desire to transition to a more domestic-consumption-based growth model; second, they continue to aspire to global reserve currency status for the yuan. Q: What are Chinese policymakers’ strategic objectives for China’s financial markets ? Hai ni ng
LONDON, May 12 (Reuters) - Question marks over the euro's prospects as a sought-after global reserve currency are premature even though its presence in central bank's reserves is likely to drop to historical lows, Nomura said on Tuesday.
were pulled up too; TLT lost -3.9% last week. There is selling elsewhere too – Saudi Arabia’s and Russia’s currency reserves have fallen sharply – surprising in view of some rebound in oil prices. The 10-yr TIPS spread has widened to 195 bps vs 154 earlier
BUENOS AIRES, April 28 (Reuters) - Argentina's central bank bought $630 million of dollars on the local currency market on Tuesday in one of its largest-ever purchases, a source told Reuters, a move that will bolster the country's precariously low hard currency reserves .
offs. (For non-U.S.- based investors buying U.S. stocks, this is less the case.) The U.S. dollar is a reserve currency after all and is still considered a safe haven. This shows when looking at the hedged and unhedged returns of the MSCI
to be in a position to announce a stimulus package as it has already allocated about $50 billion from the country’s currency reserves to plug the budget deficit. What’s more, Russian companies and banks are saddled by foreign debt due to be repaid in 2015
production capacity; growing the outbound investment of its state enterprises, and diversifying the use of huge foreign currency reserves . China has serious excess capacity problems in heavy equipment manufacturing (including train and locomotive manufacturing
financial systems. “That is something that they learned in the last 15 years,” Guillen notes. “They accumulated currency reserves to avoid being in the situation where they could be at the mercy of the markets.... Their central banks have gotten
dependent on oil – could very well tank. Iran’s currency reserves are diminishing to the point where it needs oil prices up ..... its budget. Saudi Arabia has about 10 times Iran’s currency reserves , so it is much more equipped to ride out this oil bear market. Given enough
its U.S. dollar purchases, which were started in 2012 to prevent currency appreciation as well as to build sufficient currency reserves . ARGENTINA: ECONOMY EXPECTED TO DECLINE IN 2015 The Argentinean economy is expected to be one of the worst performers in