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The Day Today (Friday edition) 22 Nov 2013

How much lower for longer? * Following Draghi’s similar comment yesterday, ECB’s Asmussen Says He’d Be Very Cautious to Use Negative Rates {fifw NSN MWMOLT6TTDTM <go>} * Bullard Predicts Fed Won’t Cut Interest Rate on Excess Reserves {fifw NSN MWMSXQ6K50XU <go>} Cmmdty Currencies keep causing problems * RBNZ’s McDermott Says New Zealand Dollar Is Overvalued…

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The Day Today 20 Nov 2013

* Japan’s biggest pension fund, the GPIF, “should review domestic bond-focused portfolio”, according to independent panel review – and move into inflation-linked JGBs, foreign assets, and the new JPX-Nikkei Index 400 {fifw NSN MWJZ1Q6TTDSH <go>} * Bernanke (remember him?) backs up Yellen: “The target for the federal funds rate is likely to remain near zero…

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The Day Today Returns

The Day Today returns after a spell off sick to find deflation once again haunts the minds of central bankers. That may be surprising with stock mkts at the highs, the US adding jobs even in the midst of a shutdown, and China gearing up for serious reforms – but then if you’d been pursuing…

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The Day Today 5 Nov 2013

* RBA keeps rates at 2.5% but says the currency is “uncomfortably high” {fifw NSN MVRV1L6K50XY <go>} FED * Rosengren: Can be patient, Dec or Apr taper makes no major difference to balance sheet http://on.mktw.net/17CRSg6 * Williams: Should Be Ready to Boost QE If Needed; rates need to stay near zero for significant time even…

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The Day Today 4 Nov 2013

* CBI raises UK growth forecast: 1.4% this year and 2.4% next (up from 1.2 and 2.3) {fifw NSN MVOQ720D9L35 <go>} * They also throw their weight behind the UK remaining in the EU, saying the single market is “Fundamental” to Britain {fifw NSN MVLGJ71A1I4H <go>} * German defence of IMF and US Treasury criticism…

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