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Morning comment: BoE, Brexit and manufacturing PMIs

Mantas Vanagas
Emily Nicol
  • Further increase in Chinese equity prices together with Sterling appreciation set a positive tone for financial markets today. 

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Morning comment: BoJ & data deluge

Chris Scicluna
Emily Nicol
Mantas Vanagas
  • Despite weak Japanese, Chinese, German and UK data already released today, the market mood remains improved. The BoJ, meanwhile, offered few surprises in its latest policy announcement and Outlook Report.  

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Morning comment: Japan labour market & France GDP

Chris Scicluna
Emily Nicol
Mantas Vanagas

Market tone improves on Trump China comments while Japan's jobs data again point to a tightening labour market, ahead of a busy day of top-tier euro area economic data.

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Week ahead, w/c 29 October 2018

Chris Scicluna
Emily Nicol
Mantas Vanagas

At the start of a busy week of corporate, economic and monetary policy reports, Asian markets were mixed, while BTPs made gains following Friday's late rating announcement.

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Morning comment: Eyes on the ECB

Chris Scicluna
  • After Wall Street yesterday hit the skids, there was inevitably follow through to Asian markets overnight. And with financial conditions having tightened on global events and Italian fiscal irresponsibility, and euro area economic data surprising once again on the downside, all eyes will be on Draghi this afternoon as the ECB's policy meeting concludes.  

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