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FX needs for Apac corporates in 2022

This white paper examines the results of a survey, conducted in association with Bloomberg, that offers insight into how corporations based in the Asia-Pacific region interact with the FX market

Chasing the perfect storm

Monica Fan, senior currency product engineer at State Street Global Advisors based in London, assesses the prospects for the US dollar in 2010 and what it would take for cyclical recovery to occur

Sticking to fundamentals

Callum Henderson, global head of foreign exchange research at Standard Chartered in Singapore, warns of a violent US dollar upside correction in the first half of 2010

Diode decoupling

While there is increasing optimism about the global economy's rebound, the growth story is fractured. Asia - especially China but also South Korea, among others - is seeing strong growth while Western economies lag, says Paul Mortimer-Lee, strategist at…

Future bright for CE-3

With the Slovak koruna joining the eurozone in January, the Hungarian forint and the Polish zloty are next in line for a convergence rally in 2009, says David Hauner, currency strategist at Bank of America in London

The return of PPP

The rapid fall of currencies against the US dollar is restoring balance to the currency markets, as stability in purchasing power parity (PPP) returns, says Margaret Kempner, currency strategist at Brown Brothers Harriman

A storm in a teacup

Henrik Gullberg, senior foreign exchange strategist at Deutsche Bank in London, says fears over the Swiss franc's status as a safe-haven currency are exaggerated

Trouble ahead in emerging EMEA

Nick Chamie , head of emerging markets research at RBC Capital Markets in Toronto, analyses the results of the bank's latest Financial Risk Scorecard, and finds there are tough times ahead for the Baltic states

Cable: we've been here before

Peter Luxton, global economic adviser at Informa Global Markets in London, looks at how cable is faring during this economic crisis, and finds it is following a similar pattern to cable during the 1992-93 slump

Out of the frying pan, into the fire...

Analysts at Barclays Capital in London say recent dramatic rate cuts might mean the worst of the financial crisis is behind us, but concern about economic growth is increasing

Nedbank Capital taps Aleri for liquidity data analysis

JOHANNESBURG - South African investment bank Nedbank Capital plans to implement a liquidity management system (LMS) offered by Chicago-based complex event processing software vendor Aleri next year, to consolidate data on cashflows and liquidity…

Averting the crisis

Nicholas Kwan, regional head of research, Asia, at Standard Chartered in Hong Kong, says Asian countries need to work together to avert the worst effects of the financial crisis

Asia's tigers show their stripes

For Nick Chamie, head of emerging markets research at RBC Dominion Securities in Toronto, memories of Asia's 1997 meltdown are resurfacing as concern grows in the region

Uncomfortable truths

Teis Knuthsen, head of FX research at Danske Bank in Copenhagen, looks at the structural changes shaping political and economic realities in our time

Managing mismatches

Tolga Ediz and Ivan Tchakarov at Lehman Brothers in London illustrate the net foreign assets approach as another metric to uncover mismatches in currency valuation

The vote and the dollar

Peter Luxton, global economic adviser at Informa Global Markets, says past experience shows presidential elections can be a factor in US dollar volatility

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