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Week ahead: Political debates and central banks in focus

Week ahead: Political debates and central banks in focus

Fri, 24 April 2015

With little doubt what will be of most interest for investors next week, given that the next general elections are now looming, will be the three-way election debate between Cameron, Clegg and Miliban... [more]

Week ahead: Greece and Eurogroup meeting in focus

Week ahead: Greece and Eurogroup meeting in focus

Fri, 17 April 2015

The coming week will see markets focus on the result of the International Monetary Fund-World Bank's spring meetings in Washington D.C.. That comes ahead of the 24 April Eurogroup meeting. Unfortuna... [more]

Week ahead: Election and US data in focus

Week ahead: Election and US data in focus

Fri, 10 April 2015

Electoral fever will likely continue to ramp up over the coming days, with the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats all due to publish their respective election manifestos. That comes as st... [more]

Week ahead: UK elections and Fed minutes in focus

Week ahead: UK elections and Fed minutes in focus

Fri, 03 April 2015

The holiday shortened week will see traders closely tracking the political scene not only in Greece but also in the UK as the election season kicks into full swing. Acting as a backdrop, and especiall... [more]

Week ahead: Non-farm payrolls and UK retail results to steal the show

Week ahead: Non-farm payrolls and UK retail results to steal the show

Fri, 27 March 2015

Next week is set to be a busy one for financial markets in London with investors having to digest a flurry of global economic data and corporate results from a number of prominent UK retailers. The fo... [more]

Week ahead: Eurozone PMIs, UK and US CPI data in focus

Fri, 20 March 2015

The markets' focus in the coming week will be on the results of the latest purchasing managers' surveys in the US and on the consumer price date scheduled for release in the UK and Stateside. The form... [more]

Week ahead: Budget speech and FOMC meeting lie ahead

Fri, 13 March 2015

In the coming week traders will focus on the next policy meeting of the US Federal Reserve, when it is expected that it will remove the reference to being patient when it starts to normalise monetary ... [more]

Week ahead: Eurogroup meeting and Chinese data in focus

Fri, 06 March 2015

In the aftermath of last Friday's US non-farm payrolls investors will most likely be keying in to Monday's Eurogroup meeting of finance ministers, analysts at Investec say, given the on-going Greek tr... [more]

Week ahead: US non-farm payrolls in focus

Sun, 01 March 2015

As always at the start of each month, the key report of the week will be that covering the most recent US non-farm payrolls data, with investors looking for confirmation that January´s robust print wa... [more]

Week ahead: Greek negotiations and GDP data in focus

Fri, 20 February 2015

The news-flow surrounding the on-going discussions between Athens and other European capitals will likely be the main focus of attention for markets next week. Acting as a backdrop, revised data on UK... [more]

Week ahead: Eurozone PMIs and UK labour market data in focus

Fri, 13 February 2015

The latest reading on the state of the UK's labour market will centre investors' attention on Wednesday. Economists at Credit Suisse believe the unemployment rate will have remained unchanged at 5.8... [more]

Week ahead: Inflation Report may deliver a surprise

Fri, 06 February 2015

Next week's focus in the UK will be on the Bank of England's Inflation Report for February, which at least a couple of economists have warned might surprise markets with a slightly more hawkish tone t... [more]

Week ahead: US non-farm payrolls in focus

Fri, 30 January 2015

As always the start of a new month will bring with it the latest US non-farm payrolls report, for the month of January in this case. Analysts at Charles Stanley believe they expanded at a 220,000 pace... [more]

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Google Inc. Class C 565.06 3.30 22:10

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