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

Bitcoin halving

Everything you need to know about the next bitcoin halving – including what it is and how it could affect the cryptocurrency’s price.

Deliveroo IPO

Everything you need to know about the expected Deliveroo listing, including what the valuation might be and how you can trade the IPO with IG.

Saudi Aramco IPO

Get all the details on the highly anticipated Saudi Aramco IPO and learn how to buy and sell Saudi Aramco shares with IG.

WeWork IPO

A comprehensive guide on the highly anticipated WeWork IPO, including details on the company and steps on how to trade the listing.

TowerCo IPO

Vodafone’s mobile tower business, TowerCo, is expected to reach a valuation of up to €20 billion. Find out how you can trade the TowerCo IPO with IG.

Airbnb IPO

A comprehensive guide to the expected Airbnb initial public offering, including details about the valuation and steps on how to trade the IPO with IG.

Peloton IPO

Your essential guide to the Peloton IPO, covering everything from the valuation and business details, to how you can trade Peloton with IG.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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