How fast will we return to ‘normal’ interest rate levels over the next couple of years? What type of monetary policy will be pursued by the major central banks and when will interest rates start rising? We will closely monitor events in our two-weekly reports and offer you the most likely scenarios for interest rates in the US and Eurozone.
The interest rate markets still offer excellent opportunities to hedge your organisation against rising interest rates in the future. Please contact us if you are considering hedging your risks. Our consultants make the bank’s pricing transparent and assist you in concluding interest rate derivatives. This ensures you will not overpay interest.
The British Pound has recently weakened considerably against the euro and the dollar. There are a number of good reasons for this. Nevertheless, we expect EUR/GBP to top near 0.90
Compared to last month, median forecasts for EURUSD have all decreased quite a bit, except for the long term, which remained stable. In Asia a similar situation, median forecasts for EURJPY have all decreased. In Europe median forecasts for EURGBP have barely changed, while median forecasts for EURCHF have mostly decreased.
Our Monthly FX Poll consists of more than just these four major currency pairs, so please find in our Monthly FX Poll an overview of the predictions of approximately 50 leading banks and brokers for the most common traded currency pairs (including the date for each party).
The risk of a wage-price spiral is undiminished as price increases are spreading and labor markets remain tight. Therefore the pressure increases on central banks to nip such a spiral in the bud by rapidly raising rates . But this will only succeed with the help of a recession. What does this mean for European and American long-term interest rates?
A convenient overview (Excel sheet) of the FX rates, swap rates, Money Market deposits, Futures, Euribor and Libor fixings, Stock market indices, etc.