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25 11, 2019

Poll Pushes Sterling Higher as Tories Looking at 80-seat Majority

2019-11-25T20:32:07+00:00November 25th, 2019|

Shaken last Friday by an appalling pair of PMIs, sterling got its mojo back on Monday after a monthly poll of polls put the Tories on course for an 80 seat majority. Though you’d think any kind of Brexit would spook the pound, at this point it just wants it [...]

29 06, 2019

Importance Of A Trading Plan To Succeed In Forex Business

2020-11-25T13:52:59+00:00June 29th, 2019|

Just like the advice given to a beginner in any business, failing to plan is seen as the basis for planning to fail. Following a written plan definitely helps a trader to succeed in forex business just like any other. A written plan may not ensure guarantee in the forex [...]

9 04, 2018

Week Ahead: Wall Street is Rocking after Some Hefty Falls

2018-04-09T00:21:35+00:00April 9th, 2018|

Wall Street is rocking after some hefty falls for the major indices, but there could be succour in the form of earnings as the Q1 season gets underway on Friday. Earnings Season Wall Street is rocking after some hefty falls for the major indices, but there could be succour in [...]

2 04, 2018

Week Ahead: Big Economic Releases

2018-04-02T15:47:56+00:00April 2nd, 2018|

Spotify IPO, Eurozone inflation and US nonfarm payrolls are the big events for markets in the coming days. Spotify IPO The unconventional initial public offering (IPO) of Swedish streaming service Spotify (SPOT) on April 3rd is the headline event this week. Unlike traditional market debuts, the company is using a [...]

19 03, 2018

Week Ahead: Big Economic Releases

2020-10-25T13:46:46+00:00March 19th, 2018|

The Fed is all but certain to raise rates, but will policymakers revise up their forecasts for the number of hikes in 2018?   Federal Reserve The US Federal Reserve is widely anticipated to raise interest rates again this week, the first of three or even four hikes forecast in [...]

5 03, 2018

Week Ahead: Your Quick Glance

2020-10-25T13:45:43+00:00March 5th, 2018|

Italian elections and an important European Central Bank could create volatility for the euro, while Brexit talks are sure to impact sterling. Italian Elections A key election but this does not appear to pose the same kind of risk as was perceived before the constitutional referendum of December 2016. Italians [...]

19 02, 2018

Week Ahead: Eurozone Inflation, FOMC Minutes and FTSE Results in Focus

2018-02-19T23:07:55+00:00February 19th, 2018|

Eurozone final CPI inflation for January will be among the main events in the forex markets as traders look to see whether the data supports the hawks or the doves on the European Central Bank’s governing council. Eurozone Inflation On Friday, Eurozone final CPI inflation for January will be among [...]

11 02, 2018

Week Ahead: Focus on Inflation and Retail Sales Data, Brexit Looms

2018-02-11T23:22:14+00:00February 11th, 2018|

FX markets have taken rising bond yields and the prospect of tighter Fed policy in their stride; it was the equity markets that reacted violently to a re-pricing of US monetary policy. With this in mind the week ahead contains some key releases on US inflation and retail sales that [...]

5 02, 2018

Week Ahead: Bank of England, RBA and RBNZ Interest Rate Decisions in Focus

2018-02-05T17:11:41+00:00February 5th, 2018|

Following the Fed’s marginally hawkish shift last week, picking up the central bank mantle in the coming days are the Bank of England, Reserve Bank of Australia and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. Bank of England Is the Bank of England mulling another interest rate hike sooner rather than [...]

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