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Traders, investment specialists and market experts mingle at the end-of-day champagne reception, sponsored by FXCM
Tuesday 25 June 2013
From the basics of forex to advanced technical analysis, experts meet to discuss market prospects for 2013 and beyond
The US Federal Reserve has hinted it may reduce quantitative easing
Tuesday 25 June 2013
TAPERING is not tightening, slowing is not reversing, and adding artificial sweetener to your coffee is not the same as a dollop of sugar.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
CURRENCY STRATEGIST CHRIS VECCHIO My pick: Short euro-yen and dollar-yen Expertise: Fundamental and technical analysis Average time frame of trades: A few hours to a few weeks
FTSE
Monday 24 June 2013
GEORGE Osborne’s plans to cut £11.5bn from Whitehall budgets for 2015-16 will be headline news this week.
Monday 24 June 2013
BARGAIN hunters beware. Wall Street’s two per cent weekly fall may not be the buying opportunity for stocks that it might seem.
FTSE 21 June
Friday 21 June 2013
B RITAIN’S top shares slid to five-month lows yesterday, led by miners after the US Federal Reserve said it planned to slow its stimulus programme later this year and Chinese data suggested growth there was waning.
Friday 21 June 2013
US stocks fell more than two per cent yesterday, extending the previous day’s sharp decline as investors fretted over the Federal Reserve’s plan to begin reducing its stimulus later this year if the economy strengthens.
FTSE 20 June
Thursday 20 June 2013
THE FTSE 100 closed slightly lower yesterday as investors awaited clarity from the US Federal Reserve over the future of its monetary stimulus programme.
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.
Automated trading doesn’t automatically produce alpha
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.

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