19th May 2022. 7.43am
Morning Report – Thursday 19th May
FTSE to open at 7,391 (-47 pts)
Wall Street had its worst day since the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, as concerns mounted over global growth…
The S&P 500 tumbled more than -4% yesterday, lead by a -25% plunge in retailer Target after it said higher freight, fuel and wage costs, as well as logistical disruptions would hit profit margins.
Selling pressure has continued throughout the Asian session, with Hong Kong-listed shares in Chinese internet group Tencent falling more than -8.6%, helping to drag the Hang Seng index 2.42% lower.
|S&P 500||-4.04%||Bearish for UK stocks|
|Hang Seng||-2.42%||Bearish for UK stocks|
|Gold||-0.16%||Neutral for UK stocks|
|AUD/JPY||+0.67%||Bullish for UK stocks|
|US 10yr Yield||-94pts||Bullish for UK stocks|
Yesterday’s price action saw the FTSE reverse at the resistance level we’ve highlighted throughout the week.
The sell-off continued after the cash market close at 16:30 with the futures pressing down into short-term support at 7,357 during the later half of the US session.
|National Grid (NG.)|
|Royal Mail (RMG)|
|Ab Ignitis. S (IGN)|
|International Economic Announcements|
|(11:00) ECB Monetary Policy Meeting Accounts (EUR)|
|(12:30) Initial Jobless Claims (May 13) (US)|
|(12:30) Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Survey (May) (US)|
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