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Saxo Bank
Forget QE, There’s A New Party
By Saxo Bank  - Oct 31, 2014

The reactions were instantaneous and obvious as the JPY weakened drastically, the local bourse shot up so far that circuit breakers stepped in halting trading on a limit-up basis before resumption and...

Scott Krisiloff
Company Notes Digest 10.30.14
By Scott Krisiloff - Oct 31, 2014

The Macro Outlook: The Fed has pulled out. Will things remain calm? “I have said before that basically when the fed starts to pull out, there is no way that they do that and everything is nice ...

Saxo Bank
Investment Outlook: The Hunt For Red October
By Saxo Bank - Oct 31, 2014

Connoisseurs of submarine movies need no introduction to the classic The Hunt for Red October. A real-life version of the film was happening in Sweden this week, where reports of a mystery submarine ...

Danske Markets
BoJ Expands QE In Surprise Easing   
By Danske Markets - Oct 31, 2014

In a big surprise move, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) expanded its QE programme quite aggressively in connection with today's monetary meeting. It expanded the target for the annual expansion in the ...

Danske Markets
Sweden‏: No Trend Reversal   
By Danske Markets - Oct 31, 2014

No sign of a trend reversal, Buy 5Y covered bonds outright. Policy rate at zero -- experience from the US shows that there is room for considerable gyration in long-dated rates even when the central ...

Marshall Gittler
Bank of Japan Expands Monetary Stimulus
By Marshall Gittler - Oct 31, 2014

The Bank unexpectedly eased its monetary policy and said that it will conduct money-market operations to increase the country’s monetary base to JPY 80 trillion per year from JPY 70 trillion ...

Saxo Bank
Japan's QE Boost Leaves Month On A High
By Saxo Bank - Oct 31, 2014

News from the Bank of Japan gave a late boost to the markets The S&P/ ASX200 closed up 0.92% to 5526 The highlight of the month was the reverse in fortunes of the banks It was a ...

Saxo Bank
Rising Investment To Re-Fuel Baidu Performance
By Saxo Bank - Oct 31, 2014

Baidu reported strong earnings on Tuesday evening, and the conference call provided an interesting insight into the firm’s outlook. Revenues of Renminbi 13.5bn represented a 52% increase year on...

Boris Schlossberg
By Boris Schlossberg - Oct 31, 2014

Market Drivers for October 31 2014 BOJ shocks the market with expansion of QE USD/JPY skyrockets to 111.50 German retail sales dive Nikkei 4.83% Europe .46% Oil $80/bbl Gold $1174/oz. Europe and ...

Jeremy Cook
EU Inflation To Show ECB Has Work To Do
By Jeremy Cook - Oct 31, 2014

Yesterday’s markets were a microcosm of what investors can expect from the world’s developed economies into 2015. We started with poor inflation data from a Eurozone nation and ended with ...

Equities Boosted by US GDP, Firm Dollar
By ActionForex - Oct 31, 2014

US equities jumped sharply overnight as boosted by the stronger than expected GDP report, which showed 3.5% annualized growth comparing to consensus of 2.9%. DJIA rose further 221.11 pts, or 1.3% to ...

Technical Trading
FX, Dow Jones Levels: October 31, 2014
By Technical Trading - Oct 31, 2014

EUR/USDToday’s support: -1.2549(main),where correction is possible. Break would give 1.2523, where correction also may be. Then follows 1.2512. Break of the latter would result in 1.2498. If a ...

Danske Markets
Portugal: Recovery Still Intact   
By Danske Markets - Oct 31, 2014

Leading indicators released today remain consistent with a continued slow recovery in H2. Consumer confidence hit the highest level since 2002, after a small increase in October. Hard data came out on...

Danske Markets
EMEA Weekly: Will BoI Copy SNB, CNB?   
By Danske Markets - Oct 31, 2014

More and more countries around the world are now facing outright deflation and consequently central banks have continued to cut interest rates and most major economies' central banks have already hit ...