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In MCB Wave podcast, our Global Markets and Treasury Management team shares their views on different asset classes in financial markets every week. Disclaimer: The commentary (“Publications”) published by The Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited (“MCB”) is for information only. The information and opinions contained therein have been compiled or arrived at by MCB from sources believed to be reliable and in good faith, but no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made as to their accuracy, completeness or correctness. All our opinions and estimates constitute MCB’s own judgement as at respective dates of issue and are subject to change without notice. The Publications are published for the assistance of recipients, but are not to be relied upon as authoritative or taken in substitution for the exercise of judgement by any recipient. Neither MCB, nor any of its directors, officers or employees accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or consequential loss arising from any use of the Publications. Furthermore, the Publications may not be reproduced, distributed or published in whole or in part for any purpose, unless prior authorisation is obtained from MCB.
9 Episodes
To better understand the forecast strategies of major asset classes in financial markets for 2023, Jolene Li Sing How welcomes the Head of Trading, Ronnie Bhurtah and Senior Trader, Gavin Kannee in Global Markets at MCB. Volatility and trend are the main themes.
Fed hikes again

Fed hikes again


The Fed raised interest rates by 75bps as widely anticipated by the market, a move that could impact both the G10 and emerging markets as well. On this week’s episode, we discuss on the aggressive series of rates and key events that could shape up the narrative in the coming weeks, as well as some technical view on the FX Market.
Commodity markets were once sought as a prominent safe haven from inflation threat. Investors are seeking other real return alternatives. On this week’s episode of MCB Wave podcast, Jolene sits down with Shehzad Purdasy, Structurer – Client Advisory at MCB.
EURUSD: 1 to 1

EURUSD: 1 to 1


Euro hovered on the brink of parity last week as the Nord Stream pipeline feeding gas to Germany from Russia is on a 10-day maintenance. The European Central Bank introduced a new game for the anti-fragmentation plan called Transmission Protection Mechanism. Listen to this week’s episode of MCB Wave podcast with Jolene Li Sing How and Shalinee Ramphul-Rampadaruth, Global Markets Sales Manager at MCB. 
Trading Volatility

Trading Volatility


FX markets are susceptible to a range of factors which affect their volatility, and many traders look to tailor their strategies to capitalise on the most volatile currency pairs. This week on MCB Wave podcast, our host Jolene Li Sing How welcomes Yannick Brutus, Global Markets Sales Dealer at MCB.
The Bank of England implemented a fifth consecutive hike to interest rates in June on a clear mandate to curb price pressures.
The European Central Bank's President Christine Lagarde affirmed a clear 25 basis point raise in July. The Bank of Mauritius embarked on a rate hike cycle this year. In this week’s episode of MCB Wave, our host Jolene Li Sing How is joined by Priska Gopaulen, Fixed Income Trader at MCB, for her views.
The U.S. Fed raised rates by 75 basis points last week to fight rising prices, while the European Central Bank is planning to play catch up with other central banks. In this week’s episode of MCB Wave, our host Jolene Li Sing How is joined by Gavin Kannee, Senior FX Trader at MCB.
In this inaugural podcast, our Global Markets and Treasury Management team is pleased to share with you their views on the medium term on the trajectories of the U.S interest rates. The U.S Federal Reserve has shifted its monetary policy from quantitative easing to tightening. What are the probabilities of a soft and hard landing for the United States? Listen to learn more.
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