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Is BoE Rate Hike in Doubt After Inflation Data?

GBP slides as core inflation falls below BoE target Focus is back on the central banks on Wednesday as we await the second appearance this week of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and the Bank of England’s interest rate plans are questioned following some softer inflation numbers. The pound is tumbling again on Wednesday after…

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Futures Flat Ahead of Powell Testimony

Trump comments unpopular but markets steady It’s been an interesting start to trading on Tuesday, although markets are so far relatively unmoved with European indices mixed and US futures relatively flat ahead of the open. While US President Donald Trump has come under intense criticism for his comments after his meeting with Vladimir Putin, in…

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OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 23)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: Trump NATO summit meltdown, Tory big beasts depart Cabinet, PM May defends Brexit white paper, Bank of Canada raises interest rates and the ECB releases the minutes from its June…

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Trump triggers sell-off with new tariff push

Markets in decline as US prepares $200bn in tariffs against China Equity markets in Europe are trading in the red once again on Wednesday and those in the US are on course to head in the same direction, as trade war fears once again take hold. While this announcement has been expected ever since US…

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Live FX Market Analysis – 10 July 2018 (Video)

In this week’s webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discussed the latest Brexit developments as two members of her team resign after an apparently united and productive meeting on Friday. He also talks Trump, after the latest imposition of trade tariffs and ahead of his trip to the UK and the NATO summit, and previews…

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What does Davis resigning mean?

The resignation of a key driver of the U.K.’s Brexit process is a blow for British Prime Minister Theresa May, but analysts believe she can survive the departure. Brexit Secretary David Davis resigned Sunday evening, objecting to May’s withdrawal plan that seeks to maintain close economic ties with the European Union (EU), rather than a…

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