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FX Outlook; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; Asia; Europe; U.S.
June 08, 2016 Posted by
The strong U.S. economic data, coupled with hawkish comments from Fed officials, led to increased odds of a rate hike, giving the dollar its best month of 2016 in May.
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FX Outlook; U.S.
May 17, 2016 Posted by
SVB has developed modular content geared toward educating you about how to negotiate the FX space as well as giving you strategies on how best to safeguard your company from an unfavorable move with a focus on Life Science.
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FX Outlook; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; Asia; Europe; U.S.
May 12, 2016 Posted by
Two opposing forces were at play in currency markets during April: a weaker U.S. dollar countered by a stronger Japanese yen. Interestingly, both currencies were highly influenced by the inaction of their central banks.
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Observation Deck; Treasury Management; U.S.
May 09, 2016 Posted by
SVB Asset Management's monthly Observation Deck newsletter covers current topics on portfolio management, credit considerations and market events that influence investment strategy. In the main article for the May edition, "A Look at Negative Interest Rate Policy," Paula Solanes discusses what the Fed and other central banks are considering in regards to the impact of negative interest rate policy.
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FX Daily; Asia
May 02, 2016 Posted by

Overview

  • Given the overall weakness in USD, PBOC set the onshore CNY fixing rate at 6.4589 against the USD last Friday, up 365 basis points from Thursday.1 It was the biggest upward move since 2005. 
  • USD dropped to its lowest level in 18 months against the JPY after the Bank of Japan’s decision to refrain from further easing disappointed markets.2
  • China’s Manufacturing Purchasing Manager index (PMI) at 50.1 in April, Vs estimate of 50.3 and 50.2 in March.3
  • The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) said on Friday that it will allow banks to issue more FX-related FX products for hedging purpose, and hold bigger short-USD positions at the end of day. 
  • USD/CNH exchange rate has been range-bound.
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FX Outlook
April 28, 2016 Posted by
BOJ surprised the market with no changes to ETF purchases or a rate cut in the loans support program.
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FX Outlook; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; Asia; Europe; U.S.
April 28, 2016 Posted by
A UK departure from the world’s largest economic bloc has gone from a distant unlikelihood to a very possible reality—and markets are speculating on what that reality might mean for the UK economy.
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FX Outlook; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; Asia; Europe; U.S.
April 18, 2016 Posted by
The resulting choppy markets caused a flight to safety due to U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen’s comments this week. The Japanese yen and Euro strengthened along with currencies in emerging markets & commodity currencies as the threat of higher U.S. interest rates receded.
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Economic Outlook; Quarterly Economic Report; Asia; U.S.; Wealth Advisory Market Perspectives
April 07, 2016 Posted by
The first quarter of 2016 exposed a range of emotions from investors as global equity markets sharply declined in the first half only to recapture much of the losses.
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FX Daily; Asia
April 07, 2016 Posted by

Overview
- China’s Official Manufacturing PMI in March took a positive turn for the first time in months. 
- CNH offshore overnight funding dipped into negative rate in response to reserve requirement change. 
- USD is caught in a crossfire between dovish comments from Janet Yellen and another solid non-Farm Payroll.  
- CNY and other EM currencies continue to benefit from softer dollar and dovish G3 rates.  

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