Category Archives: Economy

Gold and USD @ Multi Year Highs..Together!

Yesterday, Feb 24 2020, brought US Yields to almost their decadal lows and the US Dollar Index close to a critical benchmark of 100 – even as Gold pushed to… Read more »

Uncle Sam: Is USA catching a cold?

The US China Trade war has had a huge lingering impact on markets over the past 18 months or so. With “Phase 1” of a deal now complete late last… Read more »

US China Trade Wars: What Happens Next!

US China Trade Wars: What Happens Next!

The first 10 days of May 2019 have been rocky for international markets – with concerns around the US withdrawal of waivers for crude imports from Iran spiking volatility and… Read more »

Update on Emerging Markets: So Far So Good!

Update on Emerging Markets- In our previous blog, https://www.plindia.com/blog/is-a-money-tsunami-on-its-way-to-india/, we had mentioned the possibility of India starting to receive receiving excellent flows – and that transpired with March 2019 seeing… Read more »

The yield curve is a simple curvy line that plots out bond yields across bond maturities (in terms of time). Typically, the curve slopes upward, with investors demanding higher yields to hold a longer term bond, given the risk of inflation,  liquidity and many other uncertainties.

Risks of an Inverted Yield Curve: All about it!

“Every U.S. recession in the past 60 years was preceded by a negative term spread, that is, an inverted yield curve. Furthermore, a negative term spread was always followed by… Read more »