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Notes From Underground: Where Are We?

First quarter is winding down and after a great deal of volatility it is time to reflect on the markets. The SPOOS are virtually unchanged  while the Nasdaq 100 is down 5%, the Nikkei is down 10% and the German Dax is down 8%. 629 more words


Franco, sempre meno safe haven

Il Franco Svizzero ha ormai raggiunto, nei confronti della valuta unica Europea, i livello più alti dal momento dell’abbandono del peg (di 1.20) e si trova ora a scambiare sul livello di 1.1085. 110 more words

FX Morning

Inversioni di tendenze

Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)

Il recupero del Dollaro di Hong Kong sul biglietto verde in apertura della sessione asiatica sembra continuare con l’USDHKD che al momento scambia a 7.7860 (-0.13%) e prova a riportarsi sui livelli di inizio anno. 186 more words

FX Morning

Economist 12/29/15

  1. LAST month Kai Krause, a computer-graphics guru, caused a stir with a map entitled “The True Size of Africa”, which showed the outlines of other countries crammed into the outline of the African continent.
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15 charts that defined 2015 in financial markets

Before you start, ‘yes’ there are probably more charts that define 2015 in financial markets. But, at least I tried!

1. Swiss Bond Madness

‘Swissification was born after an admirable, but otherwise hopeless, attempt by the SNB to ‘protect’ the Swiss franc from strengthening too much after it dropped the cap against the euro. 291 more words


Indicator Currencies

A couple of weeks ago on ZeroHedge, I happened to read a chart they nicked from BofA Merrill Lynch. Observe:

And just to be Captain Obvious, the chart is inverted as the South African Rand is not exactly a bastion of strength in light of the continued run on commodities. 644 more words


China to start direct trading between RMB, Swiss Franc

Nov 9,2015 8:08 PM     Xinhua. BEIJING — China announced on Nov 9 that it will allow direct trading between the Chinese yuan and Swiss Franc in the inter-bank foreign exchange market starting from on Nov 10. 98 more words

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