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Dividend Adjustments 30 Mar - 6 Apr

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 30 March 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.                                                                     Special

ThomasIG

ThomasIG

Dividend Adjustments 23 Mar - 30 Mar

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 23 March 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.   How do dividend adjustments work?  This information has been prepared by IG, a trad

CharlotteIG

CharlotteIG

 

Dividend Adjustments 16 Mar - 23 Mar

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 16 March 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neu

ThomasIG

ThomasIG

Volatility reminder and extended weekend closure

Volatility reminder and extended weekend closure Due to ongoing volatility, there is significant risk that markets may gap when they re-open on Sunday night. Please ensure that you’re comfortable with the size of your positions heading into the weekend, and also be aware that we may see circuit-breakers applied over the coming days – see below.  We urge you to do the following:   •   Monitor your positions closely at all times   •  Ensure you are comfortable with the size of you

CharlotteIG

CharlotteIG

 

Dividend Adjustments 9 Mar - 16 Mar

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 9 March 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adj

ThomasIG

ThomasIG

Changes to opening hours from 8 March

Changes to opening hours from 8 March  Between Sunday 8 March and Sunday 29 March, US and Canadian markets will trade one hour earlier than usual in UK time. This is to reflect the start of Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the US on the former date, and British Summer Time (BST) in the UK on the latter. Please note the following changes during this period (all times GMT): • US & Canadian equities (including equity options) markets will be open between 1.30p
 

Dividend Adjustments 2 Mar - 9 Mar

Dividend Adjustments 2 Mar - 9 Mar Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 2 Mar 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video   NB: All dividend adjustments are forec

Dividend Adjustments 24 Feb - 2 Mar

Dividend Adjustments 24 Feb - 2 Mar Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 24 Feb 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video   NB: All dividend adjustments are for

CharlotteIG

CharlotteIG

 

Dividend Adjustments 17 Feb - 24 Feb

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 17 Feb 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutr

ThomasIG

ThomasIG

 

GDP top data listing ;coronarivus influence confusion; FX intervention - DailyFX Key Themes

From the Data, Growth is Top Concern Again  If we were to gauge how much market movement is arising from scheduled event risk relative to those unexpected winds from the headlines, I would put greater emphasis on the latter. That can make for difficult trading conditions considering updates like the coronavirus spread do not abide a clear time and distinct categorical outcomes. In this kind of environment, it is more difficult to establish clear and productive trends as there is not a clear

JohnDFX

JohnDFX

Changes to trading hours on Presidents' Day 17th February

Changes to trading hours on Presidents' Day  Opening hours on certain markets will change for Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 February 2020, as the US observes Presidents' Day - also known as Washington's Birthday. Below you can find the changes, please note it's all GMT.  Monday 17 February US equities and soft commodities are closed. Canadian equities are closed (Family Day). US index futures close early at 6pm. We will make out-of-hours prices on the Dow, S&P and N

CharlotteIG

CharlotteIG

New share dealing platform

We've released our new Share dealing platform.  This includes the following:  News workspace Filter and search Better charts The deal ticket  Alerts News and analysis Account balances   You can find our walk through video on our website:  https://www.ig.com/uk/help-and-support/investments/share-dealing-and-isas/how-do-i-use-the-share-dealing-platform Give me any feedback you have and I will happily pass it onto the developers.

CharlotteIG

CharlotteIG

 

Dividend Adjustments 10 Feb - 17 Feb

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 10 Feb 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adju

KirbyIG

KirbyIG

 

Growth signals sour; Fed and ECB testimony; China in focus - DailyFX Key Themes

An Economic Update on the Calendar and In the Public Eye Concern over the course of the global economy was revived this past week with a few troubled indicators raising awareness, but the real interest was what arose in the market-based measures. With the recovery in capital market measures, the meaningful divergence in performance from growth-sensitive assets like copper and crude oil (with a 13-day consecutive drop and 13-month low respectively). In fact, the 60-day correlation – a three-

JohnDFX

JohnDFX

 

Dividend Adjustments 3 Feb - 10 Feb

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 3 Feb 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video         NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjust

ThomasIG

ThomasIG

 

Coronavirus sentiment spread; growth fears; integrate technicals - DailyFX Key Themes

The Economic Costs Versus the Sentiment Costs of the Coronavirus  Interest in – or really, fear of – the spread of the Wuhan China-based coronavirus ballooned this past week. We could take an anecdotal peruse of the headlines, but I prefer something a little more quantitative. The global, financial-related search for ‘virus’ this past week hit its highest level in over 15 years according to Google. Their data only goes back to 2004, but there is a good chance that the SARS epidemic the year

JohnDFX

JohnDFX

 

Dividend Adjustments 27 Jan - 3 Feb

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 27 Jan 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutr

ThomasIG

ThomasIG

 

Coronavirus; EURUSD volatility lifts FX volatility; S&P 500 quiet hits an extreme - DailyFX Key Themes

Coronavirus Adds Another Wild Card for Sentiment to Absorb  When it comes to the standard themes I have been following closely these past few months – growth fears, trade wars and monetary policy effectiveness – there have been frequent updates and it hasn’t been particularly challenging to take their temperature at any particularly time. While the threat of a recession or trade war that threatens to encompass much of the world will not exactly inspire confidence among investors, the knowle

JohnDFX

JohnDFX

 

Dividend Adjustments 20 Jan - 27 Jan

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 20 Jan 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutr

KirbyIG

KirbyIG

 

US-EU trade war; central banks; range, breakout or trend conditions? - DailyFX Key Themes

Will the White House Pick a Fight with Europe?  The long-awaited first step towards de-escalating the most taxing trade war in modern financial history – between the US and China – took place this past week. Representatives for both countries, US President Trump and Chinese Premier Liu He (notably not President Xi) participated in a very long signing ceremony. The contents of this first stage for finding a long-term and full compromise is important as is stands as the symbolic doorway with

JohnDFX

JohnDFX

Martin Luther King Jr Day- Change to Trading Hours

Martin Luther King Jr Day- Change to Trading Hours Hey everyone, opening hours on certain markets will change for Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 January 2020, as it's a US federal holiday marking the birthday of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. All times listed here are UK time. This information is accurate to the best of our knowledge, but it is possible that these hours could change.    All the best. 

CharlotteIG

CharlotteIG

Dividend Adjustments 13 Jan - 20 Jan

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 13 Jan 2020. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral a

MaxIG

MaxIG

 

Trade war votes; China GDP; momentum vs 'value' - DailyFX Key Themes

Two Important Trade War Votes and A Lurking Threat We have had a few weeks of relative respite from the 2019’s constant headline generator: trade wars. That hiatus is past, however, as we are expecting key updates on global trade relations over the next few weeks. In an unusual twist though, the developments may be positive ones. Dead ahead on Wednesday January 15th we are expecting two opportunities to improve the collective growth trajectory. The most prominent of these is the planned sig

JohnDFX

JohnDFX

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