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2 Things the European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. The French Connection

The major talking point in European Investment Grade Fixed Income markets last week was the sudden and violent widening of non-core markets against Germany. 721 more words

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

1. Euro-area Inflation: Frankfurt – We Have A Problem

We mentioned in last week’s blog about the likelihood that Euro-area inflation would show a significant increase when the January numbers were released. 919 more words

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Key Risks for the USD Bull Market in 2017

Part three in a series. Paresh Upadhyaya is Senior Vice President, Director of Currencies, US. 

In my previous posts, I discussed the three factors that will fuel the USD rally in 2017: fiscal stimulus proposal ( 541 more words

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China: How to Get to 2020?

Qinwei Wang is an Economist.

One of the major debates on the future of China relates to the potential growth with some pundits predicting a sharp and unavoidable  fall in Chinese growth throughout 2020. 699 more words

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

1. A Week is a Long Time in Politics

We spent a part of last week’s blog discussing the UK Supreme Court’s verdict on triggering Article 50, and the first round of the French Socialist elections. 1,154 more words

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Three Supporting Factors and One Major Concern for 2017

Qinwei Wang is an Economist.

China’s economy has held up relatively well so far, after strong concerns one year ago. We expect some slowdown in 2017, but this should be less painful than in 2015. 486 more words

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A 2017 USD Bull Market? More Factors to Consider.

Part two in a series. Paresh Upadhyaya is Senior Vice President, Director of Currencies, US. 

In my last post, USD Bull Market: Key Drivers in 2017… 735 more words

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