A big week of earnings

By Craig Erlam   Not the most eventful start to the week, but that’s unlikely to last with earnings being a particular focus in the coming days. This is likely to be one

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Markets pushing back

By Craig Erlam   Equity markets are a little softer on Tuesday as investors await more earnings from the U.S. and closely monitor events in Davos. Stocks have had a strong start to

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COVID19: Eight deaths, small drop in new cases

Cyprus reported eight COVID-19 deaths during the past seven days, double last week’s death toll, with a small drop in new infections and hospitalisations, as stricter measures are imposed for arrivals from

COVID19: Four deaths, spike in new cases

Cyprus reported four COVID-19 deaths this week and an increase in new infections and hospitalisations as health officials prepare to adopt measures to respond to China’s worsening Covid landscape. EU Health Commissioner

Tech leading the way

By Craig Erlam  It’s been a mixed day of trade in Europe and the US opened marginally lower Thursday, as traders took a step back following a lively start to the year.

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No more festive cheer

By Craig Erlam A mixed start to trading on Tuesday as traders return following the festive break to some rather gloomy forecasts for the coming year. The IMF is among those warning

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Still drifting…

By Craig Erlam We continue to drift into year-end with investors having little to cling onto that’s going to drive markets one way or another. That is so often the case this

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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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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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