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Flurry of U.S. Data Awaited and More Central Bank Decisions Announced

September 12, 2014

U.S. retail sales, import prices and the U. Michigan consumer sentiment index get released today. The Central Bank of Chile cut its overnight interest rate by 25 basis points to 3.25% but express less certainty about more easing.  Previous 25-bp cuts were made in August, July, March, February, November and October. Peru’s central bank also […] More

Stocks Down but Dollar Pretty Steady

April 25, 2014

Share prices fell 1.9% in Taiwan, 1.5% in Hong Kong, 1.3% in South Korea, 1.0% in China, 0.8% in India and 0.5% in Singapore.  Equities firmed 0.2% in Japan.  European stocks so far show losses of 0.9% in Germany and Italy, 0.8% in Spain, 0.4% in France and 0.2% in Switzerland and Great Britain.  U.S. equities […] More