Unintended consequences of negative rates

NIRP damages consumer and business confidence, argues Strategas

Remain rally could be short

Energised European secessionism, Westminster rancour, US elections and slowing global growth loom

Brexit opportunities will exist with oil

Appetite for buying crude whenever it falls below $50 a barrel, say analysts

Top stocks for Leave and Remain

Analysis points to likely beneficiaries of either outcome

Brexit: reading the market runes

Analysts assess growth, gilts and sterling as polling day looms

Look to Japan for central bank road map

Price action in Tokyo provides a guide, says JPMorgan

Nervous market sensitive to Yellen’s tone

Federal Reserve not expected to act, but rate call comes at a difficult time

Golden rally to $1,300

Anxiety, minimal opportunity cost, and a stalled dollar are great for the yellow metal

Why rouble’s rally may be over

Analysts point to rate-cutting cycle at the Central Bank of Russia

Where to look for ‘safe yield’ stocks

Search for yield leads to some unusual stocks

Rally lacking exuberance is positive sign

Wall Street’s forward p/e is higher with investors prepared to pay a premium for growth

Stocks are sanguine despite political risk

Some think May US jobs growth of just 38,000 was an aberration

Momentum signals bearish for dollar

Rebooting currency’s recent rebound would mean swimming against a strong technically bearish tide

Can sugar extend its rally?

Fundamentals support the bullish mood for the best performing commodity over the past 12 months

Dollar and copper may obscure PMI signals

Update on health of global industrial base could be hard to read

Lack of trader pain in oil’s steady rise

Speculators have biggest bullish position in US crude since July 2014

More yen weakness ahead, says Goldman

US bank says BoJ will have to stay dovish to help revive economy

Caution but no red signals for bull market

Speculative excess is lacking 12 months on from S&P 500 high

Pound vulnerable against Canada’s dollar

Potential upside for the Loonie around central bank decision

Periphery bond market ‘too pessimistic’

Spreads of Italian and Spanish government debt ‘attractive’

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