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#422

Short at 7352.30. Re-added a 6th a few points below my nearest long. Reasons: mindful of recent lows & that those factors haven’t gone away.


#423

Closed at 7341.30. Booked 11 points. Shorts back down to 5, hedging 9 longs.


#424

Short at 7394. A 6th re-added, now hedging 8 longs.


#425

Short at 7431.50. Re-added a 7th. A huge bounce today, but I can see further reversals later due to various ongoing bearish macro-factors.


#426

Closed 7404.50. Booked 27 points. Shorts down to 6.


#427

Short at 7438.80. Re-added a 7th. Possible resistance a little above 7440.


#428

Short at 7503.30. An 8th added as things again looking overdone.


#429

Closed at 7486.30. Booked 17 points. Shorts down to 7.


#430

Short at 7500.30. Re-added an 8th, same logic.


#431

Closed at 7476.80. Booked 23.5 points. Shorts down to 7.


#432

Short at 7501.50. An 8th re-added. Same logic.


#433

Closed at 7491.50. Booked 10 points.

Probably closed this one far too soon, but I wanted to reduce shorts before next week & the rise in UKX dividends. Still hold 7 shorts, now hedged by 7 longs.


#434

Closed at 7413.80. Booked 25 points. Shorts reduced to 6, hedging 9 longs.


#435

Short at 7452.80. Re-added a 7th a bit higher; same logic.


#436

Closed 7439.80. Booked 13 points. Down to 6 shorts.


#437

Short at 7451.50. A 7th re-added, same logic.


#438

Closed at 7439.80. Booked 11.5+ points.

Still 6 shorts left v 9 longs. Decent UKX dividend this week offering nearly 19 points.


#439

Short at 7453.30. Re-added a 7th. Some resistance around these levels recently.


#440

Closed at 7545.30. Settled for 8 points. Mostly because I want to maintain a greater weight to the long-side this week &, so far at least, despite the spread of Coronavirus markets are staying resilient. Shorts down to 6.


#441

Short at 7463. Re-added a 7th. Restored parity with longs for a while.