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Week ahead: Greece, euro area in focus

Week ahead: Greece, euro area in focus

Sun, 21 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - The market spotlight will shift back towards the euro area this week, with finance ministers from the single currency bloc set to decide whether or not to grant debt relief to Greec... [more]

Week ahead: Elections, CPI and employment data in focus

Week ahead: Elections, CPI and employment data in focus

Fri, 12 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Barring surprises, it appears that it will be all about elections again next week, with the main political parties set to publish their manifestos ahead of the June vote. "Whether... [more]

Week ahead: Will the MPC turn more hawkish (on Thursday)?

Week ahead: Will the MPC turn more hawkish (on Thursday)?

Fri, 05 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Should the Bank of England bring forward the date of its expected first hike in Bank Rate? Investors will hopefully have the answer to that question resolved after this week's Monet... [more]

Week ahead: US FOMC, jobs report, French elections in focus

Week ahead: US FOMC, jobs report, French elections in focus

Fri, 28 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - The coming week is replete with top-tier economic data and potential risk events. Chief among the former will be the US central bank's policy decision and follow-up statement on 3 M... [more]

Week ahead: French elections, UK GDP in focus

Week ahead: French elections, UK GDP in focus

Fri, 21 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - All eyes will turn to France next week, as investors digest the results of the first round of voting in the presidential elections and attempt to draw the correct implications for t... [more]

Week ahead: China and France in focus

Mon, 17 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - China and France will centre the markets' attention, with data on the world's third largest economy set for release at the start of the week, even as the world watches for Beijing's... [more]

Week ahead: China, UK data in focus

Fri, 07 April 2017

(ShareCast News) - The coming holiday-shortened week in the West will see the spotlight shift towards China, with traders likely to be eyeing the news-flow over the weekend coming out of the meetings ... [more]

Week ahead: US non-farm payrolls, Federal Reserve in focus

Fri, 31 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - The US will likely continue to be in the spotlight over the coming week, although this time around investors' attention will be more evenly split between the incoming economic data ... [more]

Week ahead: Stage set for Parliament to approve Brexit

Fri, 24 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Great Britain will formally announce its decision to exit the European Union this week, on Wednesday, kick-starting two years of negotiations with the bloc. Against that backdrop, o... [more]

Week ahead: Fed speakers, manufacturing data in focus

Fri, 17 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Anyone hoping for a respite from central bank-watch may be sorely disappointed next week. While the world's major central banks had already made their policy announcements, the us... [more]

Week ahead: Article 50, central bank decisions in focus

Fri, 10 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - On 15 March, the Prime Minister may trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, marking the start of up to two years of negotiations on Britain's terms for leaving the bloc. That same ... [more]

Week ahead: China, Spring budget, ECB and US jobs report in focus

Fri, 03 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - The coming week will kick-off early as China's National People's Congress begins, with premier Li Keqiang set to deliver the opening speech in which he is expected to set out the 2... [more]