from MacroScope:

Grass getting flattened by fighting FX elephants

August 27, 2015

Young male elephants lock tusks in battle on the plains at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro in Amboseli national park, southern KenyaThe ongoing race to the bottom for currencies this year is hurtling towards a zero-sum result.

from Breakingviews:

Investors struggle to find true safe havens

August 26, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Edward Chancellor: The cost of China’s devaluation

By Edward Chancellor
August 17, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Edward Hadas: Stop knocking the euro

By Edward Hadas
July 22, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Edward Hadas:

Stop knocking the euro

By Edward Hadas
July 22, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

It’s All Greek to Us

June 29, 2015

Today looks set to be one of those days when the fictional (The Princess Bride) character Inigo Montoya’s directive: “Let me explain. No, there is too much. Let me sum up” would prove valuable.

from Breakingviews:

Review: The virtual bubble of bitcoin

By Edward Chancellor
May 15, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Dislocations, jobs and the bond market

May 7, 2015

Friday’s jobs report will possibly alleviate a bit of a confounding period in the market, where the Treasury curve, particularly the long end, has been under intense selling pressure in a counter-intuitive move, seeing as how data has been largely lackluster.

from MacroScope:

Euro may not be on a one-way road to parity

March 17, 2015

RTR4SXKP.jpgSigns the euro zone economy may have turned a corner just as many begin to question the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike could soon put a floor under the euro after a 13 percent plunge so far this year.

from MacroScope:

G20 treads familiar ground

By Mike Peacock
February 10, 2015

OECD Secretary General Gurria casts his shadow on the podium as he speaks during a news conference in the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Istanbul

G20 finance ministers and central bankers meeting in Istanbul will pledge to act decisively on monetary and fiscal policy if needed to combat the risk of  stagnation, according to a draft communique obtained by Reuters last night. As has been customary at these summits, a lot of the discussion implicitly centres on Germany.