Hyperinflation for goods and services has so far not been evident despite QE while the prices of equities have risen inversely in respect to bond yields. The central bankers follow the latest fad for negative interest rates after almost a decade of ZIRP (Zero Interest Rate Policy). Salaries have generally remained stable in the USA, EU and Japan. So there is no salary rise-cost of production rise-product price rise inflation cycle. Negative interest rates were introduced by the SNB (Swiss National Bank) to discourage foreigners buying Swiss francs in order to avoid appreciation of the currency. That was when the Swiss franc was still considered a safe haven.
The most recent polls point to a vote of 44% vs. 40% in favour of remaining in the EU. But polls predictions missed the Scottish independence referendum and the 2015 UK general election. Betting markets currently attach a probability of 25-30% to the possibility of Brexit. Also if probably the UK will stay in the EU what could be the outcome in case of Brexit?
The US economy created more jobs than expected in February, while the unemployment rate remained unchanged, highlighting the ongoing improvement in the labour market. US non-farm payrolls increased by 242,000 last month, compared with economists' expectations for 195,000 new jobs, according to the Labor Department. Moreover, the previous two months' revisions were positive, adding a net 30,000 uncounted jobs.
Today the Spanish parliament will vote again on the candidacy of the minority centre-left coalition (Psoe, driven by leader Sanchez, and Ciudadanos). However, according to rumors, changes are not expected from the first vote that saw Sanchez in net minority and therefore new elections seem increasingly likely in June.
Gold posted steep declines on Friday (26 Feb.), falling as upbeat data from the US renewed optimism over the strength of the country’s economy and raised concerns that the Federal Reserve might return on the path of raising interest rates in 2016, driving the Dollar much higher.
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