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Business Insider
A former hedge fund veteran sounded a warning over the 'wild, wild west' FX marketa third of Japanese government debt. You can see how distorted the market is,"
A former hedge fund veteran sounded a warning over the 'wild, wild west' FX market
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
a third of Japanese government debt. You can see how distorted the market is," said Jordan to BI. "Also remember when the Swiss National Bank (SNB) tells the market that there is a floor for the Swiss franc and then suddenly pulls it away? — it... Read more
5d
The New Zealand Herald
Stock market: US Federal Reserve caught in a bear trap?bonds which are being bought up by the lorry load, but corporate debt, and in t
Stock market: US Federal Reserve caught in a bear trap?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
bonds which are being bought up by the lorry load, but corporate debt, and in the case of the Bank of Japan and the Swiss National Bank (SNB), even high-risk equities. US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen. Photo / Getty Images Never mind... Read more
6d
Newsmax
Rep. Mike Pompeo: Obama Administration 'Laundered' Cash Payments to Iranmillion cash payment to Iran was wired to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Rep. Mike Pompeo: Obama Administration 'Laundered' Cash Payments to Iran
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
million cash payment to Iran was wired to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) and then moved to an account at the Swiss National Bank. FRBNY then "withdrew the funds from its account as Swiss franc banknotes and the U.S. government... Read more
6d
Reuters
Credit Suisse exec warns of longer-term negative rate impactbank's negative interest rate policy could lead to instability for Switzerland'
Credit Suisse exec warns of longer-term negative rate impact
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
bank's negative interest rate policy could lead to instability for Switzerland's lenders. Since January last year, the Swiss National Bank has kept interest rates in negative territory in an effort to discourage investors from holding the Swiss... Read more
7d
The Daily Reckoning
Janet Yellen’s ShameThe idea is to stimulate their economies; the result is to stimulate Wall Stree
Janet Yellen’s Shame
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 7 days ago
The idea is to stimulate their economies; the result is to stimulate Wall Street. Between them, the Bank of Japan and the Swiss National Bank own about $300 billion worth of stocks. And many of the Swiss National Bank’s holdings are listed in the... Read more
7d
TheBull
The Sherwood Weekly Report 19th September 2016 - Is this a new day?were largely uneventful, with the BoE leaving policy rates unchanged and leavin
The Sherwood Weekly Report 19th September 2016 - Is this a new day?
TheBull / Posted 7 days ago
were largely uneventful, with the BoE leaving policy rates unchanged and leaving the QE target at £435 billion, with the Swiss National Bank also leaving rates unchanged. At the corporate level, pressure on Deutsche Bank (-12.2%) intensified... Read more
10d
Bdnews24.com
Asian stocks rise as weak data crimp Fed hike chances, oil slipsa Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the programme mor
Asian stocks rise as weak data crimp Fed hike chances, oil slips
Bdnews24.com / Posted 10 days ago
a Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the programme more than positive effects. On Thursday, the Swiss National Bank and the Bank of England held interest rates steady. The SNB warned that significant risks remain after... Read more
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10d
Business Standard India
Asian stocks rise as weak data crimp Fed hike chances, oil slipsa Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the programme mor
Asian stocks rise as weak data crimp Fed hike chances, oil slips
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
a Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the programme more than positive effects. On Thursday, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the Bank of England (BoE) held interest rates steady. The SNB warned that significant risks... Read more
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10d
Business Standard India
Asia stocks up as weak data crimp US Fed hike chancesa Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the programme mor
Asia stocks up as weak data crimp US Fed hike chances
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
a Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the programme more than positive effects. On Thursday, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the Bank of England (BoE) held interest rates steady. The SNB warned that significant risks... Read more
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10d
asianage
Asia stocks up as weak data hurt Fed hike chancesa Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the programme mor
Asia stocks up as weak data hurt Fed hike chances
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
a Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the programme more than positive effects. On Thursday, the Swiss National Bank and the Bank of England held interest rates steady. The SNB warned that significant risks remain after... Read more
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10d
dna
Asia stocks up as weak data crimp US Fed hike chancesa Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the programme mor
Asia stocks up as weak data crimp US Fed hike chances
dna / Posted 10 days ago
a Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the programme more than positive effects. On Thursday, the Swiss National Bank and the Bank of England held interest rates steady. The SNB warned that significant risks remain after... Read more
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10d
Manila Bulletin
Asia stocks up as weak data hurt Fed hike chancesa Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the program more
Asia stocks up as weak data hurt Fed hike chances
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
a Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the program more than positive effects. On Thursday, the Swiss National Bank and the Bank of England held interest rates steady. The SNB warned that significant risks remain after... Read more
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10d
Reuters
Asia stocks up as weak data hurt Fed hike chancesa Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the program more
Asia stocks up as weak data hurt Fed hike chances
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
a Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the program more than positive effects. On Thursday, the Swiss National Bank and the Bank of England held interest rates steady. The SNB warned that significant risks remain after... Read more
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11d
Zero Hedge
US Futures, European Stocks Rebound, Bonds Fall Ahead Of US Data Delugeovernight trading with global equities mixed, Bank of England rate decision at
US Futures, European Stocks Rebound, Bonds Fall Ahead Of US Data Deluge
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
overnight trading with global equities mixed, Bank of England rate decision at 7am ET with forecast seeing no change. The Swiss National Bank maintained its ultra-loose negative interest-rate policy, with its deposit rate unchanged at a record low... Read more
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11d
Reuters
Swiss central bank keeps policy loose to curb strong francA man walks on the Federal Square in front of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) in
Swiss central bank keeps policy loose to curb strong franc
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
A man walks on the Federal Square in front of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) in Bern, Switzerland June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich/File Photo ZURICH Switzerland's central bank on Thursday kept its expansive monetary policy intact, holding its... Read more
11d
Swissinfo
SNB Keeps Rates on Hold as Brexit Fallout Clouds Global Outlook(Bloomberg) -- The Swiss National Bank maintained its ultra-loose negative inte
SNB Keeps Rates on Hold as Brexit Fallout Clouds Global Outlook
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- The Swiss National Bank maintained its ultra-loose negative interest-rate policy and pledged to intervene in currency markets if needed, saying the Brexit vote has clouded its view of the global economy. Switzerland’s central bank,... Read more
11d
Swissinfo
SNB Set to Stay Atop Negative Rate League Table: Chart (Correct)(Bloomberg) -- The Swiss National Bank will probably remain the major central b
SNB Set to Stay Atop Negative Rate League Table: Chart (Correct)
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- The Swiss National Bank will probably remain the major central bank with the most severe negative interest rate when it announces the outcome of its quarterly monetary policy assessment at 9:30 a.m. in Zurich on Thursday. It is expect... Read more
11d
Channel NewsAsia
Fed minutes don't always help predictability: ECB research papertime as the interest rate decision, with detailed voting records, and is consid
Fed minutes don't always help predictability: ECB research paper
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
time as the interest rate decision, with detailed voting records, and is considered one of the most transparent banks. The Swiss National Bank, on the other hand, does not publish minutes at all. (Reporting by Balazs Koranyi; Editing by Mark... Read more
11d
Reuters
Fed minutes don't always help predictability: ECB research papertime as the interest rate decision, with detailed voting records, and is consid
Fed minutes don't always help predictability: ECB research paper
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
time as the interest rate decision, with detailed voting records, and is considered one of the most transparent banks. The Swiss National Bank, on the other hand, does not publish minutes at all. (Reporting by Balazs Koranyi; Editing by Mark... Read more
12d
Swissinfo
The Swiss and negative rates: how is the experiment going?refer to the day of the “Frankenschock”. On January 15 last year, their stable
The Swiss and negative rates: how is the experiment going?
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
refer to the day of the “Frankenschock”. On January 15 last year, their stable economic lives were shattered by news the Swiss National Bank (SNB) had abandoned its cap on the super-strong franc’s value against the weak euro. To deter investor... Read more
13d
Zero Hedge
A Homerun For The Donald - Attack The Fed's War On Savers, Workers And The Unborn (Taxpayers)bonds,” said Patrick Artus, chief economist at French investment bank Nataxis i
A Homerun For The Donald - Attack The Fed's War On Savers, Workers And The Unborn (Taxpayers)
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
bonds,” said Patrick Artus, chief economist at French investment bank Nataxis in a research note. Besides that, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the BOJ have already pioneered the way. Fully 20% of the former’s bulging portfolio consists of... Read more
15d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Bank of England to hold fire after August's Brexit bazookareleased in the coming week, as well the ZEW survey of economic sentiment in Ge
Bank of England to hold fire after August's Brexit bazooka
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 days ago
released in the coming week, as well the ZEW survey of economic sentiment in Germany, the currency bloc's economic engine. Swiss National Bank policymakers also meet on Thursday, with no change to policy expected. Expectations the Fed will raise... Read more
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16d
Reuters
Bank of England to hold fire after August's Brexit bazookareleased in the coming week, as well the ZEW survey of economic sentiment in Ge
Bank of England to hold fire after August's Brexit bazooka
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
released in the coming week, as well the ZEW survey of economic sentiment in Germany, the currency bloc's economic engine. Swiss National Bank policymakers also meet on Thursday, with no change to policy expected. [SNB/INT] FED UP? Expectations... Read more
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18d
Zero Hedge
Negative Rates & The War On Cash, Part 2: "Closing The Escape Routes"the lowest crime rates in the world. The cash hoarders are ordinary citizens re
Negative Rates & The War On Cash, Part 2: "Closing The Escape Routes"
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
the lowest crime rates in the world. The cash hoarders are ordinary citizens responding rationally to monetary policy. The Swiss National Bank introduced negative interest rates in December 2014. The aim was to drive money out of banks and into the... Read more
18d
Reuters
Swiss central bank to keep monetary policy on hold next weeknext week, a Reuters poll found. Despite improving economic developments and m
Swiss central bank to keep monetary policy on hold next week
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
next week, a Reuters poll found. Despite improving economic developments and mounting criticism of its negative rates, the Swiss National Bank will keep the tools it has deployed since January 2015 when it scrapped its policy of limiting the franc... Read more
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19d
Newsmax
Strategist Lewitt: 3 Reasons to Avoid Investing in StocksBank of Japan is buying billions of dollars in stocks (by buying exchange-trade
Strategist Lewitt: 3 Reasons to Avoid Investing in Stocks
Newsmax / Posted 19 days ago
Bank of Japan is buying billions of dollars in stocks (by buying exchange-traded funds that invest in equities), while the Swiss National Bank is buying stocks directly on the open market. On top of that, sovereign wealth funds that invest on... Read more
19d
Market Watch
Pressure mounts on ECB to do QE3, but Thursday is seen as close callin its buying basket, possibly including stocks. The ECB wouldn’t be the first
Pressure mounts on ECB to do QE3, but Thursday is seen as close call
Market Watch / Posted 19 days ago
in its buying basket, possibly including stocks. The ECB wouldn’t be the first central bank to purchase equities. The Swiss National Bank, for example, is already doing this, leading critics to charge the institution is acting more like a... Read more
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19d
CNBC
Negative rates will stay for another five years, JPMorgan warnsin 2015," the report said. The European Central Bank (ECB), the Danish Nationa
Negative rates will stay for another five years, JPMorgan warns
CNBC / Posted 19 days ago
in 2015," the report said. The European Central Bank (ECB), the Danish National Bank (DNB), the Swedish Riksbank, and the Swiss National Bank (SNB) have all pushed key short-term policy rates into negative territory. A negative interest rate... Read more
20d
Swissinfo
Cash in a Box Catches On in Switzerland as Negative Rates Bitea surge in such requests. “We’re seeing demand for coverage for sums ranging fr
Cash in a Box Catches On in Switzerland as Negative Rates Bite
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
a surge in such requests. “We’re seeing demand for coverage for sums ranging from 100 million to 500 million francs.” The Swiss National Bank imposed sub-zero rates in early 2015, effectively charging banks for excess deposits. Many lenders... Read more
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25d
Swissinfo
Matt Levine's Money Stuff: Tax Fights and Research Changespushing up stock prices without regard for fundamentals, and eventually leading
Matt Levine's Money Stuff: Tax Fights and Research Changes
Swissinfo / Posted 25 days ago
pushing up stock prices without regard for fundamentals, and eventually leading to communism, what do you think about the Swiss National Bank's stock purchasing? The Swiss National Bank has become a multi-billion-dollar equity investor due to its... Read more
25d
Swissinfo
Swiss manufacturers give cautiously optimistic outlookThe lobby group is therefore confident that its members had weathered the worst
Swiss manufacturers give cautiously optimistic outlook
Swissinfo / Posted 25 days ago
The lobby group is therefore confident that its members had weathered the worst of the strong franc storm, triggered by the Swiss National Bank abandoning its euro peg 20 months ago. “Current figures for the MEM industries indicate that the nadir... Read more
26d
Swissinfo
Fed’s Fischer Says Negative Rates Seem to Work in Today’s Worldseen in other countries is, to be honest, they’ve got this a bit wrong,” Carney
Fed’s Fischer Says Negative Rates Seem to Work in Today’s World
Swissinfo / Posted 26 days ago
seen in other countries is, to be honest, they’ve got this a bit wrong,” Carney said in a radio interview in early August. Swiss National Bank President Thomas Jordan has said that negative rates are “absolutely necessary” in his country. Boosting... Read more
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27d
Swissinfo
Credit Suisse sells off bricks and mortarformer Volksbank building on Bahnhofstrasse to Axa Winterthur for around CHF300
Credit Suisse sells off bricks and mortar
Swissinfo / Posted 27 days ago
former Volksbank building on Bahnhofstrasse to Axa Winterthur for around CHF300 million and the Metropol building to the Swiss National Bank for an undisclosed fee. In 2014, another Zurich landmark building – the Grieder-Haus – was snapped up by... Read more
30d
Newsmax
James Grant: Gold Is 'Very Timely Way to Invest in Monetary Disorder'the stock market is at record highs and the bond market is acting as if this we
James Grant: Gold Is 'Very Timely Way to Invest in Monetary Disorder'
Newsmax / Posted 30 days ago
the stock market is at record highs and the bond market is acting as if this were the Great Depression. Meanwhile, the Swiss National Bank is buying a great deal of American equity. Grant urges investors: don’t be fooled. “The Fed is now... Read more
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