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Hawkish BoE to drag FTSE down?

The FTSE is back to flat at 7625, as a stronger USD (strengthened up by hawkish comments from the Fed Chair Powell) hinders heavyweight Energy & Resources stocks. With oil

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Trump backtracks but Dollar marches on

FTSE 100 Index called to open +30pts at 7657, holding rising support since Monday but equally off its overnight highs, hampered by week-long falling resistance. The result is it trending

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Bulls back shopping despite China worries

The FTSE has extended its recovery, as investors re-discover their inner bull, retracing all of the week’s trade war inspired declines. With oil back on the ascent thanks to a surprise

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A ‘meaningful’ return of confidence?

FTSE 100 Index called to open +55pts at 7655, holding yesterday’s rebound and trying to break beyond late Monday’s highs. Bulls need a break above 7670 overnight highs, if not

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Red card for trade tariffs (and VAR)

The FTSE is trying to break back above 7600 to reverse this morning’s sell-off which was fuelled by a spiralling of trade war fears; US President Trump suggesting another $200bn

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FTSE 100 Index called to open -55pts at 7575, after an overnight breach of May’s 7593 lows to push the index from its recent 7590-7800 range. The breakdown extends Thursday’s


Hoping tonight’s footy is better than today’s FTSE

The FTSE has made a poor start to the week as China’s talk of retaliation to US trade tariffs increases worries about a global trade war. Whilst financials welcome some

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Morning Editorial: Tariffic news for global trade

FTSE 100 Index called to open +10pts at 7775, still flirting with a bullish breakout beyond 3-week resistance that could open the door for a return to 7900 record high.

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Another ECB non event?

The FTSE remains on the back foot, albeit off its 7650 lows. It is once again a victim of GBP strength after USD sold off, in spite of a hawkish

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FIFA trolling Trump with NAFTA 2026

The FTSE is higher thanks to a weaker GBP, after UK headline inflation was slightly softer than expected (annual pace didn’t pick up; core unchanged), taking the pressure off the Bank of