Hot Cold Sectors News

Hot cold sectors

Travel&Leisure stocks pace gains, miners drop

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

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

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

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

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]

Grocers and miners lead gains

Fri, 13 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Miners and grocers led gains on the market as the selling pressure on two of the past week's worst performers eased a bit. Gains in the former were particularly noteworthy, coming a... [more]

Miners and big oil pace gains

Wed, 11 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Miners traded higher, boosted by calmer trading overnight on Asian bourses as some analysts expressed confidence that any depreciation in the Chinese yuan would likely remain 'order... [more]

Basic resource shares pumelled, Canadian wildfire blaze slows advance

Mon, 09 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Mining and oil stocks led declines at the start of the week on the back of weaker than expected data out of Asia's largest economy and after Chinese regulators warned they might cla... [more]

Sector movers: Insurers and telecoms lead gains

Tue, 03 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Insurers led the way higher on Tuesday, boosted by positive coverage from some of the largest brokers, including Barclays and Macquarie. RSA Insurance was the standout gainer on Tue... [more]

Sector movers: Banks, engineering stocks lead drop

Fri, 29 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Banks weighed on the Footsie at the end of the week as Royal Bank of Scotland flagged to investors the risk that the sale and separation of its Williams&Glyn retail and business ban... [more]

Large-cap miners pace gains

Thu, 28 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in large-cap mining groups paced gains on the top flight index after one of their number closed the sale of two of its Brazilian businesses, a possible indication that the ra... [more]

Big oil lends its weight to advance in FTSE 100

Wed, 27 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Footsie was lifted by gains in the oil majors as crude oil futures hit their best level year-to-date in morning trading and analysts weighed in with positive views on BP´s first... [more]

Sector movers: Banks and homebuilders lead gains

Tue, 26 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Banks and real estate and property stocks rode to the top of the leaderboard on the heels of well-received quarterly earnings from StanChart and a perception that Brexit risks were ... [more]

Housebuilders and supermarkets lead gains

Fri, 22 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Housebuilders were on the upside of the FTSE 100 for much of Friday, with some brokers turning less cautious on the sector than they have been in recent months. Analysts at Canaccor... [more]

National Grid hit by jump in UK debt yields

Thu, 21 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Public sector net borrowing in the UK only overshot the Chancellor's target for the full fiscal year modestly, analysts said, but that was enough to push sovereign debt yields highe... [more]

Miners and banks pace gains

Wed, 20 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Miners led on the upside throughout much of the session as some brokers weighed in with relatively upbeat assessments of the current market backdrop for the sector and industrial me... [more]

Sector movers: Miners surge, steel demand strong survey says

Tue, 19 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in miners surged again as sentiment towards the sector continued to thaw on Tuesday, amid more bullish views from some strategists in the previous session and a soft US dolla... [more]

Sector movers: Miners lead gains

Mon, 18 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in miners paced gains as the prices of several key industrial metals bounced back and a leading commodities strategist said that for the first time in three years probabiliti... [more]

Brexit worries continue to weigh on property stocks, homebuilders' shares

Fri, 15 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Property and real estate stocks were again weaker, with investors referencing simmering fears regarding the possible impact which Brexit might have on the sector's high-flying share... [more]

Sector movers: Homebuilders continue lower, with Brexit and political uncertainty in focus

Thu, 14 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The drag from homebuilders saw the top flight index underperform its peers both in the States and over on the Continent, as the Bank of England sounded a cautious note about the imp... [more]

Sector movers: Basic resource, bank stocks surge

Wed, 13 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - A surge in basic resources and bank shares gave equity benchmarks around the world a leg up on Wednesday, following data out of the People's Republic of China which showed exports r... [more]

Sector Movers: Resource stocks weigh on London indices

Thu, 07 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Resource stocks headed lower on Thursday, in tandem with an oil and metal futures decline. At the close of proceedings, the FTSE 100 ended 0.40% or 24.74 points lower at 6136.89, wh... [more]

Sector Movers: Pharma stocks pull London market back to positive turf

Wed, 06 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - An uptick in pharmaceutical stocks on Wednesday, in tandem with an oil price rise ensured that headline London indices ended back up in positive territory. At the close of proceedin... [more]