Exclusive interviews with leading policymakers that convey the true policy message that impacts markets.
Reporting on key macro data at the time of release.
Real-time insight on key fixed income and fx markets.
- Emerging MarketsEmerging Markets
Real-time insight of emerging markets in CEMEA, Asia and LatAm region
- MNI ResearchMNI Research
Actionable insight on monetary policy, balance sheet and inflation with focus on global issuance. Analysis on key political risk impacting the global markets.
- About Us
FOREX: The U.S. Midterm elections drove activity. Volatility was observed during
the early declarations/projections, although the major space has operated on a
surer footing over the last hour or so, with exp. coming to fruition, as the
Democrats took the House, while the GOP extended its Senate majority.
- The USD finished lower vs. G10.
- Elsewhere, NZD outperformed on a stronger than expected NZ Q3 labour market
report. Headline employment rose 1.1% Q/Q & 2.8% Y/Y vs. exp. 0.5% & 2.0%, with
the uptick in employment outstripping the rise in the participation rate (to
71.1% from 70.9%), which allowed the unemployment rate to fall to 3.9% vs. exp
4.4%. Private wage growth was virtually in line with expectations, slowing a
touch from Q3, although AHE was strong. The release had added importance ahead
of tomorrow's RBNZ MonPol decision. Although wage growth remains limited, the
fall in the unemployment rate may lead to the Bank tweaking its language re: the
- Focus now turns to the RBNZ MonPol decision, Brexit matters and fallout from