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Thursday, November 07, 2013 - Morning Market Update
Financial market analysis from Spreadex financial spread betting trader Shavaz Dhalla

European markets opened lower this morning

European markets opened lower this morning as investors refused to commit to long positions amidst a series of economic announcements due today which could have a massive impact on investors’ sentiment.  This morning, traders will have an opportunity to digest a key MCP meeting from the UK which will provide an indication as to whether officials are willing to keep injecting cash into the economy as well as maintain ultra-low interest rates to help boost liquidity and shore up the economy.


In addition, later today traders will also have the chance to scrutinise statements by ECB officials regarding the current economic state of the Eurozone as well as any potential further measures which could be implemented to ensure growth rates stay-on-track.


In either case, investors will probably not be looking for any paradigm shift in policy officials’ current stimulus measures, but instead they will be looking for any indication by officials that the door to more help will be left open if required. 

The Trading Day and Week Ahead

For further information on the trading day ahead, take a look at our Financial Diary, which previews all the Economic Data due out to today and projected or previous figures.

Our Financial Diary is updated in real time as the figures are released throughout the day.

If you are unsure what different Economic Figures mean take a look at our Economic Indicators Explained guide.

For a look at the trading week ahead our Financial Diary also lists all the companies due to submit trading updates this week. Each Friday, our diary will preview the forthcoming week's economic indicators and company reports schedule.

For market trends and analysis, don't forget our charts have automatically generated support and resistance trend lines helping aid your financial spread betting with technical analysis. For more help on using our charts, view our Guide to Trading with Charts?


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