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Natixis’ Nordine Naam explains why confidence in the U.S. dollar remains high in FX-MM  

  In his weekly forex review for FX-MM, Natixis’ senior forex analyst, Nordine Naam, believes that very few obstacles stand in the way of the greenback’s appreciation. Indeed, the U.S dollar’s rally continues on the back of both Donald Trump’s sliding position in the U.S. presidential polls and promising macroeconomic indicators. In this respect, Naam …

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Natixis’ Nordine Naam predicts the US dollar will continue to strengthen in FX-MM

In his weekly forex review for FX&MM, Natixis’ senior forex analyst, Nordine Naam, argues the US dollar will continue to strengthen in light of myriad global stimuli. Naam sees Trump’s sliding position in the US presidential polls, and the prospect of Fed Funds rate hike in December, as factors with the capacity to bolster the greenback’s …

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Natixis’ Alicia García Herrero examines the renminbi’s succession to the IMF reserve currency with Euromoney

From October, the Chinese renminbi (RMB) is included in the special drawing rights (SDR) – the basket of currencies used by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a reserve currency – an acknowledgement of China’s remarkable growth in recent years. As the first emerging market currency added to the SDR basket, the longer-term structural implications …

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Natixis European Quality Market Neutral Index featured in Institutional Money

Natixis’ European Quality Market Neutral Index – in partnership with German indices provider, Solactive – comprises a long position in the Solactive European Quality Market Neutral Index, as well as a short position in the Euro Stoxx 50 Index Future. In doing so, the new index combines a market neutral approach with investing in potential …

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Natixis’ Abhishek Deshpande scoops The Petroleum Economist’s energy executive of the year award

Natixis’ senior oil analyst, Abhishek Deshpande has been named The Petroleum Economist’s “2016 Energy Executive of the Year”. Judged by industry leaders – including former OPEC Secretary General, Abdalla El- Badri and former BP executive, Lord John Browne, Baron Browne of Madingley – The Petroleum Economist Awards acknowledge the individuals, as well as organisations and …

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Natixis’ Patrick Artus analyses Brexit’s domestic and global effects for Institutional Investor

Immediately after British voters endorsed an exit from the EU on 23rd June, investors cleared $2.1 trillion from the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI) in just 24 hours. Now that the dust has mostly settled for post-Brexit volatility, Patrick Artus, chief economist for Natixis, has analysed the hysterical market reaction for Institutional Investor’s Unconventional Wisdom …

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Natixis’ metal analyst, Bernard Dahdah, forecasts weak demand for gold in TFR

 Over the decades, central banks’ attitudes towards gold ownership have shifted in tune with transformations to the world’s monetary system and economic downturns. Writing for Trade and Forfaiting Review, Natixis’ metals analyst, Bernard Dahdah, analyses gold demand in light of myriad global phenomena including the financial crisis, rising demand from new markets such as China …

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Natixis and KB Insurance enter infrastructure and aviation co-investment agreement

Natixis and KB insurance announced the signing of a partnership agreement to co-invest in infrastructure and aviation debt last week. This is the fifth agreement signed by Natixis with institutional investors across Europe and Asia as part of the bank’s pioneering model to open the infrastructure and aviation-debt asset class to non-bank financial institutions on a …

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Natixis’ Patrick Artus writes in IFR on the ECB’s real motive

Patrick Artus, Natixis’ Chief Economist, writes for International Financing Review on the European Central Bank’s (ECB) real objective behind it’s use of quantitative easing (QE). The intention of the ECB is to bring eurozone inflation back towards the 2% target by means of an increasingly expansionary monetary policy. Artus, however, argues that QE is instead plaguing the …

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Natixis announces shake up of Executive Committee

Natixis has announced a restructuring of the bank’s executive committee. Following the success of its New Frontier strategic plan which has refocused the bank’s clients, significantly broadened the international footprint of its business lines and made impressive strides towards its goal of becoming an asset light bank, Natixis has laid the foundations to introduce a new structured organisation …

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