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Keep calm and carry on is the message from currencies

Posted on 10 June 2014

Keep calm and carry on is the broad message from the currency market thanks to the generous support of central banks. Borrowing a currency at low interest rates and buying a rival sporting much higher short term yields is a nice little earner for investors, so long as market volatility remains quiescent.
As the European Central Bank becomes more accommodative with negative deposit rates and further easing expected this summer, the backdrop remains enticing for carry trades. Particularly as the US Federal Reserve appears set to keep its benchmark rates at very low levels for some time, after a May jobs report merely met expectations and plenty of slack remains in the world’s largest economy………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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