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London open: ARM Holdings, miners lead markets higher

Tue, 22 July 2014

- ARM beats forecasts with Q2 results - Mining stocks rise - Royal Mail slumps after warning on full-year revenue - Investors watching geopolitical developments closely techMARK 2,804.98 +0.14% FTSE ... [more]

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London pre-open: Strong session in Asia to lift FTSE early on

Tue, 22 July 2014

Tracking gains seen in Asia overnight, UK stocks are expected to recover from yesterday's losses with a rise of around 25 points above yesterday's close of 6,728.44. Growing geopolitical tensions in ... [more]

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London close: FTSE in red as housing data, Russia weigh

Mon, 21 July 2014

- FTSE closes down 21 at 6,728.44 - Ukraine, Gaza driving losses - Housing sector weighs after data techMARK 2,801.01 -0.10% FTSE 100 6,728.44 -0.31% FTSE 250 15,486.10 -0.45% Global tensions and di... [more]

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FTSE 100 movers: Miners show resilience amid global tensions

Mon, 21 July 2014

Miners Fresnillo and Antofagasta were showing resilience despite the mounting tensions seen in both Russia and Gaza over the past few days. Retail giant Tesco was up despite this morning unveiling a ... [more]

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FTSE 250 movers: Hochschild lifted by rating, Bellway falls

Mon, 21 July 2014

Housebuilder Bellway was lower amid a wider sector decline after Rightmove published data that showed the average asking price for a UK home dropped 0.8% from £272,275 in June to £270,159 in... [more]

London midday: Housing, tobacco stocks lead UK markets lower, but Tesco gains

Mon, 21 July 2014

- Gaza fighting, Ukraine crisis continues to dampen risk appetite - UK house prices fall for first time this year - Tobacco stocks hit by major fine for US peer - Tesco issues profit warning as CEO re... [more]

London open: Stocks fall as geopolitical risk remains high

Mon, 21 July 2014

- Gaza fighting continues - Tensions still high after Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine - Tesco rises as investors welcome CEO departure despite profit warning techMARK 2,791.37 -0.44% FTSE 100 6,72... [more]

London pre-open: FTSE to inch higher amid global tensions

Mon, 21 July 2014

A small rise in predicted for the FTSE this morning, as investors gear up for a busy week of updates from London's blue chips. City sources predict the FTSE 100 will open around three points above Fr... [more]

London close: Stocks snap decline amid geopolitical tensions

Fri, 18 July 2014

- Ukraine and Russia conflict escalates - Israel sends more troops in Gaza - US consumer confidence falls unexpectedly techMARK 2,803.78 +0.17% FTSE 100 6,749.45 +0.17% FTSE 250 15,556.84 +0.02% UK ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Barratt Developments, GKN, Royal Mail

Fri, 18 July 2014

Housebuilder Barratt Developments was leading the fallers after Liberum downgraded the stock to 'hold' and slashed its target price from 468p to 387p. GKN, which supplies British multinational automo... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Carphone Warehouse, Dixons surge as shareholders approve merger

Fri, 18 July 2014

Merger partners Carphone Warehouse and Dixons Retail were both gaining around 5% on Friday afternoon after shareholders overwhelmingly voted in favour of the £3.7bn tie-up yesterday. "I'm deligh... [more]

London midday: Stocks fall as tensions rise after Malaysia Airlines crash

Fri, 18 July 2014

- Markets react to shooting down of Malaysia Airlines plane - Gaza fighting also weighing on sentiment - Shire and AbbVie strike £32bn takeover deal - UK competition watchdog orders banking probe... [more]

London open: Stock markets rattled by Malaysia Airlines crash

Fri, 18 July 2014

- Malaysia Airlines crash rattles equity markets - Ukraine, rebels blame each other for shooting down plane - Bullard says Fed may need to move more quickly to tighten techMARK 2,782.92 -0.58% FTSE 1... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks to fall after Malaysian Airlines crash

Fri, 18 July 2014

Stocks across Europe are expected to be fall on Friday morning as investors scale back their appetite for risk amid increased geopolitical tensions in eastern Europe following the downing of a commerc... [more]

London close: Stocks retreat as Russian tensions flare

Thu, 17 July 2014

- Russia hit by further sanctions - US jobless claims fall - US housing starts drop - Eurozone inflation unchanged TechMARK 2,799.02 -0.30% FTSE 100 6,738.32 -0.68% FTSE 250 15,554.01 -0.30% London ... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: AO World shares extend drop despite solid Q1

Thu, 17 July 2014

AO World shares dropped on Thursday after the kitchen appliances retailer despite a seemingly strong first-quarter update with like-for-like sales up 30% as analysts cited concerns about the company l... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: ITV jumps as Liberty Global buys stake

Thu, 17 July 2014

Shares in broadcaster ITV were up nearly 7% on Thursday afternoon after Liberty Global spent £481m buying a 6.4% stake in the group from BSkyB, sparking speculation that the US company could retu... [more]

London midday: UK stocks sink as West imposes new sanctions on Russia

Thu, 17 July 2014

- US imposes harsher sanctions on Russia, EU to follow suit - Sanctions to have "devastating consequeunces", says VTB boss - ITV shares surge on M&A hopes techMARK 2,791.26 -0.58% FTSE 100 6,739.... [more]

London open: UK stocks retreat, but ITV jumps

Thu, 17 July 2014

- Stock slip after strong gains yesterday - Upbeat Beige Book leads to another record for the Dow - ITV surges on Liberty Global M&A hopes techMARK 2,795.17 -0.44% FTSE 100 6,769.28 -0.23% FTSE 2... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks expected to pull back after strong gains

Thu, 17 July 2014

After the strong gains made yesterday and another all-time high on Wall Street last night, UK stocks are expected to pull back slightly on Thursday morning. City sources predict the FTSE 100 will ope... [more]

London close: Stocks higher after upbeat China, UK data

Wed, 16 July 2014

- China GDP grows - UK jobless rate falls - Yellen repeats testimony to House Committee techMARK 2,807.44 +0.98% FTSE 100 6,784.67 +1.11% FTSE 250 15,600.23 +1.03% London stocks finished the day on ... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Retailers mostly higher as UK unemployment falls

Wed, 16 July 2014

A number of retailers including Debenhams, N Brown, AO World and Home Retail were on the rise today as investors welcomed the latest UK economic data which showed a drop in unemployment. The UK jobles... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Meggitt leads risers on bid target rumours

Wed, 16 July 2014

Aircraft parts maker Meggitt was the standout performer on the FTSE 100, up nearly 10% at 537p amid reports that the company is a potential bid target. The engineer, which makes parts for the Boeing ... [more]

London midday: Chinese and UK data give FTSE 100 a boost

Wed, 16 July 2014

- Chinese GDP growth picks up to 7.5% - UK unemployment at lowest since 2008 - Meggitt jumps on M&A hopes - Rio Tinto leads miners higher techMARK 2,808.69 +1.03% FTSE 100 6,771.71 +0.91% FTSE 25... [more]

London open: Chinese GDP gives stocks a boost, Meggitt jumps

Wed, 16 July 2014

- Chinese growth picks up to 7.5% in Q2 - Meggitt jumps on M&A speculation - Analysts continue to digest Yellen comments - Rio Tinto rises after "very strong" first half techMARK 2,796.59 +0.59% ... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
ARM Holdings 874.00 4.86 09:59
St James's Place 767.00 2.20 09:59
Anglo American 1,579.00 2.17 09:59
Barratt Developments 361.70 2.12 09:59
Antofagasta 832.50 2.08 09:59

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Tesco 278.85 -3.40 09:59
Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets 171.50 -1.27 09:59
Sainsbury (J) 314.50 -1.19 09:59
Shire Plc 4,919.00 -1.05 09:59
Royal Mail 461.20 -1.03 09:59