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Britain's top share index inched up on Tuesday as uncertainty over Brexit capped gains from encouraging results flowing in from companies including Royal Mail and TalkTalk. The FTSE 100 (.FTSE) traded up 0.1 percent by 0846 GMT, in line with European benchmarks which hovered as investors awaited testimony from Fed chair Jerome Powell to the Senate Banking Committee later in the day. Results drove the lion's share of moves.
Market players will be following what happens Tuesday at Capitol Hill, where Fed Chairman Jerome Powell will be speaking. Stocks in Europe hovered around the flatline Tuesday as investors digested further corporate results and awaited remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Telecoms were the worst performers, off by 1 percent, whereas basic resources rose 1 percent on earnings news.
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.
U.K. stocks pare their gains into the close on Friday as the pound swung higher after U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on his criticism of Theresa May’s Brexit plans and said a U.S.-U.K. trade deal is still possible.
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index regained strength on Thursday and rebounded from one-week low price levels. Carrying forward the strength, the FTSE 100 Index opened the day higher on Friday and was trading with strength at four-week high price levels in the morning session.
European stocks were slightly higher Friday morning, tracking overnight gains on Wall Street amid elevated expectations of strong U.S. earnings.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares are mostly higher, rebounding from jitters over the U.S.-China trade disputes for a second straight day.
A Brexit-bound United Kingdom endured another political storm during the past week, leading investors to fret about the possibility of another election. Strategists view one stock sector as particularly at risk if the current U.K. government can’t ride out the rough seas: utilities. American investors generally view such equities as a haven, but they’re not necessarily seen that way across the pond.
U.K. stocks finish in the green Thursday, rebounding from its worst loss in more than two weeks, with Sky shares leading the charge as the bidding war for the broadcaster intensified.
European stock markets finish solidly higher Thursday, recovering a portion of the losses accumulated after the prior day’s selloff that came amid heightened concerns of a global trade war.
The S&P 500 gained 9 points, or 0.33%, to 2,783.10 as of 9:46 AM ET (13:46 GMT), while the Dow increased 139 points, or 0.56%, to 24,839.64 and the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite was up 35 points, or 0.46%, to 7,751.87.
President Trump met British Prime Minister Theresa May and now says Brexit can happen any way the UK wants. That’s after criticizing the Brexit plan in a newspaper interview. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Rick Newman and Ethan Wolff-Mann discuss.