Week Ahead

Plan your strategies for the trading week ahead with key insights from our team.

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Dow Jones records to endure?

Welcome to LCG’s look ahead to the key events in markets for the week starting August 7th, 2017.

Last week we saw the Dow Jones reach 22,000 for the first time and EUR/USD break 1.19 to its highest since 2015. We also had some big events including Apple earnings, the Bank of England meeting and non-farm payrolls.

Looking ahead to this week; there are more corporate earnings including from Disney, Snap and Worldpay and economic data includes the RBNZ rate decision and US inflation.


Watch the full video where we discuss these topics and more


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