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Edward Markus

Founder & Chief Economist

Edward Markus, our Chief Economist, embarked on his journey in the field of economics at the Free University of Amsterdam, where he earned his degree. Following his academic pursuits, Edward dedicated several years to refining his expertise within leading financial institutions across Europe and the United States, excelling in roles as both an investor and analyst. He is renowned for his authoritative macroeconomic analyses of global financial markets, with a special focus on the intricate dynamics of interest rates and currency movements.

Edward's profound insights have not only earned him widespread recognition but also frequent invitations to share his expertise through various media platforms in the Netherlands and internationally. He is a consistent voice in Het Financieele Dagblad, a premier Dutch finance newspaper, and makes regular appearances on Radio 1 and BNR, in addition to contributing to numerous finance-focused blogs. His bilingual fluency in Dutch and English enhances his ability to communicate complex economic concepts clearly and effectively.

Recent Publications

Geopolitics and climate change are factors underpinning gold’s ascent to $3,000

Thursday, 27 June 2024

As long as the gold price is not in a short-term uptrend, the question arises as to whether or not the peak has been passed. However, we are still in the camp that assumes that the longer-term uptrend in gold is far from over.

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Gold – consolidation followed by sharp uptrend

Friday, 14 June 2024

Roughly three developments will be decisive for gold prices in the coming quarters: the China factor, monetary policy and the populist surge

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A shift to the right / populism

Thursday, 13 June 2024

Have the European election results, the better-than-expected U.S. inflation data and the cautious Fed changed our outlook for EUR/USD and equity and bond markets?

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