• Bank of Japan warns of challenges to economic growth
    • Fears intensify over German economy slowdown
    • Pension funds affected by low European bond yields
    • UK manufacturing data implies the recovery may be losing momentum
    • Federal Reserve minutes cause stock market rally
    • Dollar and stocks buoyed by US unemployment data
    • Investors demand higher bond market yields
    • ECB to start asset purchases this month in bid to revive lending
    • UK economy bigger than thought after revisions
    • Hong Kong pro-democracy protests have little effect on investors



       
    • US economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter
    • Japanese yen fell further against the dollar
    • Stocks recovered well despite uncertain prospects for global growth
    • The Eurozone’s recovery continued to falter in September
    • US inflation expectations fell according to bond market
    • Treasury bills fall into negative territory




       

    • The Federal Reserve pledges to keep rates low for “considerable time”
    • UK unemployment rate drops to 6.2%
    • Significant market rally from news on the Scottish referendum result
    • UK inflation rate slows in August
    • The OECD reveals its outlook for the global economy is poor
    • Investors reject US inflation-linked bonds
    • Investors anticipate a faster-than-expected US interest rate rise 
    • Demand for “junk” status corporate credit rises
    • ECB asset purchase scheme triggers worry over covered bond supply 
    • The Bank of England may raise rates by next spring
    • Investors withdraw funds from Scotland ahead of vote
    • FTSE index buoyed to dotcom bubble level
    • The European Central Bank intervenes on rates and credit
    • Investors seek yield and liquidity in bond ETFs
    • Japan roll out austerity measures to tackle debt burden
    • The dollar slips after US job growth slows
    • Bank of England keeps interest rates unchanged
    • US bonds diverge from US monetary policy
    • The US economy rebounds in the second quarter of the year
    • Eurozone moves even closer to deflation
    • French government bond yields slide below ECB hopes
    • The S&P 500 surpasses 2000