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FX Outlook; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; Asia; Europe; U.S.
February 09, 2016 Posted by
January 2016 was one of the toughest months on record for global financial markets.  Currency markets took it on the chin, as did commodities and equities.  A relief rally in oil at month-end did spark a recovery in many markets.
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FX Outlook; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; Asia; Europe; U.S.
January 14, 2016 Posted by
In 2016, the dollar will continue to strengthen as long as it appears the U.S. interest rate is in a rising trend. Look for falling commodity prices to decline further as long as Chinese growth shows no turnaround from its contraction. The effect will roll over and push the commodity currencies (Australia, New Zealand and South Africa) and emerging market currencies lower.
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Advisories; Economic Outlook; Quarterly Economic Report; Asia; Europe; South America; U.S.; Wealth Advisory Market Perspectives
January 14, 2016 Posted by

SVB’s Wealth Advisory Market Outlook—Winter 2016 offers the SVB Wealth Advisory team’s perspectives on U.S. and global trends that can affect U.S. equity and fixed income performance. It also includes recommendations on portfolio strategies for a changing investing climate in 2016.

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FX Daily; Asia
January 06, 2016 Posted by

RMB Overview

  • Chinese equity plunge on the pending end of share sales ban by major stakeholders. 
  • Fear of further capital outflow and continuous weakness seen in macro data has sent the Chinese currency into a nosedive
  • Further depreciation in CNY is a consensus view on the street.  In light of broad-based USD strength and greater willingness by the State to see a weaker currency, 5% -7% depreciation seems attainable.  
  • CNH ended 2015 at 6.5688; so far 2016 high at 6.7319
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FX Outlook; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; Asia; Europe; U.S.
December 17, 2015 Posted by
It is expected that 2016 will be an eventful year. It’s an election year. Headlines and swinging polls tend to create more volatility in the financial markets. Besides that, there are still economic headwinds and central banks are working through various fiscal dynamics. Three themes that will get much attention in the New Year will be the value of the euro, higher interest rates, and China’s inclusion into the reserve system.
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FX Outlook; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; Asia; Europe; U.S.
December 09, 2015 Posted by
This edition of the FX Monthly Outlook includes details of several critical events of the first week of December: the ECB meeting, Fed Chmn Yellen’s comments and subsequent U.S. employment numbers, and the OPEC meeting; since they were all potential game-changers, and likely to set a new tone for 2016.
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FX Outlook; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; Asia; Europe; U.S.
November 24, 2015 Posted by
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi recently announced that there are still headwinds in the region and additional accommodation may be required. First, consumer prices in the 19-member euro zone have slipped in recent months and inflation is running well below target. The second problem: the most recent forecast from the European Commission expects GDP growth at 1.6% for 2015, and about the same level for next year and 2017.
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FX Outlook; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; Asia; Europe; U.S.
November 19, 2015 Posted by
We had a busy month for the global financial markets with plenty of elections and central bank activities to influence global asset and currency valuations. Although the U.S. dollar rallied strongly in the second half of the month, it remained within the trading ranges against the major currencies that have been in place over the last few months. Emerging market currencies traded higher on the month for the first time since earlier in the year.
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Advisories; Economic Outlook; Quarterly Economic Report; Asia; Europe; U.S.; Wealth Advisory Market Perspectives
November 18, 2015 Posted by
SVB’s Wealth Advisory Market Outlook Q4 2015 offers the SVB Wealth Advisory team’s perspectives on U.S. and foreign fixed income markets and equity markets, and recommendations on portfolio strategies for a changing investing climate in 2015-16.
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Economic Outlook; FX Outlook; Global Edge
November 16, 2015 Posted by
SVB’s team of FX advisors will provide an outlook specifically for Euro, U.S. & Russian currencies, discuss best practices for managing FX risks and cash flows for early and late stage technology companies, and present several case studies.
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