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Advisories; FX Outlook; Global Edge
November 10, 2014 Posted by

The U.S. dollar finished the month on a high note, following a much needed correction. Since late July, the dollar has been on a strengthening tear against virtually all major currencies, and by late September had reached a technically overextended condition not seen since 1997. Now, with the correction complete, the dollar is poised to resume its secular uptrend.

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Advisories; FX Outlook; Global Edge
August 08, 2014 Posted by

The August FX Monthly Outlook provides an update of currencies worldwide.

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Advisories; FX Outlook; Global Edge
June 02, 2014 Posted by
FX Currency Newsletter: The Silicon Valley Bank monthly FX Currency Outlook discusses the possibility of a rally for the U.S. dollar.
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FX Outlook; Asia; Europe; India; South America
March 08, 2014 Posted by
In The Fragile Five we take a look at the emerging markets of Brazil, Turkey, Indonesia, India and South Africa.
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FX Outlook; Global Edge
January 24, 2014 Posted by

In a landmark year for democracy, 40 elections around the world will take place in 2014, impacting how our clients should view their foreign exchange strategies.

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Global Edge
November 15, 2013 Posted by

Silicon Valley Bank’s discussion provides an overview of the economic and foreign exchange environments in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, or the Philippines.

 

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FX Outlook; Global Edge
June 14, 2013 Posted by

The Indian rupee has been the worst-performing Asian currency over the past month. This last Tuesday the USD:INR rate reached 58.985 — an all-time high! This latest upswing in the USD:INR rate begun last month near 54.00 and was fueled by a combination of domestic and international factors (see below).  The all-time high rate prompted an unexpected appearance in the market by the Indian government. Their central bank , the Reserve Bank of India, intervened directly into the FX market by selling U.S. dollars. The intervention was successful, as it is now trading lower; however, seldom does one bout of intervention by a central bank turn the tide on a currency. I’ll make a side bet that intervention will be needed again to prevent further rupee weakness.

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Country Guides; Global Edge; Europe
May 27, 2013 Posted by
The UK is one of the countries at the top of the list for companies looking to expand beyond the United States – and provides a host of incentives for direct foreign investment. Here’s a quick look at seven of these incentives – and you can learn more about the UK business climate and key expansion considerations by downloading our free “Guide to Business and Banking – UK”.
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