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Sector movers: Cyclicals pace gains

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

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

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

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

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]

Sector movers: Beverage stocks pace gains

Tue, 13 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Defensive issues took over from cyclicals, with beverage stocks climbing to the top of the leaderboard on the back of positive broker commentary. Analyst Charles Pick at Numis bumpe... [more]

Sector movers: Banks and miners lead losses on interest rate doubts

Mon, 12 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in banks and miners paced losses on the London market, the same as on the Continent, with shares in lenders finally joined in the broader market retreat in the face of rising... [more]

Sector movers: Banks benefit as summer drop in yields unwinds

Fri, 09 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Longer-term sovereign bond yields continued to rebound sharply, to the benefit of bank shares both sides of the Pond. On the flip side, rate-sensitive construction and real estate s... [more]

Sector movers: Electricity stocks buoyed by low interest rate expectations

Wed, 07 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Electricity shares were near the top of the leaderboard, with investors apparently growing more confident that interest rates worldwide may indeed remain 'lower for longer'. A drop ... [more]

Sector movers: Big Oil, Banks weigh most

Tue, 06 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Industrial Metals & Mining topped the leaderboard thanks to an ongoing bounce in Evraz´s shares, although some brokers were skeptical regarding the chances for the global overhang i... [more]

Sector movers: Big Oil, Industrial Metals pace gains on heels of G-20

Mon, 05 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - Big Oil again lent its heft to the market´s advance after Russia and Saudi Arabia unveiled an agreement to collaborate in the energy space. In a statement issued at the Group of 20 ... [more]

Sector movers: Interest rate-sensitive issues pace gains

Fri, 02 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - The safest and highest dividend-paying stocks paced gains on the market at the end of the week, as a weaker-than-expected US jobs report for August reaffirmed some economists´ view ... [more]

Sector movers: Vodafone weighs on mobile telecoms

Thu, 01 September 2016

(ShareCast News) - News that CK Hutchison Holdings and VimpelCom had won European Union approval to merge, in the process creating Italy´s biggest wireless telecommunications provider, sent stock in V... [more]

Sector movers: Banks and insurers play catch-up with US peers

Wed, 31 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in banks and insurers played catch-up with their US-listed counterparts, pushing higher on hopes that interest rates might indeed be heading higher even in the very short-ter... [more]

Sector movers: Banks and insurers pace gains, Evraz and miners drag

Tue, 30 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Cyclicals drove gains on the FTSE indices as trading resumed after the Bank holiday, although it was food producers which did best, with an upgrade out of RBC giving shares in Assoc... [more]

Sector movers: Mining, Big Oil race to the top

Fri, 26 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Mining raced to the top of the leaderboard on Friday, boosted by an initial burst of volatility in global capital markets after Yellen's speech that saw the US dollar dip and commod... [more]

Sector movers: Pharma falls into political cross-hairs again

Thu, 25 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Pharma was the odd man out on a risk-off day for stockmarkets after Mylan´s price hikes on its EpiPen selft-treatment for anaphylactic shock caused by allergic reactions drew critic... [more]

Sector movers: Miners, homebuilders pace advance

Tue, 23 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Miners led the pack north after analysts at Jefferies weighed with an upgrade on shares of iron-ore miner BHP Billiton, which in turn gave a boost to its main peers. "We had been ca... [more]

Sector movers: Real estate, homebuilders limit losses

Mon, 22 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Real Estate Investment Trusts and Home Construction stocks paced gains at the start of the week, buoyed by a large drop in longer-term Gilt yields and reports that Westminster might... [more]

Sector movers: Evraz and Glencore pace losses

Fri, 19 August 2016

(ShareCast News) - Industrial Metals and Mining companies' shares bore the brunt of selling at the end of the week, with Evraz and Glencore in turn the worst performer in their respective sectors. Rus... [more]