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London open: Stocks edge higher ahead of UK GDP, Fed rate announcement

London open: Stocks edge higher ahead of UK GDP, Fed rate announcement

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks edged higher in early trade on Wednesday as investors waded through a deluge of earnings ahead of the release of UK gross domestic product data and a policy announceme... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen muted ahead of GDP, FOMC

London pre-open: Stocks seen muted ahead of GDP, FOMC

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a muted open on Wednesday as investors eyed the release of UK gross domestic product data and a policy announcement from the Federal Reserve. The FTSE 100... [more]

London close: FTSE pushes higher with help from miners

London close: FTSE pushes higher with help from miners

Tue, 25 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks closed higher on Tuesday, underpinned by strength in the mining sector as investors digested a flurry of earnings reports. The FTSE 100 closed up 0.8% at 7,434.82, wit... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Miners shine on copper rise; Provident Financial in the doldrums

FTSE 100 movers: Miners shine on copper rise; Provident Financial in the doldrums

Tue, 25 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Miners dominated the FTSE 100 top 10 risers on Tuesday as rising copper prices added some shine to the afternoon's trading. BHP Billiton, Antofagasta, Glencore and Anglo American we... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Victrex rallies after update; Acacia loses its shine

FTSE 250 movers: Victrex rallies after update; Acacia loses its shine

Tue, 25 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was up 0.1% to 19,632.77 in afternoon trade as investors sifted through earnings. High-performance polymer solutions company Victrex was the standout gainer after ... [more]

London midday: Stocks push higher as miners lend support

Tue, 25 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks had extended gains by midday on Tuesday, boosted by strength in the mining sector as investors sifted through earnings and digested a mixed survey on UK industrial pro... [more]

London open: Stocks push higher as investors sift through corporate news

Tue, 25 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks pushed higher in early trade on Tuesday as investors sifted through some corporate news and looked ahead to the start of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting. ... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen higher as investors eye Fed meeting

Tue, 25 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a firmer open on Tuesday, recovering from the previous session's losses as investors eyed the start of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting. The F... [more]

London close: FTSE ends in the red as airlines hit by Ryanair Brexit warning

Mon, 24 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks ended in the red on Monday, with airlines under the cosh as Ryanair warned over the potential fallout from Brexit. The FTSE 100 ended down 1% at 7,377.73. Meanwhile, t... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Miners Acacia and Petra dig midcaps deeper

Mon, 24 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 fell on Monday, though not as much as its larger sibling, with two miners leading the retreat. Shareholders in Acacia Mining knew there was more bad news to come but a ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Burberry in fashion as Frere lifts stake; easyjet descends

Mon, 24 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Burberry shares spiked on Monday afternoon after billionaire Albert Frere lifted his stake in the high-end fashion retailer to 4% from 3%. The shares moved to second on the top 10 r... [more]

London midday: Stocks fall further as pound rises, airlines eye price war

Mon, 24 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's share indices remained in the red by midday on Monday, with the pound on the up and ahead of the busiest week of the UK results season. The FTSE 100 was down 1.02% to 7,376... [more]

London open: Stocks wobble at start of result season, IMF downgrades

Mon, 24 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Shares continued to fall on Monday, continuing the slide than began at the end of last week ahead of a huge week for company news and as the IMF downgraded growth forecasts for the ... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen lower ahead of busy week

Mon, 24 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a weaker open on Monday ahead of a busy week of earnings, as investors digested news that the International Monetary Fund has cut its forecasts for UK and... [more]

London close: FTSE profit taking kicks shares into red

Fri, 21 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - UK stocks were lacklustre on Friday as oil and stocks plunged but investors mulled yet more waxing and waning of Brexit negotiations, proving that uncertainty is the only certainty ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Paddy Power leads Friday retreat

Fri, 21 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was in the red on Friday, along with stock benchmarks in Europe and the US. The Footsie has been starved of heavyweight earnings this week, which analyst Chris Bea... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Paysafe surges on deal news; Acacia slides

Fri, 21 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was down 0.5% to 19,658.89 in afternoon trade. Paysafe was the standout gainer as it struck a $470m deal to acquire US-based Merchants' Choice Payment and also rec... [more]

London midday: Stocks hug the flatline as investors mull borrowing figures

Fri, 21 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks continued to crawl slothlike along the flatline by midday on Friday as investors sifted through some corporate news, digested the latest government borrowing figures a... [more]

London open: Stocks little changed; Paysafe surges on deal news

Fri, 21 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were little changed in early trade on Friday as investors sifted through some corporate news and awaited the release of borrowing figures. At 0840 BST, the FTSE 100 wa... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen muted ahead of net borrowing figures

Fri, 21 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a muted open on Friday on what is expected to be a fairly quiet day's trading. The FTSE 100 was expected to open just two points higher at 7,489. CMC Mar... [more]

London close: Stocks rise as pound retreats after ECB

Thu, 20 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks continued to push higher, underpinned by a weaker pound after rate-setters in Frankfurt in effect gave the 'green-light' to further strength in the euro and on the bac... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Challenger banks up on CML mortgage data, silver hits Vedanta

Thu, 20 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 extended its winning streak to four days on Thursday, led by retailers and mortgage lenders. Sports Direct reported a 59% collapse in underlying profit before tax f... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Ashtead boosted by United Rentals; easyJet flies lower

Thu, 20 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was up 0.7% to 7,482.18 as investors digested the latest data on UK retail sales. Equipment rental firm Ashtead was the standout gainer following strong results an... [more]

London midday: Stocks extend gains as retail sales impress, pound flounders

Thu, 20 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks had extended gains by midday on Thursday, underpinned by a weaker pound and better-than-expected retail sales data. The FTSE 100 was up 0.7% to 7,480.33, while the pou... [more]

London open: Stocks edge higher ahead of retail sales, ECB

Thu, 20 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks edged higher in early trade on Thursday, taking their cue from a positive session in Asia as investors eyed UK retail sales data and a rate announcement from the Europ... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Tractor Supply Company 53.53 3.90 22:22
Fastenal Co. 44.08 2.44 22:52
JD.com, Inc. 44.46 2.11 23:09
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. 93.36 1.99 22:56
Dollar Tree Inc 70.59 1.89 22:52

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Seagate Technology Plc 33.20 -16.50 23:09
Micron Technology Inc. 29.90 -5.59 23:10
Incyte Corp. 133.56 -3.41 22:40
Viacom Inc. Class B 35.01 -3.34 22:52
Alphabet Inc. Class C 950.70 -3.02 23:08