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Fed may tighten in second half 2020 if inflation quickens: Guggenheim CIO Minerd

22 Jan 2020

The U.S. Federal Reserve could tighten monetary policy as soon as the second half of 2020, provided inflation even modestly picks up, Guggenheim Partners Global Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd said on Wednesday.

VTB Group's Orcel says Russian rates could drop up to 75 bps in 2020

21 Jan 2020

Russian interest rates could drop by up to 75 basis points by the end of 2020, VTB Group Deputy Chief Executive Riccardo Orcel said on Tuesday, as long as inflation holds steady.

IEA's Birol sees 1 million bpd oil market surplus in H1 2020; says Iraq a concern

21 Jan 2020

A surplus of one million barrels per day (bpd) of oil is expected to keep a lid on prices in the first half of 2020, International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director Fatih Birol said on Tuesday.

Davos: Easing U.S.-China dispute could boost copper to high $6,000s: ERG CEO

21 Jan 2020

An easing in the U.S.-China trade dispute could push copper prices to the high $6,000s in 2020, Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) Chief Executive Benedikt Sobotka said on Tuesday in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.

China well placed for growth in 2020, ex-PBOC deputy governor Min Zhu says

20 Jan 2020

China will broadly be able to maintain its current growth rate through 2020, Min Zhu, chairman of the National Institute of Financial Research at Tsinghua University, said on Monday.

EMERGING MARKETS-EM assets flat as holiday mood sets in, Turkey's lira gains

20 Dec 2019

Dec 20 Emerging market assets were mostly flat on Friday as trading thinned ahead of the Christmas holidays, while the Turkish lira firmed after falling for five straight sessions in the wake of worsening political ties between Ankara and Washington.

Q&A-UPDATE 1-DWS likes Brazil stocks, backs Chile to ride out unrest

04 Dec 2019

Dec 3 Latin America is poised for growth after years of under performance, Luiz Ribeiro, manager of the Latin America Equity Fund at asset manager DWS Group, said on Tuesday, forecasting regional growth would rebound in 2020 to near 2%.

Q&A-DWS likes Brazil stocks, backs Chile to ride out unrest

03 Dec 2019

Dec 3 Latin America is poised for growth after years of under performance, Luiz Ribeiro, manager of the Latin America Equities fund at asset manager DWS Group, said on Tuesday, forecasting regional growth would rebound in 2020 to near 2%.

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