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Euro Geopolitical Fears Sap Risk Appetite

Euro Geopolitical Fears Sap Risk Appetite

Political risk in the euro area is weighing on the EUR along with Draghi’s ‘dovish’ message yesterday that the Eurozone still requires substantial stimulus.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Thursday, May 18

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Thursday, May 18

Investors bet that President Trump’s policies would boost growth and unwind inflation, but those moves have intensified this week. Stocks, bonds, and yields are under pressure.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday, April 3

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday, April 3

Global stocks and the “mighty” dollar are starting Q2 on a positive note despite investor caution ahead of U.S's President Trump and China’s Xi Jinping meeting.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday January 23, 2017

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday January 23, 2017

The ‘mighty’ U.S. dollar remains under pressure across the board since Trump’s inauguration speech on Friday still did not provide investors with clarity on his tax reform and fiscal spending plans – the speech reiterated protectionism, a word that global investors fear.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday December 19, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday December 19, 2016

The dollar and sovereign yields fell overnight while Asian shares printed a new monthly low as the market cashed in some of their recent bets on Trumponomics and the ‘reflation’ trade. However, this will be a light week on many fronts – liquidity and fundamentally.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday November 28, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday November 28, 2016

Expectations that an OPEC production deal would unravel, a possible defeat in Sunday’s referendum in Italy and elections in Austria, coupled with the U.S presidential transition challenge of polls in battleground states by Clinton is dominating early trading.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday November 14, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday November 14, 2016

New U.S President elect Donald Trump continues to have a massive impact on capital markets.

Global bond markets have lost more than $1 trillion in value; their worst rout in 18-months, on investors bets that Trumps new administration would boost business investments and spending while firing up inflation.

Taking a Hike: Payments in Emerging Currencies Could See Fed Impact

Taking a Hike: Payments in Emerging Currencies Could See Fed Impact

For multinational companies that manage cash flows across emerging markets, an imminent rise in US interest rates stands to reverse the momentum of some of those currencies. We examine how a hike could affect FX transfers involving a few select emerging markets currencies.

Presidential election and what to expect this week.

 Presidential election and what to expect this week.

Polls, media, markets and the rest of the world got it wrong – Donald Trump has become the 45th President of the United States.

It’s a stunning and shocking victory that’s going to take investors and dealers awhile to adjust to, a powerful rejection of the establishment forces, from the world of business to government.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday September 12, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday September 12, 2016

This month, the market has and will be focusing on Tier 1 central banks for direction (to come BoE, SNB, BoJ and Fed). To date, despite the “lower for longer” mantra across the board, it’s been the rhetoric that’s managed to jolt the various asset classes from their slumber.