It’s safe to say that mortgage rates have never been lower in Denmark. In fact, they’re now negative. Denmark’s Jyske Bank JYSKY, -20.24%, is now offering a 10-year fixed-rate mortgage at negative 0.5%. Additionally, Finland-based Nordea Bank announced Wednesday that it will offer a 20-year fixed-rate mortgage in Denmark thatRead More →

Associated Press President Donald Trump has been pressing for easier Fed policy since last fall. President Donald Trump on Monday made it clear that he wants more than a quarter-point interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve. “A small rate cut is not enough,” Trump wrote on Twitter on Monday.Read More →

Bloomberg News/Landov Fed Chairman Jerome Powell at his news conference following the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting last month. Economists are broadly expecting the Federal Reserve to lower its benchmark interest rate this week by a quarter-point, the first cut in 10 years. With an easing seemingly a faitRead More →

London markets began the week in sluggish fashion as the prospect of U.S. rate cuts eased following Friday’s jobs boost. The FTSE 100 UKX, +0.01%   remained flat as rebounding mining giants helped the blue-chip index avoid major losses. Miners recovered from a three-day losing streak after China’s major steelRead More →

Gold continued to push to new highs on Friday, moving past the $1,400-an-ounce level for the first time since 2013 as investors bet on easier monetary policy from the Federal Reserve and other central banks. August gold GCQ19, +0.13% GCQ19, +0.13% rose as high as $1,409.10 an ounce, before movingRead More →

The U.S. market for high-yield corporate bonds followed stocks higher on Friday after a disappointing jobs report bolstered hopes that more economic stimulus could be on the way. The number of new jobs created in May reached only 75,000, well below expectations for a gain of 185,000 predicted by economists.Read More →

AFP/Getty Images Mario Draghi Over to you, Mario Draghi. After hints of a potential rate cut by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and indications that easier policy may be in the offing by Australia’s top monetary policy maker earlier this week, the European Central Bank president is also widely expectedRead More →