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Confessions from the Trading Desk: Coming Attractions…September Won’t Be Boring



For those involved in trading the fixed income markets, August is usually one of the more mundane months.  Issuance of new corporate debt slows down significantly since many global investment professionals are on vacation, forced two-week leaves, or holidays, which results in liquidity that is…

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Is Oz Flirting with Forward Guidance?



The Reserve Bank of Australia must be feeling pressure to provide financial markets with explicit forward guidance on the long-term direction of its interest rate strategy. These days, with central banks all over the world providing markets with forward guidance on rates in an effort to shape…

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