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ECB Suspension of Acceptance of Greek Debt for Repos Triggers Instability. BOE Today
|ECB Suspension of Acceptance of Greek Debt for Repos Triggers Instability. BOE Today|
February 5, 2015 10:00:GMT
TOP NEWS ITEMS: GB- Bank of England, CA/US- Trade US- Jobless Claims, Productivity
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5 February-- 09:55 GMT- Current Market Conditions. Markets are in a RISK OFF posture early Thursday. In forex, the USD is mixed to lower in key relationships. The EUR is mostly higher on its crosses. European shares are lower. European yields are lower Peripheral yields are up especially in Greece. U.S. equities futures are up and the 10-yr yield is up. Far East equities put in a mixed close. The 10-yr JGB was 0.36% -2bp. . Gold is down and oil is higher.
Central banns remain a source of FX instability in markets that have become less liquid. Late Wednesday the ECB said it would no longer accept Greek debt for repos because of uncertainty about debt negotiations. In most countries central bank repos are a major source of bank liquidity. January Service PMI data released today were better than expected, No changes in policy are seen from the Bank of England today.
The heat map color scheme of interest rates reflects yields.
Weekly Trading Planner Top Items (GMT):
0:30 AU Retail Sales Consumer demand
12:00 GB Bank of England Policy decision
13:30 CA Trade C$bn external accounts
13:30 US Initial Claims weekly employment
13:30 US Productivity industrial efficiency
13:30 US Trade USDbn external accounts
9:30 GB Visible Trade external accounts
13:30 CA Jobless % employment
13:30 CA Payrolls employment
13:30 US Payrolls employment
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John M. Bland is a founding partner of Global-View.com. He was a FX consultant to major corporations. He has also been a institutional forex trader, FX analyst for a blue chip Fed watching service and an author. John has an MBA in Finance and a BA in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.
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