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Strong start to the week for risky assets

Early indications suggest that the damage from Hurricane Irma is less severe than expected. UK inflation print and Apple product event in focus. Hurricane Irma causes less damage than expected Hurricane Irma made landfall in…

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North Korea does not test a missile

After North Korea celebrated its National Foundation Day without testing a missile, focus today shifts to the United Nations Security Council vote on further sanctions. Hurricane Irma is expected to be the most expensive storm…

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ECB to take center stage

Attention turns to another potentially devastating storm, Hurricane Irma. No policy shift expected from the ECB today. Concerns over North Korea and Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms yet, lingered on Wednesday….

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Time for cool heads

Attention on the response to North Korea’s action may refocus on UN sanctions. Dovish Fed stance already well discounted and perhaps too a hawkish ECB. Stocks surrendered gains made in the previous two sessions, US…