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Market Talk

On Wednesday, China’s Securities Finance Corporation — known as CSF — announced that it will lend billions to big Chinese brokerage firms so they [...]

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The bond markets were the talk of the city today in London with continued uncertainty putting a bid under the street. Bunds were up over one and half points in [...]

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Market Talk

The people we have been speaking to in Greece are confused and puzzled as to what will happen next and are anxious to see how things play out over the next couple [...]

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Market Talk

Greece was not the main headline today, to no surprise. Obviously, it’s still all over the media, but the markets had the Non-Farm Payroll (NFP) to contend [...]

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Interesting day in bunds where we saw initial weakness as the safe haven bid was unwound, only to see it all reverse at the end of the day! GGB 2yr got messy at [...]

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Today we are seeing some large price/percentage moves in many markets, which is something we should all start to accept as the new norm for the second half of this [...]

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Today was a very busy day for most assets classes. First there was news over weekend that S&P may look unkindly on the UK over Brexit issue (cable was weaker [...]

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Late headlines yesterday from the IMF spooked early trade in Europe, which saw support for core debt markets. But this “will they, won’t they” (or should I [...]

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Market Talk

Interesting day all around… European bonds are weaker from the opening rumors of unwinding the yen carry trade as a result of the stronger JPY (on Abe’s [...]

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