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Levels to watch: FTSE, DAX and S&P 500

After yesterday’s surge things have calmed down, but overall the bullish trend remains intact.

London skyline
Source: Bloomberg

FTSE 100 eyes 7400

The FTSE’s break higher certainly puts the bulls back in charge. A small dip overnight has been met with fresh buying, but those looking to hop on board may wish to wait for a bigger pullback;

The first area to watch for is 7360, being the previous all-time high seen in January. The rally petered out yesterday just shy of 7400, so this is the first area to watch. 

FTSE 100 price chart

DAX in the hunt for all-time highs

The rally stumbled around 12,081, being the high from May 2015, Above this we have 12,170 and then 12,306, with a breach of the latter meaning the DAX would join in the frenzy of all-time highs seen across major indices.

Ideally a pullback to 12,000 would offer the chance to enter the rally, but so long as the price holds above 11,950 it looks like further upside is to be expected.

DAX price chart

S&P 500 rally will take some derailing

A drift back from the overnight highs leaves the S&P 500 still happily within its rising trend, both on the hourly and longer-term charts. In reality, it would need a drop back below 2370 to imperil the rally – dip buyers may well continue to seize on any weakness as an excuse to buy more. 

S&P 500 price chart

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