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What have negative interest-rates done to and for Switzerland?

This morning has seen the latest missive from the Swiss National Bank which reminds us that Switzerland is one of the leaders of the pack of the world of negative interest-rates. 1,265 more words

General Economics

Notes From Underground (REPOST): If I was A Rich Man, They Think You Really Know

While we’re waiting for the outcome of the Spanish election, I am setting the stage for a larger piece on the market reaction to a high frequency political event. 1,081 more words

Currency

Notes From Underground: The Paroxysms of Brexit Polls, Or Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics

This is a week loaded with data. The U.S. retail sales numbers are reported tomorrow and it will take a tremendous increase in consumer purchases to put any pressure on the June… 693 more words

Euro

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

Euro

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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