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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 (Friday edition) 6 Dec 2013

Draghi disappointed the market yesterday as he appeared to be frustrated about just what the ECB could offer to ensure lower rates feed into the economy. The famous LTRO was described as ‘very successful’ but only for use in a stressed market; now something more like the BOE’s FLS is required. Eyes down now for…

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The Day Today 5 Dec 2013

ECB today, nobody seems to expect very much as inflation ticked up to 0.9% after the surprise 0.7% of the previous month. But that’s still a very long way from their inflation target and the Draghi ECB has been surprisingly pro-active. This is the ECB that brought us OMT, SMP, LTROs etc, none of which…

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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 (Thanksgiving) Day Today 28 Nov 2013

* Carney confirms that the Financial Policy Committee “does not have a veto” on the Govt’s controversial Help-to-Buy scheme {fifw NSN MWXN8V6S972Q <go>} * As the Banking Bill moves through the House of Lords, the Chancellor agrees to a review of prop trading at banks {fifw NSN MWXW8Q6KLVS9 <go>} * Now that we have the…

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