(VIANEWS) – Stocks in the United Kingdom dropped significantly on Monday as concerns over the rapidly spreading Delta strain coronavirus outweighed investor excitement about England’s reopening.
According to Business Insider, nearly all legal limitations will be lifted as of today, including the requirement to work from home.
Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, was self-isolated following interaction with Health Secretary Sajid Javid, who tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday.
FTSE 100 (FTSE) is currently on bullish momentum. At 06:08 EST on Wednesday, 21 July, FTSE 100 (FTSE) is at 6,993.16, 1.63% up since the last session’s close.
Regarding FTSE 100’s yearly highs and lows, it’s 26.56% up from its 52-week low and 3.11% down from its 52-week high.
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FTSE 100 forecast: index breaks triangle to show weakness – 19 July 2021. According to DailyForex on Monday, 19 July, “The FTSE 100 broke below the bottom of a symmetrical triangle during the trading session on Friday to show further weakness. “, “On the other hand, if we do turn around and breakout above the 50-day EMA and, perhaps even more importantly, the top of the triangle from this past few weeks, then we might see the FTSE 100 go looking towards the highs again which is closer to the 7200 level. ”
FTSE 100 tumbles on virus worries. According to Business Insider on Monday, 19 July, “The benchmark FTSE 100 fell 111 points, or 1.6 percent, to 6,896 after closing 0.1 percent lower on Friday.”
News about S&P 500
According to Business Insider on Monday, 19 July, “The Dow tumbled 299.15 points or 0.86 percent to finish at 34,687.85, while the NASDAQ sank 115.86 points or 0.80 percent to end at 14,427.24 and the S&P 500 lost 32.87 points or 0.75 percent to close at 4,327.16. ”
According to Barrons on Sunday, 18 July, “On Sunday night, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures had lost 71 points, or 0.21%, while the S&P 500 futures lost 0.14% and Nasdaq Composite futures lost 0.06%. ”
According to Business Insider on Sunday, 18 July, “The Dow tumbled 299.15 points or 0.86 percent to finish at 34,687.85, while the NASDAQ sank 115.86 points or 0.80 percent to end at 14,427.24 and the S&P 500 lost 32.87 points or 0.75 percent to close at 4,327.16. ”
According to FXStreet on Sunday, 18 July, “Amid these plays, S&P 500 Futures stays mildly offered, following Wall Street’s downbeat performance the previous day.”
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