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Divergent monetary policy path could bring AUD/NZD reversal
AUD/NZD has reversed its risk correlation after the RBA rate hike, but will this mark the beginning of a wider turnaround for the pair?
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GBP up despite BoE confirmation it will stop bond-buying
Bank of England governor, Andrew Bailey, says the BoE will definitely stop its bond buying this Friday. There’s speculation that the pound is now rising because the government may be beaten into another humiliating u-turn.
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Central Bank Watch: BOE & ECB Interest Rate Expectations Update
Ahead of likely recessions in the UK and the Eurozone, the Bank of England and European Central Bank are poised to raise rates to ward off inflation pressures.
The BOE’s inflation fighting task has been complicated, however, by the apparent need for intervention in UK Gilt markets.
Retail trader positioning suggests EUR/USD rates have a bearish bias while GBP/USD rates have a mixed bias.
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What is happening to the Australian dollar?
The Australian dollar hit a new two and half year low this week so what are the key headwinds? Will it keep moving lower?
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Twitter and the Mercurial Mr Musk
After all the back and forth, Elon Musk will finally buy Twitter.
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Cautious start to the week in the lead-up to US inflation data: GBP/USD, China A50, Gold
A largely quiet economic calendar overnight drove markets to follow through with its negative momentum from last week, as the repricing for the upward shift in interest rate expectations continues.
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The Week Ahead On The Markets
Earnings season begins this week with US banks, but also Delta Air Lines, providing markets with an insight into the health of US companies over the past three months. It is a busy week of US data, including The Federal Reserve (Fed) minutes, retail sales, consumer price index (CPI) and weekly jobless claims.
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Dividend Adjustments 10th October 2022 - 17th October 2022
Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 10th October 2022. These are projected dividends and likely to change. IG cannot be held responsible for any changes made.
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US jobs preview: Are we seeking the beginning of an unemployment surge?
The US jobs report provides the latest batch of data for the Federal Reserve, with unemployment and wages particularly important going forward
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Cautious mood leading up to US non-farm payroll release: GBP/USD, Nikkei 225, EUR/USD
Despite some dip-buying attempts on Wednesday, major US indices continued to remain under pressure overnight, as building rate hike bets in the lead-up to tonight’s US non-farm payroll left investors shunning
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Will the 2022 Stock Market’s Performance Influence the US Midterm Elections?
US midterm elections will be held on November 8 this year.
The Democrats, who currently control both houses of Congress, could lose their slim majority, paving the way for political gridlock in Washington.
Historically, stock market performance in a midterm cycle year does not seem to influence the outcome at ballot box.
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Dip-buyers pare back losses despite pushback against dovish pivot: S&P 500, Hang Seng Index, Brent crude
An initial sell-off in Wall Street was met with subsequent dip-buying towards the latter half of the day, which saw US indices paring most of their losses overnight.
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Superdry shares drift towards pandemic lows ahead of Friday FY results
Fundamental and technical outlook on Superdry share price ahead of Friday full-year results within context of UK mini-budget turmoil, volatile exchange rate and ongoing cost-of-living crisis.
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Introducing UniSwap and how it trades
We look at what makes UniSwap different, what drives its price, and its recent price action.
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Asia morning update
US indices surged higher for the second straight day, seemingly with the bear trap last Friday propelling the strong up-move, as the previous break below the June bottom for major US indices could draw in some shorts.
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Tesla: the key events to watch for in October
October will see Tesla in the spotlight ahead of three key events.
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Investor spotlight: Market volatility and three ASX with UK connections
As UK markets fall into turmoil, we look at three ASX stocks with links to the UK.
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Positive footing to start the fourth quarter: S&P 500, Brent crude, AUD/JPY, GBP/USD
With the seasonally weaker month of September behind us, US indices managed to kickstart the fourth quarter on a positive footing.
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Third consecutive quarterly decline for Wall Street: S&P 500, AUD/JPY, Gold
Major US indices officially closed out the month of September with a third consecutive quarterly decline, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq delivering their longest losing streak since 2008.
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Dividend Adjustments 3rd October 2022 - 10th October 2022
Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 3rd October 2022. These are projected dividends and likely to change. IG cannot be held responsible for any changes made.
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Best FTSE 250 shares to buy in October 2022
Britvic, Greencoat UK Wind, Greggs, and Watches of Switzerland are four FTSE 250 shares to watch next month as UK markets recalibrate.
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The four-hour trader, a full trading plan
Traders can implement a well-heeled plan taking only four hours per week; the four-hour chart can be ideal for Forex traders looking to trade around the clock and we outline a full plan based around Price Action.
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Some much-needed relief for Wall Street overnight: Russell 2000, USD/CNH, GBP/USD
Follow-up action by the BoE to support its bond market through temporary bond purchases has provided some much-needed relief to recent market jitters.
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Earlier gains for major US indices failed to sustain: S&P 500, Hang Seng Index, Gold
Earlier gains for major US indices failed to hold overnight, as initial relief in US Treasury yields proved to be short-lived and continued to tick higher.
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Pound hits all-time low against the dollar following recent UK budget
In the wake of the latest UK budget, the pound has dropped sharply against the dollar, hitting an all-time low as markets worry about the UK’s financial position and uncertain economic outlook.
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