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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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FX Outlook
March 16, 2012 Posted by
This article provides a brief overview of the Dodd-Frank Act as it relates to foreign exchange activities. It is intended as a summary of the recent regulatory proposals that may affect, or the changes that will affect our clients who engage in FX hedging.
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February 14, 2012 Posted by
After months of drama, the leaders of Europe's leading financial institutions have finally (apparently) reached a deal with Greece's governing coalition which will impose further austerity measures on that country in exchange for a €130 billion bailout.
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January 10, 2012 Posted by
Now that 2012 is here, it is time to reflect on the past year’s many memorable events. How would we have survived without the drama of the Kardashian’s or the antics of Charlie Sheen? Does Donald Trump really have a chance to be the next President of the United States?
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FX Outlook
January 05, 2012 Posted by
Corporations face an uncertain future in 2012. Even as the U.S. economy is showing signs of recovery, concerns about Europe and slowing growth in Asia call into question the strength and sustainability of the global economic recovery.
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November 15, 2011 Posted by
Europe is complex because it is comprised of 17 different countries. This might seem obvious, though begs the question why the European Union expects the rest of the world to view it as anything other than 17 different countries even if they do share one currency.
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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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September 12, 2011 Posted by
The Swiss National Bank has said it would set a minimum exchange rate of 1.20 Swiss francs per euro and committed to sell unlimited amounts of Swiss francs to control how much the franc can gain. This measure is a last-resort response to contain the recent strong appreciation of the Swiss franc due to a huge influx of safe-haven-seeking capital into the currency ...
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