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Greenback Nudges Up on U.S. yields, Euro Retreats From One Month Peak

On Tuesday, the greenback edged up against a basket of currencies as U.S. Treasury yields extended their increase in advance of an expected interest rate increase by the Fed Reserve. 604 more words


11 Mar 2017 (AFR) - Is the selloff in global bond markets a preamble to a major 1994-style crash?

(11 March 2017, AFR, p21, by Karen Maley)

‘Investors are increasingly worried about the risk of a sharp slump in asset prices – particularly for… 102 more words

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The ECB Looks on the Bright Side, But Fears Donald Trump's Agenda

For the first time in years, the European Central Bank is sounding relatively optimistic. Growth is up, confidence is up, joblessness is down and the specter of deflation is banished. 604 more words


What to Watch at Thursday’s ECB Meeting -- Shake up the monetary policy?

Economists say it’s probably too soon for the ECB to change course on its QE program

The Wall Street Journal

Updated March 9, 2017 12:13 a.m. 1,815 more words

Payday in Greece: 1.5b Euros in Pension

Greek Bank Deposits Plunge to 10-Year Low
Marcus Bensasson

March 26, 2015, 9:05 PM GMT+7

Greek bank deposits plunged to their lowest level in 10 years in February as a political standoff between the government in Athens and the country’s creditors raised the prospect of a possible euro exit. 526 more words


Unpayable debts and an existential EU financial crisis - Is the break-up of the euro now inevitable?

Central banks can go bust in a currency union. The Bank of Italy is flirting with danger, racking up €364bn in ECB liabilities that the Italian state cannot easily cover… 164 more words