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London close: Nothing much ado amid investor caution on Brexit-eve day

London close: Nothing much ado amid investor caution on Brexit-eve day

Tue, 28 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London drifted through Brexit-eve day to a positive bias as investors displayed caution ahead of Prime Minister Theresa triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on Wedne... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: AA rallies on results; OneSavings slumps on stake sale

FTSE 250 movers: AA rallies on results; OneSavings slumps on stake sale

Tue, 28 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was up 0.1% to 18,921.99 in afternoon trade, with investors likely reluctant to make any bold moves ahead of Wednesday, when PM Theresa May will trigger Article 50... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Wolseley jumps but Randgold loses its shine

FTSE 100 movers: Wolseley jumps but Randgold loses its shine

Tue, 28 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was up 0.1% to 7,302.51 in afternoon trade as investors looked ahead to Wednesday, when PM Theresa May will officially kick off divorce proceedings with the EU. Pl... [more]

London midday: Stocks flat as focus shifts to Brexit

London midday: Stocks flat as focus shifts to Brexit

Tue, 28 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks gave up their earlier gains to remain flat by midday on Tuesday as investors sifted through corporate news and shifted their attention to Brexit a day before Prime Min... [more]

London open: Stocks edge higher as Brexit looms

London open: Stocks edge higher as Brexit looms

Tue, 28 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks edged higher in early trade as investors nosed through corporate news and before attention turns to Brexit a day before Prime Minister Theresa May triggers Article 50 ... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen firmer as focus shifts to Brexit

Tue, 28 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a firmer open on Tuesday following a mostly positive Asian session, as Brexit came into focus a day before Prime Minister Theresa May triggers Article 50 ... [more]

London close: FTSE falls on resources, financials as Trump's ability to deliver scrutinised

Mon, 27 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Equities in London closed the day much lower with investors selling resources stocks and heading for gold on doubts about whether US President Donald Trump will be able to deliver o... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Inchcape motors on; miners lose their lustre

Mon, 27 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - A positive note on Inchcape saw shares in the automotive services and retailer lead the risers on the FTSE 250. Exane BNP Paribas lifted its stance to 'outperform' from 'neutral' an... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Randgold, Fresnillo shine; Babcock slumps

Mon, 27 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was down 1% to 7,260.60 in afternoon trade, while the pound rallied against the dollar amid doubts about Donald Trump's ability to deliver on his fiscal stimulus p... [more]

London midday: Stocks fall as pound rallies amid Trump policy doubts

Mon, 27 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London were weaker by midday on Monday as the pound rallied against the dollar amid growing doubts about Donald Trump's ability to deliver on his fiscal stimulus promises ... [more]

London open: Stocks drop after Trump's healthcare defeat

Mon, 27 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Equity markets in London fell in early trade amid growing doubts about Donald Trump's ability to deliver on his plans for tax cuts and infrastructure spending after Republican leade... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen weaker on Trump healthcare fail, Brexit

Mon, 27 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a weaker open on Monday following a downbeat session in Asia, after Republican leaders withdrew Donald Trump's healthcare bill at the end of last week due... [more]

London close: FTSE drifts lower ahead of pivotal US Congress healthcare vote

Fri, 24 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Equities in London spent most of the session adrift with a slightly negative bias ahead of the US congressional vote on President Donald Trump's Healthcare Bill, with little in the ... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Hastings boosted by UBS note; Crest Nicholson drops

Fri, 24 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was down 0.1% to 18,976.14 in afternoon trade. Hastings was sitting pretty at the top of the index as UBS initiated coverage of the insurer at 'buy'. "The market ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Smiths rallies on results; Next gives back some gains

Fri, 24 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was flat at 7,341.06 in afternoon trade, as investors looked to a key vote on a healthcare bill in the US. Engineer Smiths Group was the standout riser as it repor... [more]

London midday: Stocks ebb as investors eye US healthcare vote

Fri, 24 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Equity markets in London were a touch weaker by midday as the delay to a key healthcare vote in the US raised doubts about Donald Trump's ability to deliver on other aspects of his ... [more]

London open: Stocks little changed; Smiths Group rallies on results

Fri, 24 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were little changed in early trade on Friday following a slightly negative close in the US, where a key vote on a healthcare bill was postponed. At 0830 GMT, the FTSE ... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen touch higher on positive Asian cues

Fri, 24 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a slightly firmer open on Friday despite a downbeat close on Wall Street, as Asian shares advanced. The FTSE 100 was expected to open eight points higher ... [more]

London close: FTSE gains on clothing retailers after improved UK shop-sales data

Thu, 23 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Equities in London rose to a positive close with the FTSE 100 enjoying a rise after UK retail sales for February came in stronger than expected and helped both clothes-related retai... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Next cuts a dash in dull market

Thu, 23 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Clothes retailer Next led the FTSE 100 risers despite reporting underlying pre-tax profits fell 3.8% to £790.2m last year and warned 2017 will be "another tough year" due to a shift... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Halma up on trading update; Ted Baker drops

Thu, 23 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was up 0.7% to 18,971.87 in afternoon trade, as investors sifted through corporate news and digested better-than-expected retail sales figures. Halma gained ground... [more]

London midday: Stocks flat but pound pops higher after retail sales

Thu, 23 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Equity markets in London were little changed by midday, but sterling popped higher following the release of better-than-expected retail sales figures. The FTSE 100 was flat at 7,326... [more]

London open: Stocks nudge lower ahead of retail sales data

Thu, 23 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks nudged a little lower in early trade as investors eyed the release of UK retail sales data, amid ongoing worries about Donald Trump's economic plans. At 0830 GMT, the ... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen touch higher but Trump worries remain

Thu, 23 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a slightly firmer open on Thursday following a steady session in the US, although worries about Donald Trump's economic agenda remained. The FTSE 100 was ... [more]

London close: FTSE lower as "Trump effect" wanes, Parliament attacked

Wed, 22 March 2017

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London ended Wednesday lower as market watchers mulled a waning of the so-called "Trump effect," with traders rightly distracted by a potential lone-wolf terror attack at ... [more]