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The Bank of England (BoE) voted by 7-2 to hold the bank rate at its current level of 5.25%...[21 Jun]

April’s improved US inflation data and a less hawkish Fed tone suggest that a Fed rate cut...[1 Jun]

Market expectations for Fed rate cuts have been on a roller-coaster ride, swinging from too...[23 May]

For its seventh consecutive meeting, the FOMC voted unanimously to leave the benchmark...[13 Jun]

Stay on top of the FX market

FX markets are seeing key differences in the tone and pace of G10 central bank exit...[25 Jun]

We still expect a strong USD in the months ahead…[24 Jun]

The BoJ just said it would reduce bond purchases but delayed providing details until its...[17 Jun]

The USD is slightly stronger after the Fed's “hawkish hold”, with the median dot for 2024...[13 Jun]

The CAD holds steady, after the BoC’s first rate cut since 2020. [11 Jun]

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China’s central bank is promoting a financial support scheme for affordable housing in a...[19 Jun]

Global growth data is still ticking along, but there are early signs of labour markets…[11 Jun]

China announced a slew of policy easily measures, from lower mortgage rates to local…[21 May]

Economic activity remains solid, with global PMIs, retail sales and GDP growth faring well…[14 May]

We think the Greater Bay Area (GBA) stands to benefit from the government’s focus on “new…[19 Apr]

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The transition away from fossil fuels was mentioned for the first time in a climate...[9 Jan]

The scarcity of ESG investment products and fragmented data across the region have...[4 Dec]

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The US will increase tariffs on a range of strategic goods from China including EVs, solar...[16 May]

For the sixth consecutive meeting (since July 2023), the FOMC voted unanimously to leave...[3 May]

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The Fed held rates steady, saying the FOMC’s confidence on inflation has not improved; QT...[3 May]

We look for the USD to extend its rally, though gains from here may be hard to come by...[29 Apr]

The JPY weakens to a fresh 34-year low after the BoJ’s decision. [29 Apr]

In recent weeks, there’s been a reversal of fortune for Chinese stocks, outperforming...[13 May]

The USD is leading other G10 currencies so far in 2024, supported by a big shift in the…[23 Apr]

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The synchronised dovish messages from the central banks (Fed, ECB and BoE) have reinforced...[5 Apr]

As widely expected, the Federal Reserve voted unanimously to leave the target benchmark...[22 Mar]

Gold has broken higher since the start of March, rising by as much as 15%. Renewed concern...[29 Apr]

Cash underperformed the broad markets in 2023. Historically, multi-asset portfolios...[25 Jan]

The broad USD is likely to remain strong, supported by relatively high US yields and slow...[15 Apr]

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The GBP is the second best performing G10 currency so far this year…[4 Mar]

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Growing investor expectations of an economic soft landing over recent months have...[4 Mar]

As market expectations of a March Fed rate cut are too premature, we believe it will need...[1 Feb]

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