14 Aug 2019

Monthly Market Outlook August 2019 – Onus placed on monetary policy to avoid recession

Pressure is building on central banks to lower interest rates and help the global economy stave off the threat of recession. The European Central Bank (ECB) failed to deliver a rate cut in July, but the US Federal Reserve (Fed), after much talk, finally ‘walked the walk’ on the last day of the month and reduced interest rates for the first time since 2008. READ MORE