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2207, 2016

Japan’s Negative-Rate Experiment Fails, Investors Hedge Into U.S. Bonds

In January 2016, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) shocked investors with its announcement that it would cut its benchmark interest rate below 0, to -0.1%. The policy was implemented as a way to curtail the [...]

2206, 2016

Colombian Peso Volatility May Cause Potential Interest Rate Hike by Central Bank

The chronology of the ups and downs of Colombian peso is indicative of the volatility of the emerging markets. This month, Colombia’s peso showed an uptick most as a result of the U.S. jobs data, [...]

3005, 2016

What’s Next For The Brazilian Bond Market?

The Brazilian bond market has been especially volatile in recent years and continues to affect the global economy in several ways. Brazil’s political and economic climate has been making headlines lately with experts pointing out [...]

2004, 2016

The Emerging Asian Markets

Defying bleak global recession prospects, Southeast Asian economies showed considerable Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines. A variety of factors have lead to the Asian market success, all of which have earned several of Asian [...]

1004, 2016

Argentina: As Economic Leadership Shifts, So Does Opportunity

Recent developments marked a significant turnaround from the tumult of the Argentinian market. Based on events set in motion at the start of this year, the U.S. Congress passed a 54-16 vote last week to [...]