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Sector movers: Real estate and financial services shares weigh the most

Sector movers: Real estate and financial services shares weigh the most

Mon, 27 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Falls among smaller UK-focused shares weighed the most on the stockmarket, taking the second-tier FTSE 250´s cumulative two-day decline to 14% - its biggest since 1987. The FTSE 250... [more]

Housebuilders slump on Brexit; pharmas, sin stocks gain

Housebuilders slump on Brexit; pharmas, sin stocks gain

Fri, 24 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Housebuilding stocks were the worst performers on Friday after the UK voted to leave the European Union, with investors concerned that Brexit will trigger a slowdown in the property... [more]

Construction, bank stocks lead gains on low trading volumes

Construction, bank stocks lead gains on low trading volumes

Fri, 24 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Construction, real estate and bank stocks led the Footsie higher as markets continued to price-in the possibility of the UK finally choosing to 'Remain' in the European Union, albei... [more]

Insurers and financials pace gains ahead of referendum

Insurers and financials pace gains ahead of referendum

Wed, 22 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Insurers and financials paced gains the day before the referendum, with a fair bit of market commentary highlighting the possible disconnect between financial markets, which appeare... [more]

Financials, Fixed-line telecoms pace gains

Financials, Fixed-line telecoms pace gains

Mon, 20 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Life insurers, Fixed line telecommunications, Banks and financial services paced jumped after a flurry of polls over the weekend pointed to renewed momentum for the 'Remain' camp. T... [more]

Engineers, oil equipment lead gains

Fri, 17 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Somewhat reduced angst around the outcome of the upcoming 23 June referendum saw shares of industrial engineers and banks bounce back, alongside a sharp bounce in oil equipment stoc... [more]

High-div stocks pace gains

Thu, 16 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Losses on the top flight index were contained by gains in shares of several of the most-reliable dividend payers on the London market, including the likes of BP, British American To... [more]

Miners and tech lead gains

Wed, 15 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - A lull in US dollar strength gave industrial metals' prices a boost, in turn sending shares of miners higher. Adding to the positive sentiment, data published overnight in China rev... [more]

Sector movers: Financial services, real estate pace losses

Tue, 14 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The results of another online poll pointing to increased momentum for the 'Leave' camp ahead of the EU referendum was again weighing on sterling and financial services and real esta... [more]

Financials, insurers pace drops

Mon, 13 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The latest Brexit poll results sent traders scurrying for cover as they revealed another small lurch towards the UK leaving the European Union on 23 June. Although most analysts app... [more]

Insurers and banks lead falls

Fri, 10 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - A renewed move lower in government bond yields across the globe weighed on financials, especially UK-listed life insurers, which some analysts believed were the most exposed sector ... [more]

Miners and homebuilders pace losses, precious metals miners shine

Thu, 09 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Miners and homebuilders weighed on the main UK equity benchmarks the most, against a backdrop of sovereign bond yields slipping to record lows and some market commentary flagging th... [more]

A rising (oil) tide lifts all boats

Tue, 07 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Gains in shares of London-listed oil majors BP and Royal Dutch Shell, and oil stocks more generally, helped to keep the FTSE 100 and FTSE 350 in the green on Tuesday. Traders welcom... [more]

Mining and oil stock pace gains

Mon, 06 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Commodity and oil stocks led gains in the market as investors waited on a key speech from US central bank chief Janet Yellen, with weakness in the US dollar contributing to further ... [more]

An odd couple, miners and utilities, pace advance

Fri, 03 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Miners and utilities leapt higher at the end of the week, after a weak US Jobs report sent the greenback and government bond yields on both sides of the Atlantic diving. The Bloombe... [more]

Sector movers: Automobile stocks boosted by US sales figures, weak euro

Thu, 02 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Cyclical sectors such as chemicals and automobiles led gainers, alongside a bounce for food&drug retailers and fixed line telecommunications stocks. Shares in Johnson Matthey were t... [more]

Miners, telecoms lead falls

Wed, 01 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares of telecommunications and mining outfits led fallers on the market at the start of June, as investors chose to take profits ahead of several key risk events scheduled over th... [more]

Jitters among FX traders, dip in oil futures cap winning streak in Footsie

Tue, 31 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Stocks finished the session and the month slightly lower, as the results of two referendum polls combined with weakness in commodity and oil stocks on Tuesday to put paid to the Foo... [more]

Travel&Leisure stocks pace gains, miners drop

Fri, 27 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Travel&Leisure stocks paced gains on the top flight index at the end of the week, against a backdrop of falling crude oil prices and a perceived reduction in the risk that Britons w... [more]

Homebuilders, miners buoy stockmarket

Thu, 26 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Mobile Telecoms firms paced Thursday´s advancers in terms of percentage gainers but it was gains for the major homebuilders and miners that provided the greatest support to the mark... [more]

Financials, big oil, miners pace gains in London

Wed, 25 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Financials and big oil continued to power ahead at the middle of the week as the threat from two of the market´s most recent bugbears appeared to receed a little. On Wednesday, Athe... [more]

Insurers and High Street banks pace gains amid pound strength

Tue, 24 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - The leaderboard for London´s top flight index on Tuesday was a who´s-how of the City´s top insurers and the main High Street banking groups as the latest EU referendum poll results ... [more]

Defensives lead bounce in stocks

Fri, 20 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Defensive issues led the market's bounce higher at the end of the week, with those sectors which stood to gain the most from a vote by Britons to remain in the UK pacing gains on th... [more]

Miners and oil majors lead drop

Thu, 19 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Miners and big oil led the retreat in the stockmarket, with the former coming under profit-taking again as the froth seen in some commodity prices earlier in 2016 continued to come ... [more]

Financials lead gains as interest rate curves steepen, pound pops higher

Wed, 18 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Financials led gains in London, over on the Continent and across the Pond too, as interest rate futures continued to progressively - albeit only modestly - price-in a higher probabi... [more]