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Market Overview

Marc Chandler
Indonesia: Falling Behind The Curve
By Marc Chandler - Sep 05, 2013

Bank Indonesia has fallen far behind the curve in its currency management tactics. After fairly steady intervention kept USD/IDR trading near the 10,000 area from May through early August, the ...

Kevin Davitt
What's On Davitt's Radar?
By Kevin Davitt - Sep 04, 2013

It was great to get away for a couple weeks, but I'm excited to be back in the saddle.August 19/20th (when I left) v. now:ESU13: 1645 - currently 1646 (Highs around 1667 and lows around 1625).NQU13: ...

Danske Markets
Periphery Business Cycle Monitor‏   
By Danske Markets - Sep 04, 2013

Euro area periphery countries show faster-than-expected improvements and in line with that sovereign spreads have tightened. The outlook for the periphery has brightened and, for Italy, Spain and ...

James Chen
Chinese Data ‘Points To A Slowdown’
By James Chen - Sep 04, 2013

New economic data from China indicates that the Asian nation's economy could be heading for a slowdown unless things pick up in the coming weeks and months. According to Schroders' chief economist ...

Danske Markets
Wednesday's Market Outlook   
By Danske Markets - Sep 04, 2013

Market MoversWe expect no change to the final euro area service PMI, but look for some upside surprise in service PMI for Spain and Italy compared with consensus expectations. In terms of the second...

Philippe d'Arvisenet
The ISM Surprises On The Upside   
By Philippe d'Arvisenet - Sep 04, 2013

The manufacturing sentiment once more improved in August. After a surge in July, a set-back was expected but did not materialise. In particular, new orders are incredibly well oriented, gaining more ...

Marc Chandler
Dollar Softens, Aussie Extends Recovery
By Marc Chandler - Sep 04, 2013

The softer US dollar appears mostly consolidative in nature, except for the Australian dollar, where shifting interest-rate expectations is prompting a short-covering rally ahead of this weekend's ...