Recent market volatility in Italy has highlighted the vulnerability of some banks that are still in the process of restructuring. A prolonged period of high market volatility and uncertainty could affect Italia banks' ongoing restructuring plans.
Frontier Markets have a number of attractive features for investors, particular in the current market environment of slow growth in all major economies, rich equities and bonds and low bank deposit interest rates. But private and institutional investors tend to think of Frontier Markets as unexplored. The economies of these countries are generally in earlier stages of economic development, and their capital markets less mature than Emerging Markets.
On 1 March 2015, the transitional period for distributors and foreign funds distributed in Switzerland to become compliant with new regulation expired. Participants are working out how best to navigate and adapt to the new distribution regulatory framework. OpenFunds thoughts it would help by putting together a Q&A covering the most-asked questions about regulatory framework and bodies.
The first 2016 Ecb meeting ended without any change to the monetary policy stance. But Mario Draghi is ready to act in the next assembly due on march 10. He didn't give any hint on what kind of actions the Ecb will choose but he is ready to tackle deflation.
We have revised some of our EM projections lower (COP, MXN, RUB and ZAR) as our risk-bearish FX trading strategy is paying larger dividends than we anticipated early in the year. Leaving short-term relief rallies aside, we expect the EM and commodity-currency block to remain weak. This trading strategy is built on the Fed’s reaction function and Asian data. Next week’s Fed meeting will be the key event. Risky assets are for sale in markets, volatility is high and there are risks that global economic weakness will spill further into the US economy. With only one rate hike priced in for this year, the Fed may find communication difficult without signalling a disappointing ‘one and done’ approach.
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