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Live blog: Global financial markets are dealing with the shock of Donald Trump's election victory

What began as a sharp selloff in financial markets around the world overnight, when it became apparent that Donald Trump would become the next US president, reversed course on Nov. 217 more words

Mexico has an emergency plan for a Trump win

Mexico is holding on tight in the event of a Donald Trump presidency.

The country has prepared an economic contingency plan to respond to the depressing effect on the Mexican peso if Trump beats Hillary Clinton in the US election. 351 more words

Bulls pushes USD/CHF up

The USD/CHF cross extends its recover during European session, after having touched the 0,9770 support, and at the time of writing is traded @ 0,9786 making a slightly positive performance of 0,13%. 135 more words

FX Morning

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


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