Peter Kinsella

Peter Kinsella

Bad timing for EU as Trump comes calling

Bad timing for EU as Trump comes calling

The US-China trade deal is an ominous development for the eurozone and for Irish exporters

Puny German bond yields are fortunate for Irish taxpayers

Puny German bond yields are fortunate for Irish taxpayers

The news isn’t all good, as the eurozone banking system and pension pots will suffer as a result of the ‘bund’ nosedive

A real curveball: why the US Fed’s policy pivot matters

A real curveball: why the US Fed’s policy pivot matters

The recent inversion of the American yield curve tells us that investors are spooked about slowing growth

Are we now looking at the end of the Atlantic economy?

Are we now looking at the end of the Atlantic economy?

Italy’s move to embrace China’s Belt and Road initiative is another sign that the old global economic order is changing rapidly

Time to look on the supply side of life

Time to look on the supply side of life

The US Federal Reserve is re-evaluating inflation targeting as a method of supposedly keeping the global economy within predictable limits - and not before time

Don’t bet the farm on a crash for sterling in the wake of Brexit

Don’t bet the farm on a crash for sterling in the wake of Brexit

Despite all the sound and fury in Westminster, Britain’s economy is sound and an undervalued currency will bounce back if parliament finally agrees a withdrawal deal

Why the dollar will weaken – and what it means for Ireland

Why the dollar will weaken – and what it means for Ireland

If the US dollar depreciates, other currencies will strengthen, not least the euro

China’s slowdown may ultimately buy Ireland some time

China’s slowdown may ultimately buy Ireland some time

Falling eurozone GDP growth has been been blamed on the Chinese economic downturn, but this is not necessarily bad news for us

Brexit Fallout: Sterling stumbles through a bad week

Brexit Fallout: Sterling stumbles through a bad week

The currency’s ‘flash crash’ followed Theresa May’s focus on a hard Brexit and its possible impact on the City of London

Invested: Questions marking the currency landscape

Invested: Questions marking the currency landscape

Britain’s vote to leave the EU raises a lot of currency questions. Peter Kinsella has the answers

Choosing a hedging option that suits you

Choosing a hedging option that suits you

The immediate concern for Irish exporters is how to mitigate foreign exchange risks