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President Trump met British Prime Minister Theresa May and now says Brexit can happen any way the UK wants. That’s after criticizing the Brexit plan in a newspaper interview. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Rick Newman and Ethan Wolff-Mann discuss.
Jul.12 -- Chris Ralph, chief investment officer at St. James's Place Wealth Management, discusses his investment strategy for Brexit and his outlook for gilts. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
Britain's top share index ended off earlier highs on Friday, as the pound recovered after Donald Trump said he looked forward to finalising a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain. The U.S. President's remarks curbed gains for the FTSE to 0.1 percent. The index, which is heavy on companies with foreign currency revenues, was earlier up as much as 0.8 percent after a Trump interview that appeared to dismiss hopes of a U.S.-British trade deal, depressing the pound.
European stocks end slightly higher on Friday, extending their weekly gains as concerns over a potential global trade war remained on the back burner and investors instead focused on a raft of prominent bank earnings out of the U.S.
U.K. stocks pare their gains into the close on Friday as the pound swung higher after U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on his criticism of Theresa May’s Brexit plans and said a U.S.-U.K. trade deal is still possible.
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index regained strength on Thursday and rebounded from one-week low price levels. Carrying forward the strength, the FTSE 100 Index opened the day higher on Friday and was trading with strength at four-week high price levels in the morning session.
European stocks were slightly higher Friday morning, tracking overnight gains on Wall Street amid elevated expectations of strong U.S. earnings.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares are mostly higher, rebounding from jitters over the U.S.-China trade disputes for a second straight day.
A Brexit-bound United Kingdom endured another political storm during the past week, leading investors to fret about the possibility of another election. Strategists view one stock sector as particularly at risk if the current U.K. government can’t ride out the rough seas: utilities. American investors generally view such equities as a haven, but they’re not necessarily seen that way across the pond.
U.K. stocks finish in the green Thursday, rebounding from its worst loss in more than two weeks, with Sky shares leading the charge as the bidding war for the broadcaster intensified.
European stock markets finish solidly higher Thursday, recovering a portion of the losses accumulated after the prior day’s selloff that came amid heightened concerns of a global trade war.
The S&P 500 gained 9 points, or 0.33%, to 2,783.10 as of 9:46 AM ET (13:46 GMT), while the Dow increased 139 points, or 0.56%, to 24,839.64 and the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite was up 35 points, or 0.46%, to 7,751.87.
By Helen Reid LONDON (Reuters) - British shares bounced back on Thursday, driven by financial and consumer stocks, as investor worries eased and another bid for pay-TV firm Sky boosted its stock. The FTSE ...
Investing.com – U.S. futures rose on Thursday, as the NATO summit in Brussels was in focus and U.S. President Donald Trump spoke in favor of the alliance.The S&P 500 futures rose 15 points or 0.54% to 2,789.00 as of 6:47 AM ET (10:47 GMT) while Dow futures increased 177 points or 0.72% to 24,866.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures gained 34 points or 0.47% to 7,287.75.Trump said the U.S. is committed to NATO, as he participates in the last day of the NATO summit in Brussels.“I believe in NATO,” Trump said at a news conference on Thursday morning. ...
Stocks were off to a strong start Thursday, as the tone improved in U.S. trade war and NATO rhetoric. Airlines rallied on Delta Air earnings. CA spiked on takeover news.
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index pulled back on Wednesday and broke the four-day gaining streak. However, the FTSE 100 Index opened higher on July 12 and was trading with strength in the morning session.
The WTI Oil price fell from $72.98 to $68.68 yesterday despite the inventories data showing a draw of -12.6M barrels which is the biggest since September 2016. Global stocks recover as investors continue to watch trade war developments.
WSJ City is the app that delivers concise, smart news on business and finance for mobile. pressed allies to double their military spending target to 4% of GDP, while questioning NATO’s value and bashing Germany for supporting a gas deal with Russia. The president's remarks created a strained summit, dashing the hopes of diplomats and some US officials for a meeting that would showcase trans-Atlantic unity.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up nearly 0.4 percent during early morning deals, with most sectors and major bourses in positive territory. Gerresheimer led the gains in Europe, up more than 9 percent after the company announced an extension of its business model and upgraded its growth forecasts. Market focus is largely attuned to the next potential steps in the tit-for-tat trade dispute.
One of Unilever’s biggest shareholders has warned of the forced selling of the consumer group’s shares as unrest grows among British investors over the decision to move its headquarters to the Netherlands. Unilever has embarked on a charm offensive among its UK shareholders, which have been alarmed by the likely ejection of the company from the FTSE 100 index that many use as a benchmark. , joint founder of Lindsell Train, a top-five shareholder with a 2.5 per cent Unilever stake, urged holders of Unilever’s UK-listed stock to “give serious consideration over the summer as to whether the proposal is in their interest”.
British shares sold off on Wednesday as the United States threatened to slap 10 percent tariffs on a list of $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, escalating a trade war and sending jitters across global markets. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index fell 1.3 percent, snapping a four-day winning streak to decline in line with other European markets, with the biggest losses in commodities sectors. "Now nervously waiting for whatever China's retaliation will be – beyond the immediate criticism of the proposal by Beijing – the markets went into panic mode on Wednesday," wrote Connor Campbell, an analyst at Spreadex.
The S&P 500 lost 14 points or 0.51% to 2,779.58 as of 9:43 AM ET (13:43 GMT) while the Dow composite decreased 140 points or 0.56% to 24,779.06 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite was down 43 points or 0.56% to 7,715.99.
European stock markets closes in the red Wednesday, as traders fret over the fallout from a potential global trade war after the U.S. said it plans to hit Chinese goods with another $200 billion in tariffs.
The U.K.’s blue-chip stocks sharply drop Wednesday, falling by the most in two weeks, as the U.S. said it plans to hit Chinese imports with another $200 billion in tariffs, intensifying a trade fight between the world’s largest economies.