The Bank of Japan is set to hold their monetary meeting across 17 – 18 January 2022, with the meeting bringing about its latest outlook on growth and inflation.
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The Unilever share price is volatile. And at 3,654p, worth exactly what it was five years ago. Increasing its £50 billion bid for GSK’s healthcare arm could see the FTSE 100 stalwart sink or soar.
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The ASOS share price is down more than 50% over the past year. But a cocktail of robust results, board changes, brand acquisitions and a plan to join the FTSE 250 is increasing the odds of recovery.
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CEO Alison Brittain strikes a positive tone as the FTSE 100 hotelier and restauranteur plans its recovery. But Whitbread shares remain 34% below their pre-pandemic point. And an inflationary spiral is not off the table yet.
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This reporting season is expected deliver more strong earnings growth, and cap-off a year which profits grew by 40% a share, but the future looks less certain with the rate of growth tipped to plateau into 2022.
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As the Eurozone’s annual inflation rate hits 5%, the European Central Bank remains firmly opposed to interest rate rises. But as energy prices continue to spike, the pressure to act could become unbearable.
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AUD/JPY has spent 2021 in a wide trading range of 77.90 and 86.26.
While other central banks around the world have been withdrawing pandemic stimulus measures, both the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and the Bank of Japan (BOJ) have maintained relatively loose policies. This is largely because inflation in both countries is not threatening economic stability.
The RBA will not meet again until early February and when they do, fourth quarter inflation data will be available.
The Glencore share price was one of the top risers on the FTSE 100 last year. And it could accelerate further into 2022 as the EV revolution gathers pace.
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After rising to $1200 per share, the electric vehicle behemoth now boasts a market cap of $1.2 trillion. But the veil of bullish numbers is hiding headwinds for its billionaire CEO.
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2021 saw a record number of SPAC and IPO launches across US stock exchanges. But half are trading below their initial prices. And with Virgin Orbit already down 20%, could the lustre of new listings be losing its appeal?
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The Nvidia share price has risen 6,580% since mid-2015, as global demand for microchips surges, and it continues its attempts to takeover UK rival Arm. Could it soar into 2022 and beyond?
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The Pfizer share price has more than doubled since its March 2020 low of $29. At $59 today, will continued investment and a resurgent Omicron-fuelled pandemic see it explode further into the new year?
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The Rentokil share price soared to a record 636p in November. While overpaying for rival Terminix has seen it fall to 570p for now, this proposed new entity will be the largest pest control company in the world.
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The Boohoo share price has fallen 64% over the past six months. With increased transport costs, extended delivery times, and rising returns, can the fast-fashion retailer recover in the new year?
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The S&P 500 extended is retreat from last Friday’s record highs to rebalance before the Fed decision – though not all markets were taking normal preparations
Before the media blackout, Fed Chairman Powell and other FOMC officials made a concerted effort to acclimatize market expectations to a faster taper and an earlier first hike
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The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee meets on Thursday to discuss raising the UK's base interest rate from its historic low of 0.1%. But the Omicron variant has thrown a spanner in the works.
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The Peloton share price has fallen 77% from its pandemic high of $163 to $38 today. After disappointing Q1 results and a 'Sex and the City' blunder involving one of its exercise bikes, can it recover in 2022?
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Roblox shares soared 7% yesterday as investors back its strong financial credentials, aged-up demographics, and future potential to be a trailblazer for the metaverse. And this could just be the start.
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While the Tesla share price remains in the stratosphere, a perfect storm of institutional selling, reported faults, new competition, and the Omicron variant could together mark the end of its bull run.
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The European Central Bank is coming under increasing pressure to raise its base interest rate, amid surging inflation and a fast-moving German political landscape.
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The FTSE 100 is up over 8% this year, and has almost recovered from the pandemic-induced mini-crash of March 2020. However, the Omicron variant is causing uncertainty over the index's direction next year.
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The US jobs report looks set for a strong November, with elevated ISM manufacturing and ADP payrolls surveys hinting at another positive month.
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The Omicron variant saw the FTSE 100 sink 3.6% last Friday. After rallying this week, SAGE and Moderna are sounding the alarm. Could Prime Minister Boris Johnson be forced to cancel Christmas once more?
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Australia's Reserve Bank is continuing with quantitative easing and rock-bottom interest rates, while New Zealand is tightening up fiscal policy. With house prices skyrocketing in both countries, what could happen to AUD/NZD?
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The Ocado share price has risen 6% since Friday, as news of the Omicron variant caused the FTSE 100 to fall nearly 4%. Ocado shareholders could see their investment surge if lockdowns are reintroduced.
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