Financial events

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

Why trade financial events with IG?

  • Trade on the market reaction

    Speculate on over 15,000 global markets

  • Go short or long

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  • Risk management

    Protect your profits and limit your losses with our range of tools

State of the Union 2018

Understand the trading relevance of the US President’s State of the Union address on 30 January, including which markets might be affected and how.

Federal Reserve meeting

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

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.

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.

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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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 79% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.
You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.