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Sector movers: Retailers in the red as consumer spending worries worsen

Sector movers: Retailers in the red as consumer spending worries worsen

Mon, 10 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Retailers were the big drag on the FTSE 350 today as survey data showed households continued to show caution on spending. UK households spent less for the second month in a row in J... [more]

Sector movers: Food producers put on weight, oil engineers fall despite crude rebound

Sector movers: Food producers put on weight, oil engineers fall despite crude rebound

Thu, 06 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Food producers were the top rising sector on Thursday thanks entirely to Associated British Foods, a major sugar producer, bread baker, food and ingredients producer under brands su... [more]

Sector movers: Food retailers bought, oil stocks see profit taking

Sector movers: Food retailers bought, oil stocks see profit taking

Wed, 05 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Food retailers led UK stocks higher on Wednesday amid a report about improving shop prices and a strong update from wholesaler and convenience store owner Booker. Although the BRC-N... [more]

FX round-up: Listless sterling suffers amid Independence Day malaise

FX round-up: Listless sterling suffers amid Independence Day malaise

Tue, 04 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Sterling spent Tuesday essentially listless thanks to the US Independence Day holiday casting a pall of malaise over global financial markets. At 17:26 BST, sterling was down 0.16% ... [more]

Europe close: Late burst of selling sends shares lower

Europe close: Late burst of selling sends shares lower

Tue, 04 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - A late burst of selling just before the end of the session sufficed to send Europe's main equity indices lower given the thin trading volumes in stockmarkets on account of the 4 Jul... [more]

Europe close: Late burst of selling sends shares lower

Tue, 04 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - A late burst of selling just before the end of the session sufficed to send Europe's main equity indices lower given the thin trading volumes in stockmarkets on account of the 4 Jul... [more]

Sector movers: Hunting and Worldpay lead their sectors higher

Tue, 04 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Hunting and Worldpay led their respective sectors higher on a light day in terms of market events. Shares of international energy services group Hunting were buoyed as the company t... [more]

London close: FTSE 100 punches away to positive close as sterling slides

Mon, 03 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - UK blue chips punched away through Monday to achieve a firmly positive close, helped by sterling's retreat against a stabilising US dollar. Wall St got off to a mixed start, but Eur... [more]

Commodities: Safe-haven gold dives as US dollar stabilises

Mon, 03 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Safe-haven gold dived as the US dollar stabilised on Monday, a marked swivel of the spotlight away from crude oil futures. At about 15:23 BST, on Comex, gold fell 1.26% to $1226.6 a... [more]

Sector movers: Miners, Banks pace gains

Mon, 03 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Miners and banks are doing best on the back of better than expected manufacturing data out of China and the euro area which appear to be stoking risk appetite at the start of the ne... [more]

Sector movers: HSBC lead banks higher after US unit passes stress tests

Thu, 29 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Banks pushed higher, tracking gains in their North American peers overnight on the heels of the latest US central bank stress test results and as government bond yields around the w... [more]

Sector movers: Telecoms and grocers fail to offset losses for pharma, tobacco

Wed, 28 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Telecoms and grocers did best on Wednesday, buoyed by positive endorsements from analysts against a backdrop of selling in the more defensive corners of the market as central banks ... [more]

FX round-up: Sterling gets a shove higher as Carney sees potential for rate rise

Wed, 28 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Sterling got a firm shove higher on Wednesday as Bank of England governor Mark Carney suddenly declared UK interest rates might need to be hiked. His words took the appearance of a ... [more]

Sector movers: Commodity stocks, grocers pace gains

Tue, 27 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Commodity price gains saw miners and Big Oil stocks pace gains as the US dollar dropped sharply, alongside grocers after key survey data showed tills were bursting. Base metals such... [more]

FX round-up: GBP ahead on BoE buffer call and SNP's stance on indyref#2

Tue, 27 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Sterling enjoyed a minor rise on Tuesday on the back of Bank of England requiring lenders to beef up their cash buffer in case of bad debts. In its Financial Stability Report out th... [more]

London close: Hike in banks' capital buffers hits shares

Tue, 27 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - A stronger sterling weighed on the FTSE on Tuesday, as it emerged the Bank of England will force banks to further bolster their capital buffers to deal with bad debts . At the close... [more]

London close: FTSE higher as PM fashions DUP deal from election flotsam

Mon, 26 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - London shares closed higher after PM Theresa May crafted a confidence and supply deal with Northern Ireland's DUP from the flotsam and jetsam of her general election humiliation. Th... [more]

Sector movers: Miners undermined by risk appetite (or 'fat finger' trade)

Mon, 26 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Miners were at the bottom of the pile as risk appetite seeped back into the market following a deal in Italy to avoid a 'bank run' against two of the country's lenders, according to... [more]

London close: FTSE labours through Friday as sterling gains on underwhelming dollar

Fri, 23 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London laboured through Friday as sterling made gains against an underwhelming US dollar a day after PM Theresa May met with European leaders in Brussels. The FTSE 100 c... [more]

London close: FTSE scrapes along as PM takes her Brexit show to Brussels

Thu, 22 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE scraped along to a lower close as PM Theresa May looked took her Brexit and hung-parliament show to Brussels. May's hopes of boosting her bargaining power at the Brexit tab... [more]

Commodities: Crude gets a Thursday fillip higher, but downside risk remains

Thu, 22 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Prices of crude oil got a Thursday fillip higher as investors took some note of recent falls in US inventories, but nonetheless remain mindful of the black liquid's potential for fu... [more]

Sector movers: Diageo weighs on Beverages after costly takeover of Casamigos

Thu, 22 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Pharma and Industrial engineering shares are at the top of the leaderboard amid supportive news-flow and broker commentary. Shire was pacing gains in the former after the Dublin-bas... [more]

London close: Resources drag FTSE down as sterling fades after Carney's comments

Tue, 20 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London finished lower on Tuesday amid hefty falls in the shares of mining and oil majors, as traders bashed sterling down after Bank of England governor Mark Carney said t... [more]

London close: FTSE rises as mining, oil majors gain; Brexit negotiations underway

Mon, 19 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks pressed ahead to a positive close as the UK began formal divorce talks with the European Union, and as the shares of multi-commodity miners and oil majors decided over... [more]

Sector movers: Miners pace gains as China eases restrictions on investment

Mon, 19 June 2017

(ShareCast News) - An unlikely combination of miners and grocers was pacing gains at the start of the week. Supporting the former, over the weekend China eased various restrictions on foreign invest... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Ross Stores Inc. 59.02 10.67 23:04
Applied Materials Inc. 44.30 2.74 23:10
Micron Technology Inc. 30.38 2.57 23:06
Ctrip.Com International Ltd. Ads 50.44 2.54 22:30
Symantec Corp. 28.45 1.46 22:15

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Fastenal Co. 40.68 -2.24 23:03
Cisco Systems Inc. 30.37 -2.16 23:04
Viacom Inc. Class B 28.59 -2.12 23:06
Mattel Inc. 16.82 -2.04 22:15
Hasbro Inc 95.51 -1.70 22:50