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U.S. stocks were up slightly in early trading Friday as investors cheered a crop of strong company earnings. Technology companies posted some of the biggest gains. A jump in bond yields also helped lift bank shares. Consumer products companies lagged the most. Energy stocks declined following a slide in crude oil prices.
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After pulling back on Thursday, the FTSE 100 Index started higher on Friday and traded with stability in the morning session.
U.K. stocks on Friday marched higher, in part courtesy of a sagging pound against the U.S. dollar, with the moves swinging the benchmark FTSE 100 toward a potential weekly rise
European markets were higher Friday afternoon, as investors continued to monitor corporate earnings and political turbulence in the region.
European stocks edged higher Friday, with shares of Swedish truck maker Volvo leaping the most in six months after a bullish earnings report, but Spanish stocks were held back by tensions surrounding the ...
A recovery in financials and basic resource stocks boosted Britain's FTSE on Friday after the previous session's losses, as U.S. progress on plans to cut taxes and stronger metals prices helped support banks and miners. The FTSE 100 was up 0.1 percent by 0830 GMT, flirting with the record level it hit last week.
Worries about Brexit talks between London and Brussels add to the case for dialing back exposure to U.K. stocks, but the biggest reason to underweight them could be the market’s makeup.
The FTSE 100 fell initially during the day on Thursday, testing the vital 7500 level, but found enough support there twice to turn around and rally. Because of this, I think the buyers are coming back and we should continue to see the market show signs of strength again. I think that the overall uptrend … Continue reading FTSE 100 Price Forecast October 20, 2017, Technical Analysis
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Asian shares pushed higher on investor optimism over the global outlook despite uncertainties over the outcome of political events in China and Japan and speculation over Trump's choice for the next Fed ...
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Unilever slid to the bottom of FTSE 100 performers after a weather-hit trading update, while gloomy UK high street sales data weighed on blue-chip index retailers. Destructive US storms combined with a ...
U.K. stocks end lower Thursday as shares of Unilever weigh and as weaker-than-expected retail-sales data cool buying appetite.
Britain's main share index (.FTSE) fell 0.3 percent on Thursday as a weak third-quarter update from Unilever weighed, while mid- and small-cap trading was marred by profit warnings from IWG and Interserve which slashed their market value by a third. Disappointing retail sales figures sent sterling to a one-week low before recovering, helping the internationally-exposed FTSE reduce earlier losses slightly. Fresh from a record close, the FTSE 250 (.FTMC) ended 0.6 percent lower as workspace group IWG (IWG.L) plummeted 32.2 percent after warning on profit.
An escalation of political tensions in Spain, a clutch of disappointing corporate updates and concerns about growth in China prompted investors on Thursday to yank down European stocks.
Spain's triggering of Article 155 to assume control of Catalonia this weekend has sparked a bit fall in European stocks and Wall Street futures.
Unilever says sales in the quarter were adversely affected by poor weather in Europe and natural disasters in the Americas.
Precisely 30 years ago today, on Oct. 19, 1987, stock markets around the world suffered one of their worst days ever, in what became known as Black Monday. After a long-running rally, the crash began in Asia, picked up steam in London and ultimately ended with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down a whopping 22.6%…
European markets opened under pressure Thursday, as earnings season and political turbulence in the region continue to shake up investor sentiment.
The FTSE 100 rallied slightly during the day on Wednesday, but then pulled back a bit from the 7550 level. I believe that the market continues to consolidate between the 7500-level underneath, and the 7550 level above. Given enough time, the market should continue to go above the 7550 level, and reach towards the 7600 … Continue reading FTSE 100 Index Price Forecast October 19, 2017, Technical Analysis