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Explainer: what are financial conditions and why they matter for traders?

This explainer looks at what determines financial conditions, the impact they have on markets and the real economy, along with the indicators you can watch to monitor how they’re evolving.

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December 21, 2023 11:38 PM

UK economy plays into Theresa May’s hands

The UK service sector has caught up with the manufacturing sector, and today’s PMI data for April suggests that the UK economy will rebound once more in Q2, after a disappointing start to the year.

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May 4, 2017 11:05 AM

Italy fears subside as focus shifts to the ECB

Italy’s banking stocks surged on Tuesday; the Italian banking index jumped nearly 9%, as the markets took the view that no news is good news […]

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December 7, 2016 08:23 AM

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