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  • Article / Yesterday at 13:15 GMT

    Banking 10 years after the crisis

    Banking 10 years after the crisis
    Ten years have passed since the financial crisis caught the world economy by surprise. Although things look better now, financial institutions as well as the whole system are not yet out of the woods. Meanwhile, a big US investor has bought itself into the German market.
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    Jim Earls Jim Earls
    Fact is the world financial system is far more leveraged than anything that existed in 2007. Central banks, in particular, have taken on exhaustive leveraging of...
  • Article / Yesterday at 11:51 GMT

    Surprise package

    Head of Trading / The ECU Group plc
    United Kingdom
    Surprise package
    We have recently argued for a higher EURUSD exchange rate from the point of view of the euro's strength. But now also the US dollar's conspicuous weakness is contributing significantly to driving the currency pair higher. The possibility of an extension of the USD downtrend also opens the prospect of a 'surprise package' in terms of GBP strength.
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    Morris Morris
    A riveting read! Thanks very much!
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  • Video / Yesterday at 10:33 GMT

    Market anticipates even more dovish Fed: Moltke-Leth

    The Fed leaves rates unchanged and says stimulus wind down will begin relatively soon. And according to Saxo Bank's senior sales trader Christoffer Moltke-Leth, this is because the Fed is struggling with an inconsistent labour market and low inflation.
    The Fed still foresees one more rate hike this year and three hikes next year, but the market does not agree, says Moltke-Leth. "The market expects the Fed to be even more dovish."
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    Patto Patto
    Just goes to show there are no "iron laws" for traders in the FX markets. Speculator positioning (long) in NZDUSD is at mutli-year highs and yet still...
    Max McKegg Max McKegg
    Well said Patto
  • Calendar event / Wednesday at 18:00 GMT

    US U.S. interest rate decision

    High FOMC Vote For Action
    High FOMC Vote Against Action
    High Fed Funds Rate-Range High
    High Fed Funds Rate-Range Low
    Med Discount Rate
    Med Discount Rate Change (Pts)