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London close: Stocks finish lower as consumer confidence declines

London close: Stocks finish lower as consumer confidence declines

Fri, 29 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks ended Friday in the red, after a raft of corporate earnings and a further fall into deflation for the eurozone in April. At close, the FTSE 100 lost 1.27% to 6,241.89 ... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Restaurant Group sinks as revenues lift Rotork

FTSE 250 movers: Restaurant Group sinks as revenues lift Rotork

Fri, 29 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 was down in afternoon trading on Friday, as investors picked their way through a raft of corporate earnings and as data showed the eurozone fell further into deflation ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Shire shines on Q1, but IAG hits turbulence

FTSE 100 movers: Shire shines on Q1, but IAG hits turbulence

Fri, 29 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was down 0.9% to 6,268.47 in afternoon trade. British Airways and Iberia parent International Consolidated Airlines flew lower. Although the company reported a jum... [more]

London midday: Stocks fall as eurozone falls further into deflation

London midday: Stocks fall as eurozone falls further into deflation

Fri, 29 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks fell on Friday as investors waded through corporate earnings and as data showed the eurozone fell further into deflation in April. Royal Bank of Scotland's shares were... [more]

London open: Stocks fall as investors wade through earnings

London open: Stocks fall as investors wade through earnings

Fri, 29 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK stocks declined on Friday as investors sifted through corporate earnings from a batch of FTSE 100-listed companies. Royal Bank of Scotland's shares were in the red after reportin... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen lower on weak US lead

Fri, 29 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were expected to open lower on Friday, tracking losses in the US, where Apple shares slid after billionaire activist Carl Icahn said he had sold his entire stake in th... [more]

London close: FTSE ends flat as US economic growth slows

Thu, 28 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 ended broadly flat on Thursday as US economic growth slowed in the first quarter and as investors continued to weigh central bank policy decisions in the US and Japan. ... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Tullow and Weir limit losses

Thu, 28 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 pared earlier losses by Thursday afternoon, as a strong showing from Tullow Oil, Weir and other resources-related groups overcame the effect of ex-dividend day. Stocks ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: ITV slumps as it goes ex-div; Anglo jumps on sale

Thu, 28 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was down 0.9% to 6,260.79 in afternoon trading as investors were left disappointed with the Bank of Japan's decision not to implement any further stimulus measures... [more]

London midday: Stocks drop as traders weigh Fed and BoJ policy

Thu, 28 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK stocks were in the red on Thursday as investors continued to weigh policy decisions from the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan. The Federal Open Market Committee kept interes... [more]

London open: Stocks fall after FOMC and BoJ policy decisions

Thu, 28 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks dropped on Thursday after the Federal Reserve left the door open to an interest rate hike in June and the Bank of Japan decided against fresh stimulus. The Federal Ope... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen lower as investors digest Fed and BoJ

Thu, 28 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were expected to open a little lower on Thursday as investors digested the latest policy announcements from the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan. The FTSE 100 was see... [more]

London close: FTSE rises ahead of Fed interest rate decision

Wed, 27 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 finished higher on Wednesday, rebounding from earlier declines, as investors weighed UK economic data and awaited the Federal Reserve's latest policy decision. UK econo... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Glaxo healthy on Q1 sales report; Tesco down on JPM note

Wed, 27 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE was up slightly in early afternoon trade, with the blue-chip index rising 0.2% to 6,297 points at 1348 BST. GlaxoSmithKline shares reacted positively to a rise in first-qua... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Amec, Centamin and Tullow lead the way; McCarthy, Weir out of favour

Wed, 27 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The midcap FTSE 250 index was in positive territory on Wednesday afternoon, up 0.71% to 17,066.55 at 1331 BST. Rising commodities prices helped Centamin lead the risers, up almost... [more]

London midday: Stocks slide as UK economy loses momentum

Wed, 27 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were under the cosh on Wednesday as official data showed UK economic growth slowed to 0.4% in the first quarter of 2016. The first quarter rise in UK gross domestic pr... [more]

London open: Stocks fall ahead of UK GDP, Fed policy decision

Wed, 27 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks fell on Wednesday ahead of UK economic growth data and the Federal Reserve's announcement on interest rates. The Office for National Statistics is forecast to reveal a... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen touch lower as eyes turn to Fed

Wed, 27 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were expected to open a little lower on Wednesday following a lacklustre session on Wall Street and losses in Asia, as investors digested disappointed earnings from te... [more]

London close: Stocks close higher as investors weigh earnings, await Fed decision

Tue, 26 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK stocks closed higher on Tuesday as traders weighed a deluge of earnings and awaited the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision. Standard Chartered was a standout riser as it re... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Standard Chartered lifted while AstraZeneca sinks

Tue, 26 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 was treading water on Tuesday afternoon, managing to keep itself in the black in contrast to its sibling index. Emerging markets-exposed bank Standard Chartered was amo... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Cobham tanks on profit warning; Aberdeen hit by downgrade

Tue, 26 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was down 0.2% to 16,930.46 in afternoon trading. Aerospace and defence group Cobham tanked after announcing a £500m rights issue and reporting a big drop in first-... [more]

London midday: Stocks rise after slate of corporate earnings

Tue, 26 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks edged higher on Tuesday as traders digested a raft of corporate earnings. Standard Chartered was a standout riser as it reported an improvement in impairment losses on... [more]

London open: Stocks move higher after corporate earnings

Tue, 26 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks advanced on Tuesday as traders sifted through a batch of corporate earnings releases. Whitbread topped the FTSE 100 after reporting a 12% increase in full year total r... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen touch higher as oil recovers

Tue, 26 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were expected to open a little higher on Tuesday as oil prices recovered. The FTSE 100 was seen starting 12 points higher than Monday's close at 6,272. "European equi... [more]

Sector movers: Banks dip on eve of earnings season

Mon, 25 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Bank shares were mostly in the red on Monday ahead of a week in which most of the UK's big players are due to report first quarter earnings this week. First out of the gate is Stand... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Monster Beverage Corp 144.22 12.81 22:06
Amazon.Com Inc. 659.59 9.57 22:07
Baidu Inc. 194.30 4.45 22:08
Priceline Group Inc 1,343.66 1.98 21:57
Activision Blizzard Inc. 34.47 1.68 22:10

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Stericycle Inc. 95.56 -21.50 22:04
Seagate Technology Plc 21.77 -19.07 22:10
Western Digital Corp. 40.87 -11.28 22:09
Gilead Sciences Inc. 88.21 -9.06 22:10
Micron Technology Inc. 10.75 -7.49 22:03