Yen Weakens After G-20 Refrains From Censuring Japan – Bloomberg 02-17-13

Salient to Investors: Marc Chandler at Brown Brothers Harriman said G-20 basically said Japan can continue to reflate their economy, so it will continue to pursue aggressive fiscal easing and monetary easing, and just not talk about the currency so much. S&P retained its negative outlook on Japan’s credit rating, pending policy

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Pound Heads for Weekly Gain as Home Prices Add to Growth Signs – Bloomberg 12-14-12

Salient to Investors: Investors said the S&P lowered outlook for the UK’s credit-rating will have little impact. Stuart Thomson at Ignis Asset Mgmt doesn’t see the downgrade as significant for gilts – a move from AAA to AA+ has lost its impact, if it ever had any, and the impact on default is virtually

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King Beaten by Pound Gains as Foreigners Buy Homes: Currencies – Bloomberg 11/13/12

Salient to Investors: Real Capital Analytics said foreigners bought more UK properties worth over $9.5 million than residents for the first time in a decade, and bought 13.5 billion pounds of UK property through Oct. 12, versus 9.3 billion pounds of domestic purchases. Portfolio investments, including equities and debt, showed a 37.6 billion- pound net inflow

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Pound Strengthens as BOE Keeps Stimulus on Hold – Bloomberg 06-09-12

Predictions: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Lee Hardman expects the Bank of England will have to ease more, which will weaken the pound to under $1.50 in the next couple of months. Economists expect data next week to show the U.K. economy is slowing. Read the full article at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-06-09/pound-strengthens-as-boe-keeps-stimulus-on-hold-gilts-decline.html

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Pound Strengthens as BOE Keeps Stimulus on Hold; Gilts Decline – Bloomberg – 06-07-12

Salient to Investors: 37 of 42 economists surveyed by Bloomberg correctly predicted the Bank of England would not increase its stimulus program. National Australia Bank Ltd said Chinese move to stimulate their economy is generally supportive to risk assets. Predictions: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ said Pound remains under downward pressure because the U.K. economy

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