26/05/2015- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Economic data released last week was broadly positive. Key items included inflation figures in both the UK and the US. In the UK, inflation (as measured by the CPI) fell ...

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May 29, 2015

18/05/2015- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Economic data released last week was mixed. Domestic data was strong – unemployment over the January to March period fell to its lowest level for 7 years, whilst the proportion ...

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May 18, 2015

11/05/2015- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

The outcome of the UK general election was very well received by London’s financial markets on Friday, with equities and Sterling rising strongly and government bonds rising modestly. Investors welcomed ...

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May 11, 2015

05/05/2015- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Economic data released last week was largely negative. The first estimate of first quarter GDP growth in the US came in at an annualised rate of 0.2%, well below expectations ...

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May 6, 2015