Interest Rates

The paradox of the reduction of interest rates on deposits in Greece

The paradox of the reduction of interest rates on deposits in Greece

By Leonidas Stergiou The figures published by the ECB and the Bank of Greece for July interest rates are impressive.…

Switzerland: Inflation at a three-decade high at 3.5%

Inflation also accelerated in Switzerland in August, under the burden of rising energy costs worldwide caused by Russia's invasion of…

The ECB sees inflation landing in 2024

By Leonidas Stergiou Two speeches and interviews by ECB officials days before the September 8 meeting put a brake on…

Villerois (EKT): The next rate hike must be ‘regular and predictable’

His opposition to the possibility of a giant rate hike by the ECB next week, which seems to be prevailing…

Euromarkets: Sharp losses and closing at lows of the day with a focus on inflation

The main European indices finished trading with significant losses, in the shadow of the new inflationary record that appears to…

Goldman Sachs and BofA now see a giant 0.75% ECB rate hike

Goldman Sachs and Bank of America revised their forecasts for the European Central Bank's interest rates today, estimating that a…

Meister (Fed): Over 4% interest rates in early 2023

Federal Reserve Bank member and Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said she expects rates to rise significantly before the Fed…

The ‘ghost of 1994’ of the Fed is haunting Asian markets

By William Pesek Asia will always have complicated feelings about Alan Greenspan. In the mid-to-late 1990s, the then chairman of…

What does the drop in Greek bonds mean for the economy?

By Tasos Dasopoulos Abstinence from the issuing activity of new bonds is imposed by the explosive atmosphere created by the…

Klaas Knott (EKT): We must raise interest rates up front

The Dutch central banker and member of the Board expressed the view that the European Central Bank must immediately tighten…