Henri Kouam Tamto

  Henri Kouam Tamto is a macroeconomist focusing on Oil, FX and Credit markets in Advanced and emerging market economies. Working both independently and as part of a team, Henri forecasts and writes both thematic as well as research notes on economic data releases, Central bank policy, and global commodity prices. He also has a strong interest in trade policy and the implications of globalization for countries and asset classes.

   



7 Stories by Henri Kouam Tamto

Fossil Fuel Subsidies: Environmentally Dangerous & Economically Counterproductive!

The recent wildfires in the Amazon are not only a burning injustice with long-term socio-economic and ecological implications, it marks a lack of urgency...
0 7 min read

Fed Monetary Policy Consider Financial Stability Risk More Broadly, Not Embolden the Trade War!

The Federal Reserve effectiveness is unjustifiably tested by President Trump, who blames data-dependent monetary policy for a stronger dollar rather than a strong U.S....
0 5 min read

The U.S. China Trade War May Cause Multipolarity Instead of Deglobalisation

The U.S.- China trade, technology, and possible currency war suggest a continued escalation beyond rhetoric, with negative implications for trade in an already slowing...
1 8 min read

Is Quantitative Easing to Blame for Lower Yields?

Synopsis: Following the 2008 financial crisis, Central Banks around the world responded aggressively, cutting interest rates significantly (500 bps by the FED) and in...
0 4 min read

France: Debt Woes are Overstated

Synopsis: Debt levels in the public sector have been on an uptrend since the GFC, matching the trend seen in most advanced economies. Nevertheless,...
0 3 min read

How Long Can the U.S. Bull Market Last?

The U.S. economy is currently in the tenth year of its expansion and investors and policymakers alike are wondering what will trigger the next...
0 3 min read

European Central Bank President: It’s the “How?” not the “Who?”

Synopsis: The President of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi is set to step down later this year and the race to replace...
0 3 min read