MARKET VIEW w/e 31st August 2018

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The U.K. Stockmarket

  • The U.K. stock market was lower this week despite a reasonably strong performance in the U.S.
  • Investors remained focused on Brexit with the picture still unclear heading into September.
  • Our Breadth Indicator stayed negative this week and our Momentum indicator ticked lower again.

UK Market 31st August 2018

The U.S. Stock market

  • The U.S. stock market was higher this week with the Technology sector out-performing.
  • The week got off to a good start with news that the U.S. and Mexico had reached agreement on a revised trade deal.
  • On Thursday President Trump threatened new tariffs against China which sent stocks lower and trade talks with Canada faltered at the end of the week.
  • Our Breadth indicator stayed positive but our Momentum indicator ticked lower again.
  • There is a clear and growing divergence between the performance of the U.S. Stock market and the rest of the world.

US Market 31st August 2018

The Big Picture 31st August 2018

Market Sentiment 31st August 2018

US Risk Barometer 31st August 2018

Europe Risk Barometer 31st August 2018

Emerging Markets Risk Barometer 31st August 2018

 

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