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Observation Deck; Treasury Management; U.S.
April 06, 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 April edition, "Stay the Course," Jose Sevilla acknowledges the roller coaster ride investors saw in Q1 and continues to encourage a disciplined investment approach as we ride out the market volatility.
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FX Daily
April 06, 2016 Posted by

The dollar has traded mixed ahead of the FOMC minutes (2pm EST), although it is weaker against most majors so far. 

 
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FX Daily
April 05, 2016 Posted by

Risk aversion mode returns with global equities and bond yields all lower and the dollar got dragged down with it. Maybe it’s a combination of Yellen’s cautious approach from last week or Lagarde’s gloomy outlook on global growth, jobs, inflation and high debt. In these circumstances, USDJPY and JPY crosses were hit

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FX Daily
April 04, 2016 Posted by
The dollar traded mixed this morning with equities flat and bond yields up 2bps in the 10’s.
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FX Daily
March 30, 2016 Posted by

Yellen’s dovish speech yesterday saw the rates curve get repriced again with the futures market implying just 20bps hike for the whole 2016. 

 
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FX Outlook; Startups; Technology; Venture Capital; Asia; Europe; U.S.
March 30, 2016 Posted by

Another factor that has added to the volatility in the FX market has been the fluctuations in energy prices. This particular influence has augmented the currency rate of countries that are large exporters of petroleum. 

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FX Daily
March 29, 2016 Posted by

The dollar has been mixed so far with lower equities (S&P -0.4%) and crude oil trading down -3.3%. 

 
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FX Daily
March 28, 2016 Posted by
FX volumes are lighter given the extended Easter holiday in UK, Europe and Australia.
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