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

Market Info Update: Martin Luther King Day Monday 16th January 2017
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Dollar pull-back lifts precious metals- PM Bulletin

There have been big gains for precious metals so far today. Gold has surged above resistance around the $1,200 mark while silver first nudged above, but has now pushed through $17 - an area which acted as a barrier to gains last week and also in earl...

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Dollar slumps in early trade - AM Briefing

The US dollar is sharply lower against all the majors this morning. The sell-off has led to a rally in precious metals with gold pushing further above support around $1,200 and silver up over 1%. ...

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Charting analysis for beginners - Trading Guide

Chart analysis can be a bit daunting for novice traders. There are so many different drawing tools and technical indicators to consider that it’s difficult to know where to start....

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Sterling slumps on “Hard Brexit” concerns - AM Briefing

Sterling fell sharply overnight in a move that saw the GBPUSD break below 1.2000 for the first time since the October “flash crash....

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Earnings in focus - AM Briefing

Markets are steadier in early trade this morning following yesterday’s wobble....

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Fourth quarter earnings in focus - Video Update

Investors appear to be looking past Donald Trump’s news conference to the fourth quarter earnings season....

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Market Info Update: Martin Luther King Day Monday 16th January 2017

Market Info Update: Martin Luther King Day Monday 16th January 2017...

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Dollar lower as Trump skips stimulus talk - AM Briefing

Donald Trump’s first press conference since his election victory was not without incident. ...

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