15/12/2014- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Stock markets endured a torrid time last week as the falling oil price continued to unnerve market participants. In its latest monthly report Opec (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) ...

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December 15, 2014

08/12/2014- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Policy announcements in the UK and the Eurozone took centre stage last week. In the UK, the well-documented changes to the stamp duty land tax system were arguably the highlight ...

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December 8, 2014

24/11/2014- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Two events towards the end of last week helped many stock markets to round off the week on a strong note. The People’s Bank of China made an unexpected interest ...

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November 24, 2014

17/11/2014- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Last week’s highlight was the Bank of England’s quarterly Inflation Report. Governor Mark Carney said that financial markets were right to expect lower interest rates for a long time. The ...

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November 17, 2014