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19th Aug 2022. 7.39am

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Morning Report – Friday 19th August

FTSE to open at 7,538 (-4 pts)

The S&P 500 printed its narrowest daily range in over seven sessions yesterday as the indexed edged higher on mixed economic data…

US home sales dropped for their sixth straight month, while US weekly jobless claims and Philadelphia Fed manufacturing data beat expectations.

Overnight in Asia, stocks have had a quiet session with the Hang Seng and Nikkei 225 drifting lower.

And this morning’s UK consumer confidence data hit a record low as the cost of living crisis continues to deepen.

S&P 500+0.23%Bullish for UK stocks
Hang Seng-0.05%Neutral for UK stocks
Gold-0.06%Neutral for UK stocks
AUD/JPY+0.38%Bullish for UK stocks
US 10yr Yield+17ptsNeutral for UK stocks
Regency Risk Barometer Snapshot

Yesterday’s price action saw the FTSE fight back from early-session lows – driving higher throughout the cash market session and during after hours trading – forming a small bullish ‘hammer’ candle in the process.

FTSE 100 Daily Rolling Futures – Key Levels

FTSE 100 Daily Rolling Futures – Key Levels
UK Economic Announcements
(00:01) GFK Consumer Confidence
(07:00) Public Sector Net Borrowing
(07:00) Retail Sales
(07:00) Retail Price Index
International Economic Announcements
(07:00) Producer Price Index (GER)
(09:00) Current Account (EU)
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