Trade Tensions and Brexit Woes Highlight Market Risks
Concerns about the slowing global economy and impact of U.S.-China trade tensions did little to temper uncertainty surrounding Brexit. The upcoming central bank announcements from the ECB and FOMC are awaited.
Global Markets Await Central Bank Decisions
September beckons central bank rate announcements from the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank. Rate decisions and stimulus measures are awaited as uncertainty over economic growth and trade war continue to sway sentiment.
G7 Summit Convenes in Biarritz
Global leaders of the Group of Seven are gathering in France with the focus on fighting inequality and protecting biodiversity. Ahead of the summit concerns over trade uncertainty and economic growth permeated U.S. equity markets.
Fed's Jackson Hole Summit Kicks Off
The Federal Reserve's annual economic symposium kicked off in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Ahead of Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's speech investors seek confirmation over expectations for future rate cuts.
Volcker 2.0: Regulators to Modify Crisis-Era Rule
Two financial regulators approved changes that would ease trading restrictions and compliance for banks. The financial industry is eyeing amendments to regulations that were put in place after the financial crisis.
Global Equities Take a Breather
Volatility permeated global bourses as geopolitics and growth concerns weighed on sentiment. U.S. equities posted their worst one-day decline in mid-August and managed only to recover some losses amid expectations of additional central bank stimulus.
Making Sense of Market Volatility
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, discusses on CNBC the policy decisions driving disorderly markets. Read the CIO Outlook: The Fed's Sugar High
Be In It to Win It
Walt Czaicki , SVP and Senior Portfolio Manager for Equities at AB, weighs in on the opportunities and potential challenges in the capital markets.
Fed Decision on Tap as Trade Talks Resume
The July Federal Reserve meeting kicked off with the rate decision eagerly awaited. U.S.-China trade talks resumed with limited expectations of a breakthrough.
Fed’s interest rate pivot brings new risks
The Fed’s about-face on interest rates reflects a shift in global growth expectations and changes how bond investors should think about risk, says head of fixed income Mike Gitlin.
Stocks Advance Ahead of Central Bank Meetings
U.S. stocks advanced on the heels of the debt-ceiling deal and optimism over trade talks. The GBP pulled back as Boris Johnson was named U.K. prime minister.
July Fed Meeting Anticipated
Ahead of the July Federal Reserve meeting comments from FOMC officials are being scrutinized. Market sentiment continues to be swayed by trade war expectations and geopolitics.