15/09/2014- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Economic data last week was largely on the negative side. Weak Chinese data points raised the prospect that the country’s third-quarter GDP growth might miss the government target of 7.5% ...

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September 15, 2014

08/09/2014- Last week’s market, economic & investment data

The main event last week was a somewhat unexpected announcement from the European Central Bank on Thursday. The ECB cut its main interest rate from 0.15% to 0.05%; cut its ...

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September 8, 2014

18/08/2014- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Economic data last week was largely negative, following a sustained run of largely positive data over recent weeks. The Eurozone was the centre of activity; economic growth stalled as the ...

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August 18, 2014

11/08/2014- Last week’s markets and economic data expected in the week ahead

Economic data last week was positive once again, with the highlights being strong survey data in the form of purchasing managers’ indices (PMI) for July. UK Services PMI rose to ...

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August 11, 2014