norwegian inflation

Decline in Norwegian inflation continues

Both headline and underlying inflation surprisingly ticked lower in August ahead of next week’s Norges Bank meeting. Norway’s inflation continues to soften. According to yesterday’s inflation release, headline inflation fell from 1.5% YoY in July…


new york city watchlist

Investor Watchlist #1 – September

Investor Watchlist UK CPI (% YoY): Consensus: 2.8; Prior: 2.6 Consumer price inflation in the UK is expected to have increased slightly in August, mainly driven by energy prices. India CPI (% YoY): Consensus: 3.27;…


apple iPhone 8 presentation

Strong start to the week for risky assets

Early indications suggest that the damage from Hurricane Irma is less severe than expected. UK inflation print and Apple product event in focus. Hurricane Irma causes less damage than expected Hurricane Irma made landfall in…



North Korea - missile

North Korea does not test a missile

After North Korea celebrated its National Foundation Day without testing a missile, focus today shifts to the United Nations Security Council vote on further sanctions. Hurricane Irma is expected to be the most expensive storm…


export in china slower

Export dynamics slow in China

The Chinese trade balance deteriorated in August on slower exports growth and still resilient imports growth. Contrary to consensus expectations, the Chinese trade surplus declined for the first time in six months, albeit moderately. This…