Login/Register

Market Reports News

Market reports

London close: Market shows resilience after Italian referendum

London close: Market shows resilience after Italian referendum

Mon, 05 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 closed in positive territory on Monday as the market showed resilience following the resignation of Italian PM Matteo Renzi. Renzi stepped down after suffering a defeat... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Oil stocks gush ahead while Cranswick loses out

FTSE 250 movers: Oil stocks gush ahead while Cranswick loses out

Mon, 05 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 index rose 0.13% to 17,457.33 in the late afternoon. Oil prices continued their steady advance following OPEC's decision to cut its production by 1.2m barrels a day, pr... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: BHP and Rio rally on Citi note; gold miners slump

FTSE 100 movers: BHP and Rio rally on Citi note; gold miners slump

Mon, 05 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was up 0.3% to 6,751.50 in afternoon trade as investors largely shrugged off Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's defeat in Sunday's constitutional referendum and... [more]

London midday: Stocks rise as investors shrug off Italian PM's resignation

London midday: Stocks rise as investors shrug off Italian PM's resignation

Mon, 05 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks gained on Monday as investors digested strong services data and shrugged off the resignation of Italian PM Matteo Renzi following a referendum on constitutional reform... [more]

London open: Stocks brush-off Italian referendum vote

London open: Stocks brush-off Italian referendum vote

Mon, 05 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London reversed early losses following the unexpectedly poor showing for Italy's Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, in the country´s referendum on constitutional reform overnig... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen lower after Renzi defeat

Mon, 05 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London were set to open in the red on Monday as Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigned after he conceded defeat in a constitutional referendum, with investors concer... [more]

London close: Investors opt for caution ahead of Italian referendum

Fri, 02 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks slipped at the end of the week after a weak monthly US non-farm payrolls report and as investors sought out the safety of government bonds ahead of the coming weekend´... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Berkeley gains on results; Restaurant Group goes stale

Fri, 02 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 index was down 0.33% to 17,438.99 in late afternoon trade. British property developer Berkeley Group was a high riser after better-than-expected first-half results. In ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Property stocks rally but miners slip

Fri, 02 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was down 0.2% to 6,736.59 in afternoon trade. Property stocks got a boost following the release of better-than-expected UK construction PMI data, with Land Securit... [more]

London midday: Stocks fall ahead of all-important US non-farm payrolls report

Fri, 02 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks fell on Friday as investors awaited the US non-farm payrolls report and prepared for a widely expected interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. At midday, the FTSE 1... [more]

London open: Stocks open lower ahead of US non-farm payrolls

Fri, 02 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks opened in the red on Friday as traders looked ahead to the afternoon's US non-farm payrolls report. At 0807 GMT, the FTSE 100 fell 0.74% to 6,702.94 points. The non-f... [more]

London pre-open: FTSE to open lower ahead of US non-farm payrolls report

Fri, 02 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 is expected to open 44 points lower to 6,708 as investors cautiously await the US non-farm payrolls report. The non-farm payrolls, released at 1330 GMT, is expected to ... [more]

London close: FTSE ends lower as UK manufacturing growth slows, pound jumps

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 finished Thursday's session on the back foot after data showed a slowdown in UK manufacturing activity growth due to a weaker pound stoking price pressures. London's to... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Oil stocks surged while gold miners were in the red

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 index fell 0.44% to 17,467.88 in the late afternoon. Oil price gains after OPEC's production cut announcement sent shares of oil-related companies Hunting, Tullow Oil a... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Oil stocks gush higher but Fresnillo loses its shine

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was down 1.1% to 6,707.35 in afternoon trade. Fresnillo declined as gold prices fell, while Severn Trent retreated as its stock went ex-dividend. On the upside, S... [more]

London midday: Stocks slide as UK manufacturing growth slows

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were under pressure by midday on Thursday as data showed UK manufacturing activity growth unexpectedly eased in November. The FTSE 100 fell 1.06% to 6,712.18 points. ... [more]

London open: Stocks little changed but energy issues gain on oil rally

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London were little changed in early trade as investors continued to digest OPEC's agreement to cut oil production. At 0830 GMT, the FTSE 100 was down 0.1% to 6,779.40. Mea... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen touch weaker as investors digest OPEC deal

Thu, 01 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London were set for a steady open on Thursday as investors continue to digest OPEC's agreement to cut oil production. The FTSE 100 was called to open 12 points lower than ... [more]

London close: Stocks end session higher as OPEC agrees to cut output

Wed, 30 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks ended the session higher on Wednesday as oil prices jumped on the back of an OPEC deal to slash production. The FTSE 100 closed up 0.17% to 6,783.79 points. OPEC agre... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Energy shares gain as oil rallies; Playtech slumps

Wed, 30 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was up 0.1% in afternoon trade, with energy-related shares posting the biggest gains as oil prices rallied. Energy shares got a boost as oil prices surged after OP... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Shell and BP lead gains after Opec cuts deal

Wed, 30 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Pumped up by a reported deal to cut global oil production, oil giants Shell and BP led the FTSE 100 index 0.6% higher by late afternoon on Wednesday. After months of squabbling, Ope... [more]

London midday: Stocks rise as oil prices surge on OPEC optimism

Wed, 30 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks gained on Wednesday as oil prices surged after Iran and Saudi Arabia sounded an upbeat note on a potential OPEC deal to curb production. The FTSE 100 rose 0.87% to 6,8... [more]

London open: Stocks nudge up as investors eye OPEC; banks in focus

Wed, 30 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London were just a touch firmer in early trade as investors digested the results of the latest Bank of England stress tests and kept an eye on the OPEC meeting in Vienna. ... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen touch lower as focus shifts to banks

Wed, 30 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London were set to open a touch weaker on Wednesday, with banks in focus following the results of the latest Bank of England stress tests. The FTSE 100 was called to open ... [more]

London close: FTSE closes lower as oil prices plunge ahead of OPEC meeting

Tue, 29 November 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 closed in the red on Tuesday as oil prices retreated on doubts OPEC will reach a deal to curb production at a meeting in Vienna. London's top tier index fell 0.40% to 6... [more]