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This is arguably the hot topic in markets right now but what is it really? Just to clarify, I’m no expert in repo/funding whatsoever. When I started my career on the trading floor, I was posted to the repo desk for a brief period. But all it took was just two days and it was
German finance ministry monthly report, some of the key points: German economy started the third quarter on a weaker footing Citing: slowing global economy Brexit and trade conflicts uncertainties hurting exports Also domestic economy weakening Federal Labour Office was seeing signs of a future rise in unemployment “In the coming months the prospects for developments in
Nikkei report on what Japan wants before signing a trade deal with the US: Foreign minister Motegi wants reconfirmation from the US that no additional tariffs will be placed on Japanese automobiles  “At a summit in September last year, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received direct assurance from President Trump that there will be no additional
His fourth national security advisor Trump started with Flynn, the McMaster, followed by Bolton. O’Brien was the special presidential envoy for hostage affairs who has brokered the release of high-profile detainees around the world and worked with Mike Pompeo. He’s pictured above. From Trump: “I am pleased to announce that I will name Robert C.
AUDUSD in focus The RBA have repeated their willingness to keep easing after the latest minutes make a clear case for another rate cut in 2019. The RBA will consider further policy easing if needed to support growth and inflation targets. Read the full statement here. The current probability of a November rate cut is
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Latest economic forecasts released by SECO – 17 September 2019 2020 GDP growth forecast 1.7% (unchanged) 2019 inflation forecast 0.5% (previously 0.6%) 2020 inflation forecast 0.4% (previously 0.6%) ForexLive The prior (June) forecasts can be found here. The government says that the economic outlook has become “gloomier” with the franc’s appreciation in recent months hampering
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Saudi oil production and export facilities hit Houthi drones attacked two Saudi Arabian oil plants in the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry, sparking massive fires. Reuters reports that up to 5 mbpd of production had bee impacted — half of Saudi Arabia’s output — as the attacks hit the world’s biggest petroleum processing facility.
I would argue that we will, at least until Wednesday There is really only one event on the economic calendar next week: The FOMC decision. The change in tone on the trade war, Brexit and risk trades in general has undoubtedly changed the equation for the Fed. At the same time, economic data has remained
Georgieva opened her first bank account at age 34 The FT has a great profile of Kristalina Georgieva. She is now arguably the world’s top banker and she didn’t even open a bank account herself until she was 34. Ms Georgieva had a relatively privileged upbringing in Sofia as the daughter of a civil engineer
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HIGH RISK WARNING: Foreign exchange trading carries a high level of risk that may not be suitable for all investors. Leverage creates additional risk and loss exposure. Before you decide to trade foreign exchange, carefully consider your investment objectives, experience level, and risk tolerance. You could lose some or all of your initial investment; do