Government Raid Corpororate Coffers - What are the Possible Effects For FX?

  • Written by Joaquin Monfort

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Since the financial crisis companies have been stockpiling cash at a faster rate than ever before. Now cash-strapped governments are trying to get corporates to shoulder more of the financial burden, if this trend continues what could be the impact on currencies and the macro-economic system?

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Swedish Krona Forecast Higher in 2016

  • Written by Joaquin Monfort

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The Swedish kronor is expected to rise steadily in 2016 on the back of stronger economic growth and a less doveish Riksbank. 

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AFEX’s Lillicrap: Interest Rates Expected to Stay Low Until 2017

  • Written by Joaquin Monfort

UK inflation to keep rates lower say AFEX

Market-based indicators of when the Bank of England might raise interest rates are showing a delay of over a year, according to Associated Foreign Exchange (AFEX) risk manager Lucy Lillicrap.

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UK employment report shows pool of candidates shrinking and pay rising in November

  • Written by Joaquin Monfort

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Recrtuiters are finding it harder and harder to fill vacancies because of dwindling pool of talent according to a KPMG/Rec jobs report, entitled "Permenant Places rise fastest in 7-months."  The tightening labour market is pushing up wages but analysts remain cautious about whether it could be enough to bring forward the timing of the Bank of England's next rate hike.

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