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London midday: Stocks off lows as sterling slips versus dollar

London midday: Stocks off lows as sterling slips versus dollar

Mon, 25 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were down but off earlier lows by midday, helped along by a weakening of the pound versus the dollar, although the currency remained firmer against the euro after Ange... [more]

London open: Stocks in the red as pound rallies but Imagination Technologies surges

London open: Stocks in the red as pound rallies but Imagination Technologies surges

Mon, 25 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks fell in early trade on Monday as the pound gained ground against the euro after Angela Merkel secured a fourth term as German chancellor but with the tricky task of se... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen slightly lower as pound gains vs euro on German election

London pre-open: Stocks seen slightly lower as pound gains vs euro on German election

Mon, 25 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a slightly weaker open on Monday as the pound gained ground against the euro after Angela Merkel secured a fourth term as German chancellor but with the t... [more]

London Close: FTSE firmer as pound losses ground after May speech

London Close: FTSE firmer as pound losses ground after May speech

Fri, 22 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks had reversed earlier losses to trade a little higher by Friday's close, helped along by a weaker pound as investors weighed up a key speech by Prime Minister Theresa M... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Pets at Home dashes higher, oilers also lifted

FTSE 250 movers: Pets at Home dashes higher, oilers also lifted

Fri, 22 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 index was on the front foot on Friday, led by retailer Pets at Home and a group of oil-related companies. Pets at Home was lifted as analysts at Berenberg were given in... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Johnson Matthey rallies again but Smiths drops on results

Fri, 22 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was up 0.6% to 7,305.66 in afternoon trade on Friday as investors mulled over PM Theresa May's Brexit speech in Florence. Johnson Matthey was in the black for the ... [more]

London midday: Stocks pop higher as pound slips ahead of May speech

Fri, 22 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks had reversed earlier losses to trade a little higher by midday, helped along by a weaker pound as investors awaited a key speech by Prime Minister Theresa May. The FTS... [more]

London open: Stocks edge lower on N Korea concerns as investors eye May speech

Fri, 22 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks edged lower in early trade on Friday after North Korea reportedly threatened to test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific and as investors awaited a key speech by Prime Mi... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen weaker on North Korea woes, ahead of May speech

Fri, 22 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a weaker open on Friday, taking their cue from downbeat sessions in the US and Asia after North Korea reportedly threatened to test a hydrogen bomb over t... [more]

London close: FTSE flat as investors mull latest Fed decision and UK lending figures

Thu, 21 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks closed marginally lower on Thursday, giving up earlier small gains as investors digested the latest UK borrowing figures and Sterling bounced back. The FTSE 100 was do... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Kier rallies on results but Capita crumbles

Thu, 21 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was down 0.6% to 19,422.90 in afternoon trade on Thursday. Construction and services company Kier Group rallied as it reported a rise in full-year pre-tax profit a... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Johnson Matthey rallies but Fresnillo loses its shine

Thu, 21 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was flat at 7,271.33 in afternoon trade on Thursday as investors digested the latest UK borrowing figures. Shares in Johnson Matthey surged as the specialty chemic... [more]

London midday: Stocks flatten out as investors digest borrowing figures

Thu, 21 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks had flattened out by midday, giving up earlier small gains as investors digested the latest UK borrowing figures. The FTSE 100 was flat at 7,272.46, while the pound wa... [more]

London open: Stocks nudge up as investors digest Fed

Thu, 21 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks nudged higher in early trade on Thursday as investors mulled over the latest policy announcement from the Federal Reserve and sifted through corporate news. At 0835 BS... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen muted as investors mull Fed

Thu, 21 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a muted open on Thursday as investors mulled the latest policy announcement from the Federal Reserve. The FTSE 100 was expected to open just three points ... [more]

London close: Strength in Sterling puts a lid on stocks

Wed, 20 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks traded fairly flat on Wednesday as the pound popped higher on the back of stronger than expected retail sales data, even as traders waited on the US Federal Reserve's ... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Domino's rallies on buyback; Metro hit by Macquarie note

Wed, 20 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was up 0.1% to 19,554.71 in afternoon trade on Wednesday. Shares in Domino's Pizza were looking tasty after the company announced a £15m share buyback to be comple... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Babcock gains on update but Diageo drops

Wed, 20 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was down 0.2% to 7,260.51 in afternoon trade on Wednesday as the pound gained ground after encouraging retail sales data, with the FOMC statement due after after t... [more]

London midday: Stocks flatten out as pound pops up on retail sales, pre-Fed

Wed, 20 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks had pared gains to trade flat by midday as the pound popped higher on the back of stronger than expected retail sales data, though with thoughts still on the US Federa... [more]

London open: Stocks edge higher ahead of retail sales, Fed announcement

Wed, 20 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks edged tentatively higher in early trade on Wednesday as investors eyed the release of UK retail sales data and the latest policy announcement from the US Federal Reser... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen muted as investors eye Fed announcement

Wed, 20 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a muted open on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to the latest policy announcement from the US Federal Reserve. The FTSE 100 was expected to open uncha... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Food retailers rise on sales, GlaxoSmithKline softens

Tue, 19 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 was in the green on Tuesday afternoon, as the pound gave up early gains against the dollar. Kantar Worldpanel released data on the food retail industry showing sales ha... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Stagecoach speeds ahead as Ocado trips

Tue, 19 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 was up 0.42% to 19,519.67 in afternoon trade on Tuesday as the pound surrendered early gains in the morning, with transport firm Stagecoach Group leading the way. Stage... [more]

London midday: FTSE inches up as pound buffeted by Carney calls, Fed plans

Tue, 19 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks steadily edged higher as Tuesday wore on as the pound gave up early gains against the dollar. The FTSE 100 was up 0.34% to 7,277.85 just before midday, having fallen i... [more]

London close: FTSE higher on the day, investors wait for Fed statement

Tue, 19 September 2017

(ShareCast News) - Shares finished higher on Tuesday as the pound gave up early gains against the dollar. The FTSE 100 was up 0.30% to 7,275.25, having fallen in early trade. A good day was had by al... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
O'Reilly Automotive Inc. 209.59 3.62 22:35
Liberty Interactive Corporation QVC Group 23.76 2.72 22:34
Paychex Inc. 59.75 2.68 22:35
Seagate Technology Plc 33.57 2.60 22:49
Lam Research Corp. 176.73 2.58 22:53

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Tesla Inc 351.09 -4.20 23:10
Incyte Corp. 110.85 -3.65 23:04
Mattel Inc. 14.52 -3.20 23:01
NetEase Inc. Ads 271.61 -2.16 22:34
Kraft Heinz Co. 77.52 -1.89 22:35