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Jobs data and elections curb risk appetite and Australia is downbeat - it's time for your FX Fix.
John A. Quelch, Dean of the China Europe International Business School believes there is constructive discourse taking place at the China-U.S. Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED).
Donna Kwok, Greater China Economist, HSBC expects a lower China trade surplus with weakening demand in Europe.
Jeremie Waterman, Executive Director of China Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, says the move towards a market-determined exchange rate in China must be an evolutionary change, not revolutionary.
The U.S. fixation on China's currency is "old" and it is time the debate moved on to more important issues such as trade and market access, said Stephen Roach, the former Non-Executive Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia.
Nick Verdi, Director, FX Strategy Asia Pacific ex-Japan at Barclays said the ECB has already provided ample liquidity into the financial system and is likely to keep its policy on hold at today's meeting.
Alistair Thornton, China Economist, IHS Global Insight thinks the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue holds a lot of potential, but says talks could be overshadowed by broader political events.
Ray Attrill, Head of FX Strategy, North America, BNP Paribas says that China is undergoing a soft landing and that growth will pick up in the rest of the year.
Patrick Perret-Green, Head of FX & Rates Strategy for Asia of Citi says the U.S. probably added 150,000 jobs in April and that most of the bad news is already priced into the bond market.
John Noonan, Senior FX Analyst, Thomson Reuters said investors like the idea that the U.S. Federal Reserve may be standing by with a third round of quantitative easing.
Paul Heffner, Partner & CIO, Gen2 Partners explains why it is time to gain exposure to Chinese A-shares.
Simon Robinson, Director, Raven Capital says the strength of the exports sector in China needs to be questioned.
Mike Werner, Senior Equity Analyst (Chinese & HK Banks), Sanford C. Bernstein discusses his outlook for Chinese banks ahead of their Q1 earnings release. He adds that he favors the ICBC and CCB in the sector.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says China has allowed its currency to appreciate in real terms and U.S. exports to China have been rising.
A Dutch bond sale reassures, but investors are looking for havens - it's time for your FX Fix.
Sunday's flash PMI report on China shows the importance of maintaining discipline in your trading strategies.
Singapore reports inflation and France's election roils Europe - it's time for your FX Fix.
Jian Chang, China Economist, Barclays expects China's HSBC Flash PMI to pick up to around 50 on improving credit.
Discussing the IMF pledge, how the French elections could impact the U.S. economy and whether China will have a soft landing, with William Rhodes, William R. Rhodes Global Advisors CEO & president.
Geoff Lewis, Head of Investment Services, J.P. Morgan Asset Management says the country is not in danger of a hard landing despite a softening economy. He adds that it will continue to attract large volumes of foreign direct investment.