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Danske Markets
EMEA Weekly: Week 15   
By Danske Markets - Apr 05, 2013

Bank Of Japan Boosts EMEA Markets This morning the Bank of Japan announced unprecedented measures to revive the Japanese economy and to end 15 years of deflation. The action by the Bank of Japan is ...

Philippe d'Arvisenet
No Change In Monetary Policy   
By Philippe d'Arvisenet - Apr 05, 2013

Following today’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting, the Bank of England maintained its official rate at 0.5% and the amount of asset purchases at 375£ billion. However it may increase the...

Trade The News
Friday's European Market Update
By Trade The News - Apr 05, 2013

European Govt. yields fall across the board with France, Belgium, Netherlands and Austria 10-year all at fresh record lowsNotes/ObservationsThe Nikkei 225 reached multi-year highs of 13,225 in early ...

Philippe d'Arvisenet
Editorial: Money Money Money
By Philippe d'Arvisenet - Apr 05, 2013

Japan, 30 percentage points of GDP in monetary creation!All central banks are purchasing assetsAll of them? No.In Japan the policy of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sounds like … ABBA’s song. ...

Philippe d'Arvisenet
The Week In The US : Spring Break
By Philippe d'Arvisenet - Apr 05, 2013

Surveys (national and regional) send contradictory signals, yet it is too early to say whether they point to consolidation or the first signs of a slowdown. Employment figures tend to support the ...

Philippe d'Arvisenet
ECB: In The Mood For Rate Cuts   
By Philippe d'Arvisenet - Apr 05, 2013

Conditions have deteriorated since last ECB meetingAt its April meeting, the ECB’s Governing Council decided to leave key policy rates unchanged. However, the door was clearly opened for further...

David Merkel
Why Should REITs And MLPs Have An Advantage?
By David Merkel - Apr 05, 2013

Some companies need to reinvest a lot and some don’t. Thus the creation of tax-favored vehicles like REITs and MLPs. A high percentage of taxable income must be paid out, but it is not taxed at ...

Danske Markets
U.S. Labour Market Tanks‏   
By Danske Markets - Apr 05, 2013

Overall, the March employment report was weak. Job growth is now back to 168k on a three-month average, which is far from the Fed's 'substantial improvement' and talks of scaling down the QE programme...

Danske Markets
ECB To Dig Further In The Toolbox‏   
By Danske Markets - Apr 05, 2013

Market movers aheadU.S. consumers are back in focus.FOMC minutes to give more clues on Fed outlook for QE.Italian politics set to attract attention again, as President Giorgio Napolitano begins ...

Saxo Bank
EU Retail Sales, US Jobs And Trade Balance
By Saxo Bank - Apr 05, 2013

The central bank-heavy week gets a break from policymakers with some real numbers for a change. In addition to the selected three items, Germany’s factory orders are worth mentioning. Eurozone...

Yen Selloff Continues, Focus Turns To NFP
By ActionForex - Apr 05, 2013

The Yen's post BoJ weakness remains the general theme today, as USD/JPY jumps to 3 1/2 year high of 97.19 and took out 96.70 resistance to resume recent up trend. The AUD/JPY also jumped sharply, and ...