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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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FX Outlook; Europe
July 20, 2010 Posted by
Only three short years ago, the British economy was considered to be the strongest in Europe. Open and competitive markets made the U.K. the shining example for globalization of the developed world.
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FX Outlook
May 18, 2010 Posted by
In general, Norway's economy has been shielded from the worst of the global credit crisis due primarily to its extensive oil wealth (world's sixth-largest oil exporter), strong labor sector, a housing market that that continues to hold up well and a mainland economy that is expected to continue expanding at a somewhat moderate pace in 2H 2010.
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Global Edge
April 08, 2010 Posted by
China is one of the fastest-growing economies of the world and plays an increasingly important role in the global economy, especially for U.S. technology companies. This free, informational replay of SVB's Web seminar discusses the economy, the currency regime and the regulatory framework of China.
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FX Outlook
February 23, 2010 Posted by
As we entered the new year, the perceived global economic recovery continued to sputter along as it did in 2H09. Last year's recovery theme was centered on supporting the global banking system via the central banks' strategy of flooding the market with massive amounts of liquidity and support. With the banking system in much better shape by year-end, the G-10 economies were expected to slowly build on the positive momentum and show real, identifiable progress in 2010.
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FX Outlook
December 29, 2009 Posted by

2010 is likely to be the year of the global recovery. Thanks to the coordinated, sizeable and successful global policy stimulus, the world economy is entering 2010 in what appears to be the very early stages of the recovery. Across

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FX Outlook
November 24, 2009 Posted by

For the past two years, foreign exchange (FX) markets have been influenced by the massive global monetary policy stimulus programs and central bank quantitative easing (QE) efforts to stimulate and support local economies. At the forefront of this activity, the

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FX Outlook
September 29, 2009 Posted by
As the global economic downturn morphed into a full-blown collapse last year, global central banks rolled up their sleeves and got to work.
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