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In a hope to return to robust and continued global growth in 2016, a strong footing is expected to come from various ‘growth-supporting factors. In this exclusive series of fundamental evaluations, we provide in-depth analytical views on ongoing structural adjustments, continuing demand/supply imbalances, recurring financial market volatility, purchasing power parities, short rates divergences, balance sheet divergences and intensifying geopolitical problems in light of the FX market.

Fundamental Evaluation Series

Fundamental Evaluation Series: 2-year yield spread vs. GBP/USD

Sep 22, 2017 11:25 am UTC| Commentary

The chart above shows, how the relationship between GBP/USD and 2-year yield divergence has unfolded since 2012. The cosy relationship between the yield spread and the exchange rate, in this case, is quite visible. Back...

Fundamental Evaluation Series

Fundamental Evaluation Series: USD/NOK vs. 2-year yield spread

Aug 22, 2017 12:00 pm UTC| Commentary Central Banks

The chart above shows, how the relationship between USD/NOK and 2-year yield spread has unfolded since 2012. It can be seen that the pair and the yield spread between 2-year treasury and 2-year Danish government bond...

Fundamental Evaluation Series

Fundamental Evaluation Series: USD/CZK vs. 2-year yield spread

Aug 22, 2017 06:21 am UTC| Commentary Central Banks

The chart above shows, how the relationship between USD/CZK and 2-year yield spread has unfolded since 2012. It can be seen even with a naked eye, that the pair and the yield spread between 2-year treasury and 2-year...

Fundamental Evaluation Series

Fundamental Evaluation Series: USD/CHF vs. yield divergence

Aug 17, 2017 08:50 am UTC| Commentary

During our evaluation period beginning 2012, the yield spread between the US 2-year bond and a Swiss equivalent has widened by almost 200 basis points but the exchange rate hasnt followed through as much as it should have...

Fundamental Evaluation Series

Fundamental Evaluation Series: USD/JPY vs. 2-year yield divergence

Aug 17, 2017 08:44 am UTC| Commentary

This one pair has been at odds with yield divergence throughout early 2016 as the yen benefited from risk aversion and due to market participants doubts on BoJs abilities to ease policies further. It had shown...

Fundamental Evaluation Series

Fundamental Evaluation Series: AUD/USD vs. 2-year yield spread

Aug 17, 2017 08:17 am UTC| Commentary

The chart above shows, how the relationship between AUD/USD and 2-year yield divergence has unfolded since 2012. It can be seen even with a naked eye, that the pair and the yield spread between 2-year treasury and...

Fundamental Evaluation Series

Fundamental Evaluation Series: 2-year yield spread vs. EUR/USD

Aug 17, 2017 07:08 am UTC| Commentary

The chart above shows, how the relationship between EUR/USD and 2-year yield divergence has unfolded since 2012. It is evident that these short rates have been a key influencing factor for the pair as policy divergence...

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Economy

Chinese economy needs to expand strongly in Q4 to achieve 7 pct growth, says ANZ

Given that the first and second quarter GDP growth of China was upwardly revised, the third quarter GDP growth expanded 6.8 percent year-on-year. The figure corresponds with a slower quarterly growth of 1.7 percent...

China activity growth likely to weaken in Q4 on slowdown in housing, credit impulse: DNB Markets

Chinas activity growth is expected to weaken during the fourth quarter of this year, owing to a slowdown in the housing market and a negative development in the credit impulse. The September data confirmed this view, with...

German bunds gain following weak risk appetite among investors

German bunds gained Thursday as investors poured into safe-haven assets while moving away from the riskier assets, including equities and crude oil. Also, the rising tensions between the United States and Iran amid Iraq...

Japanese bonds trade narrowly mixed in subdued trade; Kuroda’s speech in focus

Japanese bonds traded narrowly mixedThursdayfollowing weak results from the Bank of Japans bond buying operation and rising U.S. Treasury yields. Also, investors remained sidelined in any major trading activity amid lack...

New Zealand bonds close firm following weakness in U.S. Treasuries, coalition announcement in focus

New Zealand government bonds closed lowerThursdayfollowing weakness in the U.S. Treasuries; however, investors still remain cautious as the country waited for the outcome of government coalition negotiations. At the...

Politics

As China prepares for its Communist Party congress, what will it mean for the rest of the world?

Of Chinese President Xi Jinpings many achievements in his time in office about which much will be made in the official propaganda one of the most surprising was the more confident and assertive approach to foreign policy...

Las Vegas: the US is racked with impossible divisions over rights and freedoms

In the immediate aftermath of the October 2 Las Vegas massacre the USs 273rd mass shooting in 2017 alone it seems neither President Donald Trump nor his Republican colleagues will entertain a review of current gun...

Trump speaks at the UN: 5 takeaways

It is a short distance from Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue to the United Nations headquarters on First Avenue, but these are different worlds. Donald Trumps native world is one of unilateralism and competition, with more than...

Angela Merkel wins a fourth term in office – but it won't be an easy one

Angela Merkel will continue as chancellor of Germany. But following an election that saw the rise of smaller parties most notably the far right her fourth term will probably be an eventful one in ways she would not wish...

US under Trump Series: President Trump signs new travel ban with additional countries as old one expires

President Trump has signed a new executive order travel ban that was first initiated on the very first week after his inauguration and created quite a furore not only within the United States but around the world too. The...

Science

New Treatment For Blindness Gets FDA Panel Recommendation, First Of Its Kind

Providing hope to thousands of people suffering from hereditary blindness, advisers for the US Food and Drug Administration just gave a critical recommendation to a new type of treatment. Using gene therapy, the treatment...

VP Mike Pence Heads NASA’s Revived Moon Council, SpaceX To Do The Heavy Lifting

After months of hinting that a Lunar mission is in the works, US vice-president Mike Pence announced via The Wall Street Journal op-ed that NASA would be sending humans to the moon. The article was published just before...

Scientists Makes Hydrogen Fuel Production Cheaper With Seawater And New Nanomaterial

Solar and wind energy might be the renewable resources that are growing in popularity, but hydrogen fuel has proven to be incredibly reliable and powerful as well. Now, a University of Central Florida (UCF) scientist has...

Ikea Now Has Indoor Vertical Farm, Huge Potential For Solar Partnership

With the worlds climate constantly becoming hotter by the year, industries such as farming are going to experience massive problems such as drought and daylight heat thats too much for plants to handle. Thats why products...

Genome editing of human embryos broadens ethics discussions

For several years, scientists have experimented on human embryos with a powerful genome editing tool called CRISPR to see if they could correct genetic errors or reduce the risk of disease. In September, Kathy Niakan at...

Technology

Richard Branson Throws Shade At Elon Musk, Essentially Calls Him Mars-Obsessed

The private space industry is currently dominated by SpaceX, which is owned by Elon Musk, but it has competitors in the form of Richard Bransons Virgin Galactic and Jeff Bezos Blue Origin. Recently, Branson threw a jab at...

Tree-Planting Deserves As Much Attention As Renewable Energy, Study States

The current effort to fight climate change is reducing carbon emissions by increasing reliance on renewable energy and basically reducing the use of fossil fuel. However, a recent study suggests that the world should also...

Sony To Start Putting Games On The Switch, Just Indie Games Though

Active participants in the gaming community are well aware of how stubborn Sony can be when it comes to porting video games to other platforms, especially when it comes to PlayStation exclusives. A division of the Japanese...

Samsung Creates 8-Nanometer Chips, Partners With Qualcomm For Mass Production

Samsung has done it again. The South Korean company is set to start mass-producing 8-nanometer low power plus chips (LPP) with the help of Qualcomm. The chip offers improvements in power consumption and performance in key...

Facebook VP Comments On Russian Election Scandal, ‘Sometimes Bad Things Happen’

Facebook was used by Russia to compromise US democracy. This is an established fact that no amount of wishful thinking and denial on Mark Zuckerbergs part can change. In an effort to shine a more positive light on its...
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October 19 14:00 UTC Released

USPhilly Fed Capex Index

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-0.2 %

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0.1 %

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0.4 %

October 19 13:00 UTC Released

RUCbank Wkly Reserves*

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427 Bln USD

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423.3 Bln USD

October 20 06:00 UTC 146146m

DEProducer Prices MM

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0.1 %

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0.2 %

October 20 06:00 UTC 146146m

DEProducer Prices YY

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2.9 %

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2.6 %

October 20 08:00 UTC 266266m

EZPhilly Fed New Orders

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32.5 Bln EUR

October 20 08:00 UTC 266266m

BRCurrent Account NSA,EUR*

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32.5 Bln EUR

October 20 08:00 UTC 266266m

BRCurrent Account SA, EUR*

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25.1 Bln EUR

October 20 08:00 UTC 266266m

EZCurrent Account SA, EUR*

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25.1 Bln EUR

October 20 08:30 UTC 296296m

GBPSNB Ex Banks GBP

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6.500 Bln GBP

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5.669 Bln GBP

October 20 08:30 UTC 296296m

GBPSNB, MM GBP

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5.093 Bln GBP

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