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Sector movers: BT, Smurfit Kappa move higher after hiking prices

Sector movers: BT, Smurfit Kappa move higher after hiking prices

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Cyclicals led gains, spearheaded by oil service and general industrial issues, alongside an advance in stock of BT Group after the UK telecoms incumbent let it be known it would be ... [more]

Sector movers: REITS, electricity stocks drop

Sector movers: REITS, electricity stocks drop

Thu, 19 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Tobacco stocks rose to the top of the leaderboard after analysts at Citi sung the praises of British American. In a research note sent to clients, analysts Adam Spielman, Jemima Ben... [more]

Sector movers: UK engineers, travel stocks lead gains

Sector movers: UK engineers, travel stocks lead gains

Wed, 18 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - The incoming newsflow drove the price action, by sectors, on the leaderboard, with cyclical issues figuring large among the best and worst performers of the session. Shares in steel... [more]

Sector movers: Miners higher on HSBC upgrades

Sector movers: Miners higher on HSBC upgrades

Mon, 16 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Miners paced gains in the market following multiple upwards target price revisions from analysts at HSBC on LSE-listed copper miners and diversified miners. In the case of the forme... [more]

HSBC lifts target  prices on diversified miners

HSBC lifts target prices on diversified miners

Mon, 16 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - HSBC revised its target prices higher for the largest of the diversified miners, telling clients it now expected a decline in commodity prices to be less pronounced that it had prev... [more]

Sector movers: Miners rise on Chinese lending data, US dollar weakness

Thu, 12 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Mining stocks were again in favour on Thursday as metals“ prices continued to gain in overnight trading on the heels of stronger than expected lending data for Asia“s largest econom... [more]

Sector movers: Chinese data stokes buying in mining stocks, Kaz rockets

Tue, 10 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Miners and grocers vied for the top slot on the leaderboard on Tuesday with brokers weighing in with positive remarks on the former while the latter group received a boost in the fo... [more]

Sector movers: Bond proxies lead gains

Mon, 09 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - So-called 'bond proxies' led the advance in the stockmarket in a generally risk-off session for shares that saw government bond prices gain, pushing their yield lower. Against that ... [more]

Sector movers: Miners boosted by yuan strength

Thu, 05 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Miners and oil related companies were leading the pack north after China's currency rose for a second day, boosting prices for most commodities. As of 0720 GMT the onshore yuan was ... [more]

Sector movers: Retailers hard hit by woes at Next

Wed, 04 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Fashion retailers' shares got whacked after Next posted lower-than-expected sales for the period over Christmas and warned that further weakness may lie ahead. Group sales from th... [more]

Sector movers: Banks lead gains as Gilt yields resume rise

Tue, 03 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Banks spearheaded gains as government bond yields jumped back following the declines seen at the end of 2016 amid stronger-than-expected readings on economic activity and prices on ... [more]

Sector movers: Miners shine, real estate stocks slump

Wed, 28 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Mining shares were the top performers on Wednesday as metal and oil prices gained. Fresnillo, BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Anglo American were among the biggest risers on the FTSE 35... [more]

Sector movers: Non-OPEC oil deal boosts producers

Mon, 12 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Evraz led its sector to the top of the leaderboard with its stock hitting a new 52-week high as steel rebar prices notched up fresh gains. Overnight, Chinese steel rebar futures r... [more]

Sector movers: Defensives pace advance despite rising yields

Fri, 09 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Cyclicals were at the top of the leaderboard as shares in Sky shot higher on the back of an all-cash £11.2bn from America's 21st Century Fox, becoming the latest UK blue-chip to bec... [more]

Sector movers: Miners, Media gain

Thu, 08 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in steel-makers and most miners were on the front foot following stronger-than-expected export and import figures out of China, while higher prices for steel overnight, in Ch... [more]

Sector movers: Miners jump, banks not far behind

Wed, 07 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Miners were higher, boosted by news that Chinese authorities would reduce polluting steel-scrap processing in 2017 and ahead of options declarations on the LME, on Wednesday. The ne... [more]

Sector movers: Banks gain, amid improved sentiment towards Italian lenders

Tue, 06 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Banks as a group continued to gain altitude, tracking an advance by peers in the States during the previous session and amid 'market-chatter' that limited state aid might be extende... [more]

Sector movers: UK engineers pace gains

Mon, 05 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Cyclicals and defensives switched places on the leaderboard on Monday, when compared to the end of the previous week. Shares in some of the main UK engineers were among the best per... [more]

Sector movers: Interest-rate sensitive electricity stocks pace gains

Fri, 02 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Interest rate-sensitive issues were on the front foot amid a sharp drop in government bond yields following the release of a mixed report on the state of the US jobs market in Novem... [more]

Sector movers: Industrial Engineers up despite tough end markets

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Another day of solid gains for crude oil futures boosted the oil patch again. Close behind were Industrial Engineers, with shares in Rotork, IMI and Weir Group pacing gains. Commen... [more]

Sector movers: Miners and Big Oil pace losses

Tue, 29 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Miners were at the bottom of the pile as commodity futures took a breather following recent sharp gains. As of 1651 GMT, copper futures for delivery in March 2017 were falling 2.42%... [more]

Sector movers: Electricity stocks pace gains

Mon, 28 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Defensives were again to be found at the top of the leaderboard as longer term market interest rates fell back. Electricty stocks were especially well bid after the collapse of smal... [more]

Sector movers: Defensives pace gains

Fri, 25 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Defensive issues and so-called 'bond proxies' performed best at the tail-end of the week, with shares of personal goods and health care equipment companies pacing gains. Among the f... [more]

Sector movers: Meggitt, Cobham lift defence stocks

Wed, 23 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Price gains for some key steel-making ingredients such as iron ore and thermal coal as well as in Chinese rebar futures kept pushing shares in Evraz and many of the main mining grou... [more]

Sector movers: Steel-makers and miners pace gains

Tue, 22 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Renewed gains in the of bulk metals pushed Steel and Mining stocks higher for a second day. Weather-induced disruptions to iron ore shipments were seen by one trading outfit as the ... [more]