Our Economy and the World Issue 361


This week’s issue of “Our Economy and the World” includes:

Key Global and Regional Developments over the Past Week

  • Bloomberg: BOJ is likely to wait until Fall on next hike, ex-Board member says
  • CNBC: Euro zone inflation unexpectedly slows to 2.4% in March, with core print also below forecast
  • Reuters: China’s central bank says it will make efforts to expand demand, boost confidence
  • CNBC: Fed’s Powell emphasizes need for more evidence that inflation is easing before cutting rates

Special Analysis 

  • Bank of International Settlements: Markets count on a smooth landing

Developments in Financial and Commodity Markets in the Past Week

  • Bloomberg: Asian stocks to rise as Powell reaffirms rate cuts
  • CNBC: European markets close higher after euro zone inflation data surprises