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Markets drift ahead of weekend - AM Briefing

European stock indices were mixed first thing with FX and bond markets offering little in the way of guidance going into the weekend. US markets were closed yesterday for Thanksgiving......

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US closed for Thanksgiving - AM Briefing

European indices were mixed in early trade this morning as traders responded to a touch of Wall Street weakness and an overnight slump in China’s Shanghai Composite. Chinese investors......

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Wall Street hits fresh record highs - AM Briefing

European stock indices were mostly firmer just after the open as traders responded to yesterday’s surge in US equities. Yesterday all the major US indices closed out at fresh record highs, holding......

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The UK100 and sterling - PM Bulletin

Instead I want to look at a couple of charts from a technical perspective, the UK100 and GBPUSD. Whatever happens in tomorrow’s budget, these are markets that serve as a useful measure of what the City thinks about Spreadsheet Phil’s fiscal shenaniga...

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Equities drift in featureless trade - AM Briefing

European stock indices drifted lower in early trade this morning as investors shrugged off last night’s rally on Wall Street and a firmer close across Asian Pacific markets. As yesterday, much of the focus......

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German coalition talks collapse - AM Briefing

European stock indices were sharply lower ahead of Monday’s open. Traders were responding to news that coalition talks between Germany’s major political parties broke down over the weekend. ...

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Quiet start after Wall Street surge - AM Briefing

European stock indices were mixed in early trade this morning, despite yesterday’s powerful bullish surge on Wall Street. There had been concerns earlier in the week that a pull-back in global equities......

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Global stock indices steady - AM Briefing

European stock indices were all firmly back in positive territory soon after this morning’s open. This followed on from last night’s price action on Wall Street where the US majors finished down......

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