FTSE 100 (UKX) Outperforms All 8 major Global Equity Indices, Up 2.9%; But Still in a Downtrend Over Past 90 Days

FTSE 100 Daily Price Recap

The back and forth price flow continues for FTSE 100, which started today off at 5842.66 US dollars, up 2.9% ($164.93) from the previous day. FTSE 100 outperformed all 8 assets in the 8 major global equity indices asset class since the previous day. Here 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 another vantage point, consider that FTSE 100’s price has gone up 9 of the previous 14 trading 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 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 godly_simon:

    @sowetokinch It’s a misquote anyway. “Jesus Christ, the FTSE 100 , is risen today. Alleluia.”

  • From JaroslavH:

    @AndyBurnhamGM Labour were pretty rightwing. Poor Ed Miliband’s milquetoast ‘mansion tax’ causing various Labour grandees to splutter in outrage, like he’d suggested nationalising the FTSE 100 and putting hedge fund managers in the stocks. And Liz Kendall’s schtick in the 2015 race…dear me.