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      Dollar re-shoring risk and fintech panaceas

      On Wednesday, we outlined the argument that macro-prudential policy combined with increasingly stringent...

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      Bank of England’s QE through the looking glass

      Next Monday the Bank of England will dish out £38bn to the holders of 4.75 per cent UK Treasury 2015 stock as it...

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      China’s currency has become an increasingly important player on the world economic sta...
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    1. 8 hours ago

      Inflation risk neglected by smug markets

      Students of economic history often marvel at some of the phenomena and oddities of past eras such as feudalism, giant...

    2. FT Alphaville

      8 hours ago

      The maddening task of measuring the "term premium"

      There’s no good way to separate the duration risk premium — the compensation investors get for locking up their money...

    3. FT Alphaville

      9 hours ago

      FT Opening Quote - bwin recommends £1.1bn GVC bid

      It’s been a long hand, but GVC looks to have trumped 888 in the bid battle for FT Opening Quote, with...

    4. 12 hours ago

      Stocks find no support from US jobs data

      Friday 17:30 BST. Stocks were lower while shorter-term Treasury bond yields and the dollar moved higher as market...

    5. 22 hours ago

      Draghi hands markets a gift as eurozone growth disappoints

      Mario Draghi celebrated his 68th birthday on Thursday, but as far as markets were concerned it was the European Central...

    6. 23 hours ago

      Revival in eurozone corporate debt sales with €4bn priced

      European corporate debt markets came back to life on Thursday as a flurry of new bonds arrived in spite of investors...

    7. 23 hours ago

      Departures reveal decline of European ABS

      Europe’s packaged loan industry has lost another high-profile figure, in the latest departure for a sector still...

    8. September 3, 2015

      Joy Global slips 14% after lowering outlook in commodities rout

      Shares of Joy Global took a spill on Thursday after the mining equipment maker said the ongoing rout in commodities and...

    9. September 3, 2015

      Euro ‘spanked’ after Draghi’s dovish message on ECB action

      Mario Draghi heaped downward pressure on the euro after the president of the European Central Bank cut growth and...

    10. September 3, 2015

      Threat of further outflows as headwinds batter China

      After a summer of turmoil in the stock and foreign exchange markets, China’s financial and business communities are on...

    11. FT Alphaville

      September 3, 2015

      If something can't go on forever, it won't, China's FX policy edition

      From Barc on what’s happened since the PBoC got messy at band camp, devalued, and followed up with a “dirty peg”: So,...

    12. The World

      September 3, 2015

      Live - Mario Draghi’s September ECB press conference

      The European Central Bank kept rates on hold as expected and downgraded its inflation and growth forecasts, as Mario...

    13. September 3, 2015

      Downbeat Draghi ready to beef up quantitative easing package

      Mario Draghi buoyed markets on Thursday as he opened the door for further quantitative easing should the global market...

    14. September 3, 2015

      UK services sector shows disappointing growth

      Sterling continued its slide against the dollar on Thursday as a key survey showed an unexpected slowdown in the UK’s...

    15. FT Alphaville

      September 3, 2015

      Markets Live: Thursday, 3rd September, 2015

      This Markets Live session ended at 12:03 on 3 Sep 2015. Participants in this session were: Bryce Elder BEHi, good...

    16. September 3, 2015

      Swedish krona jumps after central bank holds rates

      Sweden’s currency jumped on Thursday after the country’s central bank left interest rates on hold and sounded upbeat on...

    17. FT Alphaville

      September 3, 2015

      Greenspan's bogus "conundrum"

      In a previous post we noted Greenspan shouldn’t have been confounded by the “conundrum” he identified in 2005, and...

    18. FT Alphaville

      September 3, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - easyJet's super soaraway summer

      A record number for bums on seats for easyJet has given it the confidence to lift full-year profit guidance, Barclays...

    19. FT Alphaville

      September 3, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Gross, context available upon click: “But now let’s go small: ants, snails, worms. Feelin’...

    20. September 3, 2015

      Dovish Mario Draghi hits euro and Bund yields

      Thursday 21:00 BST. A jittery session on Wall Street was largely overshadowed by the European Central Bank paving the...

    21. September 3, 2015

      IMF warns against rate rises by leading economies

      The IMF urged the world’s leading central banks on Thursday to refrain from raising interest rates in a bid to boost...

    22. September 2, 2015

      The Greenspan conundrum in reverse

      Central banks and bond investors spent a lot of the past decade worrying about the savings glut from China, emerging...

    23. FT Alphaville

      September 2, 2015

      The dollar re-shoring risk is out there

      At FT Alphaville we’ve flagged concerns about the perfect storm of declining petrodollar/sweatdollar recycling flows, a...

    24. September 2, 2015

      Dollar gains strength while EM currencies tumble heavily

      The dollar regained momentum against the euro ahead of the two big set-piece events of the week, marking the start of a...

    25. September 2, 2015

      Moscovici says Europe ready to counter China slowdown

      Europe’s economy will continue to edge out of recession this year and grow more robustly in 2016 despite the turmoil in...

    26. September 2, 2015

      Malaysia’s economic frailty is all too familiar

      Malaysia is in the middle of a political maelstrom. But the country’s worries do not stop with the scandal affecting...

    27. September 2, 2015

      Low inflation adds to ECB’s easing conundrum

      A tussle between two of the European Central Bank’s top officials highlights the complexities facing global monetary...

    28. FT Alphaville

      September 2, 2015

      CLSA degrees of separation

      And there we were innocently scanning our inboxes over lunch. Well played CLSA comms team, well played. Solid lineup....

    29. September 2, 2015

      World faces third deflationary wave

      The world economy is bearing the brunt of a third deflationary wave in less than a decade. The first was the US-led...

    30. September 2, 2015

      Australian economy slows amid China ripples

      Australia’s economy decelerated sharply as the slowdown in China, its biggest trading partner, dented exports and...

    31. September 2, 2015

      Aussie dollar hit as China slowdown threatens growth

      The Australian dollar fell below US$0.70 for the first time in more than six years on Wednesday morning, driven by...

    32. September 1, 2015

      Fed official flags concern over US growth

      Slowing foreign economies, stock market volatility and falling commodity prices could deal a setback to US growth, a...

    33. September 1, 2015

      Why caution rules for EM and commodities

      For those tracing the cause of August’s rout in world stock markets, most roads lead back to China. An outsized...

    34. The Exchange

      September 1, 2015

      China needs to learn how to talk to markets

      The Chinese leadership is discovering that financial markets have a tendency to punish governments for doing the right...

    35. beyondbrics

      September 1, 2015

      China fooled the world, and now comes the Great Unwinding

      The global commodity super-bubble is coming to an end. It is exactly a year since we forecast that a Great Unwinding of...

    36. September 1, 2015

      Australia: ’roo the day

      No worries? Treasury secretary Joe Hockey says the Australian economy — recession-free for a quarter of a century —...

    37. September 1, 2015

      Free Lunch: Is the Bank of England a slave of the Fed?

      The ties that bind The Bank of England’s independence has been called into question by one of its own researchers. I...

    38. September 1, 2015

      European equities head back toward August lows

      European stock markets fell fast on Tuesday after further turmoil on Chinese equities markets once again set a...

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