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NEW YORK (AP) — After a weak start, U.S. indexes are climbing Tuesday as retailers and smaller companies rise and investors applaud strong second-quarter results from health care products giant Johnson & Johnson and financial services company Charles Schwab. Technology companies are also rising. Netflix is falling as investors were disappointed with the streaming video company's subscriber growth.
The S&P 500 lost six points, or 0.23%, to 2,791.88 as of 9:45 AM ET (13:45 GMT), while the Dow decreased 60 points, or 0.24%, to 25,003.70 and the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite was down 29 points or 0.38% to 7,775.77.
U.K. stocks closes higher Tuesday, as commodity shares worked on recovering from a selloff in the prior session.
Britain's top share index climbed on Tuesday as encouraging results flowed in from companies including Royal Mail and TalkTalk, though uncertainty over Brexit capped gains. The FTSE 100 (.FTSE) ended the session up 0.3 percent at 7,626.44 points, in line with European benchmarks which were boosted by U.S. Fed Chair Jerome Powell's upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy in his testimony. Royal Mail Group (RMG.L) rose 1.8 percent, paring back some earlier gains, after its results showed better than expected parcel growth.
According to a report by Markit Economics, the final UK Services PMI rose significantly in June compared to May. It was 55.1 in June compared to 54 in May. The figure beat the preliminary market expectation of 54.
Investing.com – U.S. futures were mostly flat on Tuesday as investors paused before a flurry of earnings reports and testimony from Fed Chair Jerome Powell.The S&P 500 futures fell five points or 0.18% to 2,791.50 as of 6:46 AM ET ( 10:46 GMT) while Dow futures decreased 27 points or 0.11% to 25,014.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures lost 17 points or 0.24% to 7,307.50.On the earnings front, Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is expected to release its financial results before the morning bell, along with UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) and Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR). ...
The pound sterling has been trying to strengthen over the last few days but has not succeeded so far. The major fear of the pound traders lies in Brexit negotiations which are paused or disputed every now and then. Jobless claims in the UK rose by 7,800 against the expectations at 2,300 and the previous number of 7,700.
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index started this week on a weaker note by declining on Monday. Carrying forward the weakness, the FTSE 100 Index opened lower on July 17 and moved higher as the day progressed. Market sentiment
There will be no FTSE 100 companies going ex-dividend on Thursday. Among FTSE 250 companies going ex-dividend are: COMPANY DIVIDEND Tritax Big Box 1.34 Bank of Georgia 2.44 Cranswick 38.6 Vedanta Resources ...
Stocks in Europe hovered around the flatline on Tuesday as investors awaited further corporate results and remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
Asian markets fell on Tuesday as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 bucked the regional trend, gaining 0.4 percent to 22,692.82. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.2 percent to 25,064.36 as Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, and Boeing climbed.
Asian stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with Japan the only market carving out gains. China extended declines after Monday's release of soft economic data. Energy shares pulled back as oil prices extended losses after tumbling more than 4 percent overnight.
The S&P 500 lost 2.5 points, or 0.09%, to 2,798.65 as of 9:50 AM ET (13:50 GMT), while the Dow decreased 14 points, or 0.06%, to 25,005.06 and the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite was down 0.5 point, or 0.01%, to 7,825.53.
U.K. stocks finish in the red Monday, as oil shares were knocked lower and as mining shares struggled after data showed modestly slowing economic growth in China, sending London benchmark lower for the first time in three sessions.
European stocks finished lower Monday, with mining shares pulling back as Chinese economic data highlighted concerns surrounding a global trade war. Bank stocks advanced however, as Deutsche Bank AG offered a brighter outlook for its upcoming earnings report.
Investing.com – U.S. futures were flat as investors turn their focus to corporate earnings.The S&P 500 futures fell half a point or 0.02% to 2,802.75 as of 6:49 AM ET (10:49 GMT) while Dow futures increased eight points or 0.03% to 25,012.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures gained six points or 0.08% to 7,399.25.U.S. President Donald Trump wraps up his European tour on Monday with a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. ...
Stock futures turned mixed ahead of Monday's open as oil prices dropped sharply, Bank of America and J.B Hunt reported Q2 results and investors looked to Netflix's report after the close.
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index closed higher last week and broke the two-week losing streak. Carrying forward the strength, the FTSE 100 Index opened higher on Monday. However, the FTSE 100 Index lost strength in the morning session amid the weak market sentiment.
Global stocks mixed, with weakness in Asia offset by solid start in Europe, as investors brace for Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki. China's economy grows 6.7% in second quarter, but weak June industrial production readings suggest second-half could see slowing. Oil dips as investors bet Libya supply will start to increase, but Norwegian strikes keep investors from extending bets.
By Kit Rees LONDON (Reuters) - The UK's top share index retreated on Monday as a stronger pound weighed while soft China data hit miners amid persistent worries over global trade. Britain's blue chip FTSE ...
Asian shares fell on Monday, brushing off a firmer Wall Street lead, as data showed China's economy and factory production growth slowing, compounding wider fears about Beijing's worsening trade war with Washington. China's economy grew 6.7 percent in the second quarter of 2018, cooling from the 6.8 percent growth registered in each of the previous three quarters. While the GDP figures were in line with market expectations, the new data also showed slower-than-expected growth in China's industrial output, pointing to slowing momentum and prompting some analysts to call for stronger government measures to support growth.
Since the U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office started investigating ENRC in 2013, Alexander Machkevitch, Alijan Ibragimov, and Patokh Chodiev—often dubbed the Trio—have gone to great lengths to unwind ties to the City of London. Within months, the oligarchs from the former Soviet Union had delisted ENRC’s stock after suggestions of widespread corruption sent it crashing out of the FTSE 100.
Britain's top share index ended off earlier highs on Friday, as the pound recovered after Donald Trump said he looked forward to finalising a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain. The U.S. President's remarks curbed gains for the FTSE to 0.1 percent. The index, which is heavy on companies with foreign currency revenues, was earlier up as much as 0.8 percent after a Trump interview that appeared to dismiss hopes of a U.S.-British trade deal, depressing the pound.
European stocks end slightly higher on Friday, extending their weekly gains as concerns over a potential global trade war remained on the back burner and investors instead focused on a raft of prominent bank earnings out of the U.S.