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Thomas Meikle

ECB commences QE

ECB President Mario Draghi is famous for insisting in 2012 that he would do anything to save the euro. This comment calmed the markets and as a result little action was required, but it only succeeded in buying time for the Eurozone.

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Market Insight

Ashley Chadwick

Fall of the Euro

In recent months the Euro has weakened to twelve year lows in the face of QE announced by the ECB back in January. Further exacerbated by strong data coming out of the US indicating the potential for at least one rate hike from the FOMC by September. The Euro briefly fell to below $1.05 in trading on Wednesday 11th March. Unsurprisingly the Euro is continuing to weaken against the Pound as well, exceeding €1.4:£1, a move of nearly 20% in the last twelve months.

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Market Insight

Adam Broadbent

Countdown to the British Finance and Investment Students Conference

Less than 3 weeks to go until the BFIS Conference on 21 March in London. Gansham Halai of Met Traders will be attending, holding interviews and ultimately offering places on our graduate training course. Sign up today!

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Adam Broadbent

From Pits to Screens

Steve Gordon provides his thoughts on the transition from open outcry trading floors to electronic trading platforms.

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Ashley Chadwick

Met Traders go bowling

Our graduate traders were recently treated to a night out bowling. A great chance to get away from the screens and have a fun evening filled with food and drink as well as friendly competition.

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Met Culture

Meet a trader

Hear a personal take on Met Traders from the inside. What’s great, what’s tough and what it’s really like to work here.

Reuters: Business News

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