Euro Corp Comment: Pricing Power Firmly With Issuers
It was an active start to September for the European corporate bond market where we saw a number of issuers jump in and secure funding at attractive levels.
The EUR Week - ECB Decision the Highlight
EUR/USD fell to lows of 1.1781 last Friday after NFPs came in firm across the board. The outcome should have been enough to drive the pair down to strong support near 1.1750, but consolidation has instead panned out near the 1.1800 handle as players bide their time ahead of this week's ECB decision.
Low For Longer Fed is Broadly EM FX Supportive, But Fundamentals Important Too
The broad outlook for EM FX markets remains constructive - aided by a weaker USD - and the charts are signalling an extension in the MSCI EM Currency Index. However, in what is ultimately a low carry environment, fundamentals may take on greater importance among EM investors.