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Kathleen Brooks

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The UK CPI data for August rose to its highest level since February, which helped push the pound above $1.32, albeit for a brief period. The pound is the one of the top performers in the G10 FX space...
All eyes will be on British PM Theresa May as she makes her way to Salzburg today to address EU leaders over dinner this evening. This informal summit is considered a turning point for Brexit: will...
Bond, stock and FX markets have all experienced some big moves today on the back of a deluge of central bank meetings and some weak US economic data, which weighed heavily on the dollar. The question...
The deluge of central bank decisions has begun, with the BOE and CBRT in Turkey both releasing their decisions. Looking at Turkey first, the CBRT has delivered a mega rate hike to 24% from 17.75%; the...
This Thursday 13th September, three central banks will announce their latest decisions, the Bank of England at 12:00 BST, The Turkish central bank also at 12:00 BST and the ECB at 12:45 BST. Out of...
GBP could be on the rebound Elsewhere, the pound is managing to hold on above $1.30 for now, with the main reason being arch-Brexiteer Jacob Rees Mogg saying that the UK prime minister is...
As we begin to think about a new week, last week’s sharp sell-off in emerging market assets, developed market equities, particularly tech stocks, remains in focus. Although risk sentiment had...
There are tentative signs that this week’s risk sell off, particularly in emerging markets, could be taking a breather. The Argentinian equity index rose more than 4% on Wednesday, and the...
As we move into the autumn months, it’s worth looking more closely at the US stock market, which appears to have disconnected from other risk markets. For example, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) made a...
Is The EM FX Sell Off Overdone? Emerging markets are in focus for another day. The South African rand made a fresh 2-year intraday low versus the USD and is now more than 4% lower since...