With effect from 15:00 GMT on Tuesday 1 March, we are increasing margin rates on existing CFD and spread bet positions to 100% on certain shares with direct exposure to Russia. Please take note of the below:
Should you wish to maintain your positions, please ensure you have sufficient funds on your account before 15:00 GMT Tuesday 1 March, otherwise positions on your account will be closed
No new positions can currently be opened on these shares
The situation in Ukraine and its global ramifications are fluid and fast-changing. We’re continuously monitoring developments in financial markets and shifting legal and regulatory obligations worldwide.In light of this, we’ve decided it’s appropriate to increase our margin rates on existing spread bet and CFD positions on all currency pairs which include the Russian ruble. This includes all positions in USD/RUB, EUR/RUB and RUB/JPY.Margin rates on these positions will change to 100% on Tuesday
As Russia's incursion into Ukraine escalates into a structurally damaging war, the falling supply and rising price of Neon and Palladium could send semiconductor stocks soaring worldwide.
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Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures down -1.47%, -2.24% and -2.52% respectively during Monday’s APAC trade. Western powers decided to block Russia’s access to the SWIFT system.
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The price of oil, natural gas, and gasoline all jumped significantly despite the peace talks between Russia and Ukraine today.
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Rolls-Royce's share price fell 20% to 96p yesterday as CEO Warren East announces his departure. Meanwhile, the Ukrainian crisis threatens further disruption to the company's key civil aerospace division.
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Markets set for a volatile start to the week with investors fearing financial dislocation, greater shocks to growth and inflation – and even nuclear war.
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Beyond limiting some Russian banks' access to SWIFT, the freeze of assets held by the Central Bank of Russia is far more impactful; a currency crisis has begun for the Russian Ruble.
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The Australian Dollar remains vulnerable despite strong retail sales data; AUD opened the week lower as demand for US Dollars dominated markets and the deteriorating situation in Ukraine is evolving. Where to for AUD/USD?
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The easyJet share price could soar as it rejoins the FTSE 100. But it faces rising costs of debt and oil combined with shaken consumer confidence as Russia invades Ukraine.
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Asian markets were following a similar pathway as its US peers, just in smaller steps but the long-term bear trend remains valid.
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Wall Street stocks rebounded from deep losses Thursday as investors assessed western sanctions on Russia. Crude oil and gold prices retreated from intraday highs. APAC equities may open higher.
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Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 28th February 2022. These are projected dividends and likely to change. IG cannot be held responsible for any changes made.
Dividends highlighted in red include a special dividend, therefore some or all of the amount will not be adjusted. Amount in brackets is the expected adjustment after special dividends excluded (where shown on major indices). Dividend adjustments due to be posted
In this article we take a look at some of the key commodities (gold, oil, platinum, palladium and natural gas) affected by the current geopolitical turmoil, and how they are reacting right now.
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With prices up 5.6% following Putin’s assault on the Ukraine, what’s the outlook for wheat prices?
IG Analyst | Publication date: Friday 25 February 2022 04:16
The European price of wheat has hit a 10-year high following Russia’s invasion of
In the below article we look at near-term targets and update our trend assumptions for the S&P 500, Nasdaq 100 and Dow Jones Industrial Average in lieu of the Russia-Ukraine crisis impacting markets.
Shaun Murison | Senior Market Analyst, Johannesburg | Publication date: Thursday 24 February 2022
Euro tumbles as Russia attacks Ukraine, geopolitical tensions simmer; all eyes are on Western response as 2022 ECB rate hike bets dwindle and EUR/USD still remains in a key range, will breakout lower follow?
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With market volatility proving critical for trader profitability, it is important to understand how it is relevant and how to trade it.
Joshua Mahony | Senior Market Analyst, London
What is volatility trading?
Shell and BP shares could soar as oil prices continue to rise. But both are exposed to volatility if Russia chooses to cut production.
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The FTSE 100’s oil, mining, and bank stocks are reporting bumper profits, as tensions at the Russia-Ukraine border could see a capital flight to safety.
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