India’s inflation rate falls due to better weather

BBC: India's inflation rate falls to three-month low Article published: Apr 13, 2015 - out of date: no longer suitable for your IB Economics commentary IB Economics syllabus: Macroeconomics (inflation) Due to falling inflation, the central bank of India might cut interest rates for the 3rd time this year. Source of image: BBC, AFP Do you need a [...]

By |2017-08-23T10:52:44+00:00April 14th, 2015|Macro|Comments Off on India’s inflation rate falls due to better weather

Ukraine: highest interest rate in 15 years at 30%

Reuters: Ukraine's central bank to lift benchmark rate to 30 pct Article published: Mar 3, 2015 - out of date: no longer suitable for your IB Economics commentary IB Economics syllabus: Macroeconomics (inflation, monetary policies), International economics (exchange rates, IMF) A great article about the unfortunate circumstances of Ukraine and how the Central Bank and the Govt' [...]

By |2017-08-23T10:57:09+00:00March 8th, 2015|International Economics, Macro|Comments Off on Ukraine: highest interest rate in 15 years at 30%

Negative interest rates on German bonds

CNN Money: Yes, investors now pay to lend Germany money Article published: Feb 25, 2015 - out of date: no longer suitable for your IB Economics commentary IB Economics syllabus: Macroeconomics If you want to lend money to the German government you will have to pay for it. Source of image: David Gannon, AFP, Getty Images Do [...]

By |2017-08-23T11:00:15+00:00February 25th, 2015|Macro|Comments Off on Negative interest rates on German bonds

Bank of England may rise the interest rates in the future

The Guardian: Britons should not fear rise in interest rates when they come, says BoE member Article published: Feb 24, 2015 - out of date: no longer suitable for your IB Economics commentary IB Economics syllabus: Macroeconomics If inflation raises in the future the Bank of England will be quick to respond by increasing the interest rates. [...]

By |2017-08-23T11:00:36+00:00February 25th, 2015|Macro|Comments Off on Bank of England may rise the interest rates in the future

Is the Fed going to raise interest rates any time soon?

Time: How the Fed Will React to Today’s Surprising Jobs News Article published: Sep 5, 2014 - out of date: no longer suitable for your IB Economics commentary IB Economics syllabus: Section 2, Macroeconomics It turns out that there have been less jobs created in August in the US than the average of the 6 months [...]

By |2017-08-23T11:03:41+00:00September 8th, 2014|Macro|Comments Off on Is the Fed going to raise interest rates any time soon?
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