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Short-term corrective gains from the 2326.50, (23.6%) Fibonacci retracement are underway.
Immediate focus is on the 2390.01 high of 15 March, but difficulty is seen maintaining any tests, as momentum studies and the bearish Tension Indicator (not seen) continue to weaken.
Increased selling pressure is expected to keep prices under pressure, with a later break ...
The UK FTSE100 Index is finding difficulty maintaining higher levels as negative divergence unfolds on weakening momentum studies. The Tension Indicator (not shown) is also showing signs of negative divergence as it, too, turns down.
Investors are expected to continue reducing positions.
A break below the 7255.78 low of 27 March is highlighted, with the 7192.94 ...
Another week of indecision in the global equities markets.
Holiday thinned trading in Asia saw thin trading in both China and Hong Kong. The Emerging Markets ETF EEM is extending the bounce from the December 2016 lows, but critical resistance from the same year highs is expected to provide a barrier. Meanwhile, European markets are settling into consolidation ...
FTSE has failed to maintain the test of the 7340, (150%) projection of the October-November fall, with prices falling sharply from 7354.15. A corrective bounce is currently developing from above the 7130~ high of October 2016, but falling stochastics and weakening investor sentiment are expected to limit upside tests.
In the coming weeks, further losses are ...
This has been in a down trend for a very significant length of time, but it's beginning to look like a good long trade could be made in early March on a multidiagonal confluence.
Multidiagonal confluence setup here for a long trade around March. Slightly difficult to chart this one, so there could be an early breakout, but i would still hold for March personally.
A short set up is nicely appearing here at this long term multidiagonal. Expect a big move downward here.
Also, this corroborates with my short views on the FTSE, as HSBC amounts for (currently) 7.3% of thw weighting of the FTSE 100.
FTSE has bounced smartly from above the 6676.56 monthly low of 4 November, with prices now pressuring the 6956.70 retracement.
Extension to congestion around 7000 is highlighted from rising momentum studies, but any further gains are expected to prove difficult to maintain, as the Tension Indicator, (not shown), continues to weaken and investors maintain a ...
Tomorrow brings the earnings of UK home builder Persimmon.
UK home builders have performed well in recent times with the UK government backing the housing market with expansion plans. In terms of recent broker recommendations UBS, Credit Suisse and Canaccord have all upgraded to company within the last 4 months.
* The weekly chart is showing bullish hammer ...
Our long term bias in UK100 remains positive and this week has got off to a good start with a very solid move higher.
Last week we noted a morning star formation to target a move higher and this has played out nicely.
With BOE hinting at further rate cuts and the continued quantitive easing strategy supporting the long side, further upside is expected.
We look to ...
Onesavings has jumped more than 10% to 271p as the group, which offers residential mortgages and buy-to-let loans reported a 36% increase in the first half profits to GBP 64.6 million.
On the daily chart –
Prices are attempting a break above critical resistance of 271.65 (May 11 low).
The odds of a failure to break higher/hold above 271.65 are high given the ...