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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 Watch: “balanced” focus

September 21, 2016 5:00 pm by

US rate-setters face a similar threat to their credibility as their Bank of Japan counterparts who earlier announced significant changes to the BoJ’s quantitative easing programme, but no immediate action.

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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