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Central banks current monetary policy - Where to next?

Major central banks around the world, except for the BOJ, are in tightening mode on the back of increasing inflation.

Fixed vs floating exchange rates – what’s the difference?

A fixed exchange rate describes when a currency’s value is pegged to a stronger, more influential currency. By contrast, a floating exchange rate allows a currency value to fluctuate with supply and demand. Both systems have pros and cons depending on a country’s economy.

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February 16, 2022 02:24 AM

Forecasting 2022 inflation: Transitory no more?

The ongoing global inflationary pressure stems from two primary causes: Economic stimulus and supply chain disruptions - how will they evolve in 2022?

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Three key questions every trader should be asking about inflation…and how to trade it

Both the current supply chain disruptions and the highly-accommodative economic policies are poised to ease, though perhaps not until closer to the middle of 2022...

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ECB recap: Lagarde drives EUR/USD to new October highs

Ms. Lagarde's strongest statement was around the PEPP purchases ending in March, making the statement more hawkish than anticipated

ECB Preview: Lagarde to be dovish as she drives home strategic review

“The formulation removes any possible ambiguity and resolutely conveys that 2% is not a ceiling”

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July 20, 2021 10:29 PM
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What is a repo? Repurchasing agreements explained

The repo market has gathered significant attention recently after the Fed’s purchases hit a record of half a trillion dollars. But is a repo? And why does central bank action impact the market so much? Find out below.

FOMC Preview: More wait and see

Expectations are for the FOMC to continue to sing their same tune.

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April 23, 2021 09:41 PM

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