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Week ahead: US Fed meeting in focus

Week ahead: US Fed meeting in focus

Fri, 23 January 2015

Investors next week are expected to concentrate on the result of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting, on Wednesday. The US central bank is widely expected to finally draw up the courage to r... [more]

Week ahead: ECB policy meeting in focus

Week ahead: ECB policy meeting in focus

Fri, 16 January 2015

In the coming week all eyes will be on the European Central Bank's latest policy decision, on Thursday. The single currency area's monetary authority is set to announce an expansion of its asset purch... [more]

Week ahead: Global consumer price data in focus

Week ahead: Global consumer price data in focus

Fri, 09 January 2015

US data will continue to be in focus next week, with the latest Beige Book of particular interest ahead of the next Fed policy meeting. The latest numbers on retail sales and manufacturing sector cond... [more]

Week ahead: Eurozone CPI data set to reveal onset of deflation

Week ahead: Eurozone CPI data set to reveal onset of deflation

Fri, 02 January 2015

Traders will face the latest US monthly employment report, on Friday, when they come back from their extended holiday breaks. Economists believe the economy will have created 232,000 new positions. ... [more]

Week ahead: Athens has the word

Week ahead: Athens has the word

Fri, 26 December 2014

Most professional investors will remain away from their computers and trading screens over the coming week. Nevertheless, there is at least one risk event which they will likely be keeping close tabs ... [more]

Week ahead: All eyes on raft of US data

Mon, 22 December 2014

The coming week will see a fair bit of economic data released despite it being a holiday-shortened one. Tuesday, in particular, will see a raft of indicators released Stateside, including the latest r... [more]

Week ahead: Raft of risk events lies ahead, Chinese PMI to set the mood

Fri, 12 December 2014

By the looks of next week's economic calendar, traders thinking of taking off early for their Christmas Holidays may be forced to rethink their travel plans. First and foremost amongst next week's raf... [more]

Week ahead: Flow of Japanese economic data to pick up

Fri, 05 December 2014

The flow of economic data releases will be considerably lighter over the coming week. Stateside, the main statistics due out will be those on US retail sales, on Wednesday, and the preliminary reading... [more]

Week ahead: Global manufacturing data, ECB policy meeting, US non-farm payrolls

Sat, 29 November 2014

The coming week will see a significant acceleration in the pace of first-tier economic data and risk events around the globe. Barring a surprise, first out of the blocks will be the People's Republic ... [more]

Week ahead: US data and OPEC summit in focus

Fri, 21 November 2014

The coming week will see a raft of economic indicators released Stateside in a holiday-shortened week due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Wednesday, in particular, will be very informative, with no l... [more]

Week ahead: FOMC minutes and Eurozone PMIs wil centre markets“ attention

Fri, 14 November 2014

The axis of risk events will shift back towards the United Kingdom and Eurozone over the coming week. At home, all eyes will be on Wednesday“s release of the minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee“s... [more]

Week ahead: Bank of England's Inflation Report in focus

Fri, 07 November 2014

Markets' attention next week will likely focus on the Bank of England's Inflation Report, which is due for release on Wednesday, and the latest set of macroeconomic projections contained within it. Th... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Fresnillo 901.00 4.46 15:11
Randgold Resources Ltd. 5,620.00 3.69 15:11
Tullow Oil 363.20 3.51 15:11
BHP Billiton 1,448.00 2.44 15:11
Dixons Carphone 434.30 2.38 15:11

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Sainsbury (J) 255.60 -3.11 15:11
Diageo 1,964.50 -2.87 15:11
Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets 179.70 -2.81 15:11
Barratt Developments 459.10 -2.40 15:11
BT Group 419.20 -2.31 15:11