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( 13 mins read ) Price action in major currencies was again subdued last week. With few tier-one macro data releases for markets to trade off the focus was on the reaction function of governments and central banks to covid-19
( 14 mins read ) Part Two of this Five-part series of Insights into the UK economy and financial markets examines the critical role played by the British government, which continues to pump tens of billions into the economy via
( 11 mins read ) Part One of this Five-part series of Insights into the UK economy and financial markets examines the devastating impact which the national lockdown – introduced on 23rd March – has had on domestic economic activity
( 17 mins read ) While GDP data for Q1 are now “old” and seemingly of limited use, it makes little sense to forecast global growth in Q2 and beyond without at least knowing the starting point. We estimate, based
( 8 mins read ) Global GDP growth, in year-on-year terms, slowed to -2.7% in Q12020 from +3.1% in Q4 2019 and in quarter-on-quarter terms to -4.5% from +0.6% in Q4, based on growth rates in 14 major economies accounting
( 9 mins read ) FX markets’ conservative approach in face of acute coronavirus and macro uncertainty We argued in the 20th April edition of Armchair Trader’s Daily Newsletter that the currency range-trade was making a comeback. In the past
( 9 mins read ) The BEA will release tomorrow its first estimate of US GDP growth in Q1. Consensus estimate for the quarter-on-quarter seasonally-adjusted annualised rate of growth is -4.0%. If correct this would imply that growth in Q3
( 11 mins read ) Forecasts of the scale of a likely global economic recession and the shape of the recovery often give little thought to the economic variables being measured or their timeliness. Based on 4X Global Research’s own
( 8 mins read ) The consensus forecast is that GDP contracted in many major economies in Q1 and will most definitely contract in Q2 as a result of the negative impact of national lockdowns on supply and demand. The
( 11 mins read ) We argued in Lack of US market & macro volatility both reassuring and troubling (17 January) that “the market’s willingness to look through domestic political and geopolitical events suggests that only a significant exogenous or
( 10 mins read ) Developed central banks in the past week have been falling over themselves to loosen monetary policy and secure the proper functioning of financial and credit markets. The Fed, RBNZ, Bank of Canada, Bank of England
( 17 mins read ) The drastic measures which governments across the world have taken so far to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus have few precedents outside of war times and therefore quantifying their economic, financial and social impact
Alter eco de hoy: GPT-3: el impacto económico de la tecnología que "se está comiendo el mundo" http://www.lanacion.com.ar/2409609
Para algunos el 13 es yeta. Pero al menos no es martes. Aqui el link para escuchar el 13er episodio de La Economía en 3 minutos. Esta semana "La tasa y el dólar sucundún, sucundún"
Les voy a contar la increible historia de vida de uno de los mejores emprendedores que jamas tuvo la argentina: Wenceslao Casares.
Abro hilo (1/n)👇🏼
I feel like previous occupants of this position have a distinct tendency to go on to bigger and better things.
#JobOpening: News Assistant - Pentagon/Foreign Affairs, Asahi Shimbun #Japan http://shinpaideshou.com/2020/08/01/job-opening-news-assistant-pentagon-foreign-affairs/
Hotels aren't available for quarantine because of GoTo travel... thereby undoing one of the more effective interventions from the first wave.
As of today Okinawa has the highest rate of C19. Already exceeding hospital and hotel capacity. Can’t secure more hotel space because of tourist influx, many using GoTo subsidies
It's really the little things I've been nostalgic for during this increasingly long time away from Tokyo, like getting a スエット and a couple of onogiri at a combini after an early morning run.
Pocari Sweat is the best drink (and hangover cure) in the world, and its backstory is fascinating - I had no idea it was inspired by a doctor who drank from a pouch of IV solution to rehydrate himself after surgery 🤯https://cnn.it/39Lp1IG
Sankei's editorial does not hold back on criticizing Abe for going missing on Covid-19, calls for suspending the Go To travel campaign among other things.
Putin has signed into law an amendment that equates calls for the alienation of Russian territory with extremism. The implication is that anyone in Russia advocating Japan’s position in the territorial dispute over S Kurils is committing an extremist act. https://www.interfax-russia.ru/main/podpisan-zakon-o-priravnivanii-otchuzhdeniya-chasti-territorii-rf-k-ekstremizmu
I confess that I don't really understand why Abe and his government have been so non-chalant about what appears to be a second wave. Some hypotheses in no particular order:
Bill Maher hinted last night that Bari Weiss is going to sue NYT. The cancel culture debate isn’t going away soon.