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Busy week in markets gets off to a slow start

Investors encouraged by Trump/Juncker meeting Equity markets are trading slightly in the red in what has been a slow start to an otherwise very busy week in financial markets. Stock markets have been gradually rising in recent weeks, making their…
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OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 25)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: US/EU set for tariff deal, US GDP boost, Facebook shares plummet, Brexit blow for May….
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Futures Flat Ahead of Powell Testimony

Trump comments unpopular but markets steady It’s been an interesting start to trading on Tuesday, although markets are so far relatively unmoved with European indices mixed and US futures relatively flat ahead of the open. While US President Donald Trump…
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Market Reaction Muted After Singapore Summit

Trump and Kim Agree on Denuclearization It’s been a very interesting morning for financial markets, although the response in financial markets has been relatively muted under the circumstances. The Singapore summit with US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader…
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Upbeat Markets Ahead of Busy Week

Investors Not Wobbled By G7 Trade Fallout The mood in financial markets is relatively upbeat at the start of a very busy week, as investors shrug off the G7 meeting which didn’t exactly go to plan as Donald Trump rejected…
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Risk Aversion Seen Ahead of Hostile G6+1 Summit

Trade a Touchy Subject as Trump Isolates US Ahead of Quebec Meeting Financial markets are in risk aversion mode ahead of the G7 summit in Quebec on Friday, with investors potentially concerned as leaders clash over trade and other issues….
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Risk Appetite Improves Ahead of US Jobs Data

Italy Forms Government While Spain’s Rajoy Loses No Confidence Vote You may not guess it based on the current levels in financial markets but it’s been quite a week for investors which has been reflected by a spike in volatility,…
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Risk Appetite Remains as Italian Talks Continue

Markets Remain Buoyed By Potential Progress in Italy US futures are trading flat ahead of the open on Thursday, with Europe mostly a little higher as negotiations continue to avoid another election in Italy. Not too long ago, a coalition…
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Live FX Analysis – 15 May 2018 (Video)

It’s been an interesting month in financial markets in which the dollar has rediscovered its mojo, geopolitical risk has remained heightened, US corporates have shown their strength and central banks around the world have become less bullish. Ahead of another…
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