How volatility eats itself and why everyone should care

If low rates result in low volatility, what will happen when rates go up?

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Helen Thomas, author of http://blondemoney.co.uk/

The return of volatility to the FX arena has been greeted with joy by misty-eyed foreign exchange participants. "It feels like a real market again!" has been the relieved response from many who thought the entire asset class was dead, caught between the flash-boy high-frequency traders and the dominating central banks.

The persistence of ultra-low interest rates in the G-4 didn't even help emerging market investors, where the hunt for yield drove out any concept of differentiation between

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