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Fiona has a deep understanding of market fundamentals gained through her 13 years’ experience in the financial markets. She provides up to the minute analysis and insight into the financial markets, as well as on the broader economy and monetary policy in the UK, US, Europe and Asia. She ... more

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US Stimulus Optimism And COVID Concerns
After a modestly firm handover from the US, Asian stocks moved higher and European bourses are seeing a mildly positive start amid renewed hopes for additional US fiscal stimulus.
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COVID Lockdown Restrictions, Mixed China Data And Vaccine Optimism
Signs that China’s economic recovery is gaining momentum, plus covid vaccine optimism, coupled with US fiscal stimulus hopes are just about offsetting fears of rising covid cases in Europe and tighter lockdown restrictions.
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Stocks Lower As COVID Cases Rise, US Stimulus Hopes Fade
COVID cases are rising tougher lockdown restrictions are being implemented, Boris Johnson is disappointed by Brexit talk progress and a US stimulus agreement is still some distance away. EU stocks are heading lower.
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Europe Points Higher As US Stimulus Is Back On, UK GDP Disappoints
A strong finish on Wall Street boosted Asian markets to an almost 2.5 year high and is lifting European markets on the open. US stimulus optimism is overshadowing disappointing UK GDP data and rising COVID numbers. 
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Europe Mixed As Trump Leaves Hospital, German Factory Orders Jump
European bourses are seeing a mixed start on the open as the upbeat mood spills over from the US into Asia and fades into Europe.
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What To Expect Tesco H1 Results
Sales across all supermarkets, Tesco included are expected to be strong owing to lockdown and surging demand. Online sales are expected to be particularly strong. However, rising revenues have been offset by rising costs associated with the pandemic.
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Europe To Start Higher As President Trump's Health Improves
European bourses are opening on the front foot as President Trump’s condition improves. Speculation is growing that Trump could be discharged as early as today.

Work Experience

Financial Market Analyst
Self-Employed
October 2014 - Present (6 years 2 months)

• Researching and analysing daily moves in the financial markets to produce high quality marketcommentary for client communication via email and for website content. 
• Sending written narrative to journalists. 
• Copywriting and updating financial spread betting and CFD websites, email journeys.

Financial Market Analyst
City Index
June 2006 - April 2014 (8 years)

Education

University of Southampton
2000 / 2004
Management Science and Spanish

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