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London close: Stocks gain as China fears ease, US GDP revised up

London close: Stocks gain as China fears ease, US GDP revised up

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - London stocks ended Thursday's session higher as investors relaxed on China's slowdown and welcomed better-than-expected US economic growth data. The People's Bank of China on Wedne... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Hunting, Petrofac, Aldermore, OneSavings Bank

FTSE 250 movers: Hunting, Petrofac, Aldermore, OneSavings Bank

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The oil patch was on fire on Thursday as crude futures jumped on both sides of the Atlantic in the wake a much stronger than expected reading on the rate of growth in US gross domes... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Miners push higher, StanChart rebounds from recent losses

FTSE 100 movers: Miners push higher, StanChart rebounds from recent losses

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - London's top-flight index was firmly on the font foot on Thursday, with miners pacing the advance, as Asian markets stabilised following intervention from the People's Bank of China... [more]

London midday: Stocks regain strength as China woes ease

London midday: Stocks regain strength as China woes ease

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The UK equities market was looking brighter on Thursday as worries on the China slowdown eased after the central bank injected fresh stimulus. The People's Bank of China on Wednesda... [more]

London open: Stocks rise as China concerns ease

London open: Stocks rise as China concerns ease

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - UK stocks on Thursday dusted off the previous day's slump as concerns on China's shrinking economy persisted. The rebound came on the back of a positive session in China's equity ma... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks picked to follow US lead higher

Thu, 27 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - City sources predict the FTSE 100 will open 106 points higher than Wednesday's close of 5,979.20. Europe is expected to open higher on Thursday, boosted by a strong session in the U... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: M&A lights fire under oil equipment stocks

Wed, 26 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Paddy Power and Betfair surged on Wednesday as they announced they have agreed in principle to a possible merger that would create one of the world's largest public online... [more]

London close: Stocks drop as investors dwell on China slowdown

Wed, 26 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - UK equities dropped on Wednesday as China's economic slowdown continued to weigh on investors' minds. The People's Bank of China on Wednesday said it would pump 140 billion yuan int... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Weir Group rallies on Schlumberger deal; WPP drops after results

Wed, 26 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was up 0.2% to 6,091 by 1352 BST, recovering from earlier losses, although worries about a slowdown in China continued to unsettle investors. Engineering company W... [more]

London midday: China stimulus fails to lift stocks

Wed, 26 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - London stocks declined as China's latest stimulus injection failed to ease worries about the slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. The FTSE 100 fell 1.27% to 6,005 points ... [more]

London open: Stocks slide as Asian market continues to drag on China woes

Wed, 26 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - UK stocks returned to the red on Wednesday after the Asian market continued to struggle as concerns on China's flagging economy showed no signs of letting up. The FTSE 100 had rebou... [more]

Interim profits soar at OneSavings Bank

Wed, 26 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Profitability soared at OneSavings Bank in the first half of the current year as the lender managed to improve several of its key performance metrics. The volume of loans and advanc... [more]

London pre-open: FTSE tipped to fall after US fails to hold onto gains

Wed, 26 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - City sources predict the FTSE 100 will open 40 points lower than Tuesday's close of 6,081.34. US market's inability to hold onto gains was likely to lead to a negative open for Euro... [more]

London close: UK stocks rally as China cuts rates to end market rout

Tue, 25 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - UK equities rallied after China cut interest rates for the fifth time since November to curtail the global market rout. The People's Bank of China cut the one-year lending rate by 2... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Financials lead risers as blue chips end losing streak

Tue, 25 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 bounced back on Tuesday, recouping some of Monday's China-triggered losses, for what looked like being the first positive session in 11 trading days. An hour before the... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Vedanta surges but Lonmin slumps as platinum prices drop

Tue, 25 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was firmly on the front foot on Tuesday, trading up 2.7% at 16,643.57 by 1600 BST, bouncing back from sharp falls in the previous session sparked by worries about ... [more]

London midday: Stocks rally as China slashes interest rates

Tue, 25 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - UK stocks advanced as China slashed interest rates for the fifth time since November in an effort to turnaround the retreat in the market. The People's Bank of China cut the one-yea... [more]

London open: Stocks rebound as investors shrug off Chinese woes

Tue, 25 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - FTSE 100 snapped ten consecutive days of declines on Tuesday, shrugging off a second day of falls in Chinese stocks on worries over slowing growth in the world's second largest econ... [more]

Poundland gets provisional approval for 99p Store acquisition

Tue, 25 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - London open City sources predict the FTSE 100 will open 56 points higher than Monday's close of 5,898.87. Stocks to watch The UK competition regulator has provisionally given appr... [more]

London pre-open: Europe expected to pare back Monday's losses

Tue, 25 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - City sources predict the FTSE 100 will open 56 points higher than Monday's close of 5,898.87. Following a volatile US session, Tuesday may see a let up in the wave of selling in rec... [more]

London close: UK stocks plunge on China slowdown woes

Mon, 24 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 ended down 4.67% as global stocks tumbled on the back of sell-off in China where fears of a slowdown accelerated. The UK index reached its tenth consecutive decline, ma... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Randgold makes late bounce, as constituents all in red

Mon, 24 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Every one of the FTSE 100 shares were in the red on Monday, as stock markets all belly flopped the world over, sparked by a dismal finish last week and a bad start from China on Mon... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: N Brown bounces back, Poundland dragged ahead of CMA decision

Mon, 24 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 showed a few green islands of buoyant investor sentiment, compared to the red sea of the FTSE, though the index was well in negative territory on Monday like all its co... [more]

London midday: Stocks slump on China slowdown fears

Mon, 24 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - UK stocks declined on Monday at midday after China's market ruptured in a session dubbed as 'Black Monday'. The Shanghai Composite closed down 8.5%, sending global shares lower, as ... [more]

London open: FTSE plunges as China slowdown concerns weigh

Mon, 24 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 index plunged 2.8% at Monday's open after China's market suffered the biggest fall since 2007 on concerns of the country's slowing growth. The FTSE 100 came close to br... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Micron Technology Inc. 15.67 8.67 22:05
Avago Technologies Ltd. 126.26 8.66 22:04
Tesla Motors Inc 242.99 8.07 22:09
Netflix Inc. 117.66 6.84 22:09
Baidu Inc. 152.06 6.78 22:09

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Dollar Tree Inc 76.79 -0.71 22:00
Cerner Corp. 61.44 -0.31 22:02
DIRECTV 93.55 -0.00 14:31
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. 88.19 -0.00 14:31
Catamaran Corp 61.47 -0.00 14:31