DOL Fiduciary Rule, Robo-Advisors May Fuel ETF Growth

Desire for low-cost options has been pushing investors towards ETFs for some time, but further analysis of the market points to continued growth thanks to the new DOL fiduciary rule. 

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Business Insider: The Yen is on Fire

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In an article originally published by Business Insider, Marc Chandler, Global Head of Currency Strategy at BBH, highlights the surge in strength of the Japanese Yen as the Dollar slumps.

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WSJ: Donald Trump’s Poll Numbers Move Markets—in Mexico

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In an article originally published by The Wall Street Journal, Win Thin, Global Head of Emerging-Market Currency Strategy at BBH, talks about the Mexican foreign exchange market and client sentiments towards the scenario of Donald Trump winning the presidential election.

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Bloomberg: Brazil Real Rises to One-Year High as Yields Lure Carry Trades

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In an article originally published by Bloomberg, Win Thin, Global Head of Emerging Market Currency Strategy at BBH, discusses how negative yields on government debt in Europe and Japan are driving investors to pile into emerging markets, such as Brazil.

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Bloomberg: History No Friend to Emerging-Market Currencies as August Lands

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In an article originally published by Bloomberg, Win Thin, Head of Emerging Market Strategy at BBH, speaks about how the “August effect” could impact emerging market and developing-nation currencies.

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Reuters: Dollar Weakens Against Yen Before Fed, BOJ Meetings

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In an article originally published by Reuters, Marc Chandler, Global Head of Currency Strategy at BBH, speaks about market sentiment toward the BOJ and what to expect from the Fed this week.

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FT: Wall Street Edges Back from Record after Earnings Reports Dissappoint

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Marc Chandler, Head of Currency Strategy at BBH, spoke to the Financial Times about what to expect from the Fed in the coming months and how this plays into our continuing theme of divergence.

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WSJ: Dollar Falls as Investors Seek Riskier Emerging Market Currencies

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The Turkish Lira faces its biggest decline since 2008. In an article, originally published by the Wall Street Journal, Win Thin, Global Head of Emerging Market Currency Strategy, comments on the current state of Turkey.

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FT: BBH Finreg Expert has Some Brexit Questions (annotated edition)

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Following the Brexit vote, Sean Tuffy, BBH’s Head of Regulatory Intelligence, raised some thought provoking questions on Twitter.   In a recent post, FT Alphaville summarized his tweets and offered a cheat sheet in financial regulatory abbreviations.  

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