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Policy Daily Review January 31, 2017

Policy Daily Review for January 31, 2017

Mexico will defend free flow of remittances: finance minister

Mexico will defend the free flow of remittances, Finance Minister Jose Antonio Meade said on Monday, reflecting concerns that the government of U.S. President Donald Trump will make it harder for immigrants to send money from the United States.


Investors Fret Political Wrangling Could Complicate Market-Friendly Policies

U.S. stocks most widely expected to benefit from the Trump administration’s proposed economic agenda are under pressure on Monday.


FX Markets Set for Volatility Bump with BOJ, FOMC, BOE, and US NFPs

The first week of the month typically brings about a wave of high event risk – February should get started with a bang.


Trump’s policies could hurt Fiat Chrysler more than other automakers

In a downturn, lost sales aren’t what FCA needs, and if it can’t shed its debt load, what is now a concern could become a catastrophe.


‘Trump’s policies towards NAFTA and Mexico will have a negative impact in the borderland’

The Dallas Fed manufacturing reading has shown expansion for four straight months.


U.S. stocks notch worst day of 2017 on jitters over Trump’s policies

U.S. stocks posted their biggest decline for 2017 as investors fretted over the negative implications of President Donald Trump’s decision to temporar


With Trump Deregulation Order, Is Dodd-Frank A Goner?

Parts of Dodd-Frank may be removed as Trump’s executive order pushes to remove regulation.


EM ASIA FX-Asian currencies firmer as Trump policy worries dent dollar

(Adds text, updates prices) * Most Asian currencies edge higher against the dollar * Baht hits highest since Nov. 10 as exporters sell dollars


Dollar slips amid Trump’s hardening policy defence, yen benefits

The dollar slipped against the yen on Tuesday, as the Japanese currency benefited from its safe-haven status, with the appetite for risk curbed by U.S. President Donald Trump’s hardening defence over his immigration policies.


Asian shares rattled by Trump policy worries, dollar soft

Asian shares slipped on Tuesday as stringent curbs on travel to the U.S. ordered by President Donald Trump brought home to investors that he is serious about putting his controversial campaign pledges into action.


UPDATE 1-IMF delegation in Egypt ahead of review for second loan installment

A delegation from theInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) has arrived in Egypt toprepare for a review required before disbursing the secondinstallment of a three-year $12-billion loan, sources at theFinance Ministry told Reuters on Tuesday.


New loans for Greece depend on IMF participation: German Finance Ministry

Further financial assistance for Greece depends on the successful completion of a review of its bailout program and the participation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a spokesman for the German Finance Ministry said on Tuesday.


IMF delegation in Egypt ahead of review for second loan installment – sources

A delegation from theInternational Monetary Fund has arrived in Egypt to prepare fora review required before disbursing the second installment of a$12-billion loan, sources at the Finance Ministry told Reuterson Tuesday.


French Government Bond Yields Hit Highest Levels Since 2015

While French GDP data released Tuesday were in line with expectations, bond yields jumped in a market dominated by politics ahead of the upcoming Presidential


Japanese Yen Falters as Kuroda Expands on Policy

The Japanese Yen backed off a little as markets digested comments from Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda following this month’s policy decision.


Asian Shares Follow Wall Street Lower On Trump Policy Worries

Asian stocks fell broadly on Tuesday after Donald Trump fired Acting Attorney General Sally Yates Monday night, adding to concerns surrounding the unpredictability and protectionist trade stance of the new U.


BoJ Keeps Policy Unchanged; Lifts Growth Outlook

The Bank of Japan maintained its monetary policy as widely expected at its first meeting of this year on Tuesday and upgraded its economic outlook, while leaving its inflation forecast unchanged.


BoJ Keeps Monetary Policy Unchanged

The Bank of Japan kept its monetary stimulus unchanged as widely expected on Tuesday. Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and his board members decided by an 7-2 majority vote to hold its target of raising the amount of outstanding JGB holdings at an annual pace of about JPY 80 trillion.


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