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22nd May, 2023 » Banking Monitor  NEW

Since the beginning of the current crisis, bank deposits have fallen $390bn, while borrowing from the Fed and other sources…

Global

8th May, 2023 » Banking Monitor  NEW

The Federal Reserve raised its policy rate again last week and indicated that any fall in the rate was unlikely…

Global

1st May, 2023 » Banking Monitor

The imminent sell-off of First Republic Bank is another chapter in the banking crisis. There was large outflow of deposits…

Global

24th April, 2023 » Banking Monitor

With the immediate liquidity crisis over, the Fed has now returned to cutting its balance sheet, mainly through reductions in…

Global

17th April, 2023 » Banking monitor

The banking crisis in March appears to be over, according to the latest April data from the Federal Reserve. But…

Global

10th April, 2023 » Banking Monitor

Total borrowing by banks from the Fed fell back a little last week and the Fed resumed its tightening mode.…

Global

3rd April, 2023 » Banking monitor

The banking panic subsided a little in the week ending 31 March. But investor confidence in the banks remains low…

Global

27th March, 2023 » Banking Monitor

US commercial bank borrowing from the Federal Reserve facilities continued to rise last week, while deposits continued to move out…

Global

6th March, 2023 » Nuclear renaissance

Nuclear power is back. Nuclear is the most geopolitically stable and environmentally-friendly way out of the energy crisis in Europe.…

Global

15th December, 2022 » Three in one

The Fed, the ECB, and the BoE all increased their policy interest rates by 50bp. That was as expected. Relative…

Global

5th December, 2022 » Done wandering

Wandering through Ukraine, Saudi Arabia, China, Iran, Russia, the EU and the future: reconstruction for Ukraine; Saudi-China alliance; China’s COVID…

Global

4th November, 2022 » Oil to boil

We are adding long oil to the portfolio again. This report explains why. Russia will disrupt the oil market rather…

Global

7th September, 2022 » The deciders

This report is about reconciling the historical predictors of doom with the concept of what could go right. It introduces…

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