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Sleepy FTSE takes the day off

The FTSE100 is technically negative, though the trading is essentially flat on the day, with London’s benchmark index trading sideways, inundated by conflicting corporate and geopolitical messages. USD weakness, induced

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Trump’s ‘not thrilled’ and neither is FTSE

FTSE 100 Index called to open -18pts at 7573, slowing down its week-long uptrend and still maintaining the 3-week falling channel. Bulls need a break above 7600 overnight highs for

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FTSE goes oily & metallic

The FTSE100 started the week on the front foot, helped by the recovery in global commodity prices, with oil, copper, and gold all higher, as well as positive market sentiment

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Trump plays a fly in FTSE’s ointment

FTSE 100 Index called to open flat at 7555, holding the 2-day uptrend after hitting multi-month lows on Wednesday. Bulls need a break above 7573 overnight highs to continue recording

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FTSE’s confident pick-me-up

The FTSE100 positive, rebounding after plumbing June’s lows on Wednesday. Even with 12 of FTSE 100 components going ex-dividend today (taking ~17 points off the index), investors are looking to

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US-China trade detente a-brewin’

FTSE 100 Index called to open +23pts at 7520, rebounding after Wednesday’s sell-off that revisited the index’s June lows. Bulls need a break above 7555 to attempt to recover some

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Commodity Commotion

The FTSE100 is sharply down, dragged lower by London’s hefty Resource sector (20% of the index). Miners are hurting from the combination of stronger USD and sharply lower metals prices

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China spoils the FTSE’s party

The FTSE100 is positive, albeit in a very muted fashion. The combination of stronger GBP, helped by UK unemployment falling to 40-year lows, and continuing market jitters over fallout from Turkey’s

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FTSE vaccinated against contagion?

FTSE 100 Index called to open +25pts at 7668, rebounding from a 2-week rising support and 7625 overnight lows. Bulls need a break above 7691 to resume the uptrend toward

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Contagion warning

The FTSE100 started the week on the back-foot, extending last week’s downtrend closer to August lows. Sharp declines in the Emerging Markets FX space are fuelling fears of contagion as