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Weekly Roundup & Look Ahead: Fears surrounding German banks send volatility shooting higher

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Synopsis of the week Deutsche Bank has hogged the headlines for all the wrong reasons, as markets squeeze the shares lower in both European and US trading. OPEC agree to cut output, but will not completely ratify or implement until its November meeting in Vienna. Having already seen April’s agreement fall apart and being reliant on Saudi Arabia and Iran…

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Weekly Roundup & Look Ahead: Like the ECB & Fed before, the Bank of England hold off adding further stimulus

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Synopsis of the week The Bank of England have decided not to add to the stimulus measure that they took in September. While at the same time they have reaffirmed their intentions to take further actions in the future if required. European equity markets spend the week drifting lower as weak economic data and a lack of stimulus can’t prevent…

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Weekly Roundup & Look Ahead: The ECB hold off on adding further stimulus for the time being

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Synopsis of the week In total the ECB have purchased over €1 trillion of debt as they have remained firm in their efforts to stimulate the EU through Quantitative Easing. They currently have a mandate to purchase €80 billion of debt a month. ECB President Mario Draghi has not used this latest meeting to extend the current scheme beyond March…

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Share Radio: Global Perspectives – ECB Leaves Rates Alone

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Alastair chats with Share Radio’s Ed Bowsher to examine this weeks news shaping the global economy and investor sentiment. They discuss The European Central Bank (ECB) leaving interest rates unchanged,  how the decision comes as the Eurozone is gripped by stilted growth and weak inflation following the Brexit decision.  And how despite this shakiness, Mario Draghi and fellow central bankers have resisted pumping…

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