General, Indices, Forex

How Theresa May’s departure could affect the markets

Ben Weiss, Thursday, 23 May 2019

There’s overwhelming pressure for Theresa May to resign. But how have the markets reacted, and how will the markets be affected if May does leave Downing Street?

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Market Event, Forex

Crunch time for Trade Wars

George Walker, Monday, 25 February 2019

How have Brent Crude Oil, GBP/USD,EUR/CAD and EUR/USD reacted to the trade war? Click to see what to look out for this week.

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Forex, General, Market Event

Brexit: Option paralysis but how has GBP reacted?

Michael Baker, Monday, 21 January 2019

It started with a simple question in 2016 – ‘Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?’ At the time, it was thought the vote would lead to a binary outcome, but it has since evolved into anything but that.

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General, Forex, Commodities

Global Growth Concerns Spill Into 2019

George Walker, Friday, 4 January 2019

Equity markets had a mixed first week to the start of 2019, coming off their worst year in a decade, with weak data in Asia and Europe confirming fears of a global economic slowdown while the U.S. government shutdown drags on.

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Market Event, Commodities, Forex, General

Central Banks Take Centre Stage As Year End Approaches...

George Walker, Friday, 14 December 2018

Wall Street traded over 1000 points lower than the previous month, putting the 'Santa Rally' - an annual rise across markets in the build up towards Christmas - in doubt. The progression of Brexit discussions between the EU and the UK, as well as the ongoing China-US trade dispute are likely to be key market factors, but what else is worth looking out for this week?

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Forex, General

Will the PM get ousted?

Michael Baker, Wednesday, 12 December 2018

It’s official. After weeks of speculation the chairman of the 1922 Committee, Sir Graham Brady, has announced that the threshold of 15% of the parliamentary party seeking a vote of confidence in the leader of the Conservative Party has been exceeded. A ballot will be held this evening between 6-8pm GMT. All 315 Conservative MPs will vote, with the PM requiring 158 votes to survive.

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