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Here's Why: Where we take one news story and explain it in just a few minutes with help from our experts at Bloomberg. 

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Here's Why: Where we take one news story and explain it in just a few minutes with help from our experts at Bloomberg. 

    Here's Why Europe's Politicians Should Watch the Bond Markets

    Here's Why Europe's Politicians Should Watch the Bond Markets

    French bonds have continued to tumble as Marine Le Pen’s far right National Rally party leads polls ahead legislative elections later this month. The moves come after Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned that France would be plunged into a debt crisis similar to one sparked in the UK two years ago if far-right leader Marine Le Pen were to win and implement her economic program. But is he right? Our Managing Editor for FX and Rates, Rachel Evans joins Caroline Hepker to discuss if the warning is more than just political positioning.
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    Here's Why Markets Tumbled When Election Favorites Won

    Here's Why Markets Tumbled When Election Favorites Won

    Three sets of recent elections have made waves on the markets. In South Africa, India and Mexico - we saw stocks sell off and currencies weaken as the results rolled in - even if they weren't a total surprise. Is there a common theme behind the market moves? Bloomberg's Markets Live Executive Editor Mark Cudmore joins Stephen Carroll to explain.
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    • 6 min
    Here's Why Central Bank Divergence Might Not Be a Problem

    Here's Why Central Bank Divergence Might Not Be a Problem

    The European Central Bank is set to cut interest rates for the first time since 2016, but Federal Reserve policymakers are still saying rates may need to stay higher for longer. Central bank divergence has caused market volatility in the past, but how big a deal is it this time? Bloomberg Opinion columnist Daniel Moss joins Stephen Carroll to explain.
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    • 8 min
    Here's Why Inflation is Down But US Voters Don't Care

    Here's Why Inflation is Down But US Voters Don't Care

    The US has dodged a recession and inflation is on track to normalise, so why don't people feel happier? Judging only by economic data, Joe Biden should be a shoo-in at November's election. But the polls don't seem to reflect that. Bloomberg's senior editor Wendy Benjaminson joins us from Washington to help explain. 
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    • 6 min
    Here's Why Trade Tariffs Are Back In Vogue

    Here's Why Trade Tariffs Are Back In Vogue

    There was a time in the not-too-distant past where more free trade was widely considered to be a good thing. Donald Trump, as US President, had a major hand in reviving the use of tools like trade tariffs, but they've continued to be used under Joe Biden too. Bloomberg's Trade Tsar Brendan Murray joins Stephen Carroll to discuss the past, present and future of this key instrument of international trade. 
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    • 10 min
    Here's Why China Wants To Keep Europe Happy

    Here's Why China Wants To Keep Europe Happy

    China's President Xi Jinping came to Europe with promises of investment and greater cooperation, but also an eye on rising trade tensions with the EU. What was Xi's goal on this trip? In this episode of Here's Why, we examine why China needs Europe right now with our Asia Government and Politics Correspondent Rebecca Choong Wilkins. Hosted by Stephen Carroll, produced by Christopher Pitt and James Woolcock. 
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