The plan to include China’s RMB in the Special Drawing Rights (SDR) basket of currencies by the International Monetary Fund is likely to have a limited impact on a global scale; however, for China it has a stronger relevance ...
Following Thursday’s Brexit vote,
volatility in the currency markets could remain high through to the end of the
year regardless of the outcome, said strategists on Profit & Loss’s webinar today.
Although a vote for the UK to leave ...
Throughout the campaign leading up to the UK’s referendum on
EU membership, which will be held this Thursday (June 23), there has often been
a stark difference between the opinion polls and prices quoted by bookmakers.
Generally, the polls suggest ...
As the referendum of whether or not Britain should leave the
European Union edges closer there is still a huge amount of uncertainty
regarding the outcome of the vote.
While the majority of UK polls predict a ‘leave’ vote, the ...
It was almost inevitable and hindsight is a wonderful thing.
For as Profit & Loss’s Colin
Lambert wrote in his And
Finally…column only this morning: “The sharp Sterling move we reported last
week and I discussed in the midweek ...
The OTC FX market shrank by between 9-11% during 2015,
according to a new report from Aite Group.
According to the report, this change was largely driven by
regulations that forced banks to restructure how they do business, including
cutting prime ...
At a time when new regulations, divergent central bank policies and changing technology are threatening to fundamentally change how the global FX market operates, a unique perspective on the world’s largest asset class is always welcome.
This is why ...
In a new survey that polled 130 analysts, consultants, journalists, finance specialists, real-sector heads, policy-makers and portfolio managers, 75% forecast that the UK electorate will vote in favour of the UK remaining in the European Union (EU) in the 23rd June referendum.
Dovish global central bank policy, led by
the US Federal Reserve, and a rise in the global price of energy, metals and
other commodities have been key drivers of the rally in global risk appetite since
Specifically, the US ...
Back in 2009, a research team at Nomura put forth the theory
that investors should treat commodities as currencies and apply macro tools
such as carry, value and momentum trades.
Creating a Macro Commodity Strategy (MaCS) based on this
theory, the ...