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Global equities' performance leaves US markets floundering

Global equities' performance leaves US markets floundering

(ATF) Since the end of October, global equity markets have rallied by an eye-popping 15%. They have outperformed the US market by 4% and November was one of the best months for equities in the past decades. This is the beginning of a more significant global market performance, which should …

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The digital yuan and the power of currencies 

The digital yuan and the power of currencies 

(ATF) With a clear eye on China, the European Central Bank has sounded the alarm that Europe could lose its very sovereignty, not just its economic autonomy, if it fails to develop a digital euro. The warning is a reminder of how much is at stake politically in the global …

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Central banks dump monetary compass

Central banks dump monetary compass

(ATF) Central banking is entering a new era. Policymakers aren’t giving up on 30 years of inflation targeting, but they are adding new, overtly political goals to their remit. That spells uncertainty, possibly confusion, for markets when economies eventually recover from Covid-19 and price pressures resurface.After the Reserve Bank of …

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