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Macron’s Win: Implications for Global Politics and Financial Markets

Paresh Upadhyaya is Director of Currencies, US. The French elections are now over and did not turn out to be a key risk event that was widely feared for global financial markets. Emmanuel Macron handily won the election with 66.1% … Continue reading

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Three Supporting Factors and One Major Concern for 2017

Qinwei Wang is an Economist. China’s economy has held up relatively well so far, after strong concerns one year ago. We expect some slowdown in 2017, but this should be less painful than in 2015. Let’s see the three supporting factors … Continue reading

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A 2017 USD Bull Market? More Factors to Consider.

Part two in a series. Paresh Upadhyaya is Senior Vice President, Director of Currencies, US.  In my last post, USD Bull Market: Key Drivers in 2017, I discussed the first of three drivers of the US dollar (USD) bull market: … Continue reading

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Emerging Market Bonds Outlook for 2017

Video: Emerging Market Bonds Outlook for 2017 Click here for our complete selection of 2017 Outlook videos. What is your outlook for Emerging Markets Debt for 2017? We are forecasting a pickup in growth in Emerging Markets in 2017. However, of … Continue reading

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Tough Start to the Year

The global financial markets have started the year in full-blown risk-off mode. The trigger to this acute bout of risk aversion has been a tightening of global financial conditions, with the catalyst being the U.S. The Bloomberg U.S. Financial Conditions … Continue reading

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