ECB Announces 7th Consecutive Interest Rate Hike of 25 Basis Points after Eurozone Inflation Climbs 7% in April

On Thursday, the ECB increased interest rates for the seventh consecutive time, with the latest figure aligning with analysts’ predictions.   The European Central Bank (ECB) has hiked interest rates for a seventh consecutive time as its war against inflation wages on. Today, the eurozone central bank hiked rates by 25 basis points as expected following … Read more

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Jumps Past $29,000 Soon after Fed Rate Hike

Amid the unfolding banking crisis and interest rate hikes, Bitcoin has been showing strong resilience attempting another breakout above $30,000. On Wednesday, May 3, the US Federal Reserve announced another 25 basis points rate hike taking the US funds rate to more than 5% for the first time since 2007. In hours after the Fed … Read more

US Fed Announces 25 Basis Point Rate Hike Taking Interest Rate Above 5%

Amid the banking crisis emerging in the market, the US economic environment looks extremely fragile. On Wednesday, May 3, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) announced its 25 basis point rate hike, the 10th consecutive one in just over a year’s time. Although the announcement was in line with the Street expectation, the US equity market … Read more

Crypto Market Bounces Back despite Fed Rate Hike and SEC Warnings

Thursday’s price pump in crypto comes following a rally in US equities as markets choose to look beyond the Fed rate hikes. It seems that the crypto market has finally decided to look past the traditional market and chart its own trajectory. Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve announced a 25 basis points rate hike … Read more

Goldman Sachs Note Expects Fed to Pause Next Rates Hike Following Banking Crisis

A Goldman Sachs economist anticipates that the Fed would suspend its forthcoming rates hike due to “stress in the banking system.” Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) believes the US Fed would not hike rates as planned due to prevailing macroeconomic circumstances. In a note published Monday morning, the banking giant’s economist David Mericle pointed to the ongoing … Read more