Interview between Charles Porter from SGM Foreign Exchange and Dr. Waltraud Schelkle, professor at the London School of Economics: The Fed Interest Rate Debate.
In this video we discuss whether the European Sovereign Crisis, the Financial Crisis, and the Great Recession are over.
Dr. Schelkle argues that an interest rate hike is overdue.
Find the Transcript of our interview here:
Australia With a 25 bp increase in interest rates, the Reserve Bank of Australia took interest rates to an 11 year high of 4.1% and with that increase took the total increase since May 2022 to 4% which is the most aggressive rate tightening cycle ever. This was not expected and consequently had a disproportionate […]
Canadian Curveball Canada was one of the first movers globally to raise interest rates in the face of rising inflation. Whilst much of the rest of the world, including the US, the Eurozone and the UK were still sitting on their hands claiming inflation would be transitory, Canada was busy hiking rates. The nature of […]
US rate cuts Much of the momentum for EURUSD trading above 1.10 only a few weeks ago was built upon expectations of rate cuts by year end at the Federal Reserve. Whilst constantly changing, that view is under threat currently, with markets pricing stickier rate expectations than they previously had been. The Fed is still […]