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  1. Wednesday, June 3

    Yesterday was all about market price action rather than hard-core analysis from researchers, with European fixed income markets dominating this sphere. Analysts, in the main, were reluctant to draw any real conclusions on what a stronger-than-expected inflation number in Europe might mean for QE, especially given the fact that the ECB likely to stick to […]

  2. Tuesday, June 2

    There’s a degree of wait and see in the tone of research being published at the start of the week, with so much market risk concentrated at they back-end of the week. We’ve seen a plethora of notes on Greece as we look to Friday’s so-called D-day, but we sense there’s a fair bit of […]

  3. Monday, June 1

    Much of the end-of-week, and looking-ahead-to-this week, analysis has focussed on Friday’s US downward revisions to Q1 GDP -which came in better than expected – and the overall mixed data picture that is making the timing of rates hikes still difficult to call. Obviously, Friday’s non-farm payrolls is big focus for analysts too, where a strong […]

  4. Friday, 29 May

    A big jolt to the world’s biggest bull market had a multitude of analysts asking what China’s stock market sell off might mean for global markets, and whether this was just a correction or the beginning of something bigger, What seems clear now say some macro strategists, after the muted reaction from most major equity […]

  5. Thursday, 28 May

    The resurgent US dollar, and further softening of oil prices has been a popular subject line for analysts and market strategists in recent days as they attempt to pin point the sustainability of the move that has seen it continue to rally against the yen and the euro, despite news that Greece may have reached […]

  6. Wednesday, 27 May

    Two key themes continue to predominate the markets; the lacklustre US economic data and the torturous negotiations between Greece and its creditors, with a deadline that draws ever closer, and where predicting a likely outcome has become a fruitless exercise. As for the US, economists continue to try to look for any signs of a […]

  7. Friday May 22, 2015

    Following the release of April’s FOMC minutes on Wednesday there has been a lot of coverage on what that means for Fed lift off, with the market consensus being that any tightening before September is very unlikely, which is good for carry trades and Emerging Markets. There’s also plenty of play on Greece, as the nation’s […]