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Market Sentiment Improved Despite Negative Data from the U.S.

The weak U.S. non-farm payroll report on October 2 ultimately led to a relief rally in riskier assets, as the probability (over 50%) of a move in interest rates was pushed off until March of 2016. In addition, oil prices … Continue reading

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Market Slump – Fallout from Dovish Fed

The fallout from the surprisingly dovish Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and Yellen press conference were the main drivers behind slumping equity prices, falling commodity prices, supportive G10 global bond yields and a broadly stronger U.S. dollar (USD). Adding fuel … Continue reading

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