FX Outlook, Global Edge

 

FX Outlook
October 30, 2012 Posted by
When engaging in business across borders, companies typically deal in foreign currency. In some instances the foreign currency is received and must be sold for the native currency; in other instances payables are incurred in the foreign currency requiring the company to purchase the currency and deliver it to settle the obligation.
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FX Outlook; Global Edge; Asia
October 08, 2012 Posted by
Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are important players in international trade,  providing high quality goods and services to the U.S., SVB's clients increasingly see opportunities in these countries, as evidenced by expanded FX and trade finance activity.
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FX Outlook
September 17, 2012 Posted by
The German Constitutional Court has ruled that Germany’s participation in the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) does not infringe on the German constitution. This means that there are currently no pending landmark decisions which could derail the ECB’s efforts to reduce the yields demanded for the government bonds of Greece, Portugal, Ireland, Spain and Italy. To measure the effects of the ruling, we examine the status of each country.
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FX Outlook
August 22, 2012 Posted by
European Central Bank (ECB) leader Mario Draghi blew his credibility up in dramatic style over the last couple of weeks by first saying he would forcefully do whatever it takes to preserve the euro on July 26 at the London Global Investment Conference.....
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FX Outlook; Global Edge
July 10, 2012 Posted by
There is no doubt the BRIC economic growth has slowed and investor's appetite for risk remains weak.  However, the Indian economy seems to have been hit the worst.
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FX Outlook; Global Edge
May 25, 2012 Posted by
Brazil is one of the most up-and-coming economies in the world, a hotbed of opportunity for those firms interested in expanding overseas and beyond the slow growth economies of the U.S., Japan and the Euro zone. There are challenges, however, when doing business in Brazil...
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Global Edge
May 22, 2012 Posted by
Make way for the BRIC countries! With the western economies mired in recession over the past few years, the engine of global growth has been without question Brazil, India, China and Russia. At their fourth annual summit in March, the BRIC countries discussed collaboration and policies that would give these powerhouses a greater voice in the global markets and reduce their reliance on the developed economies.
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FX Outlook
May 18, 2012 Posted by
The People's Bank of China (PBOC) announced the long-expected widening of the USD/CNY daily trading band to +/- 1percent from +/- 0.5 percent effective on April 16.  This move is a significant step towards a more freely traded RMB.Though history indicates that USD/CNY would probably not trade at the new maximum trading band, widening the trading band will allow the USD/CNY exchange rates to be determined more by market forces creating rate fluctuations.
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Capital Access; FX Outlook
May 15, 2012 Posted by
Selling internationally can tie up large amounts of capital, but there are ways to minimize the impact...
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FX Outlook
April 18, 2012 Posted by
Since last fall, global equity markets have benefitted across the board from various positive signs that the much-anticipated economic recovery was finally taking hold - at least in the U.S. Double-digit returns in the last six months reflect those positive views....
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