An eventful start

By Craig Erlam The week is off to an eventful start with the UK government announcing its first U-turn, speculation mounting ahead of the OPEC+ meeting and Japan warning of another possible

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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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No letting up

By Craig Erlam We’re in for another day of risk-off trade, with parts of Asia recording heavy losses and Europe opening on the backfoot. Fear of tightening-induced recessions has wiped out the

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Caution prevails as investors on edge

By Lukman Otunuga, Senior Research Analyst at FXTM European stocks crept higher on Tuesday, rebounding after a rocky start to the trading week as investors remained jittery over rising interest rates and

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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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Steady post-inflation shock

By Craig Erlam Stock markets are mixed on Thursday following a rollercoaster week in the run-up to, and aftermath of, the US inflation report. Investors got ahead of themselves in a desperate

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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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