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Thursday, 19 October 2017

Anthony Peters, market strategist at Sol Capital Group' s stories

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    Back once again, with a Portuguese flavour

    Ticker | 08 March 2016

    Some things have not changed in the three months since I supposedly retired from the business. In my “final” daily comment of early December, I wrote that I was done with front-line broking but that if anybody cared to sponsor my daily musings, I’d be open to suggestions. Pretty promptly I received a call from Sol Capital Markets, a start-up brokerage based in the sunny Algarve. I had visited one of the principals for a week in May last year and had subsequently written one of my weekly articles for IF

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    Flower power, Brexit and the edge of reason

    Ticker | 09 March 2016

    It is definitely March 9th today, not April 1st. I know because I checked the calendar. In which case, I have to offer my heartiest congratulations to the Financial Times for the best April Fools story that isn’t one.

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    Ferrari's prancing horse and the ECB's one-trick pony

    Ticker | 10 March 2016

    In the little world of Sol Capital, Wednesday was dominated by two subjects – a look ahead to today’s ECB meeting and the launch and pricing of Ferrari’s €500m seven-year bond. Despite our passion for Maranello’s finest, we took a very cool and considered look at the deal and liked what we saw.

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    The ECB's kitchen sink moment

    Ticker | 11 March 2016

    “…And for my next trick, I shall….erm….I don’t know.”

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    The fear economy

    People & Markets | 11 March 2016

    AFTER OVER 30 years at the sharp end of the City and a full three months of what was supposed to be well-earned retirement, I now find myself as head of strategy for a start-up brokerage based in Portugal’s lovely Algarve.

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    The insanity of free money

    Ticker | 14 March 2016

    I’m not quite sure what Friday’s massive rebound in risk asset prices is supposed to have told us other than that with money costing less than nothing, any kind of return, irrespective, looks sexy.

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    Central banks in focus

    Ticker | 15 March 2016

    Don’t you just love it when the journos make up reasons for things to have happened, or not, as the case may be? “Asian Stocks Fall, Yen Gains as BOJ Maintains Policy”. I think not.

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    A mixed bag and Brazil nuts

    Ticker | 16 March 2016

    Happy St Patrick’s Day to all my Irish friends and also to the millions of Americans who, for one day a year, believe themselves to be Irish too. How nice would it be if Martin Luther King Day were treated in the same way?

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    Over to the politicians

    Ticker | 18 March 2016

    It’s Friday today but politics is a seven-day-a-week business and although the ECB did its bit during the five days of the working week, the political wrangling will go on and on.

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    ​Pricing Brexit

    People & Markets | 18 March 2016

    ONE OF THE privileges of doing what I do is that lots of people assume I know something they don’t. Sometimes I do, sometimes I don’t, but it’s barely surprising that there is a lot of knocking at my door when it comes to the matter of the forthcoming referendum on British membership of the European Union.

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