BSA, Bank of America & Lloyds Bank also

#Brent #Dax “Why don’t you just buy a classic British motorcycle?” said my wife. We were discussing weight loss and she had a vivid memory of my fitness levels improving, along with sharp loss of weight. Unfortunately, the machine in question was a 1949 AJS 500, a sod of a machine which usually broke down, needing pushed home when I ventured out.

Needless to say, I loved it, even the day I fractured my neck (and still had to push the damaged bike home). Years later, an X-ray revealed the historical damage but I still recall the bang when my helmet touched down first. Perhaps this is a strange way to start writing this weeks banking article and, while it’s tempting to draw analogies with banging ones head off a brick wall, the truth is stranger. Someone emailed asking if we’d take a look at an Australian company called “BSA”. Immediately remembering another British machine which needed pushed, often (A BSA Bantam), any assumption the Australian BSA were a reincarnation of the UK company proved incorrect. They’re a technical services contracting company and their share price is pretty boring at 0.28 AUD. Only if it wanders above 0.4AUD shall it risk becoming useful.

 

Bank of America, unlike BSA, already looks capable of some useful movement. Around a year ago, Warren Buffet bought BoA share price at somewhere around the $24US mark, almost doubling his $2bn investment value while the rest of the world coughs politely in the background. With US earnings season announcements proving positive, we shall be fascinated if the share price wanders above $47. Presently, the share is trading around $46.4, so this isn’t one of these vaguely distant potentials.  Above the trigger calculates with the potential of further growth toward an initial 49.1 with secondary, if bettered, at $51.8 sometime in the future.

We cannot calculate above this level presently as it implies a new high for the price. However, we suspect some hesitation, should $51.8 make itself known. The share price needs diminish below $38 to justify panic.

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Lloyds Bank. Lloyds, yet again did something useful following our previous update. Presently trading around 49.1p, the share price met our recovery scenario and moved, pretty precisely, to our target levels. Now, the situation exists where we can advance another set of circumstances, this time presenting some rather more useful target levels.

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Above just 49.3p currently looks perfectly capable of triggering a nod in the direction of 51.9p. Our secondary, if such a target level exceeded, calculates at 54.7p, pretty close to the pre-pandemic high. Should the share price follow the footsteps of BoA above, some reversal is probable at this level, hopefully short lived. It would be especially nice if Lloyds followed a similar upward trajectory but we’re not inclined to hold our breath!

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FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
6:47:58PM BRENT 84.49 83.77 83.37 82.92 84.5 84.69 84.835 85.19 84
6:51:41PM GOLD 1767.75 Success
7:08:15PM FTSE 7428.13 ‘cess
7:12:28PM FRANCE 6737 ‘cess
7:15:24PM GERMANY 15611 15462 15417 15352 15537 15612 15655 15727 15569
7:47:29PM US500 4471.77 ‘cess
8:39:23PM DOW 35299.2 Success
8:41:09PM NASDAQ 15144
8:43:53PM JAPAN 29169 Success

 

15/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7234 points. Change of 0.37%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,099,387,832 a change of 10.37%
14/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7207 points. Change of 0.92%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,526,155,922 a change of -16.32%
13/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7141 points. Change of 0.15%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,604,225,806 a change of 15.2%
12/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7130 points. Change of -0.22%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,733,075,032 a change of 19.23%
11/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7146 points. Change of 0.72%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,808,445,394 a change of -16.31%
9/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7095 points. Change of 0%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,745,415,827 a change of -6.11%
8/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7095 points. Change of 0.24%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,119,595,465 a change of 8.49%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is www.trendsandtargets.com.

UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.

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LSE:BP. BP PLC. Close Mid-Price: 363.6 Percentage Change: + 1.65% Day High: 365.2 Day Low: 360.6

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LSE:BT.A British Telecom Close Mid-Price: 140.6 Percentage Change: -0.21% Day High: 141.75 Day Low: 138.85

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LSE:GLEN Glencore Xstra. Close Mid-Price: 390.55 Percentage Change: + 1.49% Day High: 392.3 Day Low: 387.5

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LSE:HIK Hikma Close Mid-Price: 2343 Percentage Change: -1.35% Day High: 2383 Day Low: 2330

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LSE:NWG Natwest. Close Mid-Price: 233.9 Percentage Change: + 1.92% Day High: 234.1 Day Low: 230.3

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LSE:RKH Rockhopper. Close Mid-Price: 6.5 Percentage Change: + 4.84% Day High: 6.8 Day Low: 5.9

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LSE:VOD Vodafone Close Mid-Price: 110.44 Percentage Change: -0.61% Day High: 111.28 Day Low: 109.64

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FTSE for FRIDAY & Wall St too!

#FTSE #GOLD

There are early signs the market(s) are poised for further recovery/growth. Wall St, the Dow Jones, is a case in point, the index managing to clear the immediate downtrend. If we’re honest, reversals through September felt similar to one of these ridiculous “it has to go down, before it goes up” moments.

The funny thing is, the primary US market has been essentially flatlining since May this year, albeit a flatline with a 1,000 point variance. However, traders were not short of complaints regarding the lack of interesting market activity. The big question we need ask is fairly important; Are there sufficient forces in play to take the market above the flatline? Will we see new all time highs?

The immediate situation suggests near term traffic above 34930 points allows recovery to an initial 35078 points. If bettered, our secondary calculates at a healthy sounding 35401 points. While the visuals indicate the potential of some hesitation at our secondary level, we’re not entirely sold on the idea thanks to how well defined the immediate Blue downtrend has been. Instead, we suspect our secondary shall be exceeded, allowing a Big Picture potential of further growth to a new all time high level of 36130, maybe even higher.

For everything to start going horribly wrong for The Dow, the index needs below 33800 points. At present, nothing threatens such reversal.

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FTSE for FRIDAY The FTSE looks like some gains are possible but once again, we need point out our sense of time is ridiculous! It was to take almost a week until the market made it successfully to our target, achieving a high of 7216 points on Thursday.

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This time around, we remain hopeful for the UK market, the immediate situation suggesting movement above 7216 points should aspire to an initial tame 7230 points. To be fair, we’re inclined to ignore this potential, instead preferring to treat 7230 as a proper trigger level. The tightest stop looks like 7187 points.

Above 7230 currently calculates with the potential of growth to 7262 points. If bettered, our secondary works out at 7330 points. In fact, we can even extrapolate a very possible third level at 7355 points. This third level is liable to become a bit of a problem, impacting the downtrend since 2018.

 

If things intend go wrong, the FTSE needs weaken below 7157 points as this works out with an initial reversal target of 7123. If broken, our secondary is a bit more traumatic at 7070 points and hopefully a bounce, the movement itself being viewed as an attempt to slow down a market which is heating up.

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FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
9:09:03PM BRENT 83.88 82.87 82.49 83.75 84.17 84.875 83 ‘cess
9:11:02PM GOLD 1796.95 1787 1782 1797 1800 1803.5 1793
9:13:31PM FTSE 7220 7168 7146 7201 7221 7246 7171 Success
9:15:53PM FRANCE 6695.7 6617 6609 6659 6698 6717 6638 Success
9:19:13PM GERMANY 15500.79 15295 15213 15390 15505 15615 15300 Success
9:21:26PM US500 4443.97 4399 4387 4412 4444 4464 4394 Success
9:24:02PM DOW 34961 34458 34355 34606 34961 35001 34840 Success
9:26:17PM NASDAQ 15082.6 14818 14781 14914 15084 15148.25 14903 Success
9:29:20PM JAPAN 28766 28568 28521 28690 28782 28805 28644 Success

 

14/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7207 points. Change of 0.92%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,526,155,922 a change of -16.32%
13/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7141 points. Change of 0.15%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,604,225,806 a change of 15.2%
12/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7130 points. Change of -0.22%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,733,075,032 a change of 19.23%
11/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7146 points. Change of 0.72%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,808,445,394 a change of -16.31%
9/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7095 points. Change of 0%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,745,415,827 a change of -6.11%
8/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7095 points. Change of 0.24%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,119,595,465 a change of 8.49%
7/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7078 points. Change of 1.19%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,640,729,699 a change of -17.12%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is www.trendsandtargets.com.

UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.

We can be contacted at info@trendsandtargets.com. Spam filters set to maximum so only legit emails get through…

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LSE:AVCT Avacta. Close Mid-Price: 122 Percentage Change: + 8.93% Day High: 123.5 Day Low: 112.5

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LSE:ECO ECO (Atlantic) O & G Close Mid-Price: 30.25 Percentage Change: -3.97% Day High: 33.5 Day Low: 29.75

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LSE:EMG MAN. Close Mid-Price: 225.4 Percentage Change: + 3.30% Day High: 228.4 Day Low: 218.7

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LSE:GKP Gulf Keystone. Close Mid-Price: 217 Percentage Change: + 2.12% Day High: 221 Day Low: 214.5

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LSE:GLEN Glencore Xstra. Close Mid-Price: 384.8 Percentage Change: + 3.37% Day High: 386.4 Day Low: 377.45

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LSE:ITM ITM Power. Close Mid-Price: 474.8 Percentage Change: + 5.18% Day High: 473.2 Day Low: 452.4

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LSE:RKH Rockhopper. Close Mid-Price: 6.2 Percentage Change: + 11.31% Day High: 6.5 Day Low: 6

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LSE:ZOL Zoldav Close Mid-Price: 24.5 Percentage Change: -5.77% Day High: 27 Day Low: 24.5

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The Coal with RWE.ag & Arch Res.

#WallStreet & #DAX There’s something faintly silly about the forthcoming “Climate Change” conference in Glasgow, the COP26 affair. Glasgow, the one place in the UK where the climate never changes, always untrustworthy.  We are curious how some of the coal miners listed internationally are doing, from RWE.ag in Germany to Arch Resources in the USA.

After all, coal is universally frowned upon as a source of energy. Even the rocket which took Capt Kirk (Wm Shatner) into space today wasn’t coal powered…

While it appears true to say RWE.AG haven’t avoided controversy in Germany, their share present (currently around 31€) has risen quite firmly from its low of 9€ back in 2015. Even the pandemic thrashing in 2020 ‘only’ provoked reversal to the 20€ mark, the price achieving new highs in the period since. However, the company have a fair distance to climb, if the all time high of 100€ in 2008 shall ever be challenged again. A glance at the internet reveals RWE intend reduce their dependence on coal, during the next few years.

The immediate situation with RWE allows movement above just 33 to provoke some gains toward an initial 35.8. If exceeded, we can calculate a longer term secondary at 38.9€, along with the prospect of some hesitation when the price matches this years highs.

The alternate scenario suggests below 29.5€ could trigger reversal to an initial 26.7 with secondary, if broken, a future 21.2€. The surprise from both scenario is nothing forecast is particularly game changing, tending suggest whatever the result of a climate conference, the markets suspect RWE.AG shall remain within a trading pattern developed during the last couple of years.

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Arch Resources, the 2nd largest supplier of coal in the US, and based in St Louis, Missouri, enjoy a share price chart which offers considerable hope for the longer term. Presently trading around the $100 mark, the share price already looks ready to extend gains. If playing safe, above $105.5 calculates with the potential of an initial $118 with secondary, if exceeded, working out at a longer term 149 dollars.

Such is the strength of movement, the share price needs below $72 to allow for weakness down to an initial $44. If broken, our secondary looks impossible, down at $5.7 and a new all time low. Obviously, absolutely nothing currently suggests this as a danger.

About the only thing we can conclude is, despite Coal being the victim of a media campaign, the numbers presently suggest the market isn’t paying attention.

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FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
10:52:25PM BRENT 83.08 ‘cess
10:54:35PM GOLD 1793.74 Success
11:12:40PM FTSE 7167.01 ‘cess
11:14:56PM FRANCE 6613.5 Success
11:16:49PM GERMANY 15288.21 15216 15184 15144 15280 15306 15352.5 15402 15216 Success
11:18:21PM US500 4369.12
11:21:11PM DOW 34408.6 34105 34034 33892 34460 34468 34621 34793 34274 ‘cess
11:23:23PM NASDAQ 14798
11:25:13PM JAPAN 28210
13/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7141 points. Change of 0.15%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,604,225,806 a change of 15.2%
12/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7130 points. Change of -0.22%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,733,075,032 a change of 19.23%
11/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7146 points. Change of 0.72%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,808,445,394 a change of -16.31%
9/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7095 points. Change of 0%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,745,415,827 a change of -6.11%
8/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7095 points. Change of 0.24%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,119,595,465 a change of 8.49%
7/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7078 points. Change of 1.19%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,640,729,699 a change of -17.12%
6/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 6995 points. Change of -1.16%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,806,025,968 a change of 27.41%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is www.trendsandtargets.com.

UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.

We can be contacted at info@trendsandtargets.com. Spam filters set to maximum so only legit emails get through…

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LSE:AGM Applied Graphene. Close Mid-Price: 25 Percentage Change: + 0.00% Day High: 25.25 Day Low: 24.5

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LSE:BT.A British Telecom Close Mid-Price: 141.4 Percentage Change: -2.65% Day High: 143.85 Day Low: 140.9

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LSE:CASP Caspian. Close Mid-Price: 4.25 Percentage Change: + 10.39% Day High: 4.6 Day Low: 4

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LSE:ECO ECO (Atlantic) O & G. Close Mid-Price: 31.5 Percentage Change: + 20.00% Day High: 31.5 Day Low: 26.25

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LSE:EME Empyrean. Close Mid-Price: 9 Percentage Change: + 1.12% Day High: 9.15 Day Low: 8.7

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LSE:EMG MAN. Close Mid-Price: 218.2 Percentage Change: + 7.59% Day High: 219.8 Day Low: 212.1

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LSE:GLEN Glencore Xstra. Close Mid-Price: 372.25 Percentage Change: + 0.34% Day High: 374.95 Day Low: 366.25

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When will Cellular Goods ball come back into play?

#FTSE #CAC40 We previously reviewed Cellular Goods a couple of weeks ago, the share price taking just 4 sessions to reach our initial target 7p. But then, despite exceeding the 7p level with an early lunge to 8.4p, the price has studiously avoided our secondary of 9.1p. To be honest, we’re not terribly concerned, the company website continuing to show updates with launch dates given. In fairness, exceeding our 7p target and swelling to 8.4p is being regarded as a good thing, ideally a sign of the future.

After all, it’s rare for a price to simply keep moving in a single direction. If that were the case, the market would be no fun, would it?

For now, we suspect the number to watch is around 7.675p, this being the level the share price needs exceed currently to exceed the Blue downtrend on the chart. An event such as this apparently calculates with the potential of further movement to 8.65p next. Our ‘longer term’ secondary is debateable, thanks to an absurd logic we employ in-house. Essentially, if the recent surge to 8.4p was “simply” our 7p target being exceeded, we should now give 10.6p as a viable secondary. However, if the surge to 8.4p indicated the share lacking strength to reach 9.1p, then 9.1p must be regarded as the next target. The scenario is a bit of a head-scratcher but, in the absence of negative news flow, we remain optimistic.

 

As always, there’s another side of the coin. Presently trading around 6.9p, the share needs weaken below 5.8p to give pause for concern  This is not an enjoyable picture, introducing the threat of ongoing weakness to 4.8p and a new low.

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FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
10:14:32PM BRENT 83.1 ‘cess
11:21:38PM GOLD 1760.43 Success
11:23:11PM FTSE 7128 7101 7092 7074 7132 7148 7167.5 7204 7101
11:25:07PM FRANCE 6546 6499 6488 6462 6567 6566 6579 6611 6540 ‘cess
11:26:57PM GERMANY 15142.88
11:29:05PM US500 4340
11:30:50PM DOW 34335.8
11:32:33PM NASDAQ 14618.6

 

12/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7130 points. Change of -0.22%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,733,075,032 a change of 19.23%
11/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7146 points. Change of 0.72%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,808,445,394 a change of -16.31%
9/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7095 points. Change of 0%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,745,415,827 a change of -6.11%
8/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7095 points. Change of 0.24%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,119,595,465 a change of 8.49%
7/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7078 points. Change of 1.19%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,640,729,699 a change of -17.12%
6/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 6995 points. Change of -1.16%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,806,025,968 a change of 27.41%
5/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7077 points. Change of 0.94%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,341,866,967 a change of -12.71%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is www.trendsandtargets.com.

UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.

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Click Epic to jump to share: LSE:ASC Asos** **LSE:AVCT Avacta** **LSE:CBX Cellular Goods** **LSE:EME Empyrean** **LSE:GLEN Glencore Xstra** **LSE:ITV ITV** **LSE:SPX Spirax** **LSE:SRP Serco** **LSE:VOD Vodafone** **LSE:VOG VICTORIA** **LSE:ZOO Zoo Digital** **

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LSE:AVCT Avacta Close Mid-Price: 107 Percentage Change: -3.60% Day High: 109.5 Day Low: 106

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LSE:CBX Cellular Goods. Close Mid-Price: 6.88 Percentage Change: + 0.36% Day High: 6.88 Day Low: 6.69

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LSE:EME Empyrean. Close Mid-Price: 8.9 Percentage Change: + 3.49% Day High: 9.05 Day Low: 8.25

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LSE:GLEN Glencore Xstra. Close Mid-Price: 371 Percentage Change: + 1.09% Day High: 371.8 Day Low: 360.65

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LSE:ITV ITV Close Mid-Price: 102.6 Percentage Change: -1.49% Day High: 103.9 Day Low: 102.6

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LSE:SPX Spirax. Close Mid-Price: 14525 Percentage Change: + 0.55% Day High: 14530 Day Low: 14170

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LSE:SRP Serco Close Mid-Price: 124.5 Percentage Change: -1.43% Day High: 126.5 Day Low: 124.3

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LSE:VOD Vodafone Close Mid-Price: 111.02 Percentage Change: -0.66% Day High: 111.14 Day Low: 110.1

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LSE:VOG VICTORIA. Close Mid-Price: 3.38 Percentage Change: + 3.53% Day High: 3.38 Day Low: 3.21

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LSE:ZOO Zoo Digital. Close Mid-Price: 115.5 Percentage Change: + 1.76% Day High: 115.5 Day Low: 111.25

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Boohoo & Tui too…

#Gold #SP500 Unsurprisingly, both TUI & Boohoo featured in our email requests. Boohoo, despite online retailers achieving success, currently enjoy a share price just 50% below its high this year. While TUI, desperate to repay the German Govt loans and raising capital, celebrated tourist travel restarting, with a share price 45% below its high of 2021. Neither share presents a pretty picture for the future.

 

As aspect of Tui which is worth paying slight attention to is the little red circle on the chart. When the market opted to gap the share price down, there was a pretty strong suggestion the Red uptrend since the pandemic low of last year was still in charge. This is one of the first things we check, when price manipulation such as this occurs. It’s fairly useful if we’re given a clue as to where a trend actually is as it allows us to extrapolate potential movements. In the case of TUI, the implication is of weakness continuing below 268 threatening reversal to 229 with secondary, if broken, at a hopeful bottom of 211p. In plain English, our suggestion is of the share price still being capable of some relaxation but hopefully bottom shall not be too distant.

Their share needs ascend fairly steeply, needing above 358 to suggest happy days are ahead, this apparently capable of triggering a cycle to 419p. Above this level, we shall prefer ‘running the numbers’ again.

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With Boohoo, we’d previously expressed dismay at the online retailer experiencing remarkable success in bucking an upward trend which other online companies have enjoyed. Their Lockdown period recovery started off well. And now, has fallen apart. We find ourselves in the ridiculous position of being forced to mention the lowest we can calculate is 65p. We cannot work out a number below such a dreadful level.

The immediate situation is troubling. When we previously reviewed Boohoo back in July, we proposed a scenario with reversal to 198p, hopeful this would present a “bottom” for the troubled share price. A few days ago, the price cheerfully ignored our calculations and simply kept nudging downward. Presently at 185p, we’re not optimistic for the future as below just 178p suggests ongoing weakness coming to an initial 141p. Normally we’d hope for a rebound at such a level, especially as it virtually matches the pandemic low of March 2020. However, should 141p break, bottom works out at 121p with recovery threatening to be a confused process.

For Boohoo to even regain the immediate downtrend, the share price requires exceed 265p to give hope. In doing so, we can calculate a cycle commencing to 393p eventually.

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FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
9:29:36PM BRENT 83.35 ‘cess
9:33:30PM GOLD 1754.16 1750 1742 1729 1759 1761 1763.5 1768 1754
9:35:46PM FTSE 7110.14 Success
10:10:57PM FRANCE 6534 ‘cess
10:32:37PM GERMANY 15130 Success
10:34:36PM US500 4358 4352 4334 4307 4392 4387 4398 4413 4368 Success
10:37:19PM DOW 34493.4 Sorry
10:39:02PM NASDAQ 14701.47 ‘cess
10:41:10PM JAPAN 28456 ‘cess
11/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7146 points. Change of 0.72%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,808,445,394 a change of -16.31%
9/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7095 points. Change of 0%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,745,415,827 a change of -6.11%
8/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7095 points. Change of 0.24%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,119,595,465 a change of 8.49%
7/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7078 points. Change of 1.19%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,640,729,699 a change of -17.12%
6/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 6995 points. Change of -1.16%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,806,025,968 a change of 27.41%
5/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7077 points. Change of 0.94%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,341,866,967 a change of -12.71%
4/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7011 points. Change of -0.23%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,119,595,465 a change of -4.22%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

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UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.

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LSE:BBY BALFOUR BEATTY Close Mid-Price: 265.2 Percentage Change: -0.90% Day High: 274 Day Low: 263.8

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LSE:BP. BP PLC. Close Mid-Price: 360.3 Percentage Change: + 1.91% Day High: 361.5 Day Low: 354.95

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LSE:CNA Centrica. Close Mid-Price: 60.72 Percentage Change: + 1.20% Day High: 61 Day Low: 59.88

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LSE:IGG IG Group. Close Mid-Price: 781.5 Percentage Change: + 0.58% Day High: 777.5 Day Low: 769.5

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LSE:NG. National Glib Close Mid-Price: 886.9 Percentage Change: -0.35% Day High: 891.7 Day Low: 881.1

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LSE:NWG Natwest. Close Mid-Price: 231 Percentage Change: + 2.12% Day High: 233.9 Day Low: 225

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LSE:SDY Speedyhire Close Mid-Price: 62 Percentage Change: -0.48% Day High: 63 Day Low: 60.2

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LSE:SPX Spirax Close Mid-Price: 14445 Percentage Change: -0.38% Day High: 14470 Day Low: 14215

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LSE:STAN Standard Chartered. Close Mid-Price: 491.7 Percentage Change: + 2.27% Day High: 498.1 Day Low: 478.7

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LSE:ZOO Zoo Digital Close Mid-Price: 113.5 Percentage Change: -0.87% Day High: 114.5 Day Low: 113.5

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Cows with Hiccups & NatWest Group

#Brent #Dax Holes in Emmental cheese are caused by milking cows with hiccups! One of the funnier things about grandchildren is being able to deliver the occasional verbal bomb, utterly unaware when it will go off. Avoiding cliches like; ‘candlestick patterns are real’ or ‘you can rely on moving averages’ is an easy proposition, little girls are simply not interested. What I didn’t know until recently is their mum interrogates them subtly, on their return.

 

Apparently our daughter didn’t find it funny, the day she corrected a ski guide on how mogul fields form on a mountain. Her perfectly logical explanation of rocks deposited in a previous ice age not retaining heat from the sun, whereas warmer ancient volcanic rocks on the same mountainside ensured snow would cover the slope unevenly, creating the mounds of snow much loved by some skiers. I’d given her this explanation when she was around 12 years old and six years later, was able to deliver a ‘fact’ from her pool of incorrect knowledge.

Hopefully the Emmental cheese story survives as it conjures up delicious mental images. After all, a belief in candlestick patterns or moving averages remains a thing, despite a daily plethora of evidence to the contrary!

 

As for Natwest, when we reviewed the share three weeks ago, our criteria suggests above 217p should propel the price to 225p next. This thankfully proved correct but we’ve a slight concern regarding the initial surge to 225p. The first two sessions where this target was achieved (29 & 30th Sept), the share steadfastly refused to actually close at or above 225p, instead opting for 224.6p and 224.9p as the close on the day. In the period since, there has been a slight reversal and now, obviously, the share price has closed above 225p on several occasions. In addition, it’s now flaffing around at the price level prior to the pandemic drop in 2020, this being something we should regard as encouraging, if we use the model of other world markets as an indicator.

Unfortunately, the last week has seen the FTSE remaining remarkably resilient despite other world index’s retreating, making us wonder if some common ground shall be discovered as perhaps world markets heated up too fast, while the FTSE failed to make it out of the deep freeze.

 

For Natwest, the updated picture now suggests strength above 227.5p should next enter a cycle toward 233p next. With closure above 233p, it should prove difficult to avoid a path opening up to 250p sometime in the future. The share price needs CLOSE a session below 219p to scupper our optimism and, to cause outright panic, trade below 208p.

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FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
1:32:34PM BRENT 82.42 81.73 81.465 80.89 82.5 83.19 83.73 84.4 82.22 Success
1:36:04PM GOLD 1757 Success
2:14:37PM FTSE 7096.14
2:19:55PM FRANCE 6555
2:29:15PM GERMANY 15188 15177 15141 15098 15224 15258 15276 15309 15177 ‘cess
2:32:54PM US500 4391.77
2:36:16PM DOW 34744
2:46:52PM NASDAQ 14820 ‘cess
2:49:00PM JAPAN 28031
8/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7095 points. Change of 0.24%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,119,595,465 a change of 8.49%
7/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7078 points. Change of 1.19%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,640,729,699 a change of -17.12%
6/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 6995 points. Change of -1.16%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,806,025,968 a change of 27.41%
5/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7077 points. Change of 0.94%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,341,866,967 a change of -12.71%
4/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7011 points. Change of -0.23%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,119,595,465 a change of -4.22%
1/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7027 points. Change of -0.83%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,388,941,462 a change of -10.36%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is www.trendsandtargets.com.

UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.

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LSE:BARC Barclays. Close Mid-Price: 195.16 Percentage Change: + 0.73% Day High: 195.76 Day Low: 193.38

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LSE:BLVN Bowleven. Close Mid-Price: 4.5 Percentage Change: + 5.88% Day High: 4.5 Day Low: 4.38

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LSE:BP. BP PLC. Close Mid-Price: 353.55 Percentage Change: + 2.54% Day High: 354.95 Day Low: 346.6

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LSE:BT.A British Telecom. Close Mid-Price: 146.35 Percentage Change: + 0.07% Day High: 146.6 Day Low: 143.65

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LSE:CBX Cellular Goods Close Mid-Price: 6.8 Percentage Change: -1.16% Day High: 6.95 Day Low: 6.75

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LSE:CNA Centrica. Close Mid-Price: 60 Percentage Change: + 1.94% Day High: 60.64 Day Low: 59

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LSE:FOXT Foxtons Close Mid-Price: 46.05 Percentage Change: -2.54% Day High: 47.15 Day Low: 45.5

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LSE:IGG IG Group Close Mid-Price: 777 Percentage Change: -0.70% Day High: 791.5 Day Low: 772.5

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LSE:SRP Serco Close Mid-Price: 127.1 Percentage Change: -0.78% Day High: 128.6 Day Low: 126.8

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LSE:STAN Standard Chartered. Close Mid-Price: 480.8 Percentage Change: + 1.86% Day High: 482.5 Day Low: 470.8

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LSE:TSCO Tesco. Close Mid-Price: 275.6 Percentage Change: + 0.90% Day High: 276.95 Day Low: 272.15

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LSE:VOD Vodafone Close Mid-Price: 112.1 Percentage Change: -0.30% Day High: 113.04 Day Low: 111.38

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Gold, Bitcoin & Our Free Friday FTSE

#Gold #FTSE

Someone emailed an interesting question; There’s an ongoing effort attempting to make Bitcoin the ‘new Gold’ in terms of perceived value. For time immemorial, Gold has been the favoured place of safety for money. After all, no matter what, there’s still Gold. Suspecting this effort is doomed to failure, the question was simple. Can we identify the level at which ‘the last straw’ breaks for Bitcoin?

 

It’s a fairly understandable stance, one which makes more sense than our own dislike for crypto currency. We don’t like it, simply due to the haphazard nature of the crypto marketplace. From our perspective, too often we see movements which appear leveraged against traders.  The immediate situation for Bitcoin (presently trading around $54,600) using conventional arguments, suggests above US $55,800 should make an attempt at the 60,000 level next. If bettered, there’s a heck of a calculation which gives $70,600 as the potential for a new all time high.

What concerns us, should the trigger level be exceeded, is any path to glory is liable to be paved with a few corpses. Bitcoin, similar to other crypto markets, is perfectly capable of throwing fake movements at traders, these bizarre momentary drops intended to trigger sell orders, prior to a movement up. In fact, the other wizard wheeze of a brief high to trigger buy orders, then equally brief reversal to trigger stop loss levels, isn’t an unknown ploy in the crypto market place.

If we stop grinding our axe, we can perhaps answer the question. Where’s the level where Bitcoin risks becoming a lost cause?

 

Visually, anything now below 29,000 dollars would justify extreme levels of concern. This risks triggering reversal to an initial 23,700 with secondary, if (or when) broken, at a bottom around $4,700. To be fair, when we review recent movements, even below $40,000 will provide strong reasons for a very raised eyebrow.

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Gold (COMEX:GC) As for Gold, something a bit odd happened a few sessions ago, a circled movement we’re inclined to suspect is providing early warning for coming trouble. The uptrend since March 2020 broke, the price quickly recovering above the trend as the market was clearly not in the mood for a sharp reversal. However, now below 1,727 dollars calculates as capable of reaching down to 1,695. If broken, our secondary works out with a hopeful bottom at $1,620. At present, Gold is feeling a little fragile.

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The Friday FTSE (FTSE:UKX) It’s US ‘Non Farm Payrolls Day’ with an apparent expectation of a fall in jobless numbers around 235,000 people. It all kicks of at 13:30 and with the US markets presently treading on egg shells due to China Evergrande, Covid, energy prices, and a nuclear submarine collision in the South China Sea, things could go horribly wrong quite fast.

However, the UK market has been showing surprising strength, closing Thursday at 7083 points. It now need only exceed 7095 points and we should anticipate a climbing cycle to an initial 7145 points. If bettered, we can calculate a secondary at an impressive 7211 points. As always, beware any triggering movement which occurs in the opening seconds of trade. As it’s Payroll Friday, a curved ball should be expected.

Our converse scenario triggers if London manages below 7035 points. Reversal toward 7018 points looks possible with secondary, if broken, at a hopeful bottom of 6995 points.

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FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
9:41:19PM BRENT 82.28 81.35 81.205 82.12 82.3 82.435 81.5 Success
9:43:18PM GOLD 1756.78 1750 1746 1763 1767 1772 1754
9:45:21PM FTSE 7085.82 7040 7018 7074 7095 7118 7042 ‘cess
9:47:30PM FRANCE 6586 6543 6533 6592 6616 6629 6574 ‘cess
9:54:30PM GERMANY 15222 15109 15041 15195 15245 15270 15135 Success
9:56:27PM US500 4400.62 4378 4362 4408 4419 4439.75 4385 Success
10:03:43PM DOW 34766 34506 34389 34695 34983 35028.5 34670 Success
10:05:32PM NASDAQ 14907 14871 14809.5 14965 15015 15057.75 14870 Success
10:07:46PM JAPAN 28046 27616 27525 27840 28137 28560.5 27855 ‘cess

 

7/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7078 points. Change of 1.19%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,640,729,699 a change of -17.12%
6/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 6995 points. Change of -1.16%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,806,025,968 a change of 27.41%
5/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7077 points. Change of 0.94%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,341,866,967 a change of -12.71%
4/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7011 points. Change of -0.23%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,119,595,465 a change of -4.22%
1/10/2021 FTSE Closed at 7027 points. Change of -0.83%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,388,941,462 a change of -10.36%
30/09/2021 FTSE Closed at 7086 points. Change of -0.31%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 7,127,714,126 a change of 20.18%
29/09/2021 FTSE Closed at 7108 points. Change of 1.14%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,930,956,235 a change of -17.13%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is www.trendsandtargets.com.

UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.

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LSE:ASC Asos Close Mid-Price: 2796 Percentage Change: -0.21% Day High: 2901 Day Low: 2691

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LSE:BLOE Block Energy PLC Close Mid-Price: 1.7 Percentage Change: -26.09% Day High: 1.95 Day Low: 1.55

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LSE:CBX Cellular Goods Close Mid-Price: 6.88 Percentage Change: -1.01% Day High: 7.05 Day Low: 6.85

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LSE:CNA Centrica. Close Mid-Price: 58.86 Percentage Change: + 2.22% Day High: 59.68 Day Low: 58.4

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LSE:HL. Hargreaves Lansdown Close Mid-Price: 1399 Percentage Change: -1.13% Day High: 1428 Day Low: 1366.5

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LSE:RR. Rolls Royce. Close Mid-Price: 141.22 Percentage Change: + 0.51% Day High: 143.74 Day Low: 140.38

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LSE:SRP Serco Close Mid-Price: 128.1 Percentage Change: -1.99% Day High: 132.1 Day Low: 127.3

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LSE:STAN Standard Chartered. Close Mid-Price: 472 Percentage Change: + 4.77% Day High: 475.2 Day Low: 454.8

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LSE:TSCO Tesco. Close Mid-Price: 273.15 Percentage Change: + 1.90% Day High: 274.9 Day Low: 268.65

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