A gamble from the ECB?

By Craig Erlam   It’s been another wild session in financial markets and the ECB had the unenviable task on Thursday of making a decision on interest rates amid all of the uncertainty

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Central bank warnings

By Craig Erlam   It’s been a solid start to the year for equity markets, but that optimism appears to be fading as policymakers queued up in Davos to push back against market

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End of a messy week

By Jeffrey Halley         Volatility was the winner overnight, with a multitude of data points and events leaving market price action messier than a teenager’s bedroom. The European Central Bank surprised markets by

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Choppy trade ahead of ECB

By Craig Erlam  Stock markets are understandably choppy so far this week, as Europe posts small gains with Italy being the outlier on Tuesday, up more than 1%. It’s shaping to be

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Markets shaky ahead of ECB meeting

By Lukman Otunuga, Senior Research Analyst at FXTM A sense of caution has taken hold of financial markets as investors adopt a guarded stance ahead of another week packed with key economic

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Dumb and dumber

By Jeffrey Halley   Readers should stop watching US stock markets for economic wisdom, as the price action overnight confirmed that part of the financial world has as little future insight as anywhere

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Steady start to the week

By Craig Erlam European stocks are making steady gains on Monday, recovering a small portion of last week’s heavy losses as economic concerns mounted. There’s been a shift in the market mindset

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