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18th May 2021. 7.47am

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Morning Report – Tuesday 18th May

FTSE to open at 7,103 (+71 pts)

It’s been a quietly bullish Asian session with stocks continuing Wall Street’s late-session fightback.

FTSE futures have been buoyed by better-than-expected unemployment numbers for Q1 2021, released earlier this morning.

We also have European GDP hitting our screens later this morning, along with a raft of stock earnings, including Vodafone and Land Securities.

S&P 500-0.25%Neutral for UK stocks
Hang Seng+1.36%Bullish for UK stocks
Gold+0.18%Neutral for UK stocks
AUD/JPY+0.37%Bullish for UK stocks
US 10yr Yield+1.70%Bearish for UK stocks
Regency Risk Barometer Snapshot

The FTSE futures managed to erase much of it’s early-session losses yesterday, indicating that the rally we saw towards then end of last week has scope for continuation up into last Monday’s swing highs.

FTSE 100 Daily Rolling Futures – Key Levels

FTSE 100 Daily Rolling Futures – Key Levels
Final Results
Assura (AGR)
First Derivatives (FDP)
Homeserve (HSV)
Land Securities (LAND)
Mckay Securities (MCKS)
Minds+mach (MMX)
Sndrsn Dsn (SDG)
Trinity (TRIN)
Vodafone (VOD)
Interim Results
Benchmark Hlds (BMK)
Hyve Grp. (HYVE)
Imperial Brands (IMB)
Sureserve (SUR)
Watkin Jones (WJG)
Tritax Euro. (EBOX)
Q1 Results
Georgia Capital (CGEO)
Q2 Results
Benchmark Hlds (BMK)
Trading Announcements
Dp Eurasia (DPEU)
UK Economic Announcements
(07:00) Unemployment Rate
(07:00) Claimant Count Rate
International Economic Announcements
(10:00) GDP Prelim Q1 2021 (EU)
(10:00) Balance of Trade (EU)
(13:30) Building Permits (US)
(13:30) Housing Starts (US)
Today’s Financial Diary

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