The Marketsforu in partnership with Roche Futures Stockbrokers Fixed Income desk was established in 2012, drawing together a widely experienced team with a primary focus on Euro-zone Sovereigns and Financials.

We deal with prominent institutional investors right across Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America, with a client roster of domestic and international asset managers, hedge funds, private banks and family offices.

The rich diversity of backgrounds within our team leverages skills in buy-side, sell-side, debt capital markets and market making in global financial institutions. These strengths have positioned our Fixed Income business as a highly respected expert in European debt markets.

Impartiality is central to our philosophy. Roche Futures Fixed Income is not conflicted by taking any proprietary positions; instead we offer only independent advice, research and execution.

Germany feels pinch as exports to China fall

GERMANY’S economy, the industrial powerhouse of the Eurozone, did not grow at all in the final quarter of last year after shrinking in the prior quarter. German official statistics agency Destatis said that the country was hit by weak household spending and exports as the global economy cooled and demand for […]

ECB weighing more cheap funds for banks, says Coeure

ECB board member Benoit Coeure has said it is discussing the idea of issuing new multi-year cheap loans to banks, which in some countries face a funding cliff-edge next year when previous loans must be repaid. Banks in Italy and other southern European nations in particular could face funding problems as […]

Hard border must be on the table in no-deal Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the Taoiseach a hard border has to be on the table in a no-deal Brexit scenario, it has emerged. Europe’s longest-serving leader questioned Leo Varadkar’s hard-line stance on the Border amid fears it was undercutting the EU’s negotiating position. The Irish Government has repeatedly insisted it […]

U.S. Import And Export Prices Show Continued Decreases In January

U.S. import and export prices both fell by much more than anticipated in the month of January, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday. The report said import prices fell by 0.5 percent in January after tumbling by 1.0 percent in December, while economists had expected import […]

U.S. Industrial Production Unexpectedly Decreases In January

Industrial production in the U.S. unexpectedly decreased in the month of January, the Federal Reserve revealed in a report released on Friday. The Fed said industrial production fell by 0.6 percent in January after inching up by a downwardly revised 0.1 percent in December. Economists had expected production to tick up […]

Growth In New York Manufacturing Rebounds More Than Expected In February

A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Friday showed a notable rebound in the pace of growth in regional manufacturing activity in the month of February. The New York Fed said its general business conditions index climbed to 8.8 in February from 3.9 in January, with […]