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18 Sep
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Thursday preview: BoE, Next in focus

Rate-setters at the Bank of England are expected to stay put on policy on Thursday, particularly now perhaps, given the recent jump in geopolitical risk emanating from the Middle East.

17 Sep
Wednesday preview: US-China trade talks, Fed meeting in focus

Traders will have their plates full on Wednesday as the 13th round of US-China trade consultations get underway in Washington DC and rate-setters at the Federal Reserve announce their latest policy decision.

16 Sep
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Tuesday preview: UK Supreme Court, Middle East tensions in the spotlight

The focus on Tuesday will be on the UK Supreme Court's ruling on the Prime Minister's decision to prorogue Parliament for five weeks and allegations that he misled the Queen by asking her for permission to suspend the Chamber without explaining that his intent was to impede further debate on Brexit.

12 Sep
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Friday preview: US consumer confidence, JD Wetherspoon in focus

The end of the week will see the market spotlight swivel back towards the States, where a slew of economic reports are scheduled to be released on import prices and retail sales in August, alongside a preliminary reading on consumer confidence for September.

11 Sep
Thursday preview: ECB, Morrisons in the spotlight

The spotlight on Thursday will be firmly on the European Central Bank's policy announcement.

10 Sep
Wednesday preview: US producer prices in focus

US producer price data for August will be in the spotlight on Wednesday in the run-up to the Federal Reserve's next policy meeting on 17-18 September.

09 Sep
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Tuesday preview: UK Parliament, Bovis Homes in focus

The market spotlight on Tuesday will continue to be on Parliament, as investors digest the results and implications of the previous night's vote on whether to hold a snap election.

05 Sep
Friday preview: US August jobs report, Ashmore in the spotlight

All eyes on Friday will be on the US jobs report for August, with investors keen to assess the health of the American jobs market, which has underpinned solid consumption growth thus far.

04 Sep
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Thursday preview: US ADP jobs report, Melrose in the spotlight

The market spotlight on Thursday will shift back towards the US labour market.

03 Sep
Wednesday preview: UK Parliament, Barratt Developments in focus

The market spotlight on Wednesday will continue to be squarely on politics, especially on this side of the Pond.

02 Sep
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Tuesday preview: UK Parliament, IQE in focus

Investors' attention will be trained on Parliament on Tuesday as MPs return from the summer recess with possibly as little as a week to try and head off the risk of a 'no deal' Brexit, be it through the legislative path or via a successful no-confidence vote against Boris Johnson.

29 Aug
Friday preview: US-China trade, economic data in focus

Markets' focus at the end of the month will be on the possibility of a response from Washington to the latest move on trade by Beijing alongside a barrage of economic data due out across almost all the main regions of the world.

28 Aug
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Thursday preview: US data, Italian coalition talks in focus

The spotlight on Thursday will shift back towards the US, where a barrage of top-tier data are set for release.

27 Aug
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Wednesday preview: Italian coalition talks, Petrofac in the spotlight

The focus on Wednesday - barring surprises on the US-China trade front - will be on Italy, where the Five Start and Democratic parties are trying, despite the differences in their political programmes, to piece together a coalition government that would allow the country to avoid new elections.

22 Aug
Friday preview: Jerome Powell, Computacenter in the spotlight

All eyes at the end of the week will be on a key speech set to be delivered US Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, at 1500 BST.

21 Aug
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Thursday preview: ECB minutes, Premier Oil in focus

Markets' attention on Thursday will flip remain firmly on Europe - barring surprises.

19 Aug
Tuesday preview: Italian Parliament, Persimmon in focus

Markets' focus on Tuesday will shift to Rome, where Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is due to deliver a speech to the country's Senate, possibly ahead of a no-confidence vote against him following League leader Matteo Salvini's decision to call an end to the current coalition government with his rivals from the Five Star Movement.

15 Aug
Friday preview: US consumer confidence in the spotlight

The focus at the weekend will be on the American consumer as the University Michigan releases a preliminary reading for consumer sentiment in August close on the heels of a much stronger than expected reading on retail sales in July.