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Insightful and helpful market commentary and analysis, from our market experts.

  • Daily bulletins - covering global markets and events
  • Weekly bulletin - a round up of market events 
  • Economic calender - global economic indicators and announcements
  • Incisive market commentary - from our market strategist

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.

High hopes for Trump tax cuts - AM Briefing

European indices were mixed to lower first thing this morning. Traders appear to be trimming their long-side exposure as there was a distinct lack of follow-though yesterday following Monday’s large gains. ...

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Global stock indices storm higher - PM Bulletin

There’s been a sharp upward move in European and US stock indices following Sunday’s first round vote in the French presidential election....

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Indices mixed after firmer open - AM Briefing

The post-election “risk-on” rally continues this morning with most European stock indices firmer again as safe havens such as gold and silver continue to lose ground....

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How to use Stop Losses in FX - Trading Guide

A stop loss (or stop) is an order to trade at a price level that is less favourable to you than the current available dealing price. ...

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French vote sees risk assets soar - AM Briefing

Global stock indices were sharply higher on the open following yesterday’s vote in the first round of the French presidential election. ...

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Mixed European open despite Wall Street rally

There was another mixed open for European stock indices this morning which was disappointing given last night’s surge on Wall Street. Investors on this side of the Atlantic......

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French Election in focus - Video Update

Polling suggests that the first round result is too close to call, yet investors seem unconcerned....

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French election and oil keep investors cautious - AM Briefing

As if investors hadn’t got enough to worry about with elevated geopolitical tensions, the French Presidential...

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Economic Calendar


Gives you a rundown of global economic data which could impact financial markets. Also shows the potential importance and consensus estimates of data.

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A former trader himself, David knows all about the ups (and downs) that come with trading with your own money.

He shares his wealth of experience in financial markets and expert insights through his daily and weekly updates. Read them online or sign up for email alerts here.


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