Latest News

17/06/2024 | Zurich Ireland | Ian Slattery

What does political uncertainty in France mean for European markets?

US equities rose at the end of the week, driven by lower-than-expected inflation indicators for May, as reflected in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Producer Price Index (PPI), writes Ian Slattery. 
10/06/2024 | Zurich Ireland | Ian Slattery

ECB lowers interest rates by 25 basis points

US equities had a mixed performance for the week due to indications of a cooling economy and varying signals within the labour market, writes Ian Slattery. 
04/06/2024 | Zurich Ireland | Ian Slattery

Markets react to inflation data

During the holiday-shortened week, the major US equity indices closed lower. The release of the Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index (PCE), which is the Federal Reserve's preferred gauge for tracking inflation, showed little change compared to previous months, writes Ian Slattery.