Weekly review: What does China tensions mean for the markets?

Benjamin Weiss, Friday, 24 July 2020

A global pandemic was enough to not so much eradicate, but more put tensions on hold between the US and China that at one point seemed particularly hostile. However, these tensions have arisen once more, only this time the UK is involved as well. But what could this mean for the markets?

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Week Ahead: The Fed’s outlook for the rest of 2020

George Walker, Friday, 24 July 2020

After another relatively quiet week on the macro front, this week now sees an important Fed interest rate decision in the US that will be of huge interest to traders. How quickly will the Fed expect the world’s largest economy to recover and are there signs that it could return to normal this year?

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Weekly review: A terrible week for cryptos, or was it?

Benjamin Weiss, Friday, 17 July 2020

In a week that promised a lot in terms of high-impact data releases, we saw an unprecedented, adhoc event steal the headlines. This week’s Twitter hacking thrusted Bitcoin into the spotlight for all the wrong reasons, but looking back, has it really turned out that badly for the cryptocurrency?

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Week Ahead: Corporate Earnings set to dominate

George Walker, Friday, 17 July 2020

There is a relatively quiet week ahead on the macro front compared to the week just gone, but that’s not saying much. Last week we saw several high-impact macro releases that revealed some interesting implications of how successful economies have been in staging their recoveries.

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ECB meeting preview: Press conference to steal the headlines?

Benjamin Weiss, Tuesday, 14 July 2020

We’re in very treacherous times at the moment. The coronavirus hasn’t gone away, but yet things seem to be slowly returning to normal. But while the European economies look to be on the right track at least, the threat of a second wave of COVID-19 is a realistic danger.

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