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Sector movers: UK engineers pace gains

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

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

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

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

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]

Sector movers: Miners and Big Oil lead advance, Goldman bullish

Mon, 21 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Commodity prices jumped at the start of the week, with crude oil futures climbing to three-week highs while copper futures bounced back after a retreat in the previous week that saw... [more]

Sector movers: Investors call time on Trump rally

Thu, 17 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - The sectors which most benefitted from Donald Trump´s surprise election victory fell back on Thursday fell back as some investors expressed caution. "Fiscal spending may boost growt... [more]

Sector movers: Construction stock and food retailers under pressure

Wed, 16 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Construction stocks were generally lower following a poor trading statement from Barratt Developments, with the home builder coming out and telling clients it had to cut prices at t... [more]

Sector movers: Grocers gain on survey data, miners fall amid profit-taking

Tue, 15 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Food and drug retailers paced gains on the market, with Tesco leading the way a day before its Capital Markets Day. Sales at the grocer continued to accelerate, rising by 2.2% over ... [more]

Sector movers: Banks lead gains as strategists raise US yield forecasts

Mon, 14 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in banks and life insurance outfits continued to pace gains as Treasury yields kept moving higher in the States on expectations for a fiscal spending boost under the new Admi... [more]

Sector movers: Investors catch their breath after sharp rotation towards cyclicals, ponder next move

Fri, 11 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Defensives and so-called 'bond proxies' took over from cyclicals such as aerospace and defence or industrial engineers following two days of gains for the latter after the unexpecte... [more]

Sector movers: Miners, US election-related plays lead gains

Wed, 09 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Steel and mining stocks led gains for another session, amid widespread gains for most base metals and coal, helped by an initial bout of weakness in the US dollar. As of 1650 GMT, t... [more]

Sector movers: Miners rise on signs of good Chinese demand (for now)

Tue, 08 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - The largest bulk metals miners again paced gains on the market on Tuesday despite data showing falling imports of copper and iron ore from China, for instance. That was because anal... [more]

Sector movers: Steel and mining stocks rise as futures surge

Mon, 07 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Steel and mining stocks paced gains as key commodity futures surged at the start of the week. On 4 November, the local government of China's largest steel city, Tangshan, issued an ... [more]

Sector movers: Stocks rattled by US political uncertainty

Fri, 04 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Political uncertainty was the main driver behind share price movements on either side of the Atlantic at the weekend. Stateside, a tracking poll from Real Clear Politics showed the ... [more]

Sector movers: Domestic focused shares pace gains

Thu, 03 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Domestic-focused shares paced gains after the High Court ruled that Parliament must approve the Article 50 process. The news set off an immediate bounce in cable, which was 1.07% hi... [more]

Sector movers: Industrials, Mining jump

Wed, 02 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Smurfit Kappa drove General Industrials to the top of the leaderboard after reporting that revenues jumped 6% over the three months ending on 30 September, at constant currencies, a... [more]

Sector movers: Macquarie delivers boost for miners

Mon, 31 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Media and mining stocks paced gains at the start of the week. Advertising colossus WPP reported that quarterly revenues grew 23.4%, with over 15 percentage points of that growth rat... [more]

Sector movers: Volatility and rise in bond yields proves boon for banks

Thu, 27 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Banks paced gains as yields on longer-term government bonds continued to move higher on both sides of the Pond. In parallel, the odds of a 25 basis point rate hike by the US Federal... [more]

Sector movers: Goldman boosts grocers, Deutsche wary on steel

Wed, 26 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Gains for Sainsbury and Tesco saw grocers rise to the top of the leaderboard following upwards price target revisions out of Goldman Sachs, although the underlying commentary was so... [more]

Sector movers: Anglo American leads miners higher

Tue, 25 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Anglo American led the mining sector higher on the back of its latest production report showing increased diamond, nickel and iron ore output and lower copper in-line with expectati... [more]

Sector movers: Life insurers, financials gain as Fed rate hike odds improve

Mon, 24 October 2016

(ShareCast News) - Better than expected US manufacturing survey data helped nudge market-pricing for a December interest rate hike in the States come December higher, in turn benefitting shares of lif... [more]