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FX Outlook
October 13, 2011 Posted by
As the last quarter of the year begins, the financial markets again find themselves in turmoil. The problems in Europe continue to focus on the sovereign debt problems of its weaker member states.
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FX Outlook; Europe
June 21, 2011 Posted by
Euroland sovereign risk issues with Greece, which have severely cooled global investor appetite for risk-related positions. Since the end of April, the S&P has slid 7.2 percent percent from this year's high, now trading at 12.7 times forecasted 2011 earnings, its lowest multiple in almost a year.
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FX Outlook; Asia
May 09, 2011 Posted by
As we push through into the second quarter of 2011, China-related financial headlines appear on what seems like a daily basis. The country’s economy continues to expand despite the uncertain and fragile global recovery, but elevated inflation pressures remain the primary focus of the Chinese government.
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Global Edge; Asia
March 21, 2011 Posted by
China's new offshore currency (CNH) affords you new opportunities as you do business overseas. Learn about how offshore CNH will ultimately enable two-way foreign exchange conversions for ongoing, Hong Kong-only based transactions, and will not be subject to current onshore (CNY)-based restrictions ...
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FX Outlook; Asia
March 15, 2011 Posted by
Last year proved to be yet another strong economic period for China. Within the Pan-Asian region, China's spending spree in the last couple of years has directly benefited its neighboring economies, as the rest of the developed world continue to work slowly through the most painful global recession on record.
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FX Outlook; Asia
January 25, 2011 Posted by
China is eager to successfully "internationalize" its currency, as it looks to further promote international trade and associated trade settlement. But as always, it will proceed on its own terms despite global demand for change.
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FX Outlook
October 26, 2010 Posted by
The current theme in the foreign exchange (FX) markets has concerned the dramatic decline of the U.S. dollar (USD) following the Federal Reserve's last official statement alluding to another round of quantitative easing (QE) deemed necessary to support the sagging U.S. economy.
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FX Outlook; Europe
September 03, 2010 Posted by
The Bank of England's (BOE) powerbase is expected to expand to the highest level in its 316-year history, as the UK's first coalition government since World War II works through the details of an emergency budget focused on cutting government spending to reduce its deficit from 11 percent of GDP down to 2.1 percent by 2015.
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