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London open: Equities slightly higher on stimulus hopes

London open: Equities slightly higher on stimulus hopes

Fri, 01 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks opened higher on Friday, underpinned by expectations of fresh stimulus from the Bank of England and possibly from the European Central Bank. The FTSE 100 was trading a... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen higher on stimulus hopes

London pre-open: Stocks seen higher on stimulus hopes

Fri, 01 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were expected to open higher on Friday, underpinned by expectations of fresh stimulus from the Bank of England. The FTSE 100 was set to open 34 points higher than Thur... [more]

London close: FTSE gains as Carney says interest rate cut likely after Brexit

London close: FTSE gains as Carney says interest rate cut likely after Brexit

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 ended higher on Thursday as Boris Johnson bowed out of the race for Prime Minister and the Bank of England governor said an interest rate cut was likely after Brexit. J... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Broader rebound outweighs ongoing housing rout

FTSE 250 movers: Broader rebound outweighs ongoing housing rout

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 continued to rally on Thursday alongside its blue chip sibling as a broad-based rebound across sectors outweighed continued softness for housing-related stocks after th... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: 3i rallies but banks and housebuilders slide again

FTSE 100 movers: 3i rallies but banks and housebuilders slide again

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 index was up 0.2% to 6,373.43 in afternoon trading, back in the black after a shaky start as investors continued to mull the implications of Brexit. Private equity... [more]

London midday: Stocks waver on Brexit woes, political instability

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK stocks wavered on Thursday as contenders for Prime Minister came forward in the wake of Brexit. Justice Secretary Michael Gove and Home Secretary Theresa May will be in the race ... [more]

London open: Stocks reverse gains as Brexit worries resume

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 lost steam on Thursday after a two-day rally as worries over Brexit resumed. London's top tier index opened higher but soon reversed gains amid political instability an... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen touch higher

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were expected to open a little higher on Thursday, continuing the positive tone from the last two sessions but with investors likely to pause for breath after the last... [more]

London close: Stocks close higher as investors push aside Brexit worries

Wed, 29 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 closed higher on Wednesday as investors pushed Brexit worries aside for the time being and sought bargains. With the government unlikely to trigger Article 50 any time ... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Shawbrook bounces back; Brexit worry for McCarthy & Stone

Wed, 29 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shawbrook Group jumped as Credit Suisse maintained 'outperform' rating but cut its target price to 235p from 380p. "We acknowledge the macro risks from Brexit (which we now reflect ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Prudential rally; Istanbul bombings hit travel stocks

Wed, 29 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Prudential shares rallied after Barclays reiterated an 'overweight' rating and target price of 1609p on the stock, saying the company is its "top pick among European insurers". Fo... [more]

London midday: Stocks rally on bargain hunting post-Brexit

Wed, 29 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks rallied on Wednesday as investors took advantage of bargains following Britain's decision to leave the European Union. Banks and brokers, which were hardest hit follow... [more]

London open: Stocks rise as investors get to grips with Brexit

Wed, 29 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK equities rose on Wednesday as investors came to terms with the reality of Brexit. Prime Minster David Cameron has said he will not invoke Article 50 of the 2007 Treaty of Lisbon ... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen higher as Brexit concerns put aside

Wed, 29 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were expected to open higher on Wednesday following positive US and Asian sessions as investors put concerns about Brexit aside, at least for now. The FTSE 100 was set... [more]

London close: Stocks gain but analysts expect post-Brexit selloff to continue

Tue, 28 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks closed in positive territory on Tuesday after two days of falls in the aftershock of Brexit. The FTSE ended up 2.45% to 6,128.72 and the pound rose 0.65% against the d... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Ocado tastes good; Shawbrook shattered

Tue, 28 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in online grocer Ocado jumped as the company said revenues and earnings grew in the first half of the year, reporting gross sales of £582.9m for the 24 weeks to 15 May on Tue... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Financials rally post-Brexit; miners lose shine

Tue, 28 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Financials staged a recovery as the Brexit bashing of the stock market took pause with Prudential leading the way up 10%. Legal & General shares jumped announced the appointment of ... [more]

London midday: FTSE and pound recovers in wake of Brexit

Tue, 28 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 and the pound recovered on Tuesday from two days of falls after Britain voted to leave the European Union. London's top tier index rose 2.48% to 6,130.56 at 1202 BST wh... [more]

London open: Stocks rebound in Brexit aftermath

Tue, 28 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks rebounded on Tuesday after two days of declines in the aftermath of Brexit. Housebuilders led the gains as they recovered from the initial shock of Britain's vote to l... [more]

London pre-open: FTSE to rebound after heavy losses

Tue, 28 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were expected to open higher on Tuesday, rebounding from two days of heavy losses as the pound regained a little ground in Asian trade. The FTSE 100 was set to open 58... [more]

London close: Stocks still trying to find their footing

Mon, 27 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks took another hit, with traders for now largely ignoring attempts by George Osborne to reassure global investors, as financial markets continued to look for answers to ... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Banks and housebuilders sinking on Brexit

Mon, 27 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 was well below the waterline in afternoon trading on Monday, with the market largely ignoring attempts to reassure the market by Chancellor George Osborne after last we... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: EasyJet crashes on warning; Randgold and Fresnillo shine

Mon, 27 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was down 2.1% to 6,011.36 in afternoon trading as the impact of Brexit continued to weigh on investors' minds. EasyJet suffered the heaviest losses after the budge... [more]

London midday: Stocks and sterling slip further as Brexit result sinks in

Mon, 27 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks continued to tumble after Britain's decision to leave the European Union last week, with the market largely ignoring attempts to reassure the market by George Osborne.... [more]

London open: FTSE falls less than feared as Osborne cancels emergency budget

Mon, 27 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - London shares were down on Monday but not as badly as feared as the repercussions from Britain's referendum decision to split from the European Union continued to be debated, with G... [more]