The Greek economy is slowly picking itself up off the floor after the debt crisis that began in 2009 wiped a quarter off the country’s national income.
Articles written by Andrew Van Sickle
The eurozone’s strong economic recovery was one of the unexpected good news stories of 2017. But the pace of growth has slowed.
US households are notorious for going shopping with money they didn’t have. Now, however, they’re not using it to buy things they want, but things they need.
Russia may be cheap – but that certainly doesn’t make it good value. If its stand-off with the West goes on, Russia could become a total pariah state in investment terms.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has had to intervene to prop up the HK dollar – the first time since 2015. But the peg to the US dollar will remain.
Investors have become a bit more upbeat on the trade outlook, and are looking forward to a “monster” US earnings season.
Investors unnerved by all the talk of a trade war have been able to console themselves with the thought that global growth has soared.
French president Emmanuel Macron gears up to take on the rail unions.
The tit-for-tat trade skirmish between America and China intensified this week with Beijing announcing its own set of tariffs.
The first few months of this year have been a disappointment for markets, says Andrew Van Sickle. Investors can expect more of the same.