Econoday Unplugged

Econoday’s economists look at the week’s important economic events.

A roundtable with Econoday’s top economic experts, Anne D. Picker, Jeremy Hawkins and Mark Pender, cover key events in Asia, Europe and the U.S. with special mention of what to look for in the coming week.

September 18, 2018
Awaiting Effects of the Trade War; Updates on European Central Banks

Initial effects of this year's U.S.-China trade war, whether on trade or the yuan or U.S. Treasuries, are still unfolding and that was before this week's U.S. actions against China. No change is the theme for the European Central Bank and Bank of England as well as the Swiss National Bank where trouble for emerging- market currencies, and resulting strength for the Swiss franc, is a special factor.