19/01/2015- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Both the World Bank and the Swiss National Bank caught the headlines last week. The World Bank cut its 2015 global GDP growth forecast to 3.0% (from 3.4% forecast last ...

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January 19, 2015

12/01/2015- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

In the first full trading week of the new year, one item of economic data took centre stage. The Eurozone slipped into deflation in December, with prices falling by 0.2% ...

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January 12, 2015

05/01/2014- Recent market activity and economic data expected in the week ahead

In a brief review of economic data released over the last two weeks, the highlight was US third quarter GDP growth being revised up to an annualised rate of 5.0%, ...

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January 5, 2015

22/12/2014- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Two items dominated news flow last week; the falling Russian rouble, and the US Federal Reserve monetary policy statement. The rouble continued to fall last week, driven by declining confidence ...

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December 22, 2014