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A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

Après moi, le déluge

~ King Louis XV of France

A hard rain’s a-gonna fall

~ Bob Dylan (the first)

As the Federal Reserve kicked off its second round of quantitative easing in the aftermath of the Great Financial Crisis, hedge fund manager… 1,737 more words


RBI relaxes FII investment in government bonds

RBI relaxes FII investment in government bonds. Total FII investment can go up to 30% of outstanding stock of any security as against 20% earlier. +ve for bonds. 10 more words


Swimming against the tide?

In case you have not heard, the US has started raising interest rates which, as expected has led to pressures in emerging markets. Most of the markets have seen some turbulence recently but not Nigeria. 118 more words

Random Thoughts

Ties that Cannot Be Broken

I used to think this was a real thing: “ties that can never be broken”. Bonded for life. It is a romantic concept, pushed by corrupt Hollywood. 174 more words


Daily Insights #3

Main Market Events yesterday:

  • US-Europe Mutual Punishements

Europe started fining US goods worth €2.8 bn, beginning on July, 1st.

US fined European goods before, worth €6.4 bn. 233 more words


ECB Announce End of Asset Purchases Whilst Fed Raise Rates for 5th Time Under Trump

Central banks continued this week on the path to ‘normalise‘ monetary policy, first with the Federal Reserve raising interest rates to 2%, then with the European Central Bank announcing the end of quantitative easing measures beginning in January 2019.  1,144 more words