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Stocks higher after Fed meeting 150 150 Realm

Stocks higher after Fed meeting

Stocks opened in the green this morning following Wall Street which rallied after the conclusion of the latest US Fed meeting yesterday. Speaking after the meeting Chairman Jerome Powell said that if the economy continued…

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Markets await Fed announcement 150 150 Realm

Markets await Fed announcement

Stocks are higher this morning with markets waiting for the outcome of the latest US Federal Reserve meeting. Following the release of the policy statement and forecasts later today, Chairman Jerome Powell will speak to…

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Markets bounce after sharp sell-off on Monday 150 150 Realm

Markets bounce after sharp sell-off on Monday

UK and European stocks are trading higher this morning, regaining some of the ground lost in Monday’s sharp sell-off. Fears of contagion from the crisis at Chinese property developer Evergrande increased with the realisation that…

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Weekly Market View through 17th September 2021 150 150 Realm

Weekly Market View through 17th September 2021

UK Stock-Market Stocks attempted a recovery early in the week from the previous week’s sell-off but it was short-lived. Data released Tuesday morning by the Office for National Statistics showed that the UK labour market…

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Stocks down as investors focus on central bank meetings 150 150 Realm

Stocks down as investors focus on central bank meetings

Stocks are down this morning following a weak session in Asia, particularly Hong Kong. US futures, are sharply lower. Focus this week will be on central bank meetings in US, UK and Japan. Investors will…

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Stocks higher despite a fall in UK retail sales 150 150 Realm

Stocks higher despite a fall in UK retail sales

UK stocks are higher this morning despite a surprising fall in UK retail sales last month. Data today showed that retail sales fell 0.9% month-on-month in August, with a 0.5% rise expected. This is the…

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Stocks up ahead of US retail sales data 150 150 Realm

Stocks up ahead of US retail sales data

Stocks in the UK are higher this morning having been generally lower this week after yesterday’s surprise in inflation data and slowing retail sales data from China. In the US, retail sales numbers are due…

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Largest jump in UK inflation since records began 150 150 Realm

Largest jump in UK inflation since records began

Data from the Office for National Statistics this morning showed that UK annual inflation rose to 3.2% in August, up from 2% in July and well above expectations. The 1.2% jump in CPI was the…

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Quick View and Strategy Update September 2021 150 150 Realm

Quick View and Strategy Update September 2021

Recovering corporate earnings, benign monetary conditions and prospects of rising dividends continue to support equity markets. Decision on Bond tapering in the US is not expected in the upcoming FOMC meeting in September due to…

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