Market Event, General, Forex

Hold onto your hats, this week is a big one.

David Papier, Friday, 7 September 2018

We open the week in Asia with Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data from Japan and Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation data from China, both landing early hours Monday.

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Market Event, General

We move into a relatively calm week ahead

David Papier, Friday, 3 August 2018

Off the back of a big week for macroeconomic events, including interest rate announcements from the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve, we move into a relatively calm week on the data front. Well, at least to begin with.

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Forex, Market Event

The BOE Is Expected To Make A Move

Michael Baker, Wednesday, 1 August 2018

One of the many highlights that have traders glued to their screens is tomorrow’s Bank of England (BOE) meeting where we are expecting some action. A hike will cause market volatility for sure, but with a large amount of a potential hike priced in Bears will be looking for an overreaction.

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Indices, Shares

UK 100 Tanks From London Open

Michael Baker, Wednesday, 1 August 2018

The UK 100 saw a strong sell off on the 8 am London open after mulling over a mixed bag of news. The index has shown signs of a breakdown approaching the 50% fib (7635) from the June low to the July high. This morning’s aggressive selling saw the index drop by 116 points.

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FOMC - Damp Squib?

Michael Baker, Tuesday, 31 July 2018

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) kicks off its 2-day meeting tomorrow and the streets are fairly confident that there are no surprises in store. It was only last month when the FED pushed on with their gradual rate increases, moving the target range from 1.50%/1.75% to 1.75%/2.00%.

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A Big Week for Market Moving Data

David Papier, Thursday, 26 July 2018

European data in the 2nd quarter has not been something to write home about, however, a busy start to the week sees the release of German retail sales, a number being closely monitored due to the big drop on the previous reading.

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