^FTSE - FTSE 100

FTSE Index - FTSE Index Delayed Price. Currency in GBP
-66.98 (-0.96%)
As of 9:36AM GMT. Market open.
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Previous Close6,952.59
Day's Range6,878.31 - 6,952.59
52 Week Range6,878.31 - 7,792.60
Avg. Volume775,774,596
  • TheStreet.com8 minutes ago

    Global Stocks Tumble as China Fires Back in Trump Trade War

    Global stocks tumbled, with markets in Asia losing all of their year-to-date gains, as China declared it's "not afraid" of an escalating trade war with the United States following President Trump's ...

  • MarketWatch21 minutes ago

    FTSE 100 heads for 3.7% weekly slide as markets tumble on trade-war fears

    U.K. stocks traded firmly lower on Friday, with fears of a global trade war hurting investor appetite after U.S. President Donald Trump announced import tariffs on as much as $60 billion of Chinese products....

  • Financial Times1 hour ago

    [$$] Smiths Group shares drop 10% after hit to engineering group’s profits

    Shares in Smiths Group have dropped in early trading after the UK engineering conglomerate reported a 12 per cent fall in profits. The FTSE 100 group, which makes products ranging from airport security ...

  • Financial Times2 hours ago

    [$$] ‘Aviva has listened’: Insurer bins plan to cancel preference shares

    Insurer Aviva has bowed to pressure and scrapped its plan to cancel £450m of high-yielding preference shares. In a statement on Friday, the FTSE 100 member said it had “heard a wide range of views” on ...

  • FTSE 100 Price Forecast March 23, 2018, Technical Analysis
    FX Empire5 hours ago

    FTSE 100 Price Forecast March 23, 2018, Technical Analysis

    The FTSE 100 broke down significantly during trading on Thursday, as all stock markets around the world struggled. This is in reaction to the United States signing tariffs against the Chinese, and what looks to be an escalating trade war.

  • Asian shares slump on fears of trade war between US, China
    Associated Press7 hours ago

    Asian shares slump on fears of trade war between US, China

    HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets slumped Friday after Beijing responded to the Trump administration's tariff hikes by saying it may order higher import duties on a range of U.S. goods, ratcheting up fears of a trade war.

  • CNBC10 hours ago

    Asian stocks sink as trade tensions escalate; Nikkei plunges 974 points

    Asian markets closed sharply lower on Friday after global stocks took a hit on the back of fears of a potential trade war.

  • European Markets Are Weak Early on March 22
    Market Realist15 hours ago

    European Markets Are Weak Early on March 22

    Global Markets Are Weak following the US Interest Rate Hike

  • Trade jitters, BoE surprise send FTSE below 7,000 points
    Reuters15 hours ago

    Trade jitters, BoE surprise send FTSE below 7,000 points

    The UK's top share index fell below a key level on Thursday, hit by concerns over potential trade wars and following a hawkish surprise from the Bank of England's policy meeting. The BoE kept interest rates on hold but two policymakers unexpectedly voted for a hike, cementing expectations that borrowing costs will rise in May. "This meeting can certainly be interpreted as a step towards a hike in May. The pound ran out of steam having already had an exceptional week and having rallied hard into the announcement," Fiona Cincotta, Senior Market Analyst at City Index.

  • MarketWatch16 hours ago

    European stocks close at 3-week low as global growth worries ramp up

    European stocks finish at their lowest level in three weeks Thursday, hit hard by fresh worries about a global trade war.

  • Stocks- Wall Street Takes a Hit as Trade War, Tech Stocks Weigh
    Investing.com17 hours ago

    Stocks- Wall Street Takes a Hit as Trade War, Tech Stocks Weigh

    In commodities, gold futures rose 0.66% to $1,330.20 a troy ounce while crude oil futures were down 1.12% to $64.44 a barrel. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, rose 0.15 to 89.41.

  • Reuters18 hours ago

    LIVE MARKETS-A question of trust

    * European stocks extend losses * Tech, banks hit by trade fears * Euro zone growth slows again in March * U.S. to sign tariffs on China at 1630 GMT * BoE keeps rates steady but two vote for hike March ...

  • CNBC18 hours ago

    European stocks slump at the close as trade fears weigh; BOE holds steady

    European equities tumbled by Thursday's close as traders reacted to weakness seen on Wall Street and policy announcements from central banks, amid concerns surrounding global trade.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Fall as Trump Set for Chinese Tariffs
    Investing.com20 hours ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Fall as Trump Set for Chinese Tariffs

    Investing.com – U.S. Futures pointed to a lower opening bell on Thursday, as investor concern over a possible trade war resurfaced after news that U.S. President Donald Trump is imposing tariffs on Chinese imports.The S&P 500 futures was down 19 points or 0.71% to 2,699.0 as of 6:43 AM ET (10:43 GMT) while Dow futures decreased 176 points or 0.71% to 24,551.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures fell over 79 points or 1.15% to 6,804.50.Trump is expected to announce tariffs targeting $60 billion in Chinese imports aimed at curbing theft of U.S. ...

  • CNBC21 hours ago

    European stocks slump as tech, miners falls; BOE holds steady

    European stocks traded lower on Thursday as traders reacted to policy announcements from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of England.

  • MarketWatch22 hours ago

    Bank of England holds key interest rate at 0.5% in 7-2 vote

    The Bank of England on Thursday left its key interest rate at 0.5%, meeting widely held expectations. The Monetary Policy Committee voted 7-2 to make no changes in policy, a decision that comes as inflation ...

  • Financial Times22 hours ago

    [$$] Columbia Threadneedle balks at Unilever restructuring

    A top-10 shareholder in Unilever says it is “disappointed” with the way the consumer group decided to establish a single legal base in Rotterdam . In a statement, Columbia Threadneedle Investments’ head ...

  • MarketWatchyesterday

    FTSE 100 struggles as strong pound bears down on stocks

    U.K. stocks fell Thursday, as blue-chips marked their worst start of trading in more than a year, pressured by a jump in the pound before investors receive a policy update from the Bank of England.

  • Financial Timesyesterday

    [$$] Unilever shareholder baulks at London HQ move

    One of Unilever ’s top 10 shareholders has criticised the Anglo-Dutch group saying it failed to consult UK investors over the implications of last week’s decision to establish a single legal base in Rotterdam ...

  • Financial Timesyesterday

    [$$] Fast Europe Open: Bank of England decision, eurozone PMI

    The Federal Reserve  lifted short-term interest rates by a quarter-point and forecast that rates will rise higher than expected in the coming years as its new chairman Jay Powell responds to strengthening ...

  • FTSE 100 Price Forecast March 22, 2018, Technical Analysis
    FX Empireyesterday

    FTSE 100 Price Forecast March 22, 2018, Technical Analysis

    The FTSE 100 fell during the trading on Wednesday, reaching down towards the 7025 level. There is still significant support just below, so I think that there are plenty of reasons to think the buyers may return. However, we have an obvious level that will change opinions if we preach it.

  • Asian shares mixed after Fed raises interest rates
    Associated Pressyesterday

    Asian shares mixed after Fed raises interest rates

    Shares were mixed in Asia early Thursday after U.S. stock indexes finished with small losses following the Federal Reserve's hike in interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.5 percent ...

  • Financial Timesyesterday

    [$$] Stocks hit, havens rally with ‘trade war’ fears mounting

    US and European stocks fell on Thursday, with haven government bonds rallying, amid swelling concerns that a ‘trade war’ may derail the global economic upswing. At 1:30pm in London, the pan-European Stoxx ...

  • MarketWatch2 days ago

    European stocks slip ahead of long-anticipated U.S. rate hike

    European stocks fell Wednesday, as investors prepare to hear that the Federal Reserve likely has decided to continue raising interest rates.

  • MarketWatch2 days ago

    FTSE 100 finishes in the red as retailers drop, with Fed, BOE decisions in focus

    U.K. stocks drop Wednesday, with investors wary of taking on risky bets before they find out whether the Fed is ushering in another interest-rate hike, and before data on the U.K. labor market is released....