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Week Ahead: Will the Fed deliver the goods?

December 8, 2016 4:14 pm by

A child goes to bed on Christmas Eve certain that they have been put on the ‘good’ list and Santa will come and deliver gifts to open the next morning, so too does the market believe that the they have been ‘good’ enough for Janet Yellen to deliver the much-expected rate hike on Wednesday 14th December.

Are Italian markets too relaxed?

December 2, 2016 10:36 am by

If the mid-week European stock market rally signalled that sell-offs ahead of Italy’s referendum were overdone, slides by key indices on Thursday showed complacency remained a risk.

Week Ahead: Central bank watching…

October 27, 2016 8:13 pm by

Although the polls suggest that Clinton and the Democrats could still take the White House, the polls have narrowed in recent days, which must be worrying for the Clinton camp. This is being reflected in the financial markets, where the stock markets have been stuck in a directionless range (see more below), and Treasury yields have broken back above the key 1.8% level.

Market jitters rise ahead of Clinton/Trump debate

September 26, 2016 4:03 pm by

Up till Friday, US stock markets, like their global peers looked to have shaken off jitters from the last fortnight after the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan delivered market-friendly policy announcements, but what about Monday’s ‘risk event’?

Fed and BoJ Watch

September 20, 2016 10:40 pm by

The Federal Reserve is likely to opt for more inaction and the Bank of Japan could double down on negative rates.

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