Welcome to “Language of the Day”


Welcome to Insight by WFX’s new section: “Language of the Day”. Here we will look into the languages dealt with at Wordwide FX, and the various issues and solutions we find when faced with the challenge to adapt the FX vocabulary, which often comes from English. This section will be a meeting point of our two specialties: languages and the markets.

Wordwide FX works with the most widely-spoken languages, and employs translators and editors specializing in the financial markets but who are also experts in languages. The most demanded language is Chinese, but other Asian languages such as Hindi, Benagli and of course Arabic, are getting more and more important. As for European languages, English is the one with a broader impact, since it has the status of “lingua franca” in the modern world. Spanish is an important language, too, especially because it is widely-spoken in Latin America.

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Our two bits for today


Good morning. The European stocks had a perky start this morning, with FTSE  +0.4%,  DAX  +1.8%, CAC40 +1.9% and Italian MIB  +1.9%. From Japan we learn about the BOJ decision for additional easing, with JPY 8-10 trillion of JBGs per month, which will support Japan`s economy together with yen weakening. Back to Europe, after yesterday’s bad news on German CPI , which came lower than expected, we find French September producer prices m/m 0,5% better versus the expected -0,1%.

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