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2020

  • Euro wrap-up

    Euro wrap-up

    27 August 2020 377 KB PDF
    • After ECB Chief Economist Lane stated that the performance of the euro area economy over the summer had been broadly as expected and the Governing Council stood ready to add stimulus, Bunds were relatively immune to the significant weakening in USTs that followed Powell’s Jackson Hole speech.
    • Gilts were dragged lower by USTs despite some weak UK car production figures.
  • US Data Review

    US Data Review

    27 August 2020 243 KB PDF
    • Powell at Jackson Hole: the Philips curve has died, or is at least in a coma
    • Q2 GDP: inconsequential upward revision
  • US Data Review

    US Data Review

    26 August 2020 151 KB PDF
    • Durable goods orders: brisk advance led by motor vehicles
  • Euro wrap-up

    Euro wrap-up

    25 August 2020 377 KB PDF
    • Bunds and other euro area government bonds made significant losses as the latest German ifo survey signalled ongoing economic recovery. 
    • Gilts also followed USTs lower despite a weaker-than-expected UK retail sector survey.
  • US Data Review

    US Data Review

    25 August 2020 239 KB PDF
    • New home sales: vigorous
    • Consumer confidence: a surprising drop
  • Euro Wrap-up

    Euro Wrap-up

    21 August 2020 681 KB PDF
    • Bunds made modest gains as the flash euro area PMIs fell short of expectations and signalled a loss of recovery momentum.
    • Gilts also made gains even as the UK’s composite PMI rose to a seven-year high and the level of retail sales returned back above the pre-pandemic peak.
  • US Economic Comment

    US Economic Comment

    21 August 2020 713 KB PDF
    • The housing market: recovering briskly
    • Covid: hitting essentially all economies, although wide variation in degree 
  • Euro Wrap-up

    Euro Wrap-up

    20 August 2020 358 KB PDF
    • Bunds made gains as concerns about coronavirus infections continued to mount, while the ECB’s account suggested that the Governing Council would be in a better position to reassess the policy stance next month.
    • Gilts also made modest gains on a quiet day for UK economic releases.