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

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

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

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

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

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]

Week ahead: US non-farm payrolls and ECB in focus

Fri, 31 October 2014

The coming week will see the flow of economic data ramp-up. As always, the latest US non-farm payrolls figures, which are set for release on Friday, will focus traders' attention above all else. This ... [more]

Week ahead: US FOMC meeting in focus

Fri, 24 October 2014

The coming week will see the flow of US macroeconomic data pick-up after a weekend in which investors will be closely watching the results of the ECB's Asset Quality Review and of the Brazilian presid... [more]

Week ahead: Eurozone purchasing managers data in focus

Fri, 17 October 2014

The latest Eurozone manufacturing sector purchasing managers' indices stand out in the coming week's agenda as the main risk event, given recent fears over the slowdown in economic activity in the Eur... [more]

Week ahead: Traders waiting on ECB's Draghi and UK employment report

Fri, 10 October 2014

The flow of economic data is set to pick up significantly in the UK and US over the coming week. In Britain the main economic reports due out are the latest consumer price figures, on Tuesday, followe... [more]

Week ahead: FOMC minutes and MPC meeting in focus

Fri, 03 October 2014

The coming week will see the flow of data slow in most jurisdictions, but traders following UK markets will have quite a bit to keep them on their toes. Nevertheless, the key risk event of the week is... [more]

Week ahead: ECB and US non-farm payrolls in focus

Fri, 26 September 2014

Traders will be focusing on the European Central Bank's policy meeting on Thursday after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi indicated this past week that he is open to the possibility of ado... [more]

Week ahead: Eurozone PMIs and IFO in focus

Fri, 19 September 2014

The flow of macroeconomic data will slowdown significantly over the coming week, with the key risk events moving towards the Eurozone. In particular, investors will be watching out for the latest manu... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Old Mutual 189.90 5.68 17:00
SABMiller 3,374.50 5.59 17:11
Aberdeen Asset Management 431.40 5.58 17:00
IMI 1,237.00 5.37 16:47
ARM Holdings 975.50 4.89 16:47

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Coca-Cola HBC AG (CDI) 1,221.00 -1.61 16:43
Glencore 290.00 -0.84 17:12
United Utilities Group 914.50 -0.38 17:11
BT Group 399.90 -0.25 17:11
TUI AG Reg Shs (Prior To 01/10/14) (DI) 1,127.00 -0.00 17:11