FTSE 100 – Bearish Setup or Brief Pause? (Video)

The FTSE 100 has been one of the outstanding performers in Europe on Monday aided by better than expected earnings from HSBC and strong construction data from China.

While the index is performing well on the day, it has been in consolidation mode for some time now and there are potential warnings signs that it may have hit a near-term top. Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses all of these points and gives his analysis of the charts.

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Currency Analyst at OANDA
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Sky News, Bloomberg, CNBC and BBC. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.