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After another soggy Asian session, European markets have begun on a firm note, and US shares are trading broadly higher in Europe as well. Led by the beleaguered financial shares, and healthcare, the ...
Portugal's 10-year bond yield has almost 120 bp this year. It is one of the few eurozone members that still pay to borrow two-year money. There are two sets of drivers. One set is country specific. ...
Investors and policymakers continue to wrestle with the economic impact of the dollar's rise. The Federal Reserve has argued that the dollar's appreciation acts as a headwind on exports and dampens ...
After a meltdown in Asia, the global capital markets are stabilizing in Europe. The US S&P managed to recoup about half of its losses before the close yesterday, but this gave no comfort to ...
In many ways, the world has turned upside down. It is not just central banks that have set policy rates below zero, but the entire German curve out through eight years have negative yields. Japan, ...
EM assets for the most part fared well last week, and positive sentiment should carry over into this week. China reported January foreign reserves over the weekend, and they fell less than expected to...
The great British geographer Halford Mackinder invented the term “geopolitics” over 100 years ago. He painted a grand vision of international relations that revolved around one fear: ...
Many markets are closed in Asia, and although Tokyo managed to post equity gain, most other markets in the region that were open fell. And the selling pace picked up in Europe. The Dow Jones Stoxx 600...
With many equity markets having fallen 20% from their peaks—meeting a common definition of a bear market—investors, analysts, and journalists understandably seek a narrative that gives it ...
The US dollar traded higher before the weekend with the help of a fairly robust jobs report. Although the jobs growth itself was somewhat disappointing, the details were constructive: More people ...