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Patriotic Corner: Lungu should hold a press conference

By Barbrah Musamba Chama Mumba

It has now become a norm under the Patriotic Front (PF) government for the President not to hold Press or News conferences ever since it came to power in September 2011 for reasons best known to them. 818 more words



Given what we see as an ongoing long-term bearish move in EM FX, we believe our EM FX model can add some valuable insight for investors.  914 more words

Emerging Markets

ECB Rate Decision!!!

As expected ECB kept the minimum bid rate the same, maintained the negative deposit rate and repurchases.

As I followed the media and news, coming up to the press conference it appeared that the market was expecting Draghi to be more accommodating and supportive, more importantly, to be more aggressive to easing if necessary. 201 more words


UK Services PMI

The UK economy has been wavering back and forth with no strong solid trend.  I felt that today’s UK Services PMI could be a telling sign as to where the economy will be heading and potentially a volatile data event. 111 more words


2 Sep; AUDUSD Call Option expiring 26 August 2016

I decided to add on to my position when the AUDUSD came off some more, with the following details: –

Spot: 0.7015

Premium: 288bps

Breakeven: 0.7303

Expiry: 26 August 2016


25 August; AUDUSD Call Option expiring 29 July 2016

I am still a strong believer in the Australia economy and the Aussie Dollar.  I believe the economy will turn around next year and that the current levels will be a thing of the past. 21 more words


comida tipica

The food here is amazing! In contrast to Chile, I haven’t had to eat anything doused in mayo yet, and that on its own is worth writing about. 239 more words