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German bond yields at new low – FT

The FT’s Jamie Chisholm highlights what to watch in markets on Friday, with German bond yields at a fresh low, the All-World index finishing the week at its best ever level and the price of gold at its highest since … Continue reading

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Why pension funds invest in EM debt – FT

  Published on Feb 15, 2017 Mark Fawcett, chief investment officer of the UK’s National Employment Savings Trust, discusses the outlook for emerging market debt with Owen Walker. ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://on.ft.com/2eZZoLI .

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QOTD: Vive La France!

Maybe, just maybe, France will turn out to be the place where the populist tide is turned. – Philip Stephen, FT We concur!

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America-first and the dollar-yen trade – FT

The FT’s Leo Lewis looks at how uncertainty over US President Donald Trump’s America First policy affects the dollar-yen currency trade. ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://on.ft.com/2eZZoLI

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Growth looks good – FT

Published on Jan 3, 2017 John Authers looks at encouraging signs of strength from the US to China, while the strengthening dollar may signal problems for emerging markets. ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://on.ft.com/2eZZoLI

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George Magnus: Round the world economy – FT

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Venezuela in crisis – FT

Shops are being looted, while the country’s gold reserves are being sold to finance its debt. With 1.8m signatures on a petition for a referendum on Nicolas Maduro’s presidency, the country is threatening to become a failed state. For more … Continue reading

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Flat markets – FT

The S&P 500 is flat for the year, and the yield curve is flattening. John Authers tries to explain why. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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Expectations of Fed rate rise drop – FT

US payroll numbers suggested that the unemployment rate tick up slightly from 4.9 to 5.0 per cent, while payrolls gained only 160,000 in April, the lowest in seven months. John Authers explains the implications on a possible Fed rate rise. … Continue reading

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Technology turbulence – FT

Big players from the technology sector have reported a wide range of results. Lex’s Robert Armstrong and Giles Wilkes discuss the changing fortunes of tech’s top operators For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if … Continue reading

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