Financial events

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

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Reserve Bank of Australia meeting

Find out about the RBA meeting and statement - why it's important for traders, how banks set the cash rate and how it affects the Australian economy.

Trump: Global trade war

Everything you need to know about the looming global trade war – including what it is and how it could affect markets.

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.

Federal Reserve meeting

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

Brexit

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

Non-farm payrolls

Discover what the non-farm payrolls report is – including the date of the next release, and why it’s important to traders. 

OPEC meeting

Your essential guide to Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meetings – find out how they affect global oil prices and other energy markets.

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