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Week Ahead: Major macro events broken up by major earnings

George Walker, Friday, 5 February 2021

The week starts on a relatively quiet note with Unemployment data from Switzerland and an Industrial Production update from Germany being the only notable released Monday morning.

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Week Ahead: Amazon and Google wrap up FAANG results

George Walker, Friday, 29 January 2021

The first trading day of the new month kicks off a big week ahead with Manufacturing PMI data from China, Germany, the Eurozone, the UK and the United States.

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Week Ahead: earnings flood in from Apple, Tesla, and more

George Walker, Friday, 22 January 2021

Last week saw equities hit record highs as Joe Biden was sworn in as President of the US. Markets got a boost from expectations that further stimulus could outweigh the negative ongoing impact of the pandemic, and speculation of major additional stimulus also saw the USD decline against major currencies.

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Week Ahead: Biden, Big Banks, and Central Banks

George Walker, Friday, 15 January 2021

We kick off the trading week with Gross Domestic Product, Industrial Production, and Retail Sales out of China Sunday night. Recent data has shown signs that the world’s second-largest economy is on the road to recovery following the pandemic. Better or worse-than-expected figures could set the initial tone for trading throughout the morning.

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Week Ahead: Chinese and US data take front stage

George Walker, Friday, 8 January 2021

With the first trading week of the year done and dusted, we move into the one ahead – and it’s a busy one. The focus might not be fixated on previous quarterly performance, but more so on forward guidance. With the global economy having been severely impacted, many companies might have had to slash expectations.

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Week Ahead: last-minute wrapping up

George Walker, Friday, 18 December 2020

Our last Week Ahead of 2020 is a short one, with few macro events on the calendar in the lead up to Christmas.

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