Tagged: Eurozone

A word on Greece….

Markets tend not to repeat the same panic twice, and “Grexit” has been done to death over the past few years. The markets think they have now wised up to politicians,

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Lessons from Japan

This week Blondemoney attended a presentation by a former BOJ official (Chatham House rules prevent full disclosure) and left feeling gloomy about the prospects for the Eurozone. Here’s a summary of his key points:


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At the end of last week, everyone was astonished to find that EUR/USD was about to hit its end of year targets within the first month of the year (well,

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The Day Today 20 Jan 2015

* China data better than expected – the stock market rallies from the 7% loss of the previous trading day:
Q4 GDP 7.3% vs 7.2% exp
Dec Retail Sales 11.9% YoY vs 11.7 exp
Dec IP 7.9% vs 7.4 exp
Dec Fixed Asset Invmt 15.7% vs 15.7 exp

* France’s Hollande lets the cat out of the bag,

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