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23.01.2023 07:57 © CMC Markets (UK) | 2023
Europe set to open cautiously higher after strong US finish last week
After two weeks of strong gains, European markets gave back some of this year’s early momentum with a modest pullback last week, with some suggesting that we may well have seen the peaks in the short term, in a manner similar to what we saw last year.US markets had an altogether more mixed week wi...
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20.01.2023 07:19 © CMC Markets (UK) | 2023
Retail sales could bring end of year lift to UK econom
European markets traded sharply lower yesterday as the early year optimism ran into a little bit of turbulence, as well as some profit taking, with the DAX and FTSE100 both slipping to one-week lows.US markets also followed suit, falling for the second day in a row even as weekly jobless claims fell...
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19.01.2023 07:22 © CMC Markets (UK) | 2023
US slowdown concerns set to weigh on European open
Yesterday saw another broadly positive session for European markets, with the FTSE100 once again underperforming, after UK inflation data showed itself to be much stickier than was anticipated, putting upward pressure on the pound in the process.US markets initially started the day on the front foot...
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18.01.2023 07:12 © CMC Markets (UK) | 2023
BoJ tweaks bond program, UK inflation set to slip back in December
Yesterday saw another positive session for European markets, although the FTSE100 underperformed despite hitting a new 4 year high.US markets returned from their long weekend break with a choppy and somewhat mixed session, with the Dow and S&P500 struggling while the Nasdaq 100 finished slightly hig...
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16.01.2023 07:46 © CMC Markets (UK) | 2023
Europe set to for higher open, as inflation optimism rises
European stock markets have got off to a flier so far this year, the FTSE100 is already up by over 5%, with the prospect we could see new record highs as soon as this week.The FTSE250 has also got off to a similarly strong start, while over the other side of the Channel, Germany’s DAX, and France...
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13.01.2023 07:00 © CMC Markets (UK) | 2023
Europe set for a positive start ahead of UK data
esterday’s US CPI report for December, while positive for the narrative that inflation is falling back sharply, as well as reinforcing the belief that the Fed will implement another downshift in the pace of their rate hiking cycle to 25bps, also presents the FOMC with a problem.It is welcome that...
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13.01.2023 06:27 © CMC Markets (UK) | 2023
Europe set for a positive start ahead of UK data
Yesterday’s US CPI report for December, while positive for the narrative that inflation is falling back sharply, as well as reinforcing the belief that the Fed will implement another downshift in the pace of their rate hiking cycle to 25bps, also presents the FOMC with a problem.It is welcome that...
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12.01.2023 07:29 © CMC Markets (UK) | 2023
Will US CPI give markets a reality check
Optimism over today’s US inflation numbers has helped drive a positive start to 2023 for both European and US markets so far this year, with the Nasdaq 100 closing higher for the fourth day in a row.Sentiment in Europe has also been helped by the recent milder weather which has fuelled optimism th...
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11.01.2023 06:55 © CMC Markets (UK) | 2023
European stocks set for higher open after Powell stays silent on policy
European markets closed the day lower yesterday as caution crept in after what has been a strong start to the year.This week’s US CPI report is now the next focus for markets in the tug of war currently playing out between the market, which thinks the Fed will have to cut rates this year, and Fed...
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09.01.2023 07:51 © CMC Markets (UK) | 2023
Markets buoyed on slowing inflation optimism, and China reopening
European markets rounded off a solid start to the new year last week as optimism grew that the US economy would be able to avoid a hard landing, with the FTSE100 closing at a 3 year high, after the US payrolls report for December came in better than expected.US markets also managed to close strongly...
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