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Hot cold sectors

Sector movers: Software craters as NCC warns

Sector movers: Software craters as NCC warns

Thu, 20 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - A rebound in Laird following the crash lower in its shares during the previous session accounted for gains in the Technology Hardware space. Meanwhile, Segro was the instigator of s... [more]

Sector movers: Retailers rise to the top

Sector movers: Retailers rise to the top

Tue, 18 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Retailers led gains in the market, with Tesco and Sainsbury leading the pack north on the heels of the latest sector survey results. During the last three months the former notched ... [more]

Sector movers: Telecoms pace gains

Sector movers: Telecoms pace gains

Mon, 17 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - So-called 'bond proxies' such as fixed-line telecommunications providers were among the best performing sectors at the start of the week even as yields on longer-dated Gilts were wh... [more]

Sector movers: Tesco leads cyclicals higher, pharma drags

Sector movers: Tesco leads cyclicals higher, pharma drags

Fri, 14 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Cyclicals took over from defensives, with Tesco spearheading gains among food and drug retailers while pharma stocks acted as the main drag. Tesco shares accounted for the lion's sh... [more]

Sector movers: Chinese September trade data triggers move into defensives

Sector movers: Chinese September trade data triggers move into defensives

Thu, 13 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Defensive issues and real estate investment issues traded placed with cyclicals on Thursday, with weaker-than-expected Chinese trade numbers acting as the catalyst, although in rece... [more]

Sector movers: Pharma stocks pace losses, while miners gain

Wed, 12 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Pharma stocks led losses on the market as traders reacted to the latest polls showing a hefty lead for US Democratic party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and as sterling sta... [more]

Sector movers: Retailers, homebuilders pace gains

Tue, 11 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Somewhat ironically, it was two of the sectors with perhaps the most to lose from the drop in the pound's value which helped to offset losses in Mining and Oil & Gas even as Sterlin... [more]

Sector movers: Miners, Big Oil lead to the upside

Mon, 10 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Cyclicals gained and defensive issues fell back as markets reacted to the results of the latest televised US presidential debate overnight, amid positive news-flow for the commoditi... [more]

Sector movers: Miners pace gains after endorsement from BofA

Fri, 07 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Steel producers and miners led to the upside following the release of what several economists dubbed as a "solid" US jobs report, receiving an additional lift in the form of a posit... [more]

Sector movers: Defensive issues reel as bond yields back-up

Thu, 06 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Cyclicals gained while defensive issues fell back in an overall down market ahead of the release of September´s US non-farm payrolls report the next day. Acting as a backdrop, devel... [more]

Sector movers: Tesco sets fresh 52-week high, defensives lag

Wed, 05 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - An upbeat outlook for margins from Tesco boosted the wider sector gauge. The company's shares rocketed to their best levels since late-summer 2015 - setting a fresh 52-week in one f... [more]

Sector movers: Construction and aerospace lead advance

Tue, 04 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Construction and industrial engineering stocks led the way higher, with shares in aerospace and defence close behind thanks to the favourable tailwind from the pound's depreciation.... [more]

Sector movers: Evraz pushes to fresh 52-week high

Mon, 03 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Slightly better-than-expected Chinese economic data saw shares in Russia-focused steel-maker Evraz notch a fresh 52-week high at 180.0p, taking its sector gauge higher with it. Over... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: ITV, Legal&General lead declines

Mon, 03 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - ITV shares were at the bottom of the pile after analysts at Barclays lowered their target price on the stock from 200.0 to 190.0p. Fashion retailers were also weak, tracking the 1.0... [more]

Sector movers: Homebuilders pace gains

Fri, 30 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK house price growth slowed by less than expected in September, with economists apparently sanguine that the sector would be able to avoid large declines in 2017, providing a boost... [more]

Sector movers: Cyclicals pace gains

Wed, 28 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Cyclicals led to the upside on Wednesday, driven mostly by stock-specific news around the likes of Sky and Smiths Group. Shares in the media outfit were sent flying as analysts at E... [more]

Sector movers: Travel and utility stocks gain, oil drags

Tue, 27 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Defensive issues paced gains on Tuesday, with personal goods manufacturers and gas, water and multiutilities leading the pack. Yields on longer-dated Gilts were lower again on Tuesd... [more]

Sector movers: Hard Brexit concerns weigh on life insurers

Mon, 26 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Reports suggesting that Britain might be leaning towards a hard Brexit took their toll on the UK life insurance sector and weighed on cable in the process. Also over the weekend, re... [more]

Sector movers: Miners pace gains, but HSBC drags on banks

Thu, 22 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Miners jumped to the top of the leaderboard after rate-setters at the US central bank lowered their interest rate projections for 2017 and 2018 overnight and opted to stay put on po... [more]

Sector movers: Miners boosted by positive broker views

Wed, 21 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in miners provided the biggest lift for the market, as at least two more top brokers weighed in with positive views on the space. Barclays upgraded its view on Anglo American... [more]

Sector movers: General retailers lead losses

Tue, 20 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - General retailers were the main drag on the market, as investors waited on policy decisions from rate-setters at the Bank of Japan and US Federal Reserve. Kingfisher was one of the ... [more]

Sector movers: Miners and oil service firms pace gains

Mon, 19 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Miners were pushed higher by rising prices for metals and positive comments from some top brokers. Contributing to the price action, analysts at Credit Suisse bumped up their 2017 p... [more]

Sector movers: Banks, aerospace lead losses

Fri, 16 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Energy-related stocks continued to retreat as crude oil futures extended their recent leg lower on the heels of reports of increasing exports out of Libya and Nigeria. West Texas In... [more]

Sector movers: Grocers and non-life insurers lead gains

Thu, 15 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Grocers and non-life insurance paced advances, with Morrisons buoying the former after posting what analysts described as an "encouraging" set of interims. Wm Morrison saw like-for-... [more]

Sector movers: Miners, Industrial metals lead gains

Wed, 14 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Upbeat data on the most recent trends in China's credit dynamics lifted the prices of most metals, delivering a boost to miners' share prices. So-called Total Social Financing in Ch... [more]