^FTSE - FTSE 100

FTSE - FTSE Delayed Price. Currency in GBP
+41.89 (+0.56%)
As of 10:43AM BST. Market open.
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Previous Close7,421.43
Day's Range7,421.28 - 7,463.65
52 Week Range6,866.90 - 7,792.60
Avg. Volume804,791,827
  • MarketWatch25 minutes ago

    FTSE 100 rises as GDP growth surprise drags pound lower

    Sterling stumbles to 7-week low against dollarAFP/Royal Bank of Scotland posted higher profit Friday. U.K. stocks moved higher Friday, on course to extend a run of weekly wins, as the pound slid to a seven-week low after disappointing data on British economic growth. In the first quarter, the U.K. logged its slowest rate of economic growth since 2012, official figures showed, widely undershooting analysts’ forecasts.

  • Reuters44 minutes ago

    Weak sterling boosts FTSE 100 after sharp slowdown in GDP

    By Helen Reid LONDON (Reuters) - British shares climbed on Friday after weaker than expected GDP data triggered a slide in sterling, while Royal Bank of Scotland shares fell after its first-quarter results. ...

  • TheStreet.com2 hours ago

    Global Stocks Rise on Tech Resurgence; Dollar Past 3-Month High Ahead of Q1 GDP

    A solid set of Q1 earnings from the world's biggest tech companies has global stocks on the march again Friday, while the U.S. dollar tests 2018 highs ahead of the first reading of first quarter GDP in ...

  • Reuters3 hours ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks rise after U.S. tech shares bounce

    Asian shares rose on Friday after U.S. equities were buoyed by a rebound in technology stocks, while markets in Seoul were underpinned by optimism as leaders of North and South Korea held their first summit in over a decade. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.8 percent, but still looked set to shed 0.9 percent for the week.

  • CNBC4 hours ago

    European markets edge higher amid earnings; Ses shares surge 10%

    The pan-European Stoxx 600 edged up around 0.2 percent during early morning deals, with most sectors and major bourses in positive territory. French firm Ses rose to the top of the European benchmark on Friday morning, soaring 10 percent higher after a first-quarter earnings beat. European markets were slightly higher on Friday, as investors monitored another batch of earnings while keeping a close eye on the political sphere.

  • MarketWatch16 hours ago

    FTSE 100 rises by the most in a week, but Shell shares struggle

    Shell posted a rise in quarterly profit Thursday, but shares fell. U.K. stocks climbed Thursday, rising alongside a leap in European stocks, with the moves coming a day after London-listed blue-chips broke their longest winning streak in nearly a year. The FTSE 100 index (^FTSE) rose 0.6% to end at 7,421.43, fighting its way out of the red.

  • MarketWatch16 hours ago

    European stocks jump as euro slides on lack of tightening signals from Draghi

    Deutsche Bank profit slumpsThe euro’s loss was the Stoxx 600’s gain. European stocks leapt Thursday, strengthened by a slide in the euro after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi offered little in the way of providing further insight into when the central bank will wind down bond purchases and begin to raise interest rates. Most major stock indexes has been modestly higher ahead of Draghi’s press conference, in a packed session for corporate results, including from Deutsche Bank AG which posted a steep slide in profit.

  • Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher after strong results
    Associated Press6 hours ago

    Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher after strong results

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday after reports of strong U.S. earnings, as investors watched the inter-Korean summit.

  • Stocks- Technology Stocks Lead Wall Street Rally
    Investing.com17 hours ago

    Stocks- Technology Stocks Lead Wall Street Rally

    Investing.com – Wall Street opened higher on Thursday, bolstered by strong earnings results from technology companies.The S&P 500 was up over 10 points or 0.40% to 2,650.08 as of 9:40 AM ET (13:40 GMT) while the Dow composite increased over 53 points or 0.22% to 24,137.80 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite rose 63 points or 0.90% to 7,067.06.Technology stocks were much higher after stronger than expected earnings results.Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) surged 9.02% after its first-quarter results came in higher than expected. ...

  • The Wall Street Journal17 hours ago

    WSJ City PM: Draghi Wants Context on the Slowdown, Weighing Up Barclays and Deutsche, EU Slams Fake News

    WSJ City is the app that delivers concise, smart news on business and finance for mobile. The ECB left its large monetary stimulus unchanged amid fractious financial markets and signs that the eurozone economy is slowing. Understanding what lies behind the slowdown is 'essential for informing our next decisions,' Draghi said. Deutsche Bank is set for a radical shake-up. The bank, which replaced its CEO and reshuffled top ranks this month, said it will pull back in certain trading and lending activities in the US and Asia and make a ‘material reduction’ in its workforce.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Point to Higher Opening Bell
    Investing.com20 hours ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Point to Higher Opening Bell

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a slightly higher opening bell on Thursday as earnings season continued.The S&P 500 futures was up five points or 0.19% to 2,649.50 as of 6:49 AM ET (10:49 GMT) while Dow futures increased 40 points or 0.17% to 24,118.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures surged 35 points or 0.54% to 6,591.00A flurry of corporate earnings are expected on Thursday, including General Motors (NYSE:GM), Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX), American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) and many others. ...

  • TheStreet.com23 hours ago

    Global Stocks Mixed, U.S. Futures Soften as Earnings, Oil, Rates Cloud Sentiment

    Rising oil prices, surging bond yields and mixed earnings forecasts have stalled overnight gains for global stocks and pulled U.S. equity futures into the red ahead of another hectic slate of corporate ...

  • Financial Timesyesterday

    [$$] Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey sees ‘good demand’ despite sales slip

    Taylor Wimpey, the FTSE 100 UK housebuilder, said it continues to see “good demand for new housing” in early 2018 despite a slight drop in its sales rate. The housebuilder’s private sales rate fell slightly ...

  • CNBC22 hours ago

    European markets rally amid earnings; ECB takes center stage; Neste surges 12%

    The pan-European Stoxx 600 rose 0.4 percent during lunchtime deals, with most sectors and major bourses in positive territory. During Europe's session, investors will be turning their attention to Frankfurt, where the European Central Bank is due to announce its latest monetary policy decisions, followed by a press conference. French President Emmanuel Macron called upon the U.S. to engage more with the rest of the world and to combat nationalism.

  • FTSE 100 bounces around in choppy Wednesday session
    FX Empireyesterday

    FTSE 100 bounces around in choppy Wednesday session

    The FTSE 100 bounced around during the trading session on Wednesday, looking for some type of direction. We didn’t get it, and essentially saw the market go higher, lower, and then higher again. Because of this, I think the market isn’t quite convinced of the upward mobility yet, but I think that we will eventually see this market find buyers.

  • Stocks- Wall Street Falls Despite Strong Corporate Earnings
    Investing.com2 days ago

    Stocks- Wall Street Falls Despite Strong Corporate Earnings

    Investing.com - Wall Street opened lower on Wednesday, as worry over rising bond yields offset a surge in corporate earnings.The S&P 500 was down over 21 points or 0.81% to 2,612.12 as of 9:45 AM ET (13:45 GMT) while the Dow composite decreased 200 points or 0.83% to 23,823.70 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite fell 55 points or 0.79% to 6,951.73.Bond yields have risen to their highest levels in four years, as inflation has added to expectations of continued rate hikes from the Federal Reserve. ...

  • Reuters2 days ago

    Mega deals fail to lift FTSE amid global gloom

    A £64 billion bid for drug maker Shire and a fresh £22 billion offer for Sky failed to lift the UK stock market on Wednesday as worries about rising U.S. bond yields and corporate costs continued to weigh on global markets. Britain's blue chip FTSE 100 closed down 0.62 percent at 7,379.32 points, broadly in line with other European markets and Wall Street where warnings by top U.S. firms about rising costs fuelled worries corporate earnings may have peaked. Sky shares were the top performers of the session after U.S. media group Comcast submitted a 22 billion pound($30.7 billion) bid, prompting the European pay TV group to drop its support for a lower offer from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox.

  • MarketWatch2 days ago

    DAX drops 1% after lift in bond yields spooks Wall Street

    Credit Suisse shares rally after earningsVCG via Customers wait outside Gucci Store in Shanghai. Investors shoved European stocks lower Wednesday in the wake of a selloff on Wall Street where equities were spooked by rising bond yields and mixed earnings reports. Germany’s DAX 30 index (^GDAXI) was the worst performing among the major national indexes.

  • MarketWatch2 days ago

    FTSE 100 breaks 6-day win streak after rising bond yields spur selloff on Wall Street

    U.K. stocks dropped Wednesday, with the blue-chip market’s winning streak coming to an end as elevated U.S. bond yields triggered a selloff on Wall Street.

  • Asian markets mixed as investors consider latest earnings
    Associated Pressyesterday

    Asian markets mixed as investors consider latest earnings

    Asian share benchmarks were mixed on Thursday as investors digested the latest quarterly corporate earnings. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.5 percent to 22,315.79 and South ...

  • Global Stocks Fall as US Bond Yields Above 3%
    FX Empire2 days ago

    Global Stocks Fall as US Bond Yields Above 3%

    Wall Street stumbled on Tuesday as 10-Year Treasury Bonds roared again. Asian equities have declined slightly this morning.

  • Financial Times2 days ago

    [$$] Comcast, Elliott and Takeda test government’s taste for M&A

    British viewers will happily binge on US TV dramas. Tea drinkers will slurp American-style decaf skinny lattes. UK consumers will swallow Japan’s low-fat cuisine and its blood pressure tablets (even some ...

  • Financial Times2 days ago

    [$$] Persimmon hit by pay revolt at AGM

    , the UK housebuilder at the centre of a row about “excessive” pay, have rebelled at a fractious annual meeting, with almost two-thirds refusing to back its executive remuneration proposals. More than 64 per cent of investors on Wednesday either voted against the company’s pay report or abstained from voting, the biggest shareholder revolt over pay at a FTSE 350 company so far this year.

  • FTSE 100 continues sideways movement
    FX Empire2 days ago

    FTSE 100 continues sideways movement

    The FTSE 100 continue to go sideways during the trading session on Tuesday, as we continue to see the market catch his breath after the recent surge higher. Market participants continue to look at the FTSE 100 as offering value when we get these pullbacks, and I think that will continue to be the case going forward.

  • Stocks- Wall Street Rises as Investors Shrug Off Bond Yield Worry
    Investing.com3 days ago

    Stocks- Wall Street Rises as Investors Shrug Off Bond Yield Worry

    Investing.com - Wall Street was higher on Tuesday, despite rising bond yields, as investors look to corporate earnings releases.The S&P 500 was up over 10 points or 0.41% to 2,681.22 as of 9:45 AM ET (13:45 GMT) while the Dow composite increased 96 points or 0.40% to 24,545.59 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite rose 32 points or 0.46% to 7,161.55.Investors have shrugged off worry over rising bond yields, with the 10-Year note reaching its highest level in four years, as inflation has added to expectations of continued rate hikes from the Federal Reserve. ...