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Wednesday’s FOMC: The Devil May Be In The Detail
In terms of rate changes, Wednesday’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting will be a non-event, after June’s hike. Indeed France’s BNP Paribas thinks “weakening inflation is likely to force the [FOMC] to wait for more evidence of it picking up before making another move on rates, and believe Chair Yellen’s possible departure at her[…]
Back To The Futures
Traders and analysts alike scrutinize data from the US’ Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as an indicator of broader market sentiment. And while it should always be noted that the data, released on a Friday, always refers to the state of play as at the close of business on the previous Tuesday, the numbers are[…]
Sell Side Stories Begin To Focus On The Euro
“History doesn’t repeat itself but it rhymes,” a quote often attributed to US author Mark Twain, may be an aphorism euro bulls wish to bear in mind. Parts of the sell side of the market are beginning to articulate arguments for yet more euro appreciation. French bank Societe Generale feels “there are echoes of 2012-2014[…]