Share of Central Banks Cutting Rates

Share of Central Banks Cutting Rates More than 60% of the world’s central banks are easing, while the U.S. stock market is at an all-time high. Image: NBF Economics and Strategy

Central Banks Balance Sheet Growth

Central Banks Balance Sheet Growth The unprecedented growth in central banks’ balance sheets is distorting financial markets. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research

Central Banks Actions Lead Emerging Markets Manufacturing Surveys

Central Banks Actions Lead Emerging Markets Manufacturing Surveys Chart suggesting that central banks actions lead emerging markets manufacturing surveys by 8 months. The net number of EM central banks cutting rates has reached 50% of 30 central banks. Image: Pictet Asset Management

Central Bank Reserve Holdings of Gold

Central Bank Reserve Holdings of Gold For the first time since the end of WWII, central banks are increasing their holdings of gold to diversify their reserves away from the U.S. dollar, amid trade tensions. Image: Bernstein

Central Banks Balance Sheet

Central Banks Balance Sheet Despite years of monetary policy easing, central banks are still missing their inflation goals. Image: Financial Times

Number of DM and EM Central Banks Easing Each Month

Number of DM and EM Central Banks Easing Each Month Currently, most of the world’s central banks are easing, to boost money supply in the economy and stimulate economic growth. Image: J.P. Morgan

Returns Driven by Central Banks?

Returns Driven by Central Banks? This chart suggests that equity and credit markets are no longer driven by fundamentals, at the moment. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research