Category: Economy

Dilma Rousseff

Waiting for the restart of the economy in Brazil

There are already two years that the largest economy in South America is suffering from stagflation. The last world football cup didn’t help so much the economy and also the drop on the price of oil hasn’t been good news for the largest oil exporter of the south’s continent. The Petrobras scandal added a bit...

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The Nikkei Index reaches 20.000 points

After more than 15 years, this index that represents the performance of the major 225 companies of the Japan market, has reached again level 20.000 points. Is this a sign that the reforms of Abenomics have been successful? There are many doubts about that. We can’t forget that this index topped 40.000 points some 25...

INDIA, the next global leading economy

“INDIA” The next global leading economy

Not by much the economic and financial newspapers were talking about India’s biggest problem: the electricity. This has been for long time a key issue for Indian’s economy. Nowadays, newspapers are talking about the miracle of Indian’s economy. The economic growth for the past year was 7.5 % against China’s 7.3 %. For the next...

How can Europe get out of deflation ?

How can Europe get out from deflation ?

We are not more impressed by nominal negative rates in Europe. The last “surprise” was the German bond with a maturity of five years. Investors accepted to lend money to Germany for a -0.10 % nominal rate and a real rate much worse. Roubini has calculated that there are three thousand billion of bonds in...

Lessons from Alan Greenspan

Lessons from Alan Greenspan

We often need to hear Alan Greenspan to be sure about what is going on with the economy. According to the ex president of the Federal Reserve, the economy is not so strong as the markets are telling us. There is not a solid economic growth he told to the Cnbc. And the reason why...

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China cut interest rate again

The question is: what is going to do the China’s economy this year? Accelerating or slowing down respect to the previous year. People’s People’s Bank of China seems to be afraid from a hard landing, that’s why it cuts the interest rate by 0.25 % at the new record rate of 5.35 %. At the...