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FX Daily
February 08, 2016 Posted by

Many Asian markets are closed this week due to Chinese New Year. The yen strengthened...

 
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FX Daily
February 05, 2016 Posted by
Risk appetite has diminished this morning following the release of the weaker US jobs data.
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Fraud Prevention; Treasury Management
February 02, 2016 Posted by

According to the FBI, cyber thieves have stolen nearly $750 million using imposter fraud – aka business email compromise fraud – a scam that spoofs or hijacks email accounts of business executives. Once compromised, fraudsters use the email accounts to send fraudulent transaction instructions to company employees and steal client funds. Fraud attempts have increased by 270 percent in 2015 alone with all types and sizes of businesses affected.  Security experts Guardian Analytics highlighted how imposter fraud happens in this tutorial video. Watch it to learn how you can protect yourself.

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Observation Deck; Treasury Management; U.S.
February 02, 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 February edition, "Will the Fed Stand Alone?," Renuka Kumar covers what the Fed is thinking given the recent market volatility and what that could mean for future rate hikes. 
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FX Daily
January 29, 2016 Posted by

BOJ followed the path of the ECB and RBNZ shocking the market with quantitative and qualitative easing with negative interest rates and extending the timeline to achieve the 2.00% inflation target.

 
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FX Daily
January 22, 2016 Posted by
Global equity markets are rallying on speculation that the ECB will add to its quantitative easing program and that Japan and China may also take steps to support their markets. This speculation is also spilling over into the currency markets, with both the EUR and JPY trading .5% weaker against the USD.
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FX Daily
January 21, 2016 Posted by
Yesterday’s session was volatile and ended the day in negative territory though nowhere near the lows. Equity markets are viewing the relatively strong comeback as a positive, with stocks now rallying this morning. The question is whether today’s price action thus far is going to prove to be another dead cat bounce or the start of a recovery from oversold conditions.
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FX Daily
January 20, 2016 Posted by
The IMF lowered their forecast for global growth in part as a result of slower growth from China. This news added some downside momentum to the global equity rout which now has nearly every index across the globe by in excess of 1% today.
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