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Fundamentals will always ‘trump’ fear – Paul Moore

PM Capital

The reaction of the markets was instructive on the day of the election results. Once the outcome was known, Asian and European markets placed their bets and markets sold off. By the end of the following day’s US trading, they were proved to be 100% incorrect. So even with a... Show More

Market is unprepared for the result of the US election, says Saxo's Chief Economist Steen Jakobsen

Saxo Capital Markets Australia

How will the US presidential contest between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump shape Q416? Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, explains his view on what awaits us. Speaking from New York, he says that it is clear that the US is in a state of emergency outside its major... Show More

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"I'm shorting everything' going into nasty March", says Steen Jakobsen

Saxo Capital Markets Australia

A nasty March is what Saxo's Chief Economist, Steen Jakobsen is expecting. He points to the increasing strength of the US dollar which, he says, will kill commodity stabilisation as well as the ability of emerging markets to revitalise the global economy. He also points to the Bank of Japan... Show More

We’re now seeing the end of central bank planning, say Saxo’s Steen Jakobsen and John Hardy

Saxo Capital Markets Australia

If anyone had thought that the Chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen was going to calm the markets last week, they couldn't have been more wrong. And that proves what Saxo Bank's Chief Economist, Steen Jakobsen and Saxo's head of FX Strategy, John Hardy, have been saying for some... Show More

Why investors should not be chasing the current rally

Clime Asset Management

Recent policy announcements have caused gyrations on world bond and equity markets, as ECB considers more monetary policy stimulation; Chinese administration moved to support its financial system with lower interest rate settings; the US Federal Reserve continues to doing nothing; and the Japanese Central bank continues its asset purchasing policy... Show More