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Accommodative Officials and Synchronized Upturn Drive Markets

The investment climate is being shaped by two powerful forces. First is the very accommodative policy stance. This includes the United States, where despite delivering the fifth rate hike in the cycle, adjusted by headline...

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Dollar Stabilizes, but Sees Little Recovery

The US dollar is stabilizing but the tone remains fragile. The euro, which has advanced for five consecutive sessions coming into today is slightly lower. The euro had stalled yesterday as it approached last year’s...

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Bond Markets The week that was …status quo policy on Benchmark rates?

During the week, Yield on Government Bond remained under pressure and moved higher as host of data and events impacted the sentiments of the traders. Fresh from the rating upgrade by Moody’s, which infused bullish...

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UK advances industrial strategy

UK business minister Greg Clark has announced a big investment in a London research facility by MSD, a global biomedical company, in the framework of the British government’s new industrial strategy. Britain’s Austin Mini-like industrial...

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Dollar Marks Time

The US dollar has largely been confined to yesterday’s trading ranges against the major currencies amid light news. The North American session does not hold much hope for fresh impetus. The US reports October existing...

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Month-End Leaves Market at Crossroads

Global equity markets are closing another strong month. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index was little changed on the day, but up 4.3% in October, the 10th consecutive monthly advance. Europe’s Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is...

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ECB Gets Serious about Non-Performing Loans

US businesses traditional relied on bond and equity markets to raise capital. When the crisis struck, the US acted early and quickly to re-open market functions before the banks were prepared to expand their lending....

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Implications of German and Japanese Political Developments

There have been two developments in German and Japanese politics that will likely have implications for future policy. Let’s review the developments and consider the implications for investors. There is much talk of the Jamaica...

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Dollar Losses Accelerate, Adjustment not Over

The US dollar had one of its worst weeks of the year, as its interest rate support eroded. Despite prospects for a further upward revision in Q2 US GDP above 3.0% and continued above trend...

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Trade Featured as Dollar Drifts Lower

The US dollar has a slightly lower bias today, but the against most of the major currencies, it is consolidating within the range set at the end of last week. The main exceptions are sterling...

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Scandal-hit Shinzo Abe is a ‘dead man walking’

Japanese PM Abe’s approval rating has dropped to record new low amid a growing scandal surrounding suggestions that he intervened with officials at the ministry of education on behalf of a friend. Julian Ryall reports....

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Dollar Remains on the Defensive

The US dollar is narrowly mixed after selling off following the FOMC statement. Sometimes the narrative explains the price action, and sometimes the price action explains the narrative. This seems to be the case of...