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The ECB monetary policy meeting followed by Fed Minutes left investors rather confused as to where both economies are heading. One sure thing is that both monetary authorities have clearly signaled that it is premature to take further...
Equity markets soften as investors avoided risk after the IMF downgraded its global growth forecasts. Crude oil fell on the lower growth outlook and Russian voicing approval with the current level of oil prices. The USD weakened as tr...
In light of news that a major French Bank will layoff 1,600 employees, the topic of ECB negative interest rates effect on banks’ balance sheets has become hot again. Discussion on negative rates will be the focal point of this week’s ...
At the start of the trading week, markets are lacking new drivers that could provide meaningful direction. Last week, US labor market data failed to provide any clarity. US NPF recovered to 196k from ultra weak 20k prior read while wa...
It seems that the Japanese yen (unlike the greenback) can’t get rid of poor economic data. Poor February exports figures of -1.20% (prior: -8.40%) in negative territory for the third consecutive time as well as low February wage earni...