|Day's Range||7,448.12 - 7,496.70|
|52 Week Range||6,925.90 - 7,599.00|
Health care companies and banks drove U.S. stocks lower Thursday, pulling major indexes below their recent highs.
European stocks closed at their lowest in a week Thursday, with bank shares in the red, and they struggled throughout the session even after data showed eurozone business activity revved up this month....
Blue-chip stocks in the U.K. fall by the most in two weeks Thursday, as traders react to a defeat for the government’s Brexit bill.
At 4:50 AM EST on December 13, the FTSE 100 Index was trading at 7,504.00. The iShares MSCI United Kingdom (EWU) rose 0.28% on December 12.
With the Fed's much-anticipated rate hike out of the way, investors are likely to focus on a mega-media deal and tax cuts that could take U.S. stocks to new record highs.
The Bank of England on Thursday left its key interest rate at 0.5%, meeting widely held expectations after the central bank in November raised the rate for the first time in a decade. The Monetary Policy ...
U.S. stock futures rise and European shares decline on Thursday as investors across the globe weigh a spate of central bank decisions.
European stocks finished Thursday lower, as investors got to grips with the latest monetary policy decisions from inside the region and stateside.
With Europe's economy running hot, and Britain's fate in the hands of its Brexit negotiations, central bank policy is set to have less of an influence on markets in the coming years, even amid QE exit ...
The Fed's widely-anticipated rate hike still has markets scrambling to re-set prices amid a busy slate of central bank decisions and the potential for a final decision on U.S. tax reform.
The FTSE 100 was sideways during the trading session on Wednesday, hovering around the 7500 level. We are bullish overall though, so it looks like we are trying to build up enough momentum to continue going higher.
Investors hoping for a reprieve from European geopolitical volatility in 2018 shouldn’t hold their breath. At the same time, a resulting weaker euro and price swings could mean better returns for equities....
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday after the Fed raised rates again, meeting investor expectations but providing few surprises.
U.S. equities retreated, with small caps leading losses, and the dollar erased a gain as concern mounted that the Republican tax overhaul package may struggle to pass the Senate.
European stocks pulled back from a five-week high Wednesday, with Italian stocks losing the most as the country begins to gear up for a national election next year.
British shares steadied on Wednesday as investors' anticipation of a rate rise from the U.S. Federal Reserve drove financial stocks higher while high-yielding consumer stocks suffered. The FTSE 100 and mid-cap indices ended less than 0.1 percent lower, outperforming the broader European market which fell ahead of the rate decision. The prospect of rising rates in the United States drove sector performance on Wednesday, boosting financials while dragging on housebuilders and consumer stocks.
In this series, we’ll analyze the November performances of the services PMIs for developed economies, including the United States, the United Kingdom, the Eurozone, Germany, France, Spain, and Japan.
European stock markets are mostly down, after a largely positive session in Asia. Japan underperformed as the yen strengthened amid a wider dip in the dollar, amid fresh concerns about Trump’s legislative agenda following the Democrats’ victory in Alabama and this also weighed on European markets, leaving the DAX down along with the Euro Stoxx 50. The FTSE 100 outperformed slightly as weaker than expected unemployment numbers knocked sterling down from highs, the IBEX, which was hit by the government’s sale of a 7% stake in Bankia Tuesday bounced back, while Italy’s MIB underperformed in tandem with BTPs amid reports of a general election in early March next year.
The FTSE 100 rallied significantly during the trading session on Tuesday, reaching the psychologically important 7500 level. This is an area that has a certain amount of psychological importance, as the number should attract a lot of attention.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to a likely U.S. interest rate hike.