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Fed History Suggests ECB Won’t Boost Inflation on Guidance Alone
European Central Bank policy makers have acknowledged that their new push to boost inflation expectations could take quite a while to kick in, according to officials familiar with the discussions.
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4 Effective Trading Indicators Every Trader Should Know
When your forex trading adventure begins, you’ll likely be met with a swarm of different methods for trading. However, most trading opportunities can be easily identified with just one of four chart indicators. Once you know how to use the Moving Average, RSI, Stochastic, & MACD indicator, you’ll be well on your way to executing your trading plan like a pro. You’ll also be provided with a free reinforcement tool so that you’ll know how to identify trades using these forex indicators every day.
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Dollar stabilises near recent peaks as traders await Fed
The U.S. dollar hovered below recent peaks on Tuesday, as investors turned to this week's Federal Reserve meeting for clues on the policy outlook, while cryptocurrencies pulled back sharply from an attempt to break out of a monthslong range.
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Dollar, yen rise as risk sentiment declines ahead of Fed Policy Decision Remains Focus
TOKYO (Reuters) - The safe-harbour yen and dollar started the week firmer against riskier currencies like the Aussie as rising COVID-19 cases and a decline in Asian equities set a cautious tone ahead of the Federal Reserve's meeting this week.
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Oil Down, Increasing COVID-19 Cases Continue to Dampen Fuel Demand Outlook
Oil prices fell on Monday as concerns about fuel demand from the spread of COVID-19 variants and floods in China offset expectations of tight supplies through the rest of the year. Brent crude futures for September fell 44 cents, or 0.6%, to $73.66 a barrel by 0432 GMT while U.S. Texas Intermediate crude was at $71.62 a barrel, down 45 cents.
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The Week Ahead On The Markets
The Week Ahead. Read about upcoming market-moving events and plan your trading week. Week commencing 26 July, Chris Beauchamp’s insight. US earnings season is in full flow, but we have plenty of UK news as well on the corporate front. Companies from a range of sectors provide updates, but key ones this week include FANG stocks like Apple and UK banks. Economic data is busy too, with durable goods orders in the US and the first Q2 GDP readings for the US and Germany. Plus the world’s most important central bank, the US Federal Reserve, meets to decide on policy. While no change is expected some discussion about the course of the asset purchase programme may take place.
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Dividend Adjustments 26th July 2021 - 2nd August 2021
Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 26th July 2021. 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 <br style="background-color:#ffffff; color:#262629; font-size:14px; text-align:center">cash neutral adjustment on your account.

                                                                                           

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Index

Bloomberg Code

Effective Date

Summary

Dividend Amount

TPX

3421 JP

29/07/2021

Special Div

6

RTY

SHEN US

3/08/2021

Special Div

18.75


How do dividend adjustments work? 

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Dollar Edges Higher; Fed in Focus After ECB Turns More Dovish
The dollar pushed higher in early European trading Friday, with attention turning to next week’s Federal Reserve meeting after the European Central Bank’s dovish performance on Thursday.
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European Stock Futures Higher; Dovish ECB Helps Tone
European stock markets are expected to open higher Friday, ending a volatile week on a positive note, helped by a supportive tone from the European Central Bank. At 2:10 AM ET (0610 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.2% higher, CAC 40 futures in France climbed 0.4% and the FTSE 100 futures contract in the U.K. rose 0.4%.
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Stocks shrug off virus worries; ECB in focus
Asia's stock markets headed for their best day in two months on Thursday though growth-sensitive currencies struggled to rally, pointing to nagging doubts about the recovery as investors looked to the European Central Bank for their next cue.
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ECB set to promise even longer support to charge inflation
The European Central Bank is all but certain to promise an even longer period of stimulus on Thursday to make good on its commitment to boost inflation, but the debate among policymakers is likely to be tense and no new measures will be announced.
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Dollar Up, but Takes Pause on Upward Trend as Risk Aversion Ebbs
The dollar was up on Wednesday morning in Asia but eased slightly from multi-month peaks. Recent risk aversion that gave the greenback a boost ebbed, and selling was light ahead of the European Central Bank (ECB)’s latest policy decision that kept the euro pinned down.
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ECB Set to Rewrite Stimulus Pledge After Raising Inflation Goal
The European Central Bank starts a potentially heated two-day meeting on Wednesday, with officials needing to decide how their newly unveiled monetary strategy affects near-term policy.
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Most institutional investors expect to buy digital assets, study finds
Seven in 10 institutional investors expect to invest in or buy digital assets in the future, although price volatility is the main barrier for new entrants, a study by Fidelity's cryptocurrency business found.
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Why Most Traders Fail and How to Increase Trading Success
WHAT IS THE NUMBER ONE MISTAKE TRADERS MAKE?
Big financial market volatility and growing access for the average person have made active trading very popular, but the influx of new traders has met with mixed success.
There are certain patterns which may separate profitable traders from those who ultimately lose money. And indeed, there is one particular mistake that in our experience gets repeated time and time again. What is the single most important mistake that led to traders losing money?
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Gold Edges Higher as Virus Variant Threatens Global Recovery
Gold rose as the spread of the delta coronavirus variant threatens the world’s exit from the pandemic, boosting haven demand. The dollar was up on Tuesday morning in Asia, with investors turning to safe-haven assets as concerns over the impact of COVID-19 outbreaks involving the Delta variant on economic recovery remain. The greenback remained near multi-month highs against its riskier Australian counterpart and the pound, alongside the Japanese yen.
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Big week ahead for tech earnings
IBM, Netflix, Twitter Earnings Eyed as Nasdaq 100 Faces "Reality Check"
NASDAQ 100 FORECAST: BULLISH.
The Nasdaq 100 index pulled back from record levels as earnings season arrives.
Investors are anticipating a 64% YoY earnings growth rate for the broader market.
IBM, Netflix, Intel and Twitter results are in focus this week. What will markets look for?
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3 Stocks To Watch In The Coming Week: Netflix, Johnson & Johnson, IBM
Earnings will take center stage in the week ahead as some of the largest U.S. companies from different sectors report Q2 2021 earnings. 

As the U.S. economic recovery accelerates after the successful rollouts of COVID vaccines, investors will focus on inflationary pressures and whether they are squeezing corporate margins. Riding on earnings optimism, all three major U.S. indices continued their upward trajectory this year, with the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ 100 Index trading near their record levels.
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Oil Down, Sigh of Relief as OPEC+ Reaches Supply Agreement
Oil was down Monday morning in Asia, with prices falling more than 1%. Investors continued to digest the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies (OPEC+) agreement to boost output that was reached over the weekend.
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The Week Ahead On The Markets
The Week Ahead. Read about upcoming market-moving events and plan your trading week commencing 19 July. Chris Beauchamp’s insight. We are now in the midst of the flood of US earnings, as reporting season moves into high gear. Companies from across the stock market issue earnings, including Netflix, IBM and American Airlines. Economic news includes a rate decision from the ECB and flash PMIs on Friday from around the globe. With stock markets in the US at record highs, and the dollar still looking strong, the focus remains on the US economic recovery and the outlook for inflation and central bank policy, with the latter in focus at the ECB meeting. Week ahead video.
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Dividend Adjustments 19th July 2021 - 26th July 2021
Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 19th July 2021. 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.
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How to Short Sell a Stock When Trading Falling Markets
Shorting a stock involves selling a borrowed stock in the anticipation of buying the same stock back at a lower future price and pocketing the difference. Short selling is a normal part of an active trader’s plan as it presents traders with the ability to benefit from an advancing market and a declining one. This article makes use of examples to explain what short selling is, why it is important and lists the top things to consider when short selling stocks.
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BOJ cuts growth forecast, unveils climate scheme plan
The Bank of Japan cut this fiscal year's growth forecast on Friday but maintained its view the economy was headed for a moderate recovery, a sign monetary policy will be in a holding pattern for some time.
The BOJ also released an outline of its new scheme aimed at boosting funding for activities combating climate change, which will offer banks long-term loans at zero interest.
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Netflix share price: Q2 2021 earnings preview
Netflix Q2 results are likely to see the weakest quarterly subscriber growth in at least five years.
Netflix, the world's leading streaming entertainment service, with 207.64 million paid memberships in over 190 countries, is scheduled to report quarter two (Q2) 2021 financial results on Tuesday 20 July at 1pm (Pacific time).
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Oil falls nearly 1% as market eyes increased supplies
Oil prices fell nearly 1% on Thursday, extending losses as investors braced for more supplies following a compromise between top OPEC producers and as U.S. fuel stocks rose, raising concerns about demand in the world's largest consumer.
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