^FTSE - FTSE 100

FTSE - FTSE Delayed Price. Currency in GBP
7,738.92
-49.52 (-0.64%)
As of 3:19PM BST. Market open.
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Previous Close7,788.44
Open7,788.44
Volume0
Day's Range7,736.70 - 7,803.45
52 Week Range6,866.90 - 7,903.50
Avg. Volume802,486,755
  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Flat as Trade Talk Worries Continue
    Investing.com33 minutes ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Flat as Trade Talk Worries Continue

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a flat opening bell on Thursday as investors looked ahead to economic data and concern over U.S.-China trade talks continued.The S&P 500 futures was down half a point or 0.02% to 2,730.25 as of 6:46 AM ET (10:46 GMT) while Dow futures decreased 18 points or 0.07% to 24,841.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures rose three and a half points or 0.05% to 6,960.50.A flurry of economic data is expected later in the day, with jobless claims at 8:30 AM ET (12:30 GMT) and existing home sales at 10:00 AM ET (14:00 GMT). ...

  • Reuters58 minutes ago

    South Africa's Mediclinic takes hefty Swiss writedown, shares slide

    Mediclinic (MDCM.L) took a hefty $863 million (646.28 million pounds) writedown on its Swiss business on Thursday, tipping South Africa's biggest private hospital group into an annual loss and sending its shares tumbling. A constituent of London's FTSE 100 index with a secondary listing in Johannesburg (MEIJ.J), Mediclinic has faced stricter regulations in recent years in Switzerland that have hobbled growth. The company said it wrote off 84 million pounds ($113 million) from the value of property and 560 million pounds from the value of intangible assets at Hirslanden, which runs Switzerland's biggest private hospital network.

  • MarketWatch5 hours ago

    FTSE 100 edges lower as pound climbs after strong retail sales data

    U.K. stocks tipped lower on Thursday after the pound rallied on the back of better-than-expected retail sales data that brought an August Bank of England interest rate rise back into play. The FTSE 100 index (^FTSE) fell 0.1% to 7,784.19, adding to a 1.1% loss from Wednesday. Sterling fell to a fresh 2018 low on Wednesday, after official figures showed U.K. inflation unexpectedly fell in April, seen as dampening expectations for a Bank of England interest rate rise in the summer.

  • MarketWatch5 hours ago

    European stocks stage small comeback as jitters over Italy ease

    The Stoxx Europe 600 index (^STOXX) rose 0.2% to 393.50, after logging its worst one-day percentage fall since March 22. Italy’s FTSE MIB index (MTAA:FTSEMIB.MI) climbed 0.5% to 23,023.07, standing out as one of Europe’s best performing indexes on Thursday.

  • Reuters5 hours ago

    European shares on the rise while autos stocks stall

    A bounce across financials and tech stocks helped European stocks nudge higher on Thursday, though carmakers' shares came under pressure after the United States launched a probe into auto imports. The pan-European STOXX 600 (.STOXX) index was up 0.3 percent by 0857 GMT, after falling more than 1 percent from a 3 1/2-month peak in the previous session as worries over spending plans from Italy's new coalition and global trade weighed on risky assets. Concerns over a U.S.-China trade deal continued after U.S. President Donald Trump said that any deal would need "a different structure".

  • Reuters5 hours ago

    Sterling gains hold FTSE 100 back while mid-cap earnings boost shares

    Gains in sterling sparked by better retail sales data bruised Britain's internationally-exposed FTSE 100 index, while a recovery in commodities helped limit losses, and earnings updates drove sharp single-stock moves. Retail sales jumped by more than expected in May, pushing sterling up and weighing on the FTSE whose constituents generally earn in foreign currencies. Paddy Power Betfair (PPB.L) was a top gainer, rising 3.1 percent after the gambling company sealed the merger of its U.S. business with fantasy sports company FanDuel, in a move to target the U.S. sports betting market that is set to open up.

  • Reuters7 hours ago

    European shares make timid gains while autos stocks stall

    A bounce across miners and oil stocks helped European stocks nudge higher in early trading on Thursday, though carmakers' shares came under pressure after the U.S. launched a probe into auto imports. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.1 percent by 0719 GMT, after falling more than 1 percent from a 3 1/2-month peak in the previous session as worries over spending plans from Italy's new coalition and global trade weighed on risky assets. Concerns over a U.S.-China trade deal continued after U.S. President Donald Trump said that any deal would need "a different structure".

  • Reuters7 hours ago

    Testing firm Intertek's revenue rises on products unit strength

    The company said it is on track to deliver 2018 targets of good organic revenue growth at constant rates, along with moderate margin expansion. Intertek, along with its peers like Switzerland's SGS (SGSN.S) and France's Bureau Veritas (BVI.PA), are benefiting from expanding regulations, notably for food safety and e-commerce, and have recently seen their minerals business recover. The company said its resources-related businesses saw stable trading performance in the period and reported an organic revenue growth of 0.3 percent on robust growth in demand for testing activities in its minerals business.

  • Reuters7 hours ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia share markets hit by U.S. auto tariff threat, dollar pulls back

    Asian shares fell on Thursday after the U.S. government launched a national security probe into car imports that could lead to new tariffs, and President Donald Trump's comments suggested setbacks in U.S.-China trade talks. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was about 0.1 percent higher, but Japan's Nikkei stock index fell 1.1 percent as auto shares slumped.

  • FTSE 100 falls 1% during the session on Wednesday
    FX Empire10 hours ago

    FTSE 100 falls 1% during the session on Wednesday

    The FTSE 100 has fallen a bit during the session on Wednesday, reaching towards the 1% level. I believe that there is plenty of support underneath though, so I think that the buyers are waiting to pick up value. Ultimately, this is a “by on the dips” market, even though the last 24 hours have been a bit rough.

  • Stocks- Wall Street Falls Amid Geopolitical Concerns
    Investing.com22 hours ago

    Stocks- Wall Street Falls Amid Geopolitical Concerns

    The S&P 500 was down nine points or 0.35% to 2,714.88 as of 9:44 AM ET (13:44 GMT) while the Dow composite decreased over 74 points or 0.30% to 24,759.55 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite fell 23 points or 0.32% to 7,354.64.

  • MarketWatch22 hours ago

    U.K. stocks pull back from record high as inflation misses mark

    U.K. stocks fell from an all-time high on Wednesday, as geopolitical risks returned to the fore after U.S. President Donald Trump expressed doubts his high-level meeting with North Korea will happen. The pound slumped to a 2018 low after data showed U.K. inflation unexpectedly fell in April. The pound (GBPUSD) dropped to an intraday low of $1.3305, from $1.3432 late Tuesday in New York, after inflation data missed forecasts.

  • M&S a bright spot as big oil, miners knock FTSE off record high
    Reuters22 hours ago

    M&S a bright spot as big oil, miners knock FTSE off record high

    The UK's top share index was knocked down of its highs on Wednesday and sustained its biggest loss in two months as oil majors and commodity-related stocks fell but well-received results made Marks & Spencer a bright spot. The blue chip FTSE 100 index closed down 1.17 percent at 7,785.08 points. Energy stocks took around 37 points off the index as shares in Royal Dutch Shell fell 3.3 percent and BP declined 1.9 percent.

  • Forbes22 hours ago

    3 Cheap FTSE 100 Stocks You Should Buy Before June

    Today I am looking at three FTSE 100 bargains you should think about buying today. The car insurance market may be becoming more and more competitive, but I believe the immense brand power of Direct Line should be enough to keep profits, and thus dividends, moving skywards. The insurer grew the number of customers for its own-brand policies by 5% during the January-March quarter, and this -- helped by a backdrop of improving premiums across the motor insurance segment -- pushed premiums from its automotive arm 5.9% higher year-on-year.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Lower Amid Geopolitical Worries
    Investing.comyesterday

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Lower Amid Geopolitical Worries

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a lower opening bell on Wednesday amid fresh trade war concerns.The S&P 500 futures was down 17 points or 0.64% to 2,736.50 as of 6:45 AM ET (10:45 GMT) while Dow futures decreased 188 points or 0.76% to 24,657.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures fell 67 points or 0.98% to 6,841.50.Sentiment on Wall Street was dampened on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was not pleased with how the U.S.-China trade talks were going. He also said there were doubts about whether or not a U.S.-North Korea summit would take place on June ...

  • Financial Timesyesterday

    [$$] US stock futures slide with Turkey, Italy volatility in focus

    US stock-index futures came under pressure on Wednesday, extending selling on European bourses amid a broad shift away from risky assets on the back of troubles in emerging markets and Italian political ...

  • MarketWatchyesterday

    European stocks fall from 4-month high after weak PMI numbers

    European stocks moved sharply lower on Wednesday, weighed by the return of geopolitical concerns after the latest comments from U.S. President Donald Trump and a round of disappointing eurozone data. The U.K.’s FTSE 100 index (^FTSE) fell 0.6% to 7,828.37. Stocks in Europe declined as part of a global selloff spurred by worries about Trump’s latest comments on North Korea and the China trade talks.

  • Financial Timesyesterday

    [$$] Store closure charges wipe out Marks and Spencer profits

    where it has been a presence for decades has virtually wiped out full-year profits at the UK retailer. The extra costs dragged pre-tax profits down 62 per cent to less than £67m. Before exceptionals, pre-tax profit was £581m, slightly ahead of analysts’ consensus forecasts but behind last year’s £614m.

  • The Wall Street Journalyesterday

    U.S. Stocks Slip as Investors Weigh Trade Talks

    Industrial stocks—which powered Monday’s rally on news the U.S. would suspend its efforts to apply tariffs to $150 billion in Chinese imports—were among the biggest losers. President Trump said Tuesday he isn’t satisfied with the China trade talks and also separately said his planned June 12 summit in Singapore with Mr. Kim may not happen, adding to the uncertainty in the market. The S&P 500 fell 8.57 points, or 0.3%, to 2724.44, and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 15.58 points, or 0.2%, to 7378.46.

  • Financial Timesyesterday

    [$$] The London Report: Miners and oil groups lead FTSE fallers

    Miners and oil companies led the fallers as the FTSE 100 pulled back from a record high with its biggest daily fall in two months. HSBC said the mooted price would be disappointing and cut Rio off its “buy” list, citing growing geopolitical risks across the sector. sunk following reports that it had failed to retain HSBC’s media buying account, and after Accenture officially moved on to the advertising agencies’ turf by launching a media services division.

  • FTSE 100 continues to find buyers on Tuesday
    FX Empireyesterday

    FTSE 100 continues to find buyers on Tuesday

    The FTSE 100 rallied again during the day on Tuesday, as it continues to find buyers. The market has certainly seen a lot of bullish pressure over the last several days, at this point it looks as if the momentum is most certainly sustainable as it is not ahead of itself.

  • Stocks- Wall Street Continues to Rise on U.S., China Trade Talks
    Investing.com2 days ago

    Stocks- Wall Street Continues to Rise on U.S., China Trade Talks

    China said Tuesday it would cut import tariffs for automobiles and some car parts starting on July 1. Tariffs would be lowered to 15% from the current 20% to 25%, while tariffs on auto parts would be cut to 6%.

  • FTSE posts new highs, sets sight on 8,000 points
    Reuters2 days ago

    FTSE posts new highs, sets sight on 8,000 points

    The UK's top share index ventured further into new unchartered highs on Tuesday as shares in financials and miners rose further, triggering anticipations it could soon reach the 8,000 points benchmark. The blue chip FTSE 100 index closed up 0.2 percent and hit a fresh record of 7,903.50 points during the session before reducing its gains to 7877.45 points. "At the rate it's going, we should hit this round number (8,000 points) by Thursday, if not earlier," said IG's market analyst Chris Beauchamp during morning trading.

  • Stocks Up At Open; AutoZone Rallies; This IBD 50 Chipmaker Soars
    Investor's Business Daily2 days ago

    Stocks Up At Open; AutoZone Rallies; This IBD 50 Chipmaker Soars

    Stocks jumped at Tuesday's starting bell as automakers and chipmakers notched early gains, and retail names posted mixed moves on earnings news.

  • European markets open lower as Trump plays down US-Sino t...
    CNBC Videosyesterday

    European markets open lower as Trump plays down US-Sino t...

    European stocks edged lower Wednesday morning amid souring market sentiment over ongoing trade talks between the world's two biggest economies.