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European Open: Tight ranges ahead of NFP but implied volatility perks up

The conclusion of the FOMC meeting at 19:00 GMT is hands down the main even, so we could be in for a session of tight ranges beforehand (and fireworks after).

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Two trades to watch: Gold, FTSE

Gold falls ahead of US core PCE data. FTSE edges higher after strong gains on Wall Street.

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January 27, 2023 07:10 PM
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Two trades to watch: EUR/USD, FTSE

EUR/USD rises ahead of EZ consumer confidence on hawkish ECB chatter. FTSE rises cautiously at the start of the week.

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January 23, 2023 07:10 PM

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European Open: Futures point higher, DAX and FTSE bears to fade the rally?

The overnight session had a slight risk-on vibe as China claims to have reached ‘park covid’ ahead of the lunar holiday.

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January 20, 2023 04:42 PM
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Two trades to watch: FTSE, EUR/USD

FTSE falls after weak Chinese growth & as UK wages rise. EUR/USD looks to German ZEW economic sentiment data.

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January 17, 2023 06:55 PM
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Two trades to watch: Gold, FTSE

Gold rises ahead of US inflation data. FTSE looks to US inflation data and retail earnings.

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January 12, 2023 06:50 PM
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FTSE (UK 100) rallying on two positive macro stories to start the new year

The index is gaining nearly 1.5% to start the new year, and more importantly, it has rallied up to test its highest level in seven months...

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January 4, 2023 02:27 AM
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European Open: FTSE bulls eye 7600 - SNB, BOE and ECB up next

The bullish bias on the FTSE is holding up so far, and attention now moves over to central bank meetings with the SNB, BOE and ECB over a 7-hour period today.

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December 15, 2022 05:03 PM
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Two trades to watch: FTSE, USD/JPY

FTSE falls despite inflation ticking lower. USD/JPY falls ahead of the Federal Reserve rate decision.

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December 14, 2022 07:20 PM

Two trades to watch: EUR/USD, FTSE

EUR/USD rises ahead of Lagarde, jobless claims. FTSE struggles on recession fears & despite China reopening.

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December 8, 2022 07:23 PM
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Stocks extend rally despite China concerns

Highest number of daily Covid cases have been recorded in China.

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Two trades to watch: USD/JPY, FTSE

USD/JPY rises ahead of the Fed minutes, PMIs. FTSE heads higher with PMI data due.

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November 23, 2022 08:21 PM
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Two trades to watch: FTSE, Oil

FTSE rises after retail sales surprise. Oil is set for large losses this week.

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November 18, 2022 07:18 PM
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Pound, FTSE unimpressed by fiscal statement

Tax hikes are going to chock any chances of economic growth that there might be...

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November 18, 2022 12:00 AM
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European Open: Trump announces presidential rerun, NATO in focus

We knew it was coming, but now it is official. Trump will run for the Whitehouse once more. But perhaps more pressing is today’s emergency NATO meeting.

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Two trades to watch;: FTSE, EUR/USD

FTSE rises after China property plan but can it last? EUR/USD slips after Fed Waller’s comments.

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November 14, 2022 07:17 PM
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FTSE falls as optimism fades

UK investors more worried about a deteriorating global economy, than are hopeful about the US and other central banks easing rate hikes

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Two trades to watch: AUD/USD, FTSE

AUD/USD recovers after weak Chinese inflation data. FTSE wobbles as results come in.

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November 9, 2022 08:35 PM
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Two trades to watch: FTSE, Oil

FTSE falls as China COVID fears return. Oil falls away from almost 2-month high.

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November 7, 2022 07:08 PM
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FTSE faces challenging week

Compared to other wester indices, the FTSE's recovery has been far less impressive because of China worries and domestic issues in UK

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November 1, 2022 01:06 AM
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FTSE faces challenging week

Compared to other wester indices, the FTSE's recovery has been far less impressive because of China worries and domestic issues in UK

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November 1, 2022 01:06 AM
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European Open: FTSE bulls eye break of 7000, Flash PMI’s up next

Futures suggest the FTSE could challenge the 7,000 resistance level, but we also have flash PMI data in focus for the UK, Europe and US.

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October 24, 2022 04:18 PM
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European Open: FTSE bulls eye break of 7000, Flash PMI’s up next

Futures suggest the FTSE could challenge the 7,000 resistance level, but we also have flash PMI data in focus for the UK, Europe and US.

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October 24, 2022 04:18 PM