Market Event, General

Week in Review: America First

Annie Charalambous, Friday, 29 January 2021

Between giant earnings reports from the likes of Apple and Microsoft, to falling oil stockpiles and slightly better-than-expected jobless claims data,

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US Elections, General

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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US Elections, General

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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US Elections, General

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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US Elections, General

George Walker, Friday, 11 December 2020

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