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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Brexit

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

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.

European Central Bank meeting

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

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 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 Organisation 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. 

Federal Reserve meeting

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

Uber IPO

Find out when the Uber IPO is likely to happen, what the valuation could be when it arrives on the stock market, and why and how you could trade it with IG.

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