Tag Archives: macroeconomics

#FOMC news won’t push the plunger on any volatility bombs anytime soon. The main new thing to focus on may be on the fact that inflation isn’t behaving. The Fed may need to re-cast what it means by ‘inflation’ so … Continue reading

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Aussie + Kiwi could turn out to be a topspinner

#AUD and #NZD eyed with central bank announcements looming: #RBA overnight, #RBNZ Thu. ‘On hold’ is expected in both. But check correlation of AUD/NZD and AUD-NZD 2yr swap rate differential – forex may have some catching-up to do. Factors at the … Continue reading

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The week’s off and on risky, European affair

#CHF and #JPY strength into the Western evening on Wednesday and early in #Asia underscores the switching back off of ‘risk’ after quite a battering for that sentiment in the last 36 hours. You name it, we’ve had it: profit … Continue reading

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Greece is (still) the word.

Are you ready for the sequel? Yes, even if it feels somewhat surreal, the EU does indeed appear to be verging on throwing more bad money in the direction of Greece, after having last year thrown reasonably good money in … Continue reading

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