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The FTSE 100 narrowly missed a fifth successive week of gains, but positive momentum from UK earnings cemented London as Europe's best-performing major stock market this month. The UK benchmark index was ...
European stocks edged higher Friday, but with traders preferring to err on the side of caution as worries persist about the Spain-Catalonia standoff over independence for the wealthy region.
U.K. stocks significantly trimmed their gains and closed only marginally higher on Friday, weighed by a rise in the pound after a more positive tone came out of the EU summit in Brussels, seen as moving ...
The FTSE closed up 0.2 percent on Friday as sterling bounced back on hopes of a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations, and consumer heavyweights Unilever and Reckitt Benckiser weighed down an index that was earlier lifted by financials. The FTSE 100, which hit a record level last week, was on track for a slight weekly loss after four weeks of robust gains, bruised by sharp drops earlier in the week from Convatec (CTEC.L) and Merlin (MERL.L). British Prime Minister Theresa May won a modest reprieve in stalled talks with the European Union as EU leaders said they would begin preparations to move into the second phase of Brexit talks in December.
European markets closed mixed on Friday afternoon, as investors reacted to corporate earnings and monitored political developments in the region.
Spain Continues to Cast Shadow The European stock markets opened on a bright note as the news of the tax reform bill being passed in the US helped to support the dollar and push it higher during the course of today. This also led to the belief that more goodies are in store for the … Continue reading Market Snapshot – Markets Set to Continue Higher
It would take a crabbed heart indeed not to be impressed by the story of Douglas Ross, Conservative MP for Moray, who on Wednesday missed a crucial vote in order to show up for his second job as a football ...
After pulling back on Thursday, the FTSE 100 Index started higher on Friday and traded with stability in the morning session.
European stock markets moved higher after a largely positive session in Asia, with U.S. tax hopes underpinning sentiment after the U.S. Senate adopted a fiscal budget resolution for 2018 Thursday evening which has buoyed sentiment. However, after reaching record highs during the week global markets seem reluctant to push things much further for now and … Continue reading European Stocks Rally to Fresh Highs but are Capped by Spanish Shares
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
The stereotype of the Swabian housewife is for some the epitome of German virtue. Conservative and commonsense, her purse strings are as tight as her apron strings. Her thrift may be legendary, but she ...
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 ...
Police revealed on Thursday they had raided 20 businesses in the City of London as part of a crackdown on a boiler room investment fraud, after almost 700 people reported losing more than £18m in the first ...
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%…