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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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US presidential election 2020

Learn about the US presidential election and how it might affect the markets.

Brexit

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

UK general election

Discover how to profit from the UK general election, when the election is, and which markets might be affected.

ECB meeting

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

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.

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.

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.

Earnings season

Trade when it matters this US earnings season, by taking your position the moment announcements happen.

Global recession 2020

Discover how to trade during a global recession.

Coronavirus market volatility

Discover the impact the disease is having on financial markets and how we can help you to navigate the volatility.

Best upcoming IPOs to watch

Learn more about the best upcoming initial public offering and how to take a position with us.

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.

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