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Thursday 20 June 2013
US stocks fell more than 1 per cent yesterday after Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank would start to reduce its stimulus measures later this year if the economy is strong enough.
Thursday 20 June 2013
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FTSE 19 June
Wednesday 19 June 2013
THE FTSE blue chip index rose yesterday, as traders bought up beaten-down financial heavyweights in a cautious session ahead of a policy meeting of the US Federal Reserve.
Wednesday 19 June 2013
US STOCKS advanced for a second straight day yesterday as investors bet the Federal Reserve would temper statements which were interpreted to mean a sooner-than-expected winding down of stimulus efforts.
Wednesday 19 June 2013
THE past few days have seen global stock indices looking like they’ve found a fair value, as they consolidate following some volatile trading sessions. But there are other big questions on investors’ minds.
Tuesday 18 June 2013
BRITAIN’S top share index gained yesterday, with some investors seeing value in the market after a four-week sell-off, and with stronger US housing data boosting sentiment on construction and engineering stocks.
Tuesday 18 June 2013
US stocks rose yesterday but ended well off their highs as investors speculated over the Federal Reserve’s intentions about its massive stimulus programme to aid the economy before a meeting of policymakers that begins today.
Tuesday 18 June 2013
But speculation that stimulus withdrawal would hugely damage stock prices may be somewhat overplayed, says Liam Ward-Proud
Tuesday 18 June 2013
But there have also been some interesting moves in the Gulf States
Tuesday 18 June 2013
CURRENCY STRATEGIST CHRIS VECCHIO My pick: Stay short dollar-yen, stay long Aussie-dollar Expertise: Fundamental and technical analysis Average time frame of trades: A few hours to a few weeks
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Annabel Palmer asks Richard Farleigh what to expect from this year’s City A.M. Active Trader
Monday 17 June 2013
JUST FOUR DAYS TO GO OANDA’s Paul Hayward tells Tom Welsh what to expect from City A.M.’s trading conference Q How did you get involved in trading?
FTSE
Monday 17 June 2013
ALL eyes will be on chancellor George Osborne at Wednesday’s Mansion House speeches as the City waits to hear his plans for selling the UK’s shares in state-backed Lloyds and RBS.
Monday 17 June 2013
STOCK investors eager to hear from the Federal Reserve about its plans for continuing economic stimulus may get some soothing words from the US central bank this week.
Friday 14 June 2013
BRITISH shares edged higher yesterday, recovering from steep early losses after holding at a key technical level and seeing a recovery in the downtrodden mining sector.
Friday 14 June 2013
US stocks rallied yesterday after three days of losses as stronger-than-expected economic data helped reassure investors concerned about the expected winding down of the Federal Reserve’s economic stimulus.
FTSE
Thursday 13 June 2013
BRITAIN’S FTSE 100 slipped towards seven-week lows yesterday, with Severn Trent sinking after a bidder walked away, and with broad sentiment on the market soured by renewed about bailed-out Greece.
Thursday 13 June 2013
US stocks fell yesterday, with the Dow sliding more than 100 points on another volatile day as traders extended a selloff driven by concern about central banks winding down their stimulus measures.
Thursday 13 June 2013
JUST EIGHT DAYS TO GO Lex van Dam on FX Market Trends
FTSE
Wednesday 12 June 2013
THE FTSE 100 fell through technical support levels yesterday on concerns that central banks could soon scale back the stimulus that has helped the equity market to approach all-time highs.
Wednesday 12 June 2013
US stocks slid in a volatile session yesterday after Japan’s central bank disappointed equity markets by holding its monetary policy steady.
The highest returns this year have been on Japanese equities
Wednesday 12 June 2013
The right funds will help ride out ups and downs
Wednesday 12 June 2013
MARK Carney finally enters his new office at the Bank of England next month, when he takes the reins from Sir Mervyn King after his decade at the helm. King’s last meeting a week ago was rather a non-event, as policy remained unchanged.
Tuesday 11 June 2013
BRITAIN’S benchmark share index edged lower yesterday, with weakness in miners on the back of soft Chinese data only partly offset by demand for healthcare and travel shares cheapened by a recent sell-off.
Tuesday 11 June 2013
US stocks ended little changed yesterday, pausing after the previous session’s strong gains and getting only a brief boost when the United States’ credit outlook was revised to stable from negative.
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will reveal specifics on Friday this week, says Liam Ward-Proud
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Investors can still expect a period of low interest rates and treasury yields
Tuesday 11 June 2013
CURRENCY STRATEGIST CHRIS VECCHIO My pick: Short dollar-yen, long Aussie-dollar Expertise: Fundamental and technical analysis Average time frame of trades: A few hours to a few weeks
Tuesday 11 June 2013
City Index’s chief global strategist Ashraf Laidi explains how to trade Fed QE expectations
Tuesday 11 June 2013
How did you first become involved in forex and what are your particular areas of interest?
Monday 10 June 2013
MANUFACTURING and construction data due out this week may provide welcome news for the British economy. Office for National Statistics output data for April, due tomorrow, are expected to show the decline in activity is slowing down.
Monday 10 June 2013
THE US May jobs report came in just right for investors – neither too weak nor too strong to rock the boat – but market participants are now questioning what’s next for stocks.
Friday 07 June 2013
BRITAIN’S leading shares slipped to six-week lows yesterday, breaking below a support level after the European Central Bank (ECB) signalled it was in no hurry to offer more stimulus to the country’s top trading partner.
Friday 07 June 2013
US stocks rose yesterday, with the Dow swinging nearly 200 points from its session low to high and the S&P 500 recovering after hitting a key technical level in volatile trading a day before the release of the US jobs report.
FTSE
Thursday 06 June 2013
BRITAIN’S leading share index fell yesterday, led lower by financial stocks after comments from US Federal Reserve officials intensified expectations the Fed’s monetary stimulus may be reduced.
Thursday 06 June 2013
US stocks dropped one per cent yesterday, extending a recent selloff, as investors grappled with concerns that the Federal Reserve may begin to scale back its bond-buying stimulus while the economy is still sluggish.
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Thursday 06 June 2013
FXCM’s quantitative strategist explains his City A.M. Active Trader discussion
Thursday 06 June 2013
How did you get involved in trading?
Wednesday 05 June 2013
THE UK’S top share index recovered from a four-week low yesterday, bouncing up from technical support levels and cheered by expectations that Federal Reserve stimulus may remain in place for a while longer.
Wednesday 05 June 2013
US stocks ended lower yesterday, resuming their recent decline as investors sold growth-oriented sectors on speculation the Federal Reserve may slow the pace of its economic stimulus.
Wednesday 05 June 2013
They could be an important component in your broader portfolio
Wednesday 05 June 2013
EQUITY markets around the globe seem to be in the middle of a correction, as investors begin to fear that the inevitable removal of central bank stimulus might come sooner rather than later.
Tuesday 04 June 2013
BRITAIN’S benchmark share index, which hit near 13-year highs in May, fell to a one-month low yesterday as a global equity pullback deepened over signs of weakness in the world economy.
Tuesday 04 June 2013
US stocks rose yesterday as weaker-than-expected factory activity supported views the Federal Reserve will keep economic stimulus in place, while gains at Merck lifted drug companies.
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Fears abound of a patchy recovery
Tuesday 04 June 2013
IHAVE just come back from Vienna where “es regnet Katzen und Hunde” for the entire 36 hours I was there. It made London seem positively balmy by comparison.
Tuesday 04 June 2013
CURRENCY STRATEGIST CHRIS VECCHIO My pick: Long euro-dollar through Thursday, long dollar (pending) Expertise: Fundamental and technical analysis Average time frame of trades: A few hours to a few weeks
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Tom Welsh talks with Zoe Fiddes about the principles underpinning technical analysis What is technical analysis, and how should traders approach it?
Tuesday 04 June 2013
How did you get involved in trading, and when did you become interested in technical analysis?
Monday 03 June 2013
PURCHASING manager’s surveys out this week are set to point to healthy UK economic growth, with improvements expected in the service, construction and manufacturing sectors.

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