ECB monetary normalisation

US market volatility

Record Low Volatility; Too Much Complacency Or Is The Economy Under Control?

There are various ways of measuring the volatility of equities, but for me the most representative are: a) what is known in the Anglo-Saxon world as the fear index, VIX, and b) the ample range formed by the intra-day movement of an asset price. In other words the difference between the maximum and minimum level of a share price or index within the same day. As Víctor Peiro from GVC Gaesco points, if we look at the performance of this volatility index, both for the US and European indices, we can see we are close to record lows.


global productive investment growth

Why Is Productive Investment Not Growing More?

J.L.M. Campuzano (Spanish Banking Association) | According to IMF data, the pace of growth of productive investment has slown in economies which are emerging and in the process of developing from levels of 10% in 2010 to 3.6% at the moment.