The FTSE is yesterday's top mover after gaining 0.58%
Today's muted price action is occurring amid mixed market indicators – United States API Weekly Crude Oil Stock came out at 377,000, while a consensus of analysts was expecting -1.3 million.
Assets that recorded the greatest percentage change in relation to their peers are designated as "Top Movers" with 's most active indices listed below.
The FTSE | +0.58% in mid-session
While yesterday ended at 7,785.72, today, the FTSE rallied above 7,838.54 for the first time in 4 weeks and gained 45.28 points — now trading at 7,831. The FTSE has recovered 14.06% since descending to a significant low of 6,826.2 around 5 months ago.
The Nikkei | Up 0.57% to 28,083 today
The Nikkei is on a 5 day bullish run gaining 450.74 points (2.22%). On-trend the Nikkei closed the session today with more of the same: bullish sentiment helped the Nikkei to push 159.33 points higher, reaching session highs around 28,121, before consolidating until close. Ultimately, the Nikkei closed today at 28,083.
HANG SENG INDEX | Closed 200 points (-0.86%) lower at 20,300
Hang Seng hit a significant low of 14,700 around 5 months ago, but has since recovered 39.48%.