24th Aug 2021. 7.43am
Morning Report – Tuesday 24th August
FTSE to open at 7,126 (+17pts)
The S&P hit yet another record high yesterday as the index completed its comeback from last week’s sell-off with traders buoyed by the FDA giving full approval to the BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine.
Oil and other commodity prices bounced back as the US dollar weakened, which has also created a tailwind for Asian stocks to erase some of last week’s heavy losses.
|S&P 500||+0.85%||Bullish for UK stocks|
|Hang Seng||+1.82%||Bullish for UK stocks|
|Gold||-0.02%||Neutral for UK stocks|
|AUD/JPY||+0.52%||Bullish for UK stocks|
|US 10yr Yield||-0.57%||Bearish for UK stocks|
Yesterday’s price action saw the FTSE fail to maintain its inside day breakout – closing back within Thursday’s range and creating a mildly bearish ‘fakeout’ scenario.
With the market set to open at the top of the inside day pattern, a break below yesterday’s low during the opening rotation could trigger a retest of Thursday’s lows. However, given yesterday’s strong performance on Wall Street, we should also be prepared for the market to make another attempt to break higher.
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|(15:00) New Homes Sales (US)|
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This research is prepared for general information only and should not be construed as any form of investment advice.