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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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Where is European ‘Cash’ Hiding?

Risk. Without another full-blown financial crisis, could most parts of the financial markets be any riskier right now? Hence the perennial search for assets to add which serve to reduce risk. You might like to take a look at this … Continue reading

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A USD/JPY Caution Pre FOMC Minutes

Don’t expect too much USD/JPY upside from the FOMC minutes. Some are expecting a fair bit. [The minutes are due to be released at 1800 GMT.] Given the perceived dovishness of Chairman Bernanke’s comments in the wake of the latest … Continue reading

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How Much Yen Did Japan Buy Last Friday?

It’s still amongst the hot topics several days after it happened, understandably. Many of us would still like to know how much yen Japan’s Ministry of Finance bought in its concerted raid with G7 partners, commencing early in European trading … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Japan; and hints on Economic Aftershocks

The saddest news is that there are at least 44 reported fatalities so far from the severest earthquake to strike Japan in 140 years. And it looks inevitable that that number will rise. The 8.9 magnitude quake struck Japan’s northeast … Continue reading

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