DAX: Extraordinary tiny little doji candle last week as the MACD looks set to turn down this week. Chart/Levels from Analyst, Nicole Elliott – Investors Chronicle.

 

Activist released in Hong Kong today Walks away from prison and into protests

Student leader Joshua Wong, a key figure in 2014’s Occupy movement, was released from jail today. ‘’I will join to fight against this evil law [potential extradition to the Chinese mainland]. I believe this is the time for her, Carrie Lam the liar, to step down’’, reports CNBC. Estimates of the number of protestors out this Sunday range from 338,000 (police estimate) to 2 million (organisers’ guess); they were out again today and government headquarters remain closed.

Stock Connect, the link, which will allow dual share-listing in London and Shanghai, should kick in today after a lengthy delay; just in time for today’s UK-China Economic and Financial Dialogue. The system allows UK firms to raise money from Chinese investors and vice-versa.

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