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Week Ahead | July 31st – August 4th | BoE & RBA policy meetings, US employment report, other key data in focus | 28/07/2017

• In the UK, the BoE’s “Super Thursday” policy meeting will probably keep investors on the edge of their seats, amid speculation that the Bank could raise rates as early as this year.

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Daily Commentary | BoJ summary of opinions suggests less appetite for stimulus | 28/07/2017

• Overnight, the Bank of Japan released the summary of opinions from its July policy meeting. The summary is released ahead of the minutes, and outlines the individual views of BoJ policymakers....

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Daily Commentary | Fed expects B/S normalization “relatively soon”, dollar crashes | 27/07/2017

• The FOMC kept its policy unchanged yesterday as was widely anticipated, while the statement accompanying the decision had very few changes compared to the previous. The only changes related to...

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Daily Commentary | FOMC meeting: A more cautious assessment?  | 26/07/2017

• Today, all eyes will be on the FOMC rate decision. The forecast is for no change in policy. This is one of the smaller meetings that are not accompanied by updated projections or a press...

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Daily Commentary | Oil rebounds after Saudis promise export cuts | 25/07/2017

• Oil prices rebounded on Monday, following the outcome of the OPEC and non-OPEC ministerial meeting in Russia. In an interesting turn of events, Nigeria volunteered to join May’s output-cut deal...

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