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After several years of extremely loose monetary policy, the U.S. Federal Reserve intends to start tightening, for clear reasons, markets will remain focused on the crucial monetary cycle, which is set to have a major impact on almost all asset classes. Economic data releases will provide clues to the robustness of economies- some of which are vulnerable to investment outflows as higher rates make U.S. assets more attractive. Emerging economies are already struggling to support currencies hit by Fed rate hike expectations. In this exclusive series we will provide insightful analysis and views on central banks decisions, emerging markets currencies, bond markets, Fed's tools for managing monetary cycle, investment outflows, including direct government intervention, the imposition of capital controls, and, indirectly, quantitative easing.

Fed Hike Aftermath Series

Fed Hike aftermath Series: Hike probabilities over coming meetings

Sep 24, 2018 05:52 am UTC| Commentary Central Banks

FOMC increased interest rates in March and June and increased its forecast from three rate hikes in 2018 to four rate hikes. June decision was unanimous. Current Federal funds rate - 175-200 bps (Note, all calculations are...

Fed Hike Aftermath Series

Fed Hike aftermath Series: Hike probabilities over next 12 months

Oct 30, 2017 07:28 am UTC| Commentary Central Banks

Hike probability sharply spiked after last FOMC meeting, where projection material showed that the U.S. Federal Reserve is still projecting one more hike for 2017, which is likely to be December. Before the meeting, the...

Fed Hike Aftermath Series

Fed Hike aftermath Series: Hike probabilities over next 12 months

Oct 02, 2017 07:01 am UTC| Commentary Central Banks

Hike probability sharply spiked after last FOMC meeting, where projection material showed that the U.S. Federal Reserve is still projecting one more hike for 2017, which is likely to be December. Before the meeting, the...

Fed Hike Aftermath Series

Fed Hike aftermath Series: Hike probability spiked after FOMC decision

Sep 21, 2017 08:31 am UTC| Commentary Central Banks

Yesterday, in its monetary policy announcement Fed signaled another hike by the end of the year and initiated the balance sheet reduction beginning October. In light of that, lets take a look at the market pricing of...

Fed Hike Aftermath Series

Fed Hike Aftermath Series: Hike odds jump suggests market worrying over inflation

Sep 18, 2017 13:34 pm UTC| Commentary Central Banks

Last week, the media focus was largely on UK inflation report, followed by Bank of Englands (BoE) rare guidance on rates and less attention was paid to the market pricing of hike bets. The financial markets pricing of hike...

Fed Hike Aftermath Series

Fed Hike aftermath Series: Market pushed back rate hike expectation beyond June next year

Sep 08, 2017 12:49 pm UTC| Commentary Central Banks

This week, several key policymakers including Lael Brainard, Neel Kashkari, Robert Kaplan have warned against future rate hikes citing of lower inflation. Kashkari even went further to add that Fed rate hikes so far may...

Fed Hike Aftermath Series

Fed Hike Aftermath Series: Key commentaries from FOMC policymakers this week

Sep 08, 2017 07:58 am UTC| Commentary Central Banks

Several FOMC policymakers have remarked on the monetary policy throughout the week. Here is the compilation of the key remarks, Lael Brainard: As a member of the board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve she is...

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Economy

U.S. Treasuries fall ahead of FOMC member Williams’ speech amid silent trading session

The U.S. Treasuries fell during late afternoon session Monday ahead of todays speech from FOMC member Williams amid an otherwise, silent trading day. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasuries rose nearly 1-1/2 basis...

German bunds suffer ahead of 5-year auction, ECB’s account of monetary policy meeting

The German bunds traded lower during afternoon session Monday ahead of the countrys 5-year auction, scheduled to be held on November 21 by 10:40GMT and the European Central Banks (ECB) account of monetary policy meeting,...

EUR/NOK unlikely to exceed 9.57-9.60 for now, should slowly trend back towards 9.50: Commerzbank

The EUR/NOK currency pair is not expected to exceed the 9.57-9.60 range for now and should slowly trend back towards 9.50, according to the latest research report from Commerzbank. Weaker CPI data alone does not mean...

Malaysia Q4 economic growth likely to moderate to 4.2 pct y/y, full-year seen at 4.6 pct: OCBC Bank

Malaysias economic growth for the fourth quarter of this year is expected to come in at 4.2 percent y/y, while the full-year expansion is seen at 4.6 percent y/y, according to the latest research report from OCBC...

Thailand economic growth surprisingly stagnates in Q3 on weakness in agricultural sector

Thailands economic growth unexpectedly stagnated in Q3, which translated to annual growth of 3.3 percent, the weakest since Q4 2016. The lack of q/q growth reflects weakness in the agricultural sector, which contracted by...

Politics

Threats remain to US voting system – and voters' perceptions of reality

As the 2018 midterms proceed, there are still significant risks to the integrity of the voting system and information warfare continues to try to influence the American publics choices when they cast their ballots. On...

Let's not focus on graduate incomes when assessing the worth of education

The link between educational attainment and income has long been known. Now Australians have more information about what graduates earn from different universities and courses. A recent report shows graduates from NSW...

What image will define the 2018 election?

Every election has its iconic images. Or does it? There are standout images from previous campaigns. Barack Obamas Hope poster, with all its homages and parodies, is a classic example. George W. Bushs Mission...

US mid-term results: seven key issues and what they mean for the country's uncertain future

America has voted, the results are in, but the countrys future remains uncertain for now. Tuesdays Congressional mid-term elections were billed rightly as among the most important in US history. Decades of widening...

Democrats take House at US midterm elections, but Republicans keep Senate; Labor well ahead in Victoria

US midterm elections were held today. All 435 House seats and 35 of the 100 Senators were up for election. Democrats were defending 26 Senators, including some states that Trump won by big margins in 2016, and Republicans...

Science

Novel approach brings African scientists closer to a malaria vaccine

Malaria is still a major problem in Africa. There are over 200 million clinical cases each year and approximately half a million deaths. There are different ways in which malaria can be controlled. Preventive measures...

Dramatic galaxy collision filled the Milky Way with stars, astronomers discover

Imagine trying to map out your home town using only information you could gather from your window. Even with a pair of binoculars youd find it a difficult task. Mapping out our own galaxy, the Milky Way, is a similarly...

How thoughtful, content-rich tutorials can help science students learn

Learning is not a spectator sport. Students need to make what they learn a part of their everyday lives. Tutorials are an excellent way to achieve this at university level. When theyre properly designed, tutorials can be...

Curious Kids: If a star explodes, will it destroy Earth?

This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions theyd like an expert to answer. All questions are welcome: find out how to enter at the bottom. You might...

Explainer: what any country can and can't do in Antarctica, in the name of science

Antarctica is owned by no one, but there are plenty of countries interested in this frozen island continent at the bottom of the Earth. While there are some regulations on who can do what there, scientific research has...

Technology

‘Fortnite’ Latest News & Update: Humiliates ‘God of War’ & ‘Red Dead Redemption’ in Video Game Awards

Fortnite might be the most popular video game in the world right now but no one can be faulted for saying that it is not Game of the Year material. However, it would appear that the judges over at the Golden Joystick...

Radeon RX 590 Latest News & Update: ‘Resident Evil 2’ & ‘DMC 5’ Included in Bundle

AMD is betting big on the Radeon RX 590 GPU by bundling it with several games that are not exactly what anyone would expect to come for free in this fashion. Basically, the company is offering three AAA titles for free...

Nvidia Latest News & Update: Cryptocurrency Failure Leads to Stock Nosedive, Lost The Gamble or Bad Luck?

Nvidia recently released its revenue report for the third quarter and it signaled the end of an era for the company. The cryptocurrency boom essentially led to an unexpected boost in its sales of GPUs last year, which led...

iOS Jailbreak Latest News & Update: iOS 12.1 Successfully Bypassed by Tencent KeenLab Researcher

A Tencent Keenlab researcher recently confirmed on Twitter that his jailbreak method successfully bypassed the latest iOS 12.1 that is running devices of XS MAX, Apple, and iPhone. Named Liang Chen, the researcher said...

'Fallout 76' Latest News & Update: Titanic Failure as Expected, Burning Reviews Paint Apocalyptic Reception

Fallout 76 was doomed from the start and it would seem that everyone could see this except for Bethesda. The game was as confusing to itself as it was to fans and this was the least of its problems. The result is the...
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