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FTSE 250 movers: Ferrexo at the front thanks to iron ore prices

FTSE 250 movers: Ferrexo at the front thanks to iron ore prices

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 had gained 0.5% by late Monday as miners climbed on the back of encouraging moves in metals prices. On the back of iron ore strengthening, with traders pointing to futu... [more]

London close: FTSE 100 jabs higher as retail rebounds, sterling weakens

London close: FTSE 100 jabs higher as retail rebounds, sterling weakens

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Equities in London went for a jog higher on Monday, helped mostly by rebounding retail stocks and sterling weakness, the latter on the back of UK political turmoil surrounding the e... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Intertek boosted by Kepler note; Micro Focus slumps

FTSE 100 movers: Intertek boosted by Kepler note; Micro Focus slumps

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was up 0.4% to 7,500.38 in afternoon trade, with brokers notes providing much of the action on Monday. Intertek got a boost as Kepler Cheuvreux lifted the stock to... [more]

London midday: Stocks maintain gains as Tory climbdown on social care hits pound

London midday: Stocks maintain gains as Tory climbdown on social care hits pound

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were holding onto gains by midday as the pound took a hit from domestic political turmoil after Prime Minister Theresa May was forced into a humiliating climbdown over... [more]

London open: Stocks edge up as pound loses ground on Brexit news

London open: Stocks edge up as pound loses ground on Brexit news

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks edged higher in early trade, helped along by weakness in the pound, which fell after Brexit Secretary David Davis warned that Britain will walk out of Brexit talks if ... [more]

London pre-open: FTSE seen higher as Trump remains in focus

Mon, 22 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a firmer open on Monday, taking their cue from a mostly positive session in Asia, with investors keeping an eye on the US as Donald Trump's inaugural trip... [more]

London close: FTSE ties on positive resources-led Friday

Fri, 19 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London tied on a positive Friday performance thanks to gains in resources behemoths and after better-than-expected UK manufacturing data, continuing its rebound after the ... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Berendsen rises again but Hays slumps

Fri, 19 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was up 0.6% to 19,809.50 in afternoon trade. Commercial laundry company Berendsen was racking up healthy gains for the second day in a row after it rejected a new ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Miners lead march up, Smiths slips on CFO exit

Fri, 19 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's blue chip benchmark continued its gradual recovery from the Trump-inspired panic on Wednesday, with the FTSE 100 hovering just below its all-time high. Miners were driving ... [more]

London midday: Stocks maintain gains as pound re-takes $1.30

Fri, 19 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were holding onto gains by midday, rebounding from two days of losses as investors put worries about US President Donald Trump to one side and digested some solid manu... [more]

London open: Stocks in the black as Trump worries subside for now

Fri, 19 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks edged higher in early trade, taking their cue from an upbeat session on Wall Street, where shares rebounded from this week's Trump-inspired selloff. At 0830 BST, the F... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen higher on positive US cues

Fri, 19 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a firmer open on Friday following a positive session on Wall Street, where shares rebounded from this week's Trump-inspired selloff. The FTSE 100 was expe... [more]

London close: Stocks retreat for second day as retail revives pound

Thu, 18 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks ended Thursday down near where they finished last week as a stronger pound and worries about the stability of the US administration knocked them back from the record h... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Berendsen surges on offer; Petrofac gushes lower

Thu, 18 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was down 0.5% to 19,680.61 in afternoon trade as investors kept a close eye on political developments across the pond. Commercial laundry group Berendsen rocketed ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Shire rallies on drug trial; Shell goes ex-div

Thu, 18 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was down 1% to 7,428.79 in afternoon trade amid worries about US President Donald Trump's administration. Shire shares rallied as the biopharmaceutical group said ... [more]

London midday: Stocks extend drop as scrutiny of Trump contacts with Russia intensifies

Thu, 18 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks are near their worst levels of the day on the heels of a report that advisers to US president Donald Trump had multiple contacts with Russian officials and others with... [more]

London open: Shares weaker on stronger pound, Trump impeachment concerns

Thu, 18 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks opened weaker on Thursday, taking their cue from a stronger pound and downbeat sessions in the US and Asia amid growing concerns that US President Trump could be impea... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen weaker amid concerns about Trump

Thu, 18 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a weaker open on Thursday, taking their cue from downbeat sessions in the US and Asia amid growing concerns that US President Trump could be impeached. Th... [more]

London close: US political storm rains on Footsie's parade

Wed, 17 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's top flight index finished the day on the backfoot but off its intra-session lows as gains in the shares of precious metals miners and index heavyweights Lloyds and Tesco he... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Sophos surges on results; M&B slumps as profit drops

Wed, 17 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was down 0.6% to 19,764.19 in afternoon trade. Cyber security company Sophos - whose shares have benefited from the recent 'WannaCry' security hack - racked up str... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Fresnillo shines as gold rallies; Hikma slumps on downgrade

Wed, 17 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was down 0.5% to 7,485.04 in afternoon trade as investors digested the latest round of UK jobs data and political turmoil in the US. Precious metals miner Fresnill... [more]

London midday: Stocks flat as pound pops higher after UK jobs data

Wed, 17 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London were steady by midday, giving up the small gains from earlier as the pound popped higher after the latest round of UK jobs data showed the unemployment rate hit a 4... [more]

London open: Stocks nudge lower ahead of jobs data

Wed, 17 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks nudged lower in early trade as investors sifted through a raft of corporate news and awaited the release of UK unemployment data. At 0830 BST, the FTSE 100 was down 0.... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen lower ahead of jobs data

Wed, 17 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a weaker open on Wednesday as investors eyed the release of UK unemployment data, after the FTSE 100 closed above 7,500 for the first time in the previous... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Kaz and Ocado lead gains

Tue, 16 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 index was in positive territory on Tuesday afternoon, led by a copper miner and a couple of stocks benefiting from takeover rumours. Copper miner Kaz Minerals led the g... [more]