Constantin Gurdgiev

Constantin Gurdgiev

Risks to global growth cloud Ireland’s future

Risks to global growth cloud Ireland’s future

While official domestic forecasts are upgrading expectations for the Irish economy, it’s sobering to look at key factors underlying last year’s extraordinary uptick in GDP

The Fed is boldly going where it was going before

The Fed is boldly going where it was going before

With calm and poise, the Fed’s new chairman Jerome Powell delivered no surprises, no dramas, a little dose of bitter medicine, and a lot of hopes

Constantin Gurdgiev on Trump and trade

Constantin Gurdgiev on Trump and trade

The looming Trump-induced storm is a daunting prospect for our open economy, but if we are clever we can actually benefit in the long term

Ten rules for trading in a volatile market

Ten rules for trading in a volatile market

It’s a rollercoaster ride on the markets these days, but it is possible for investors to survive, and even thrive. Just follow these practical guidelines – and enjoy the rush

Volatility and uncertainty are back with a bang

Volatility and uncertainty are back with a bang

Turmoil on the world markets began last week when, by the end of Monday, $4 trillion-worth of equities values had been wiped out around the globe

The markets are a mess

The markets are a mess

The steady rise of uncertainty indices and unease among institutional investors about the markets’ future direction are both warranted

Dancing towards the end of QE

Dancing towards the end of QE

Constantin Gurdgiev on a 'super week' of meetings at the world's central banks, as the ECB continues to provide comfort to the Irish government and banks

Supplies of monetary methadone will continue

Supplies of monetary methadone will continue

The ECB's decision on QE illustrates the dilemma facing central banks across the world

Currency moves complicate ECB's decision

Currency moves complicate ECB's decision

The fact that an interest rate rise is unlikely until 2018 is the key consideration for Ireland, writes Constantin Gurdgiev

'Not much powder left for honeymoon Budget 2018'

'Not much powder left for honeymoon Budget 2018'

The tax shortfall deepened in July, while the cost of cancelling IBRC bonds is mounting, writes Constantin Gurdgiev

Nama missed opportunity for profits – and we’re paying the price

Nama missed opportunity for profits – and we’re paying the price

When it comes to the management of Nama, politics should have yielded to economics

Constantin Gurdgiev: Oil’s bucking bull

Constantin Gurdgiev: Oil’s bucking bull

My best guess is that prices will stay north of $50 a barrel this year - but in this climate, nothing is certain

Constantin Gurdgiev: 'Eurogroup has ignored Brexit risks to Irish economy'

Constantin Gurdgiev: 'Eurogroup has ignored Brexit risks to Irish economy'

Briefings from ESM and IMF could jolt Dublin and Brussels out of complacency

Constantin Gurdgiev: Long-term Fed path may force ECB to act

Constantin Gurdgiev: Long-term Fed path may force ECB to act

Positives for Ireland, but 'normalisation' in US may lead to higher euro zone rates

Invested: Uncertain Futures and Crude Economics

Invested: Uncertain Futures and Crude Economics

We are in a new normal of systemically low oil prices, writes Constantin Gurdgiev