TOKYO, Oct 21- Japan's Nippon Life Insurance will "have no choice" but to invest more in foreign bonds if yields on domestic ones remain too low, a company official said on Tuesday. Nippon Life, Japan's largest private insurer with total assets of about 58 trillion yen, said at the start of the 2014/ 15 financial year in April that it wanted to increase yen bond holdings,...» Read More
Currency intervention gains steam, economic reports lose it - it's time for your FX fix.
Some analysts believe the euro could be heading to a new lower range, as Europe grapples with its peripheral debt crisis.
The Swiss 'peg' is mostly holding as traders hunt for alternatives — it's time for your FX Fix.
With the Swiss franc tumbling after the central bank's intervention, you need a Plan B for a safe haven. Here's a ranking of your options.
Given the Swiss National Bank's pegging or linking their currency to the EUR at 1.2000 (+10% from spot), the market is now starting to believe there is a possibility that the Bank of Japan will do something similar with the Japanese yen.
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) came out fighting Tuesday, announcing its intention to set a minimum exchange rate for the Swiss franc against the euro, in a move which sent European shares and the price of gold up.
The Swiss National Bank strikes back and European officials talk togetherness - it's time for your FX Fix.
Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell to a two and half year low on Tuesday as foreign investors sold blue-chip stocks exposed to growth in Europe and the U.S. One strategist said things are likely to get worse for Japan's major exporters, and instead he recommends investors buy companies that depend on domestic growth — many of which are mid-caps.
The final word from the currency pits, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
With the fed out of bullets, can the ECB save the global economy? The currency trade behind next week's ECB meeting, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. And will the Bank of Japan intervene again when it meets next week?
The outlook for the nonfarm payroll report due Friday isn't what it once was. Here's what it might mean for the Fed, and the dollar.
Brazil slashes interest rates and manufacturing reports disappoint in Europe and Britain — it's time for your Thursday FX Fix.
Despite your best intentions, some trades inevitably hit their stops - especially in these choppy markets. A MIM reader asked what do...so here's what I found.
The Swiss step back and Fed watchers are busy - time for your Wednesday FX Fix.
The real safe haven currency is about to stand up, this strategist says.
Recession warnings sting, Italian debt gets no love, and the euro's in a funk.
If and when the S&P 500 rolls over, CHF/JPY will selloff, says Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading.
The dollar is set to slide, and Poland's finance minister says the euro's on the edge — it's time for your FX Fix.
How to manage a winning currency trade. On July 27th, Andy made a bullish bet on the New Zealand dollar, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Trading Trichet and Bernanke. Will Trichet soften his tone at Jackson Hole? And the currency trade behind the conference, with Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, and CNBC's Melissa Lee & the Money in Motion traders.