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Ashley Chadwick

Friday flight to quality

The final trading day of this week saw a flight to quality across the markets anid Chinese growth concerns. This followed comments from China’s Central Bank, that they are willing to let the currency weaken further.

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Ashley Chadwick

MPC keep rates on hold again

The Monetary Policy committee has voted to keep rates on hold for the 82nd consecutive month. The decision was as expected, with the most recent CPI print of -0.1% in October.

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Ashley Chadwick

Discord in OPEC

It remains to be seen just how low Oil can fall and what level would provoke a reaction from OPEC if such a level exists. With the growing discord amongst its members and suggestions that OPEC has ‘effectively dissolved,’ they may have lost their power to impact the price as they once did should they chose to.

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Calin Basno

ECB decision day

The past months in the Eurozone have had a grim look overall as Portugal stalled, Germany slowed and Greece has contracted under its debt payments. Growth has been below expectations, and falling in comparison to early 2015.

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Robert Dallyn

December FOMC rate hike on the cards.

With the Federal Reserve’s December meeting of the 15/16th fast approaching, there’s been a lot of speculation as to the possibility of America seeing interest rates rise above 0.25% for the first time since the crash.

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