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Mizuho Global Perspective - G4 forecast updates FY2019

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Mizuho Global Weekly Preview FY2019

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03 April 2020


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March: 27 | 2013 | 06

February: 28211407

January: 3124171003


Mizuho Market Comment FY2019

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In brief:

Global recession watch

  • The Chinese data over the weekend were shocking - far below expectations for January and February.
  • Ex-China COVID-19 cases are now greater than those within China. The economic impact is spreading too.
  • Recessions in many countries across the world now look likely. Central banks have stepped up, in size...
  • ...although the fiscal response is still in low gear.

Read the full report - 16 March 2020


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Currency reports FY2019: Daily Yen Watch

Latest report in brief:

The crisis playbook: Go hard, go early

  • Early gains fade as number of COVID-19 infections tops 1 million. Topix ends lower for 5th consecutive day
  • Choppy JGB session. 2yr sector outperforms. USD/JPY little changed 
  • FX intervention picked up among a number of countries in March. Japan to remain on the side lines for now
  • Fiscal package details due next week. Portfolio flows data for March also due

    Read the full report - 03 April 2020

    Recent Daily Yen reports: FY2019

    April: 02 | 01

    March:  3130272625 | 242319 | 181716131110 | 09 | 0604 | 0302

    February: 28 | 27 | 26252019 | 1817141312 | 10 | 07 |060504 | 03


    Mizuho Dealer's View FY2019: EMEA emerging currencies

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    March: 30 | 23160902

    February: 24171003

    January: 27201306


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