MARKET INSIGHTS

Week Ahead | May 1st – 5th | FOMC, RBA, & Norges Bank rate decisions, US jobs report, key data in focus | 28/04/2017

• In the US, the FOMC is forecast to stand pat. We expect policymakers to maintain a balanced tone, with risks skewed towards a more cautious narrative than previously.

• The RBA is...

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Daily Commentary | ECB: The song remains the same, for now | 28/04/2017

• The ECB remained on hold yesterday, while the statement accompanying the decision contained no major changes from previously. The Bank kept intact its dovish forward guidance that the QE program...

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Daily Commentary | ECB meeting: Not ready to change tune yet | 27/04/2017

• Today, the highlight will be the ECB rate decision, followed by a press conference from President Draghi. The forecast is for no change in policy. On Tuesday, the euro surged following a Reuters...

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Daily Commentary | US President Trump to unveil an outline of his tax plan | 26/04/2017

• In the US, the big event will be an announcement from President Trump regarding his highly-anticipated tax plan. Given that investors have been waiting for details on that plan for months, any...

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Daily Commentary | CAD slips after US imposes tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber | 25/04/2017

• The Canadian dollar tumbled during the early Asian morning Tuesday, following an announcement by US Commerce Secretary Ross that his nation will impose a 20% tariff on softwood lumber coming...

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