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Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields rise as global stock markets rally

May 18, 2020

Via: Market Watch

U.S. Treasury yields rose Monday, following global equity markets higher, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank still had tools to fight the recession. Reports of early success from an experimental coronavirus vaccine also added to selling […]


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Treasury yields fall after retail spending drops the most on record amid pandemic

May 15, 2020

Via: CNBC

U.S. government debt yields moved lower Friday as investors digested more somber economic data. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell 2 basis points to 0.595% while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond also declined 4 basis […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Powell says the Federal Reserve is not considering negative interest rates

May 13, 2020

Via: CNBC

Even as it has pulled out all the policy stops during the coronavirus crisis, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said one area it won’t be going is negative interest rates. “I know there are fans of the policy, but for […]


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The Fed is starting its program to purchase corporate bond ETFs

May 12, 2020

Via: CNBC

The Federal Reserve will be starting its long-awaited corporate bond program Tuesday amid a boom in debt issuance. The central bank will kick off its Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility, which is part of a history-making initiative in which it […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Covid-19: A Driver for a New Era of Credit Risk and Rating Systems

May 7, 2020

Via: Finextra

The emergence of Covid-19 in Wuhan, China last December began a prolonged assault on the most important areas of our lives – our health and our financial wellbeing. Both are intrinsically linked, as we appreciate all too well these days […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Gold has ‘growing potential’ to break $1,800 an ounce, says UBS

May 4, 2020

Via: CNBC

Gold prices could “break the highs” seen earlier this year, after declining in March along with assets across the board, according to UBS Investment Bank’s Joni Teves. “There is growing potential (for gold) to break $1,800 (per ounce) in my […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Gold futures turn lower as the dollar strengthens following a jump in U.S. jobless claims

April 16, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures gave up earlier gains to turn lower on Thursday, pressured as the U.S. dollar strengthened in the wake of a surge in weekly U.S. jobless claims, which underlined the rapid deterioration in the economy from the COVID-19 pandemic. […]


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Gold prices inch higher after jobs report shows 701,000 U.S. jobs lost in March

April 3, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures traded higher on Friday after a report on U.S. employment in March indicated that the damage from coronavirus related business shutdowns is already having a big impact on the labor market. June gold GCM20, +0.29% on Comex, which […]


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Gold prices recover from lowest levels of year

March 19, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Gold prices recovered some ground Thursday, after seeing the lowest levels of the year, as governments and central banks made moves to support the global economy, which has suffered under the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent losses in global […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Rate cuts can’t save the global economy from the coronavirus, say analysts

March 6, 2020

Via: CNBC

Investors are expecting the U.S. Federal Reserve — and other central banks globally — to do more to rescue the global economy from a downturn caused by the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The Fed lowered its benchmark rate by 50 basis […]