are causing liquidation and profit taking in the market”. More simply we would refer to this as investors’ behaviour taking the lead in the… Read the article
Behavioural Finance Economics Markets
Our obsession with policy rates could well be unhealthy. As an industry we pour over Fed minutes, try to infer secret meaning in Q&A sessions at press conferences, and look eagerly for signs of central banks being either behind or ahead of the curve. With the benefit of hindsight we… Read the article
UK economic headlines on Tuesday focused not on the UK construction sector posting its strongest jump in activity in seven months, but rather Sterling ‘tumbling’ – apparently on the back of polling data showing a surge in support for Scottish independence. Commentators speculated that if the ‘yes’ vote… Read the article