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Week ahead: Jackson Hole conference, UK surveys in focus

Week ahead: Jackson Hole conference, UK surveys in focus

Fri, 19 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Markets are likely to turn their attention back towards the US Federal Reserve in the coming week. The US central bank will hold its annual week-long Economic Symposium at Jackson H... [more]

Week ahead: UK claimant count, retail sales data in focus

Week ahead: UK claimant count, retail sales data in focus

Fri, 12 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Investors in Sterling assets will be treated to a barrage of economic data in the coming week, including some of the first data points referencing the period of time post the refere... [more]

Week ahead: Chinese data in focus

Week ahead: Chinese data in focus

Fri, 05 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - China will take over as the main driver of markets - barring any surprises - over the coming week, with investors waiting on the release of a raft of economic indicators which might... [more]

Week ahead: BoE policy decision and Inflation Report in focus

Week ahead: BoE policy decision and Inflation Report in focus

Fri, 29 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England is widely expected to cut interest rates for the first time in seven years next week as the central bank assesses the fallout of Brexit. The BOE's Monetary Polic... [more]

Week ahead: Euro area and UK data, US FOMC meeting in focus

Week ahead: Euro area and UK data, US FOMC meeting in focus

Sun, 24 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Investors were expected to continue monitoring the flow of macroeconomic data on both sides of the Atlantic over the coming week, especially those reports referencing the period fol... [more]

Week ahead: Fed's interest rate decision, US and UK GDP

Fri, 22 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Federal Reserve's interest rate decision will be in the spotlight next week with the central bank widely expected to follow the lead from other central banks in keeping policy u... [more]

Week ahead: UK data, ECB rate meeting in focus

Fri, 15 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - A barrage of economic data scheduled for release over the coming week will help inform markets and policymakers about the state of the UK economy in the immediate run-up to the refe... [more]

Week ahead: BoE in focus

Thu, 14 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England's policy meeting on Thursday will focus markets' attention. The Old Lady on Threadneedle Street is now expected to lower Bank Rate by 25 basis points on Thursday... [more]

Week ahead: US non-farm payrolls, Brexit in focus

Fri, 01 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Markets were expected to re-focus on the prospects for the US economy in the coming week, with traders likely highly anxious of the next monthly US non-farm payrolls report, on Frid... [more]

Week ahead: Brexit to continue in the spotlight

Fri, 24 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Markets were expected to be on post-Brexit watch, with some market-watchers wary of the potential for further market volatility. Political developments pertaining to the start of fo... [more]

Week ahead: All eyes on referendum outcome

Fri, 17 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Thursday, 23 June, and the result of the UK's referendum on whether or not to continue within the European Union is all that will matter this week for financial markets. Yes, many o... [more]

Week ahead: Central banks in focus, US Fed above all

Fri, 10 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Would the US central bank raise rates again when it met in July or would the next hike be postponed until September. That was the main question which investors would try to resolve ... [more]

Week ahead: Yellen, China, Japan in focus

Fri, 03 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - In the wake of the latest much weaker-than-expected US jobs report, the focus in the coming week would likely be on US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen´s speech on 6 June. For som... [more]

Week ahead: Manufacturing surveys, US jobs report in focus

Fri, 27 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Economic data over the coming holiday-shortened week will provide investors with further clues on the staying power of the US economic expansion and clues regarding the efficacy, or... [more]