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Why did Japanese NIRP cause such surprise in the currency market and is it more dangerous?

Macro Letter – No 49 – 12-02-2016

Why did Japanese NIRP cause such surprise in the currency market and is it more dangerous?

  • The Bank of Japan announcement of NIRP sent shock waves through currency markets…
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Notes From Underground: From the Santelli Exchange, February 1

Given the dizzying moves in the market during the past couple of days/weeks, I felt that it would be better to link back to my February 1 appearance with Rick Santelli on CNBC. 540 more words

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USD/JPY, 170 pips roller coaster on rumour!

Take a look at my 1 minute USD/JPY chart how the market reacts on talk of possible BOJ intervention. The pair has slammed in only 4 minutes, at fist two up for 170 pips and in the next two seconds down for 160 pips. 59 more words

Technical Analysis

BOJ announces to expand its bond lending scheme…..

As Reuters reports, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) announced on Wednesday that it would expand its bond lending scheme to overcome possible shortages of government bonds in the market, in light of the new negative interest rates policy adopted by the central bank.

10 Feb 2016 (AFR) - Aussie bond yields plunge as investors shed bank exposure

(10 February 2016, AFR, p21, by Jonathan Shapiro)

‘The 35-year-long bond market bull rally gathered another head of steam on Tuesday as anxious investors fled stocks, while the… 67 more words

1.Market Observations

Happy New Week

Hi Folks and Gong Hey Fat Choy,

Since we’re talking Chinese New Year, lets open the week with the earliest possible global data of the week which is the Asian markets opening. 624 more words

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