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Mike Dolan

Column: Risk pricing needs rethink into 2021

25 Nov 2020

LONDON Risk gauges in financial markets may be askew as they struggle to price a potentially messy end to a truly shocking 2020 while simultaneously assuming clear blue sky on the horizon.

Column: 'Full bull' may be further away than it seems

20 Nov 2020

LONDON Even as the pandemic rages on, vaccine-emboldened investors appear to have already magicked the virus away - raising the prospect that an actual recovery of the world economy next year is greeted with a giant shrug by markets.

RPT-COLUMN-Will Biden have a 'strong dollar' mantra?: Mike Dolan

13 Nov 2020

LONDON, Nov 13 U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has been warned not to tinker with the dollar's standing in world markets given the parlous state of the country's finances - but his new Treasury chief may be equally advised against talking up the currency too much.

Column: Will Biden have a 'strong dollar' mantra?

13 Nov 2020

(The author is editor-at-large for finance and markets at Reuters News. Any views expressed here are his own.)

RPT-COLUMN-Beware of whiplash in 'normality trade' :Mike Dolan

11 Nov 2020

LONDON, Nov 11 For a couple of days at least, there's been a craving for the 'old normal'. But the past is never quite what it seemed.

Column: Beware of whiplash in 'normality trade'

11 Nov 2020

(The author is editor-at-large for finance and markets at Reuters News. Any views expressed here are his own.)

Column: Markets price heavier Fed burden

06 Nov 2020

LONDON If governments struggle to deliver adequate support for pandemic-hit economies during this second wave, even greater burden will fall back on central banks, and financial markets will have to price quickly for more monetary-policy contortions.

Column: Beyond election, a bigger story for investors

04 Nov 2020

LONDON The U.S. election drama may be distracting investors from the bigger story - the resurgent pandemic, persistent lockdowns and the uncharted waters into which economic policy has plunged.

RPT-COLUMN-Euro sensitivity to European debt sales may irk ECB: Mike Dolan

23 Oct 2020

LONDON, Oct 23 If Europe's joint debt sales did lift the euro/dollar exchange rate this week, as some suspect, then the European Central Bank may struggle to keep a lid on the currency in the face of almost 1 trillion euros more of such sales over the next six years.

Column: Euro sensitivity to European debt sales may irk ECB

23 Oct 2020

LONDON If Europe's joint debt sales did lift the euro/dollar exchange rate this week, as some suspect, then the European Central Bank may struggle to keep a lid on the currency in the face of almost 1 trillion euros more of such sales over the next six years.

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