Deutsche Bank’s U.S. listed shares fell 10% in pre-market trading. European stocks came under pro-longed pressure Friday morning as banking sector woes fail to disperse. The DAX and FTSE 100 indices each fall by more than 2% in early morning trade. Central Banks Investors have been assessing the global central
Interest rates up despite bank failures The Federal Reserve on Wednesday increased interest rates by 0.25%, despite the banking turmoil and failure of Silicon Valley Bank. The Federal Reserve expressed caution about the recent banking crisis and indicated that hikes are near the end. It’s all under control – just
European Central Bank increases interest rate The European Central Bank (ECB) announced a further rate increase of 50 basis points, despite the current backdrop of market turmoil in the banking sector. The ECB had previously signalled it would be raising rates again at its March meeting – and it did! Pressure Initial
Shifting Rate Expectations Traders and investors alike are rapidly shifting their expectations over the Federal Reserve’s next move amid the crisis of confidence sweeping U.S. banks. Market pricing appears to be suggesting a significant chance the central bank will not make a change to interest rates in March 2023. Rate
SVB Collapse Reverberates Across Markets U.S. authorities took emergency action over the weekend to shore up the banking system after Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank collapsed. Businesses and people who have money deposited with SVB would now be able to access their money from Monday, the government said.
Market movement Stocks and oil prices fell on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve intimated it could soon cut back its support An increase in the spread of covid-19 delta variant, signs of Chinese economic weakness and the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan also spooked investors. FTSE 100, Dow and S&P