Don’t mess with the SNB over Swissie

Central bank chairman is not ruling out more negative rates

Investors pouring into oil options

Strong demand pushes implied volatility for WTI to the highest level since 2009

Tina and Mrs Watanabe’s bleak growth tale

Chances of verbal intervention by the Bank of Japan are growing

Yellen testimony will set tone for dollar

Fed in a ‘tricky situation’ as global growth woes cloud policy outlook

Fed needs strong jobs number to tighten

Non-farm payroll miss would feed the bear market and limit rates

Funds reverse bullish bets on banks

Flattening yield curve has implications for financials sector and beyond

Equities leave oil prices behind

Easing policy helps stocks break the link to falling crude

Equity bulls squeezed from both sides

Stocks that fell with oil prices no longer rally when crude bounces

Policy uncertainty behind rand volatility

Further selling may follow expected interest rate increase

Further Fed rate rises may be rash

Markets looking to central banks to salve their fears

Time looks ripe for Italian bonds

Analysts argue concern over country’s banking sector is overdone

Corn prices go back to fundamentals

Supply and demand rather than technical issues drive crop higher

Oil rout knocks sovereign wealth funds

US retail data suggest wealth transfer from energy producers is not working smoothly

Treasury hedges keep Vix becalmed

Market sell-off’s impact on ‘fear gauge’ mitigated by bond buying

Bulls beware ominous signals from S&P 500

Little evidence of a capitulation that may signal a market bottom

Equity bulls cast wary eye at US data

Confirmation of factory gate deflation should help suppress longer-term bond yields

Sterling set to remain under pressure

Less hawkish monetary policy trajectory and Brexit fears weigh on UK currency

Nokkie vulnerable amid commodity squeeze

Expect further falls for Norwegian krone against Swedish peer, says RBC

Earnings season set to shape sentiment

Equity bulls hope markets have already discounted the worst

Turmoil may push back more Fed rate rises

Traders bet US central bank will have to become more cautious