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EXCELSIOR FINANCIAL EDITORIAL FOR NOVEMBER 2022

Will there be a dovish pivot? After several weeks of declines, equity markets recovered some ground in October. This happened despite the Federal Reserve confirming tighter monetary policy was needed and economic data coming in mixed. On the other hand, company...

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EXCELSIOR FINANCIAL EDITORIAL – OCTOBER 2022

“Lehman moment” avoided? Last week, the Bank of England took emergency action to avoid a meltdown in the UK pensions sector, unleashing a £65bn bond-buying programme to stem a crisis in government debt markets. It all started after the government announced a new tax...

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EXCELSIOR FINANCIAL EDITORIAL – september 2022

A new sovereign debt crisis? The strength of the dollar could lead to a sovereign debt crisis.  While the US dollar has been the one consistent winning trade of 2022, it could force several countries hit by economic hardship to default on their debt. As economic...

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EXCELSIOR FINANCIAL EDITORIAL – AUGUST 2022

What defines a recession? July’s US GDP release started a confusing and curious debate about what a recession actually is. The -0.9% growth reading for Q2 would meet the generally accepted definition of a recession, or two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth....

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EXCELSIOR FINANCIAL EDITORIAL – July 2022

Is the Fed engineering a recession? The US Federal Reserve made a bold statement in June by hiking rates by 0.75%, the biggest rise in almost 30 years.  It is widely expected that July’s rate hike will also be for 0.75%, showing just how committed the Fed is to get...

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EXCELSIOR FINANCIAL EDITORIAL – JUNE 2022

NO RECESSION FOR NOW     It’s looking increasingly likely that a recession will be avoided in 2022, despite evidence that growth prospects are weakening.  The jobs report for May showed that hiring is still expanding at a healthy rate. Manufacturing and...

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EXCELSIOR Financial Editorial – May 2022

The Fed conundrum   Last week, US GDP fell at an annual rate of 1.4% which was worse than forecast. At the same time, the US just like the rest of the world is facing very high inflation and with no meaningful drop in sight, at least in the short term.  As a...

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EXCELSIOR Financial Editorial – April 2022

Recession looming? You may have heard lately that the two and ten-year yield curves have inverted and that it’s an indication a recession is coming. What it means in short is that the bond market isn’t buying the idea that the Fed is going to be able to engineer a...

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EXCELSIOR Financial Editorial – March 2022

Quick take on the war in Ukraine: The economic sanctions inflicted on Russia have led to dramatic price increases in all commodities. Oil and natural gas have hit multi year highs while food staples such as wheat have smashed record highs.  This leaves the world with...

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EXCELSIOR Financial Editorial – February 2022

Making sense of the recent market downturn: US stock markets have had a tough month of January. In fact, the worst start to the year since the financial crisis.  The main drivers of this negative sentiment are rising inflation and the rising interest rate regime...

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EXCELSIOR Financial Editorial – december 2021

New spanner in the works: On Friday 26th of November as the first news of the Omicron strain emerged, US markets had their worst day in a year.  Furthermore, oil plunged 16% in only a few days, after several countries announced travel bans for South Africa where the...

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EXCELSIOR Financial Editorial – november 2021

Central bank shift? In a major shift following the pandemic and the unleashing of liquidity across the world, several central banks have signaled an end to quantitative easing and more importantly decided to raise interest rates.  Canada, Australia, the UK and several...

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