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News & Analysis

Stay up-to-date with the latest financial news. You’ll also find some useful, at-a-glance, data in our Economic Calendar.

Markets mixed ahead of weekend - AM Briefing

All the major European indices are weaker this morning. Investors were unimpressed by the latest updates on Manufacturing and Services PMIs from France, Germany and the Euro zone....

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Investors concerned over oil sell-off - AM Briefing

European indices got off to a mixed start this morning with a few pushing into positive territory. ...

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Crude oil hits seven-month low - Video Update

Crude oil’s slump since the end of May is beginning to concern investors. But could the worst be over?...

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Sell-off in crude weighs on equities - AM Briefing

Equity markets are on the back foot this morning as investors have finally woken up to the negative impact of the near-relentless sell-off in crude oil. ...

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Crude falls back to November lows - PM Bulletin

Crude oil took another tumble today. This latest move means that both WTI and Brent are now trading at their lowest levels since mid-November last year....

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Fresh records for US indices - AM Briefing

European stock indices were modestly higher on the open this morning, helped along by fresh record closes for the Dow and S&P500 last night....

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Equity rally resumes - AM Briefing

There’s been a storming start to this morning’s trade with European equities and US stock index futures all surging higher. There doesn’t appear to be an obvious catalyst for the rally but it’s fair to say that market sentiment is currently positive....

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Markets steady ahead of weekend - AM Briefing

Overall, it’s been a relatively quiet start to Friday’s trade. But the equity market bearishness which followed on from Wednesday’s hawkish Fed meeting appears to be abating. ...

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