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Markets week Ahead: Dow Jones, US Dollar, USD/CAD, GBP/USD, USD/JPY, Powell, Inflation

Source: Bloomberg   Forex United States dollar Currency Bank of Japan Pound sterling Federal Reserve   Global financial markets moved diligently to price in the latest action from the Federal Reserve last week when Mr. Powell’s FOMC raised the US benchmark rate by 75-basis-points. The jumbo rate hike tempered inflation expectations, and perhaps returned some credibi

Markets face a tough summer

Stocks have struggled during the first half of 2022, but the second half doesn’t appear to offer much relief from fears about high inflation, slowing growth and falling earnings. Source: Bloomberg   Shares Stock Inflation Central bank Stock market Investor

Central Banks: Market Recap

Central Banks: Market Recap     1. RBA Market Recap The RBA have made it clear that the inflation fight is on, hiking 0.5%; AUD/USD leapt half a cent on the news, but is struggling to hold the gains and the RBA have joined the race. Will AUD/USD be the beneficiary? Source: TradingView   The Australian dollar flew higher after the RBA joined the jumbo rate hike brigade by lifting the cash rate by 50 basis points to 0.85% from 0.35%. The market had mostly been

Juneteenth Trading Hours

Dear IG Community, Please find below the changes of trading hours for Juneteenth bank holiday (US) All times are UK Time. Monday 20th June Brent Crude and Gas Oil futures close early at 6.30pm. US index futures close early at 6pm. We’ll make an out-of-hours price on Wall Street, US 500, US Russell 2000, FANG Index and US Tech 100 from 6pm until the futures reopen at 11pm. US equities and soft commodities are closed. US interest rates close early at 6pm. U

Dividend Adjustments 20th June 2022 - 27th June 2022

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 20th June 2022. These are projected dividends and likely to change. IG cannot be held responsible for any changes made. Dividends highlighted in red include a special dividend, therefore some or all of the amount will not be adjusted. Amount in brackets is the expected adjustment after special dividends excluded (where shown on major indices). Dividend adjustments due to be posted on a
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