WEEK AHEAD
21 Apr
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 ended the week down 227. 07 points, or 3. 09%, at 7,114. 55.

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21 Apr
Week ahead: French elections, UK GDP in focus
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All eyes will turn to France next week, as investors digest the results of the first round of voting in the presidential elections and attempt to draw the correct implications for the economic outlook, both there as well as for the other electoral contests which still lay ahead on the Continent in 2017.

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17 Apr
Week ahead: China and France in focus
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China and France will centre the markets' attention, with data on the world's third largest economy set for release at the start of the week, even as the world watches for Beijing's reaction to North Korea's latest attempt to test a ballistic missile over the weekend, and presidential elections set to take place in the latter.

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13 Apr
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 finished the week 21. 78 points lower at 7,327. 59.

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07 Apr
Week ahead: China, UK data in focus
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The coming holiday-shortened week in the West will see the spotlight shift towards China, with traders likely to be eyeing the news-flow over the weekend coming out of the meetings between Chinese leader Xi Jinping and US president Donald Trump.

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07 Apr
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 finished the week 26. 45 points higher at 7,349. 37.

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31 Mar
Week ahead: US non-farm payrolls, Federal Reserve in focus

The US will likely continue to be in the spotlight over the coming week, although this time around investors' attention will be more evenly split between the incoming economic data and the ebb and flow of speeches and reports concerning the US central bank.

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31 Mar
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 finished the week 29. 42 points higher at 7,322. 92.

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24 Mar
Week ahead: Stage set for Parliament to approve Brexit
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Great Britain will formally announce its decision to exit the European Union this week, on Wednesday, kick-starting two years of negotiations with the bloc.

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24 Mar
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 retreated by 88. 14 points to end the week at 7,336. 82.

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19 Mar
Weekly review
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The FTSE 100 rose 81. 88 points to 7,424. 96.

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17 Mar
Week ahead: Fed speakers, manufacturing data in focus
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Anyone hoping for a respite from central bank-watch may be sorely disappointed next week.

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10 Mar
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 ended the week down 0. 3%, or 22. 19 points, at 7,343. 08.

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10 Mar
Week ahead: Article 50, central bank decisions in focus
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On 15 March, the Prime Minister may trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, marking the start of up to two years of negotiations on Britain's terms for leaving the bloc.

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03 Mar
Week ahead: China, Spring budget, ECB and US jobs report in focus

The coming week will kick-off early as China's National People's Congress begins, with premier Li Keqiang set to deliver the opening speech in which he is expected to set out the 2017 growth target for the Asian giant's economy, alongside a detailed policy blueprint.

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03 Mar
Weekly Review

The FTSE 100 finished the week up 127. 77 points, or 1. 76%, at 7,374. 26.

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24 Feb
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 finished the week down 56. 26 points, or 0. 77%, at 7,243. 70.

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24 Feb
Week ahead: Trump and US Federal Reserve in focus

Barring any unexpected events, Trump and the US Federal Reserve would be the main focus for global financial markets over the coming week.

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