Marcus Tuck

Italy's much-delayed constitutional referendum looks like it will finally go ahead on 4 December. It has the potential to destabilize the European Union if the "No" vote wins. As described in a report by State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), Italy's referendum effectively pits the technocracy against the masses who have... Show More

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Saxo Capital Markets Australia

In the lead-up to the next monetary policy meetings of the European Central Bank (ECB) and the US Federal Reserve (Fed), things are now pretty clear, according to Saxo Capital Markets Asia Macro Strategist Kay Van-Petersen. He says he’ll be sticking to “the clearest path of least resistance”, which is... Show More

Saxo Capital Markets Australia

Growth in Eurozone looks like a 'total loss' for 2014: Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist at Saxo Bank With Eurozone GDP figures out on Thursday, Saxo Bank Chief Economist and CIO Steen Jakobsen says the signs aren't good. While predicting a quarterly growth figure of 0.1%, Jakobsen warns there is also a... Show More

Saxo Capital Markets Australia

Global stocks on the rise, but only just - investment outlook from Saxo Private Bank CIO Teis Knuthsen Global equities rose by 0.7 per cent in April, ending a choppy month with a small gain. Despite the MSCI World Index rising to an all-time high at the beginning of this month,... Show More