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Brexit Fallout

Friday, 24 June 2016, 5:21 pm | IG Markets

The surprise “Leave” victory in the UK’s Brexit referendum has changed the calculus of global markets. We have seen the biggest intra-day volatility in the pound on record, as evidenced by it hitting a yearly high and yearly low within hours ... More >>

RBNZ on hold, but cut in August likely

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 10:09 am | IG Markets

The RBNZ decided to leave interest rates on hold at their meeting today, but made it fairly clear that further rate cuts were very much on the horizon. The recent rise in commodity prices over the past few months has provided some support to the ... More >>

The passing of the CNY storm … for now

Saturday, 15 August 2015, 11:06 am | IG Markets

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) CNY fixing announcement today was 6.3975, 35 pips stronger than the previous one. After yesterday’s PBoC press conference emphasised that they believe the 3.06% devaluation to be sufficient, today’s largely unchanged ... More >>

We have a ‘deal’

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 11:07 am | IG Markets

We have a ‘deal’ So having pulled an all-nighter, Europe reached a ‘unanimous’ agreement on Greece. A third bailout ELA program is now being readied. The €82 to €86 billion ELA will be distributed over three years with the first disbursement ... More >>

Greece pushed closer to the edge

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 11:18 am | IG Markets

The choppy price action looks like it is set to continue with the Greek impasse still somewhat in place and investors exercising caution. All the latest commentary from European leaders has had a fairly pessimistic tone to it regarding a potential deal. ... More >>

Greenback remains in favour ahead of the Fed

Monday, 16 March 2015, 5:26 pm | IG Markets

Global markets will be back on Fed watch again this week with the March FOMC meeting set to take place. The moves in the USD have continued to dictate how the market feels US policy will play out and the gulf between the US and the rest of the world ... More >>

IG Morning Thoughts : The ASX record book is being rewritten

Friday, 6 February 2015, 12:00 pm | IG Markets

In its very short lifespan (15 years), the ASX has only once made 11 consecutive green print sessions; the All Ords has only seen that occur twice in the past 30 years. More >>

IG's trading wrap : Euphoric reaction to ECB decision

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 8:52 am | IG Markets

FTSE 6820 +23 DAX 10484 +48 CAC 4585 +32 IBEX 10612 +101 MIB 20585 +115 More >>

IG - Morning Thoughts And Opening Prices 31 December 2014

Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 1:10 pm | IG Markets

Global markets are set to finish the year with a bit of downside on the back of resurfacing Greece concerns. Some analysts feel another Greek political debacle will make it harder for ECB President Mario Draghi to pursue his grand plan of sovereign bond ... More >>

IG - Morning Thoughts And Opening Prices December 30, 2014

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 1:58 pm | IG Markets

Greece heading to elections The main headline from overnight trade was Greece’s failure to elect presidential nominee Stavros Dimas in its final attempt. After two failed attempts, yesterday was parliament’s last chance to elect him as president ... More >>

IG's trading wrap - Monday, December 29, 2014

Monday, 29 December 2014, 10:17 pm | IG Markets

FTSE 6628 +18 DAX 9941 +19 CAC 4320 +24 IBEX 10515 +33 MIB 19417 +65 China leads Asia rally More >>

IG Markets - Morning thoughts Monday, 29 December 2014

Monday, 29 December 2014, 12:03 pm | IG Markets

US equities continued to drift higher on Friday despite most global markets being closed for Christmas and Boxing Day holidays. In fact, US equities went on to print fresh record highs again with investors happy to continue following the trend. Data ... More >>

Australia: The budget’s effect on the market

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 11:49 am | IG Markets

Last night was always going to be interesting as the ‘new fiscal drag’ was unveiled. The budget is a great big political beast, and putting the political issues to one side and looking at the budget from a purely market perspective, the ASX as a whole ... More >>

A Look Back at 2013 Market Movers - Morning Thoughts

Tuesday, 31 December 2013, 11:47 am | IG Markets

With the final day of 2013 upon us, it’s important to know how the market has travelled in the past year More >>

One and a half days to go in 2013

Monday, 30 December 2013, 4:27 pm | IG Markets

A very quiet day on the news front today as most investors around the globe continue their holidays for the festive and New Year season and therefore trade is unlikely to be affected by any data drops or unforseen macro policy changes. More >>

IG Markets - The week of central banks

Monday, 16 December 2013, 11:18 am | IG Markets

With eight days to Christmas and only six and a half trading days left of 2013, you would hope trade would be settling down as investors set and forget, and put their feet up and enjoy a summer holiday. However, this looks to be wishful thinking; the ... More >>

China’s 60 point plan

Monday, 18 November 2013, 11:43 am | IG Markets

After releasing a vague and slightly disappointing communique last week, the end of the Third Plenum has seen the release of a 60 point plan that will see the largest sweeping reforms in China in over three decades. More >>

East and west concerns meet at the middle

Monday, 14 October 2013, 11:25 am | IG Markets

The positive aggression with which Friday’s trade was moving would have suggested that the rumours of a deal on the debt ceiling were indeed fact. More >>

AUD on the rise after shutdown

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 12:40 pm | IG Markets

The response to the first US government shutdown in 17 years has seen rational traders looking to data, while irrational traders have reinvigorated their trading antics. More >>

US President announces shutdown

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 6:30 pm | IG Markets

Japan announces sales tax hike • RBA keeps interest rates on hold The Asian session has been dominated by US politics watch, as traders waited to react to any headlines as the ‘shutdown’ deadline approached. However, as it became clearer that a conclusion ... More >>





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