A busy end to the week

By Craig Erlam Stock markets are bouncing back on Friday, although no one is getting excited by the moves which pale in comparison to the preceding losses. This looks like nothing more

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More turmoil to come?

By Craig Erlam Stock markets have steadied in Asia and early European trades on Tuesday, but that does not reflect the mood in the markets at the moment so it may struggle

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Sterling hits record low

By Craig Erlam Economic fears swept through the markets on Monday, with the UK taking a particular drubbing as the pound hit a record low against the dollar. Friday’s mini-budget has gone

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A wild 24 hours

By Craig Erlam Stock markets aren’t faring too badly on Thursday, which is surprising considering how eventful the last 24 hours have been. While the Fed’s hawkish rate hike is probably the

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A turbulent week ahead

By Craig Erlam    It’s been a volatile start to the week which is unlikely to abate considering what’s to come over the next few days. Central banks are lining up to

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Nerves ahead of US inflation

By Craig Erlam We aren’t seeing much change in Europe ahead of the open on Tuesday after a broadly positive session in Asia as China, Hong Kong and South Korea returned following

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Off to a bad start

By Craig Erlam There’s been a lot of economic data to digest so far on Thursday and yet nothing has really changed as far as markets are concerned, with September kicking off

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A curious rebound

By Craig Erlam Stock markets were bouncing back on Tuesday following a rocky couple of weeks as investors grew nervous about the economic impact of tightening. Fed Chair Jerome Powell could not

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All eyes on Jackson Hole

By Craig Erlam The day we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived as Jerome Powell prepares for his keynote speech at Jackson Hole. Powell will have chosen his words very carefully,

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Focus on central banks

By Craig Erlam A slightly positive start to trading on Thursday, as traders eye ECB minutes early afternoon and the start of the Jackson Hole Symposium. The minutes will likely provide further

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