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  • Article / 2 hours ago

    From the Floor: A yen for safety

    Consulting Editor / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    From the Floor: A yen for safety
    Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water... risk-off is back and the yen, again, is its big beneficiary. Today's US nonfarm payrolls print, however, is casting a long shadow over this morning's skittish markets and a significant departure from consensus in either direction could result in what Americans call "a whole new ball game".
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  • Article / 2 hours ago

    Knee-jerk ECB reaction falls well short of Eurozone fix

    Managing Partner / Spotlight Group
    United Kingdom
    Knee-jerk ECB reaction falls well short of Eurozone fix
    The ECB signalled that it is ready and willing to do more. Meanwhile the central bank has taken a policy backfljp in on factors such as commodity price variations. It used to say it could noting about such exogenous matters, but now commodity weakness is cited as a key reason for rejigging QE. It is typical of Eurozone institutions to play both sides of the street.
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  • Calendar event / 3 hours ago

    HU GDP

    forecast
    actual
    Low GDP, Y/Y%
    +2.7%
    +2.7%
    Low GDP, Q/Q%
    +0.5%
    +0.5%
  • Calendar event / 4 hours ago

    FI GDP

    forecast
    actual
    Low GDP-Adj, Y/Y%
    +0.1%
  • Article / 5 hours ago

    3 Numbers: German factory orders healthy, G20, US jobs report

    Blogger / MoreLiver's Daily
    Finland
    3 Numbers: German factory orders healthy, G20, US jobs report
    The data-heavy week closes to a long weekend with the US payrolls – the last one before the Federal Reserve's September meeting. Last-minute clues on the probability of a rate hike will swing asset prices today. Earlier, we get Germany's factory orders and the G-20-meeting commences, with finance ministers and central bankers debating the recent financial turmoil and weak real economy. Hopes are high that the Fed does not hike too early.
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  • Article / 5 hours ago

    The Tactician: Countdown to US nonfarm payrolls

    Asia Macro Strategist / Saxo Capital Markets
    Singapore
    The Tactician: Countdown to US nonfarm payrolls
    All eyes are on the US nonfarm payroll figures released later on today. Despite all the uncertainty out there and conflicting asset and sub-asset moves, the risk is skewed to the downside. If we get a bad nonfarm print, we could see some serious selling off on Monday across Asia and the Eurozone.
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  • Article / 6 hours ago

    Earnings Review: Qihoo results raise more questions than answers

    China Watcher / Shanghai
    China
    Earnings Review: Qihoo results raise more questions than answers
    In my earnings preview, I stated that Qihoo needs to give more information on the state of its privatisation bid, which is looking more likely to be abandoned. However, Qihoo’s management gave no new commentary on the bid, and took the unusual step of not providing third-quarter guidance and not hosting an earnings conference call. This leaves investors in limbo.
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