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Markets could be in for macro overload in the week ahead with central bankers, Friday's jobs report and OPEC dominating the headlines.
European data reveal an economy that is recovering, explains Mark Matthews, Asian head of research at Bank Julius Baer.
The ECB looks set to inject fresh stimulus into the eurozone's economy on Thursday. The FT reports on the five changes the central bank could make.
The dollar hit an eight-month high against a basket of currencies on Friday.
Even in a Thanksgiving holiday lull, financial markets are gearing up for a week of drama.
Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, talks about the likelihood of an interest rate cut by the European Central Bank and what impact that will have on currency markets.
Michael Bell, global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, compares the merits of buying equities in the U.S., where the Fed is likely to raise interest rates, against buying European stocks, where the ECB's monetary easing should boost share prices.
Asian stocks closed sharply in the red, led by a heavy afternoon sell off in the Chinese market as the regulatory body went after brokerages.
Mitul Kotecha, head of Asia FX and rates strategy at Barclays, says the key question about next week's ECB meeting is how much more stimulus will be delivered.
Volatility will continue because there is a divergence between market expectations and Fed action, says Vasu Menon, VP of OCBC Group Wealth Management.
Oil fell as concerns that violence in the Middle East would disrupt supply faded, and the focus returned to a persistent market glut.
Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, discusses the possibility of euro/dollar parity and the impact of ECB policies on forex markets.
With U.S. interest rates set to rise and Europe's likely headed lower, assets on the continent look like a good bet, Goldman Sachs said.
The European Central Bank said on Wednesday it would temporarily pause its asset purchase program, resuming the purchases on January 4.
China’s slowdown could pose risks for the euro area ranging from falling exports, capital outflows and exchange rate fluctuations, the ECB has said.
The European Central Bank will temporarily pause its asset purchase program.
If the Federal Reserve hikes interest rates in December, only a handful of central banks around the world are expected to join it.
Guillaume Menuet, European economist at Citi, says tourism and air travel will be most affected by the recent terror attacks in Europe.
The dollar rose to an eight-month high, as comments from a regional Fed president further cemented expectations of a rate hike next month.
Lutfey Siddiqi, EM global head for FX, rates and credit at UBS Investment Bank, explains why he is bullish on both the euro and dollar in the medium term.