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November 12, 2019

Banxico will continue their rate cut cycle with a larger 50bp rate cut on Thursday

A 50bp rate cut would mark the beginning of a long overdue easing cycle.

November 12, 2019

Global Funds Outlook | Fourth Quarter 2019

We expect ongoing easing in global uncertainties, and policy support to sustain flows into EMs, mainly those implementing ‘sound’ policies and with stable currencies. However, concerns over underlying vulnerabilities and the potential for further bouts of cross asset volatility will restrain a sharp recovery in EM inflows.

November 11, 2019

U.S. Repo Market Tracker. November 11, 2019

Repo Rates: Slight increase in average daily intervention to $86bn as Fed conducts small operation exercises on its desk to test its operational readiness. Fed Balance Sheet: Total assets reach $4.08tn, the highest amount since January 2019.

November 11, 2019

The Fed stops for now

Several days ago, and for the third time this year, the Fed reduced the federal funds rate target range by 25 basis points to a range of between 1.5% and 1.75%. It is very unlikely that it will lower rates again in December.
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  • USA

November 11, 2019

Draghi, the president who broke molds at the ECB

The President of the European Central Bank (ECB) will be remembered for a number of things, and one of them is never having raised interest rates during his term, and in fact having lowered them to today's negative levels.

November 8, 2019

Peru’s Central Bank surprises expanding monetary stimulus in November

After a two-month pause, the Board of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP) decided to cut the monetary policy rate by 25 basis points in November, from 2,50% to 2,25%.
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  • Peru

November 4, 2019

ECB: New President, New Policy?

After eight years in office at the European Central Bank (ECB), it is time for Mario Draghi to pass the baton in eurozone monetary policy. Christine Lagarde will become the first woman to head the ECB.

November 1, 2019

U.S. Repo Market Tracker. November 1, 2019

Repo Rates: Average daily intervention holds steady at $84bn given Fed’s daily commitment to $120bn through October and no major shocks.