The U.K. Stock market
- With the ongoing uncertainty over Brexit, UK consumer confidence hit a six year low. The Pound fell and UK stocks rose.
- Sentiment was helped by an easing of international trade tensions with China holding back on any retaliation to the U.S. announcement that they would increase tariffs on Chinese imports.
- The Pound has fallen again at the start off this week with increasing talk of a potential snap election.
- Both our Breadth indicator and our Momentum indicator stayed negative this week.
The U.S. Stock market
- The U.S. stock market bounced back this week with investors more optimistic regarding the U.S./China trade dispute.
- On Monday President Trump stated that the Chinese “want to make a deal very badly” and later in the week China’s Foreign Ministry stated that the two sides remained in “effective communication.”
- Our Breadth indicator stayed negative this week and our Momentum indicator ticked down again.
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