|Day's Range||7,373.31 - 7,419.07|
|52 Week Range||6,678.70 - 7,599.00|
European equities were lower on Thursday morning, following a sharp fall in Chinese markets and amid weak trading volumes across the world.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were largely flat on Thursday with investors in the U.S. markets going on a Thanksgiving holiday and the Fed minutes largely in line with investor expectations that the Fed will soon raise interest rates for a third time next month. Japan was closed on a holiday.
European stocks lose ground Wednesday, led lower by drops for Altice NV, Schibsted ASA and Barratt Developments PLC.
The S&P 500 was flat as of 10:10 AM ET (3:10 PM GMT) while the Dow composite fell 13 points or 0.06%. Tech heavy NASDAQ Composite inched forward three and a half points or 0.05%.
Blue-chip stocks in the U.K. move higher Wednesday, achieving a third session of gains as mining shares march higher, but house builders decline as the U.K. government presents its Autumn Budget.
Britain's top share index touched a session high as chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his budget statement on Wednesday, boosted by a dip in sterling as Brexit-bound Britain slashed economic growth forecasts. Housebuilding stocks swung sharply, losing ground after Hammond announced a review of unused planning permissions, though a stamp duty exemption to spur house buying offered some support to the sector. The FTSE 100 (.FTSE) ended the session just 0.1 percent higher at 7,419.02 points as sterling recovered and headed higher, though the blue chip index still outperformed a negative European market.
Focus on the UK Budget The focus for the day would be on the pound and the dollar. We are going to have the UK Budget and the outlook for the coming year from the UK and it remains to be seen whether this would be useful for the embattled UK PM May to get … Continue reading Market Snapshot – Focus on Pound and Dollar
Shares in British housebuilders tumbled on Wednesday after the government said it would reclaim land that was not developed quickly enough, potentially hitting future profits. Britain's biggest housebuilders, which include Berkeley (BKGH.L), Barratt (BDEV.L), Persimmon (PSN.L) and Taylor Wimpey (TW.L), have been accused in the past of sitting on land to restrict the number of properties they build to drive up house prices. Chancellor Philip Hammond set out a raft of measures in his annual budget to boost the housing market on Wednesday, including a review of the gap between the number of planning permissions granted and the housing developments that begin.
After rising for two consecutive trading days, France’s CAC 40 Index started November 22 on a stronger note. The index is trading with stability.
Stock markets are mixed, with the DAX underperforming and down while the FTSE 100 managed a rise, as investors look ahead to the U.K.’s mid-year budget and the minutes to the last Fed meeting. WTI futures hit a fresh 28-month high helping to buoy energy shares. European yields jumped higher led by Germany, lifting the … Continue reading Crude Oil Hits Fresh 28-month High Buoying Energy Shares
European stocks edged higher Wednesday afternoon as investors digested the latest U.K. budget announcements and news in the corporate earnings space.
Global stocks continue to rise as investors power through political risks and an increasingly curious development in government bond markets.
(Adds company news items and futures) Nov 22 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 futures is flat ahead of the cash market open on Wednesday. * THOMAS COOK: Travel firm Thomas Cook reported an 8 percent rise ...
European stocks are poised for a second session of gains as Wall Street's bullish sentiment continues to lift global stocks into the Thanksgiving break.
The British index rallied during the day on Tuesday, after initially forming a hammer on the hourly chart. By breaking above the 7400 level again, and proving it to be supportive, it now looks very bullish going forward. If we break above the 7450 handle, then I think that the buyers will come in and … Continue reading FTSE 100 Index Price Forecast November 22, 2017, Technical Analysis
British blue-chip stocks end higher Tuesday, with EasyJet PLC helping to lead the way up as investors assess a round of corporate financial updates.
European stocks finish higher Tuesday, aided by gains for airline easyJet PLC and car maker Volkswagen AG, and by investors appearing, for now, to set aside concerns about the possibility of a new election ...
A flurry of company updates and strong consumer stocks helped the FTSE 100 (.FTSE) climb on Tuesday, with easyJet (EZJ.L) rising. British markets tracked gains across the European market, with UK investors showing few signs of nerves ahead of Wednesday's budget announcement. Budget airline easyJet's (EZJ.L) full-year earnings were well-received, sending its shares soaring more than 5 percent to the top of the FTSE.
European equities made gains on Tuesday as investors shook off negative concerns surrounding a political impasse in Germany.
Stock Markets Rebound The stock markets have rebounded for the day as the Asian and European stock markets seem to have largely ignored what is going on in Germany. It has to be noted with surprise that even the German DAX seems to have ignored the political troubles of Merkel, who has been struggling to … Continue reading Market Snapshot – Germany Troubles Do not Bother the Stocks
An earnings recovery that has begun in Europe after years of stagnation will continue in 2018, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
Wall Street futures turned firmly into the green Tuesday after a reversal of investor sentiment in Europe ahead of a busy session for mid-tier U.S. earnings.
Germany's political crisis is keeping the euro in check and holding down regional gains as investors keep to the sidelines ahead of U.S. Thanksgiving.