FED and ECB impact over the fx rate movement- magazine Economy and Business


author: Vladimir Trajkovik

Decisions made by the Central Banks from the globe largest countries (that have large effect over the all global economy) and that are in relation of setting the height on the basic interest rates creates significant impact primarily on the prices of the governmental securities and consequently over the prices on the most traded world currencies.
Managing the basic interest rates represents one of the most significant instruments of the monetary policies established by the global Central Banks. Central Banks through the process of sublimating the analyzed data for financial and macroeconomic flows, above all at the local markets and putting them in correlation with the strategic aims make decisions that determine the height of the basic interest rate on the regular basis and by the strictly predefined calendar. In the focus of the world developed economies and particularly in the frame of the developing economies, besides the domestic central banks, always with great attention are followed the decisions made by the American FED and European Central Bank ECB.
Last declining of the federal funds interest rate from the previous month for 25 basis points (first, after 2008) at some point was expected, having on mind previously announcements from the FED by itself but also from the pressure that president Trump perpetually perform over Federal Reserves.
Namely, the White House for a long time is leading a campaign for weakening of the American dollar in the light of the current global economic movements and trade war between USA and China. The president Trump in his last statements has commented that lowering of the interest rate of the federal funds is insufficiency and that FED should consider into the direction of providing the assistance to the American businesses. ,, In this moment FED has holding us with hands tied” – has commented the president Trump and stressed out that FED should take under consideration to decrease the interest rate for whole percentage point.

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Where are the new business opportunities- magazine Economy and Business


author: Snezhana Popovska

Recently I was attending an event where it was discussed for the new investment opportunities and challenges.  We were all agreed that now it is the “Millennials” era and that we should set our focus on hi – tech companies. But, that what we didn’t mentioned, and I would like to share with you, because there are equal important are so called “green companies”. Why exactly them?

The first factor that globally concerns people is the global warming and climate changes caused by the emission of the carbon dioxide and so called greenhouse gases (sometimes abbreviated GHG) in the atmosphere. As result of the increased presence of these gasses, the global atmosphere temperature rise and has numerous negative effects and irreparable damages in the environment. According to the World Meteorological Organization of the United Nations (UN) projections for the rise of the global temperature are from 3 to 5 Celsius degrees and it overcomes the global target for limitation of the temperature rise of no more than 2 Celsius degrees.

The consequences of the global warming are: increasing temperature, ice melting at the polar sides on the Earth, weather disasters, floods, increased events of droughts and fires. All above enumerated events has huge impact over people health and cause extinction of many animal species. The public become more aware for this problem. Global warming is more and more important topic among world governments and many companies are striving to become more ecologically conscious or “green” companies.

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Coffee with ACI friends- July edition


Dear Colleagues, ACI Friends,

ACI Macedonia – Association of Financial Markets is honored to invite you on coffee meeting in the coffee shop ‘’VINIL’’. Coffee shop is situated on the boulevard, ‘’Partizanski Odredi’’ No.14 oppose with the church ‘’Soborna Crkva’’ on Tuesday 30.07.2019, beginning in 17.00 o clock.

You are welcome to spent time together and exchange experiences, thoughts over actual professional topics.

It will be our pleasure to see you there.