The Week Ahead
Read about upcoming market-moving events and plan your trading week
Week commencing 17 January
Chris Beauchamp’s insight
US earnings season is now fully upon us, with banks and Netflix taking centre stage during the week. This steady round of corporate updates will dominate the agenda for at least the next three weeks. Aside from this, UK CPI, employment figures and retail sales provide interest for GBP watchers given the ongoing strength in GBP/USD, while Canadian CPI is one to watch given the possibility of a Bank of Canada rate hike later in the month. Video
FTSE 100: Compass
Dividends are applied after the close of the previous day’s session for each market. So, for example, the FTSE 100 goes ex-dividend on a Thursday, but the adjustment is applied at the close of the previous day, e.g. Wednesday. The table below shows the days in which the adjustment is applied, not the ex-dividend days.