Can two of the world's largest central banks, steer their economies in the right direction and keep the markets happy at the same time?
That's quite a question and one to which there is no straightforward answer, given the number of variables involved.
In fact when I think about this...
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This week is all about central bank interest rate decisions. The US Federal Reserve meets on Wednesday and the Bank of Japan on Thursday.
On Tuesday 26 April we have US durable goods orders for March. Durable goods orders are seen as a leading indicator,...
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The whole market is trying to get to grips with the ongoing implications of negative interest rates. After all this is unchartered territory for central bankers, investors, price makers and businesses alike.The general public in Japan and the Eurozone having been shielded thus far from this Alice...
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A quiet week in the US calendar, with the Philly Fed survey highlighted. Meanwhile the ECB interest rate meeting on Thursday, dominates the European data flow.
On Tuesday 20 April we get both the RBA minutes and a speech from its Governor. Two key data...
A look at our Equity CFD offering as first quarter 2016 earning season gets underway in the USA.
Alongside the new metals, commodity and index CFDs, we recently introduced and discussed last week. Admiral Markets has also enhanced its US Equity CFD offering, adding 5 new stocks to our list...