Monetary Policy – beware of the direction change
The shift towards the green colour of the economic indicators linked to the reduction in trade tensions at the end of the year, combined with the rebellion against accommodative monetary policies expressed by major central bankers, suggest a proportional reversal of the trend, particularly in key interest rates and quantitative easing by central banks. It is also about saving the banks that are on the verge of implosion, unable to cope with such low rates and competition from fintech, and controling the growth that is at risk of starting again.
Oil – feverish outbreaks
Despite the optimism we express
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