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Markets Update, 30 May

      Euro struggles to rally as dovish Draghi adds pressure for 4th session. Commodities slump drag US Stocks S&P 500 dips from record high and Amazon breaks $1,000 Brent crude weaker as WTI falls below $50 Gold down but yen gains amid cautious trading.     The S&P 500 Index edged lower from an… Continue reading Markets Update, 30 May

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Markets Update, 29 May

      Italian bank worries linger on Subdued holiday Markets onMonday Pound recovers some ground after polls´ hammering of Conservatives.   With markets in the U.K., U.S. and China all closed for public holidays, volumes were depressed across the board and most moves were muted. The pound posted the biggest gain among G-10 currencies,… Continue reading Markets Update, 29 May

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Markets Update, 23 May

        S&P 500 Index’s fourth straight gain short of record peak Euro down from 6 months peak vs dollar Brent oil rises for fifth day in a row Treasuries continue to lose ground Firmer tone of dollar keeps gold subdued     Investors are looking ahead to the release of minutes of… Continue reading Markets Update, 23 May

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Markets Update 19 April

    Confidence gain over Haven demand as bourses rebound U.S. Futures , dollar rebound  European stocks rebounded after the biggest one-day drop since November     In Europe, the Stoxx Europe 600 inched up 0.4% late morning Wednesday, recovering from its worst session since September. The economically-sensitive sectors of basic resources, auto and banking led… Continue reading Markets Update 19 April

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Markets Update, 11 April

        Havens demand with gold Yen and Treasuries gaining Bonds bearish on French elections risk  UK Inflation 2.3% in March   Geopolitical Risk being the main risk factor with tighter monetary policy by the Fed and ECB Constancio declaring “will not exit its ultra-loose monetary policy faster than it considers appropriate by… Continue reading Markets Update, 11 April

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Markets Update, March 28

    Global Markets tick higher and moves past Trump uncertain Policies US dollar back from lows Europe flat slightly up  South African rand and government bonds extended losses UK said to back away from “hard-no-deal Brexit”   Global stock markets inched higher Tuesday, and the dollar held firm, as markets steadied after the Dow… Continue reading Markets Update, March 28

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Insight: BCE Cuando el dinero barato Ayuda a los Inversores en Bonos y no a los que necesitan Credito

  Los bancos de la Eurozona tomaron prestado mucho mas de lo esperado en la ronda final de la llamada TLTRO  – operaciones de refinanciacion a largo plazo-  233 mil millones de euros. La LTRO financia a cuatro años en condiciones muy favorables a bancos con el fin de poner a disposición de empresas y… Continue reading Insight: BCE Cuando el dinero barato Ayuda a los Inversores en Bonos y no a los que necesitan Credito