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Thursday, December 6

6th Dec - EU Open

Previously on MoreLiver’s:

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News roundup – Between The Hedges
The 6am Cut London – alphaville / FT
Emerging Markets Headlines – beyondbrics / FT

Debt crisis live – The Telegraph
The Euro Crisis Blog – WSJ
Tracking Europe’s Debt Crisis – NYT
FX Options Analytics – Saxo Bank
European 10yr Yields and Spreads – MTS indices
Economic Calendar – Forexpros

3 Numbers To Watch: Eurozone GDP, BOE & ECB AnnouncementsSaxo Bank
No change is expected in the revision of Q3 GDP for the eurozone, but the October slump in retail sales may influence today’s ECB interest rate decision. Lower expectations for Q4 GDP in Britain will also weigh on BOE’s policy statement.

Market Preview: Focus on UK and EU interest rate decisionsSaxo Bank
European markets are expected to open firmer Thursday. S&P has cut its credit rating on Greece to Selective Default from CCC. Meanwhile, traders eye UK and Eurozone monetary policy meetings and revised Eurozone GDP data due later today.

Danske DailyDanske Bank (pdf)
Signs that the US is moving closer to a deal on avoiding the fiscal cliff. Standard & Poor’s cut its rating of Greece to selective default but might soon return its rating to junk. New Zealand’s central bank keeps leading interest rate unchanged. ECB and Bank of England are both expected to be on hold today.



Spain’s economic problems are not being helped by attempts to disguise debt in official figureseuropp / LSE

ECB Preview: What to expect, plus a few potential surprisesSaxo Bank
The ECB is expected to keep rates unchanged and promise dovish policy for 2013, with strong euro support. The Q&A on Spain and Greece could hold some surprises. I'll be online during the press conference and look forward to discussing this with you.

ECB Seen Refraining From Rate Cuts as Yields Sink on Bond PlanECB

ECB set to cut economic forecasts, but not ratesReuters

ECB to hold rates, guidance for 2013 eyedReuters
The ECB may give a guide to next year's policy path when it delivers fresh forecasts for the euro zone economy on Thursday at a meeting where it is expected to leave interest rates at a record low.
ECB Set to Keep Policy on HoldWSJ
ECB preview: Draghi sees signs of improvementDanske Bank (pdf)
November Employment Report PreviewA Dash of Insight
Take the "under" in NFP sweepstakes – Humble Student

The Absolute Return Letter Dec 1212: In Search of The Holy Graildocstoc

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