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MARKET VIEW w/e 16th August 2019

MARKET VIEW w/e 16th August 2019 981 980 Realm

The U.K. Stock market

  • The U.K. stock market was lower again this week with global growth concerns the main focus of attention.
  • In Europe, data indicated that the German economy contracted in Q2, setting off recession concerns.
  • The Pound rallied back a little this week as it became clear that Boris Johnson faces growing opposition to a no-deal Brexit.
  • Our Breadth indicator stayed negative and our Momentum indicator ticked lower again.

UK Market 16th August 2019

The U.S. Stock market

  • The U.S. stock market was lower again this week with falling long-term bond yields bringing global growth worries back into focus.
  • Sentiment was also weighed down by developments in the U.S./China trade dispute.
  • President Trump announced that the new tariffs scheduled to be imposed on Chinese goods on 1st September would be put back until December – China said it will need to take “necessary countermeasures” despite the deferral.
  • Our Breadth indicator stayed negative this week and our Momentum indicator ticked down again.

US Market 16th August 2019

The Big Picture 16th August 2019

Market Sentiment 16th August 2019

U.S. Risk Barometer 16th August 2019

Europe Risk Barometer 16th August 2019

Emerging Markets Risk Barometer 16th August 2019

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