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FT: Yellen kept markets calm but 2018 may be rockier (13/12/17)
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5 Mega-Trends that will Define the Future of #Finance - outlined by @komileva— CFA Institute® (@CFAinstitute) November 16, 2017
1. Macro-Market Liquidity and Cost of Risk
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4. Geopolitics of De-globalisation
5. Regulation and Systemic Risk #EICBerlin @FutureFinance pic.twitter.com/dqJYrdRWfU
MarketWatch: Here’s why investors look too complacent about the Powell Fed (14/11/17)
Barron’s: How the Powell Fed Will Be Tested (11/11/17)
DowJones Newswires: ECB Must Strike Right Balance in Scaling Back Bond Purchases (24/10/17)
Bloomberg: Draghi's Soft Euro Talk Suggests He's Holding Back the Magic (07/09/17)
Dow Jones Newswires: Mario Draghi Says ECB Held Talks on Future of Stimulus (07/09/17)
BBC Radio 4 Today: Eurozone looking healthy (01/09/17)
Investing.com: Are central banks blowing a bond bubble? (21/08/17)
Financial Times Auther's Note: Better left unsaid (26/08/17)
DJ News: Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi Warn Against Regulatory Cuts, Trade Moves (26/08/17)
Dow Jones: Draghi Holds Off on Monetary Policy Clues, Criticizes Deregulation Push (25/08/17)
FT: Euro above $1.19 after Draghi’s Jackson Hole speech (25/08/17)
Bloomberg TV: G Plus' Komileva - Markets Unprepared for Normalization (10/08/17)
FT: Dollar claws back early Fed-driven losses (27/07/17)
FT: Dollar finds support as attention turns to Yellen testimony (11/07/17)
WSJ: 投資者關注點從美聯儲轉向歐洲央行後者暗示退出刺激政策- 華爾街日報 (11/07/17)
Reuters: Euro zone bond yields resume rise as focus shifts to Fed's unwind (11/07/17)
FT: US stocks and dollar find support from jobs report (07/07/17)
FT: Markets are missing the real message from central banks (06/07/17)
Reuters: Wie sage ich es den Märkten? EZB & Co bereiten Wende vor (05/07/17)
FT Global Markets Overview: Pound holds above lows as Brexit talks begin (20/06/17)
Guardian: Markets slide after weak UK retail sales and interest rate split (15/06/17)
Bloomberg: End of U.K. Austerity Looms After Voters Reject May (13/06/17)
MarketWatch: The ECB just took a ‘baby step’ toward reducing stimulus (08/06/17)
WSJ: European Central Bank holds line on monetary stimulus (29/05/17)
MarketWatch: FTSE 100 wobbles with OPEC decision in focus; British growth slows (25/05/2017)
BBC News: UK economy grows by 0.3% as service sector slows (28/04/17)
Bloomberg: Draghi Sets ECB Up for Six Weeks of Chatter (27/04/17)
Il Sole 24 Ore: Draghi: il Qe va avanti, inflazione ancora bassa (27/04/2017)
WSJ: ECB Gives No Indication It's Ready to End Easy Money (27/04/17)
Bloomberg TV: G+' Komileva Sees No Market Slowdown on Horizon (26/04/17)
Reuters: As France votes, Le Pen still worries markets more than the 90 percent taxman (20/04/2017)
FT: Stocks retreat amid earnings and geopolitical concerns (19/04/17)
Sky News – Ian King: UK retail sales fall as inflation bites (11/04/17)
Bloomberg TV: G+' Komileva Says Fed Stance Extremely Accommodative (28/03/17)
The Guardian: Stocks rise but dollar slides after Federal Reserve raises US interest rates - as it happened (15/03/17)
FT: Dollar under pressure after US jobs report (11/03/17)
MarketWatch: Central banks are taking off the market’s training wheels ECB’s gentle nudge shows just how dominant monetary policy has been in last half decade: Komileva (10/03/17)
Bloomberg TV: G+ Economics' Komileva Says Markets Living in Bubble (08/03/17)
FT Blogs: Spring Budget speech 2017 - as it happened (08/03/17)
DJ/WSJ: As Eurozone Economy Strengthens, Divisions Within ECB Re-emerge (07/03/17)
InsuranceAge: UK Broker Summit 2017: Economist advises brokers to prepare (02/03/2017)
FT: Global stocks at record highs as financials gain (15/02/17)
FT: Dollar index sinks to 2.5-month low, while gold shines (02/02/2017)
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