Final phase of combustive White House race, Prospects for Europe
Friday 4 September 2020 – Vol.11 Ed.36.5
Commentary: Final phase of White House race
By Darrell Delamaide in Washington
The race for the White House is entering its final phase and the pivotal presidential debates are weeks away. On balance, it looks like the Republican national convention swayed more voters. Democratic nominee Joe Biden failed to get the traditional convention bounce, whereas President Donald Trump has narrowed his opponent’s lead. This year’s campaign is particularly combustive. Any number of black swan events could shift it in one direction or the other.
Read the full commentary on the website.
Podcast: Prospects for Europe
Ahead of the European Central Bank monetary policy announcement on 10 September, Lars Feld, chair of the German Council of Economic Experts, and Geoff Yu, foreign exchange and macro strategist for Europe, Middle East and Africa at BNY Mellon Markets, join OMFIF’s Ellie Groves to talk about inflation targets and the economic outlook for the euro area, and how these will impact fiscal and monetary policy. They also discuss the implications for the market and map out possible paths to policy normalisation.
Listen to the recording, or search ‘OMFIF’ on your smartphone’s podcast app.