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Monday, November 24, 2014
China’s interest rate cut last Friday surprised many and continues to dominate business headlines Monday. There were weekend rumours around, which appear in print in this article, that the Chinese authorities are considering further easing and cutting banks’ Reserve Requirement Ratio.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The aftermath of the G20 meetings in Australia over the weekend were not just marked by headlines concerning Russia and the Ukraine but also by the UK Prime Minister returning to London saying global economies faced significant macroeconomic headwinds.
|You’ll see from the attached charts* that sentiment would beg to differ with Mr Cameron on a couple of matters. He appears to be correct, however, on the Eurozone, where the 14-day and 30-day RSIs are back around their lowest for the year.
The first point of difference is that the UK is doing well. We show that relative sentiment is far from healthy. Perhaps Cameron’s critics are right and the UK PM is getting his excuses in early?
But things aren’t all perfume and flowers for Japan and the US either.
Monday, November 3, 2014
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Note: The one-month measure is an indicator of shorter-term macroeconomic sentiment and the three month measure a longer-term indicator. A score of 50 is neutral and the maximum range is 0 (most negative) to 100 (most positive).
Click on any of the following regions to see its sentiment chart:
Note: you may use zoom options & range selector slider available on each chart for convenience
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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