MARKET VIEW w/e 20th December 2019

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The U.K. Stock market

  • The U.K. stock market was higher this week following Boris Johnson’s decisive general election victory.
  • The Prime Minister announced he would amend the Brexit bill to prevent an extension of the transition period beyond the end of 2020 – fears of a no-deal Brexit re-emerged and the Pound fell.
  • The Bank of England kept interest rates on hold, warning of mounting weakness in the British economy.
  • Our Breadth indicator stayed positive this week and our Momentum indicator ticked up again.

UK Market 20th December 2019

The U.S. Stock market

  • The U.S. market was higher this week on optimism that a preliminary deal between the U.S. and China would be done soon. Both sides strongly implied this will happen in January.
  • Positive economic data also helped the market higher.
  • Our Breadth indicator stayed positive and our Momentum indicator ticked higher again.

US Market 20th December 2019

The Big Picture 20th December 2019

Market Sentiment 20th December 2019

U.S. Risk Barometer 20th December 2019

Europe Risk Barometer 20th December 2019

Emerging Markets Risk Barometer 20th December 2019

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