Tagged: BOJ

What happens when you’re not looking

As I write the Euro is heading towards the high printed at the end of last year, 1.3893. This just after Bloomberg’s Chart of the Day on Monday was entitled “Euro suffocated as 2014 Range is the least on record” – in other words, the Euro has never started the year in a tighter trading…

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The Day Today 9 Dec 2013

* China Trade Surplus Widens as Consumer Inflation Eases to 3% {fifw NSN MXJ5S26KLVRB <go>} * PBOC gives banks freedom to issue negotiable certificates of deposit interbank, where the interest rate is determined by the market http://on.wsj.com/1d4uMMS * Japan posts slower growth, and the current account slips back into deficit {fifw NSN MXITFQ6JTSEC <go>} *…

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The Day Today 29 Nov 2013

* Netherlands cut to AA+ from AAA, outlook stable, by S&P. They also raised Cyprus to B- and upgraded Spain’s outlook to stable from negative {fifw NSN MX0JM76JTSEU <go>} Abenomics working: * BBRG: Nomura to raise base salaries in Japan by average 2% in April {fifw NSN MX0GWI6S973Q <go>} * Japan national CPI still 1.1% …

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The Day Today 6 Nov 2013

* Much better NZ Employment: +1.2% QoQ vs 0.5% exp and 0.4% prior * Fed to lower the unemployment threshold to offset any taper? Hilsenrath in WSJ flags new study by Bill English, to be presented at IMF meeting Friday http://on.wsj.com/1bWQB0a * Fed’s Williams disappointed that he’s not seeing the pick-up in data he expected,…

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The Day Today 9 Oct

* World’s most important central bank looks set to get female boss, with White House confirming Yellen’s nomination (now she just has to make it through the confirmation process!)  http://on.ft.com/1bYo4Zp  http://on.wsj.com/19iekZJ * WPT Debt Ceiling timeline {NSN MUD8WV3HBS3K<GO>} * Weekly drop in US Economic Confidence largest since Lehman collapse http://bit.ly/GKPIP4 Ahead of FOMC Minutes tonight:…

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