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Financial events

What are the key financial events, sectors and markets you should be keeping an eye on?

Why trade financial events with IG?

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Key themes in 2017

We’ve examined key markets and sectors to determine how the first few months of the year might look for them. Find out what could be in store for indices, forex, airlines, central banks and more:

Federal Reserve meeting

Everything you need to know about the Federal Reserve’s FOMC announcement – including when it is, and why it’s important.

Bank of England meeting

An in-depth look at the Bank of England’s MPC announcement – including its role in shaping the UK economy, and how this affects traders.

UK general election

Theresa May’s gamble on a snap election backfired, resulting in a hung parliament.

It’s an outcome bound to reshape Brexit negotiations going forward. Get to grips with what it might mean for the markets, as well as how to take advantage with IG. 

Brexit

The timeline for Brexit, and what form it will take when it arrives, will be pivotal to the performance of the pound and UK stocks this year.

Keep up to date with all the latest developments surrounding Brexit.

Elections across the EU

2016 saw Eurosceptic parties growing in strength, making elections in France, Germany, the Netherlands and more pivotal for the future of an increasingly divided European Union.

Explore how the markets are reacting to every election.

Trump's first 100 days

How far President Trump gets with his election promises – and how that affects his relationship with Russia, China and the European Union – is sure to be a major talking point in 2017.

Read our predictions for Trump’s first 100 days and what they could bring for the markets.

China

China’s deteriorating relationship with the US, or renewed fears over its faltering economic growth, may well dominate the headlines this year.

Follow all our updates and analysis on the world’s second biggest economy.

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