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Weekend margin
There will be changes to margin this weekend - We will be increasing a range of minimum  margin rates on new positions only going into the weekend.
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Post in Indices
Dow's moving up this week along with most indices. Have we seen the end of the bear? Or will the bull fail to move markets up further?
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Dividend Adjustments 30 Mar - 6 Apr
Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 30 March 2020.
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Post in GOLD
The price of gold has surged over the past week, rallying from $1460 to an eight-day high at $1640. The pullback from here currently in progress may provide a buying opportunity, if it establishes a higher low.
Dividend Adjustments 23 Mar - 30 Mar
Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 23 March 2020.
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Post in Coronavirus - Sentiment & Risk by TrendFollower
Investors and traders are systematically non-rational when it comes to information about risk. I think once you realise that prices can 'Overreact' and 'Under-react' depending on the information flow and news coming out from the media. The media in my opinion plays a very important role in the sentiment of investors and traders.
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Dividend Adjustments 16 Mar - 23 Mar
Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 16 March 2020.
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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.
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Post in Coronavirus: what stocks and sectors are impacted?
Trump suspends travel from Europe. We can see the bearish movement so far in the markets but what do you think will happen by US market open/ close.
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Post in Bank of England
Bank of England cuts interest rates from 0.75 to 0.25. Will you trade the news? Let us know.
Post in US Futures Limits Hit, Trading Suspended
We're now experiencing Upside price limit for US futures: Please note this is a function of the underlying exchange. This will apply globally for all brokers, not just for clients of IG. 
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Dividend Adjustments 9 Mar - 16 Mar
Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 9 March 2020.

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Indices likely to be on/off limit down throughout the day
At present we have hit the 5% circuit breaker. US futures limits increase to the main session levels at 1330 UK time (0830 Chicago).

Clients are not able to sell (either to open or close) when futures are suspended in this state.
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Changes to opening hours from 8 March
Changes to opening hours from 8 March 2020.

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Post in What is the USD doing?
US stocks soar after fed cuts rates: Dow jumps 600 pts. Get involved in the chat.
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Dividend Adjustments 2 Mar - 9 Mar
 
Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 2 Mar 2020.
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Post in Coronavirus: what stocks and sectors are impacted?
News driven forum on the Coronavirus and how the markets are reacting to it. Come and join the conversation.
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Dividend Adjustments 24 Feb - 2 Mar
Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 24 Feb 2020. Special dividends are yet to be confirmed.
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Metro Bank (MTRO) share price: Can you bank in on Metro’s results?
It started off with a vision to revolutionise British banking, intent on disrupting the stagnant high street banking industry... But can you bank in on Metro’s results?
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Post in Beans Wheat  Corn
Great chat on the Beans, Wheat and Corn forum. Discussing both technical analysis theories and how current news is impacting price.
Post in Options Help
We have help and example of Options trade. How to use them as well as the risk and rewards.
Dividend Adjustments 17 Feb - 24 Feb
Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 17 Feb 2020.
 
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Changes to trading hours on Presidents' Day 17th February
Opening hours on certain markets will change for Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 February 2020, as the US observes Presidents' Day.
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Post in US OIL
Oil has been showing some signs of "hope" over past 24 hours. Given the fact oil and Chinese CSI 300 move in tandem, maybe the oil bounce could turn violent to the upside. Have your say on US Oil movement.

 
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Dividend Adjustments 10 Feb - 17 Feb
Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 10 Feb 2020.
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