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3 Things The European Investment-Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. ECB’s Corporate Bond Buying Programme

At its regular meeting last week, the Governing Council of the ECB released the technical parameters of the Corporate Sector Purchase Programme (“CSPP”), which was initially announced during the 10 March 2016 meeting. 895 more words

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Salamanca Market, Hobart

Salamanca Market
Open every Saturday 8am – 3pm (except Saturdays that fall on ANZAC or Christmas Day – then it’ll be on the Sunday of that weekend instead) 475 more words

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Floating Markets of Bangkok

On my last trip to Thailand, I came across some really nice floating markets around Bangkok, the capital city. Let me take you on a tour of three of the most popular floating markets. 184 more words

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3 Things The European Investment-Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. Japan – Negative Rates but Currency Strength

Economic textbooks tell us that lowering interest rates should lead to a weaker currency. That was probably what Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda expected when he introduced negative deposit rates in Japan in late January 2016. 773 more words

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3 Things The European Investment-Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. BREXIT – The Day of Reckoning Draws Closer

According to the average of bookmaker odds, the probability of the UK leaving the EU increased modestly from 30% to 33% following the recent terrorist attacks in Brussels. 819 more words

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Stock futures falter ahead of Q2 kickoff

Stock futures indicate the markets may open the second quarter of 2016 as they finished the first one: on a down note.

Here is where major market index futures stood ahead of the start of regular trading: 79 more words

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