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10 02, 2017

International News (Issue 435) – 10 February 2017

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  International News (Issue 435) - 10 February 2017 In international news this week, much of the headlines focused on the continued fall in Chinese foreign exchange reserves, this month under the crucial US$3trillion level. The figures seemed to point to escalating capital outflows, and though the market seemed to ignore the figure this week, [...]

3 02, 2017

International News (Issue 434) – 3 February 2017

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  International News (Issue 434) - 3 February 2017 Whilst Trump’s phone-call with Turnbull stole all the international headlines this week, there were far more relevant data points released to occupy our minds. Though China spent the better part of the last week on holiday, we did see the release of manufacturing data for January [...]

20 01, 2017

International News (Issue 432) – 20 January 2017

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  International News (Issue 432)- 20 January 2017   There was quite a bit of noise out internationally this week, with perhaps the most relevant being comments from the Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen. She commented that it makes sense to gradually reduce the monetary accommodation on offer given  the Fed were very close to achieving [...]

13 01, 2017

International News (Issue 431) – 13 January 2017

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  International News (Issue 431)- 13 January 2017   Probably the most notable news over the Christmas period came with the release of Chinese input prices which rose to 5-year highs of +5.5% in December. Coupled with the ongoing weakness in China’s currency, China is now well and truly exporting inflation to the rest of the [...]

16 12, 2016

International News (Issue 430) – 16 December 2016

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  International News (Issue 430) - 16 December 2016   On the international front this week all eyes were on the Federal Reserve meeting and the anticipated 0.25% rate hike we ultimately saw. What surprised some in the market was the hawkish attitude of Fed members who now on average saw a total of 3 x 0.25% [...]