All posts by Sandeep Kanihama


FOMC in search of neutral – Westpac

Elliot Clarke, Research Analyst at Westpac, suggests that the minutes from FOMC May meeting caught the market off guard, with the 10-year US yield falling from 3.06% ahead of the release to 2.98% the day after – the cancelation of the US/ North Korea summit


EUR: Bounce coming? – Nomura

Bilal Hafeez, Research Analyst at Nomura, suggests that for much of this year, everything that could go wrong has gone wrong for the euro. Key Quotes “We’ve had terrible weather, worker strikes, a surge in oil prices (a big negative for the oil importing euro


Canada: Economic uncertainty looming – Westpac

According to Richard Franulovich, Research Analyst at Westpac, it’s an uneven data of late for Canadian economy with inflation and retail sales showing only modest progress, though Feb GDP was solid at +0.4% and that firmer momentum seems to have extended into March with a


ECB: Dovish minutes from the April meeting – ING

According to Carsten Brzeski, Chief Economist at ING, the minutes from the ECB’s April meeting confirm the bank’s in no hurry to change its current monetary stance. Key Quotes “There were a couple of interesting details: In the discussion on the downswing versus soft patch