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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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All trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits.

Trade war: Trump vs China

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

Federal Reserve meeting

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

European Central Bank meeting

Learn about the European Central Bank (ECB) Governing Council announcement – including how it affects the European economy and financial 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.

Bank of Japan meeting

Learn about the Bank of Japan (BoJ) Policy Board announcement – including why the bank’s unconventional monetary policies matter 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.

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. 

Brexit

Find out what Brexit could mean for the markets and how a hard or a soft exit from the EU could affect traders.

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