FTSE 100 (UKX) Down 1%; in a Downtrend Over Past 90 Days

FTSE 100 Daily Price Recap

The choppiness in the recent daily price action of FTSE 100 continues; to start today, it came in at a price of 5784.09 US dollars, down 1% ($58.57) since yesterday. Relative to other instruments in the 8 major global equity indices asset class, FTSE 100 ranked 7th since yesterday in terms of percentage price change. Below is a daily price chart of FTSE 100.

FTSE 100 Technical Analysis

Volatility for FTSE 100 has been contracting over the past two weeks relative to volatility over the past month. Whether volatility reverts will be something to watch. The clearest trend exists on the 90 day timeframe, which shows price moving down over that time. For additional context, note that price has gone up 9 out of the past 14 days.

Overheard on Twitter

For laughs, fights, or genuinely useful information, let’s see what the most popular tweets pertaining to FTSE 100 for the past day were:

  • From truemagic68:

    At 7.30am – Not quite so much ebullience at today’s opening – FTSE 100 +43 points at 5883, DJIA futures +330 points at 23725

  • From 7AustinTS:

    @BrunoAmato_1 @thekjohnston @realDonaldTrump USA population 328 Million, tests 2.8 million = .85%
    22,225 Dead, 32,634 Recovered = 40.51% death rate
    11,766 are critical, 560,433 infected
    Unemployment tipped to hit 14.7%
    Dow and FTSE 100 have fallen 20% since January, worst quarter since 1987.

  • From truemagic68:

    At 8.20am – FTSE 100 – 5,844.06 +1.40 (+0.024%) – Diasppointing against DAX +2.2% and CAC40 +1.4% – Strength of the Pound against Greenback – NEXT =3%, BATS -1.2%, Diageo -1%, BP -1.2%