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  • Article / 24 July 2018 at 9:11 GMT

    FX Options Market Update: July 24, 2018

    Head of FX Trading / Saxo Bank
    FX Options Market Update: July 24, 2018
    Saxo Bank head of FX trading Dan Juhl-Larsen's latest report on the FX Options space is now live, with a look ahead to the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey's rate decision later today, as well as the latest moves in USDJPY.
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  • Editor’s Picks / 24 November 2015 at 11:09 GMT

    Turkish assets hit after jet shot down

    Turkish stocks and the lira fell after Turkey said its planes shot down a warplane that had violated its air space near the Syrian border, Zaman reports. Russia's defense ministry said one of its fighters was shot down over Syria.
    Istanbul's BIST 100 index equity index was down 1.6 percent and the lira fell 0.6 percent against the dollar.
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  • Article / 01 April 2015 at 10:27 GMT

    Daily Shot: In hock in China Team / Saxo Bank
    Daily Shot: In hock in China
    As private indebtedness in China soars the ability to repay is under pressure from sluggish economic growth. China's labour market, meanwhile, continues to weaken and its government may respond with another shot of stimulus. Elsewhere, the Greek debt mess looms large over markets, we get more evidence of a resurgent Germany and the United Kingdom is looking as robust as ever.
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  • Editor’s Picks / 20 February 2015 at 3:32 GMT

    Crude drop gives Fragile Five member Turkey a boost

    Nikkei Asian Review
    Cheap crude is a nightmare for some nations, but it is a boon for others, like Turkey. The reverse oil shock will boost Turkey's growth and help slash its current-account deficit, says Turkish finance minister Mehmet Simsek. Turkey is one of the Fragile Five developing economies that carry large current-account deficits. Simsek says the crude price drop could boost growth by up to 1.5 percentage points. He projects economic growth of 4% this year. Meanwhile Simsek has downplayed the decline of the lira – now at its weakest level on record against the US dollar – saying the currency will most likely strengthen in the long term and will not hurt Turkish businesses. He is worried by the Eurozone standoff over Greek debt, given that Europe accounts for over 40% of Turkey's exports, and 70% of its foreign direct investment.
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