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Sector movers: Construction, tobacco and insurance stocks lead London Market higher

Sector movers: Construction, tobacco and insurance stocks lead London Market higher

Wed, 27 May 2015

Construction, insurance, and tobacco shares led the London market back in to the green on Wednesday, despite the overhang of Greece's debt crisis lurking in the background. The FTSE 100 closed up 1.24... [more]

Sector movers: London market retreats as mining, oil stocks plummet

Sector movers: London market retreats as mining, oil stocks plummet

Tue, 26 May 2015

London market slipped back from last week's high as it commenced trading on Tuesday, following a bank holiday weekend, with Greece weighing heavily on investor sentiment. At 16:17 BST, the FTSE 100 wa... [more]

Sector movers: Mining shares, Vodafone chatter edge FTSE 100 towards record high

Sector movers: Mining shares, Vodafone chatter edge FTSE 100 towards record high

Fri, 22 May 2015

Mining and telecommunications shares, with the latter led by Vodafone, edged the FTSE 100 towards a record high on Friday. With the weekend closing bell in sight, at 16:15 BST, the blue chip index was... [more]

Sector Movers: Oil, retail stocks plus chatter on Vodafone inches London market higher

Sector Movers: Oil, retail stocks plus chatter on Vodafone inches London market higher

Thu, 21 May 2015

Oil and gas, petrochemicals and retail stocks drove the FTSE 100 higher on Thursday as chatter about Vodafone's rumoured tie-up with Liberty Global went into overdrive. At the close of trading, the bl... [more]

Sector movers: Vodafone-Liberty speculation heats up telecom shares

Sector movers: Vodafone-Liberty speculation heats up telecom shares

Wed, 20 May 2015

M&A speculation was lifting stocks in the UK telecoms sector on Wednesday, with industry giant Vodafone surging on hopes of a deal with Liberty Global. Vodafone was trading over 5% higher in the after... [more]

Sector movers: Miners weigh on FTSE, real estate continues to rally

Tue, 19 May 2015

Industrial metals and mining provided the biggest drag on the FTSE on Tuesday, with giants BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto registering some of the biggest losses. BHP Billiton, by the far the UK's biggest ... [more]

Sector movers: BHP Billiton falls, but miners broadly higher

Mon, 18 May 2015

Mining stocks were among the best performers of the day on Monday as gains across the wider sector outweighed heavy losses by heavyweight metals producer BHP Billiton. BHP Billiton was trading 4.1% lo... [more]

Sector movers: Natural resources stocks weigh

Fri, 15 May 2015

London-listed natural resources related stocks took another knock on Friday, as the Chinese economy continued to send mixed signals, Greece weighed on sentiment, and oversupply in the oil markets retu... [more]

Sector movers: Property and beverages shares keep London market in green territory

Thu, 14 May 2015

Property, housebuilders and beverages shares kept the London market broadly in green territory on Thursday, as worries in Greece continued to lurk in the background. At 16:24 BST, the FTSE 100 was tra... [more]

Sector movers: Oilfield services, mining and housebuilers lead market higher

Wed, 13 May 2015

Oilfield services, mining and housebuilding stocks took the London market back into the green on Wednesday. At 15:18 BST, the FTSE 100 was trading at 6,966.21 up 0.47% or 32.41 points with housebuilde... [more]

Sector movers: Tobacco, financial stocks tumble as market retreats from election highs

Tue, 12 May 2015

Most sectors were in the red as the London market pulled back from post-election highs on Tuesday with the FTSE 100 back below the 7,000 mark. At 15:51 BST, the blue chip index was trading down 103.87... [more]

Sector movers: Royal Mail, food reatilers edge higher while property stocks extend gains

Mon, 11 May 2015

Spikes in Royal Mail shares, food retail, mining and property companies provided market momentum on Monday, with the FTSE 100 trading marginally down. At 16:33 BST, the blue chip index was down 0.18... [more]

Sector movers: Utilities, real estate stocks spike on Labour's election defeat

Fri, 08 May 2015

Shares from virtually every sector on the London Stock Exchange were trading in the green on Friday as the UK general election resulted in a stunning majority government for the Conservative party, co... [more]

Sector movers: Oil and mining stocks fall as dollar strength hits commodities

Thu, 07 May 2015

Stocks in the UK oil and mining sectors on Thursday as political uncertainty prompted an aversion to risk on London's stock market. A stronger dollar was also to blame for falls in the resources categ... [more]

Sector movers: Metals, telcos shares lead London market higher

Wed, 06 May 2015

Metals, mobile telecommunications and big tobacco stocks were among the few sectors to trade higher in pre-election trading on the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday. The FTSE 100 closed up 6.16 point... [more]

Sector movers: Oil, mining stocks up but UK political uncertainty weighs on FTSE 100

Tue, 05 May 2015

Natural resources oriented stocks, including oil, mining and minerals companies, largely traded in positive territory on Tuesday but election jitters weighed on much of the FTSE 100 following the May ... [more]

Sector movers: Retail stocks hold firm as FTSE 100 slides below 7,000

Wed, 29 April 2015

Consumer and retail stocks largely held firm as the FTSE 100 fell below the 7,000 mark on Wednesday. At 13:40 London time, the blue chip index was trading down 0.50% or 35.06 points at 6,995.47 with r... [more]

Sector Movers: Financial services, mining stocks lead the FTSE 100

Mon, 27 April 2015

Banking, financial services and insurance stocks ensured that the FTSE 100 stayed firmly in the green on Monday, following on from on Friday's close in positive territory. At 16:33 BST on Monday, the ... [more]

Sector movers: Miners lead the way as copper prices rise

Fri, 24 April 2015

Mining stocks, including Glencore and Rio Tinto, led the way on Friday as copper prices rose on lower inventories and a weaker US dollar. Aluminium, nickel and zinc also rose to provide miners a boost... [more]

Sector movers: Miners in demand as weak China data lifts stimulus hopes

Thu, 23 April 2015

It was a case of bad data being good news for the mining sector on Thursday as stocks surged on hopes for further stimulus in China. A HSBC survey said the Chinese manufacturing purchasing managers' i... [more]

Sector movers: Supermarket stocks side-swiped as Tesco reports £6.4bn loss

Wed, 22 April 2015

The swift realisation that a £6.4bn annual loss was not something to be taken lightly saw Tesco's share price drop into the red by Wednesday afternoon, sending the UK food and drug retail sector to th... [more]

Sector movers: Rio Tinto leads miners lower on weak Q1, broker downgrade

Tue, 21 April 2015

Mining stocks were among the worst performers on Tuesday afternoon as investors booked profits after a strong showing the previous session. Metal producers' shares had surged on Monday following news ... [more]

Sector movers: Petrofac profit warning hits energy services stocks

Mon, 20 April 2015

Cost overruns at Petrofac and a fall in oil prices hit shares across the oil services, equipment, services and distribution sector on Monday. FTSE 250 outfit Petrofac saw shares drop 10% after saying ... [more]

Sector movers: Greek concerns and heightened UK political risk dent market confidence

Fri, 17 April 2015

Persistent concerns over Greece defaulting on its sovereign debt obligations and heightened UK political risk dented market confidence as the FTSE 100 slipped below the 7,000 mark and firmly into the ... [more]

Sector movers: Unilever leads blue chips, but FTSE 100 retreats from previous high

Thu, 16 April 2015

Unilever led gains on the top flight index on Wednesday even as the FTSE 100 index slipped back below 7,100 with concerns over Greece weighing on investor sentiment. At 16:26 BST, the blue chip index ... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Broadcom Corp. 57.15 21.45 22:10
Avago Technologies Ltd. 141.49 7.76 22:10
Nvidia Corp. 21.84 5.35 22:08
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 127.80 4.22 22:00
Sandisk Corp. 69.01 3.95 22:00

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. 83.84 -2.26 22:00
Keurig Green Mountain Inc 88.67 -1.32 21:41
Charter Communications Inc. 178.25 -0.85 22:07
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. 84.33 -0.79 21:53
Wynn Resorts Ltd. 103.56 -0.54 22:04