A choppy start

By Craig Erlam It’s been quite a choppy start to the trading week, with much of the focus on China where Covid relaxation measures and property market support have brought some relief.

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Hope fades ahead of CPI data

By Craig Erlam We’re seeing some risk aversion in markets on Thursday as we await inflation data from the US later in the week. It probably won’t come as a surprise to

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Stocks ease on US midterm results

By Craig Erlam Equity markets are mixed on Wednesday as investors continue to watch events unfold in the US for a sense of what impact they’ll have on sentiment. The impact of

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Will U.S. midterms boost Wall Street?

U.S. stocks are likely to enjoy an “impressive rally” this week as Republicans could take at least one chamber in the midterm elections on Tuesday, in which all U.S. House and term-expired

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All eyes on NFP jobs report

By Craig Erlam It’s been another fascinating week in financial markets and it’s not over yet, with the US jobs report still to come amid some interest rate uncertainty. The Fed meeting

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More rate hikes coming

By Craig Erlam Equity markets are under some pressure on Thursday, with Asia mostly in the red and Europe poised to open almost a percentage point lower after the US Fed delivered

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Market mood improves ahead of Fed decision

By Lukman Otunuga, Senior Research Analyst at FXTM The next few days promise to be eventful and potentially volatile for financial markets thanks to key economic reports from major economies, corporate earnings,

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Huge uncertainty in week ahead

By Craig Erlam Uncertainty sums up the feeling in the markets at the moment and that is highlighted by the moves seen on the opening day of the week. Equity markets in

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