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Special report: UK jobs report preview - What to expect

Today’s report: Tuesday calendar weighted to European session

The US will get back to a fuller session on Tuesday, following the Veterans Day holiday Monday, though there isn’t much going on as far as the US calendar goes, with only second tier data and Fed speak from Clarida and Harker standing out. Instead, the focus will be on UK jobs data and Eurozone and German sentiment indicators.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Farage injects bid into Pound

Today’s report: Weekend news results in risk off open

Weekend news out of the White House that reports of the President willingness to roll back tariffs are incorrect, have definitely given risk markets a shot into the new week. Most of the calendar spotlight will be over in the UK, where we get a healthy batch of economic data. US markets will be thin on account of the Veterans Day holiday.   read report

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Today’s report: Trade deal optimism sours yet again

The market can never be too sure about trade deal updates, and after we had seen positive headlines for most of the week, things took a turn for the worse on Thursday. Looking ahead, we'll get some German trade data, a Fed Brainard speech, US Michigan confidence and the Canada jobs report.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Another record print for US equities

Today’s report: Bank of England decision highlights Thursday docket

We come into Thursday with the US Dollar extending its latest recovery and now up across the board over the past week. But it’s been a bit of a weird week when it comes to reconciling price action, with no major developments that would easily justify the Dollar push.   read report

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Next 24 hours: Light calendar, central bankers ahead

Today’s report: Waiting for the next trade deal update

It’s been an ongoing back and forth and the latest swing is to the downside, with the market feeling less optimistic about the US-China trade deal into Wednesday. Stocks have pulled back as a result, while at the same time, we’ve seen a wave of broad based demand for the US Dollar.   read report

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