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London open: Stocks in the red; IAG tanks on BA chaos

London open: Stocks in the red; IAG tanks on BA chaos

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were weaker in early trade, with IAG suffering the heaviest losses following an IT outage at British Airways that has caused three days of disruptions for passengers. ... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen lower after the long weekend

London pre-open: Stocks seen lower after the long weekend

Tue, 30 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks looked set for a weaker open after the bank holiday weekend. The FTSE 100 was expected to open down 18 points at 7,530. British Airways parent International Consolida... [more]

London close: Sterling slump after surprise election poll result shoves FTSE higher

London close: Sterling slump after surprise election poll result shoves FTSE higher

Fri, 26 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London got an unexpected shove higher on Friday as a new election poll revealed a narrowing Tory lead over Labour, causing sterling to sour and helping the FTSE advance. T... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Restaurant Group gains on update; Petrofac slumps again

FTSE 250 movers: Restaurant Group gains on update; Petrofac slumps again

Fri, 26 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was up 0.2% to 20,012.52 in afternoon trade, breaching the 20,000 mark for the first time ever. Restaurant Group advanced as it said first-quarter sales improved s... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Informa gains on Q1; RBS hit by court case news

FTSE 100 movers: Informa gains on Q1; RBS hit by court case news

Fri, 26 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was up 0.5% to 7,551.20 in afternoon trade, hitting a new record on Friday as the pound lost ground after the latest poll showed the Tory lead over Labour narrowin... [more]

London midday: Stocks edge higher as pound drops after election poll gap narrows

Fri, 26 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks had edged higher by midday, boosted by a weaker pound as the first poll since the Manchester bomb attack showed the Tory lead over Labour narrowing. The FTSE 100 was u... [more]

London open: Stocks flat, pound loses ground as Tory lead over Labour narrows

Fri, 26 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were steady in early trade while the pound lost ground as the first poll since the Manchester bomb attack showed the Tory lead over Labour narrowing. The FTSE 100 was ... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen flat ahead of Bank Holiday

Fri, 26 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a flat open on Friday following mixed cues from the US and Asia, with volumes likely to be lighter than usual as we head into the Bank Holiday weekend. Th... [more]

London close: FTSE mired in range trade as oil majors drop after Opec pledge

Thu, 25 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Shares in London flickered around their starting levels for most of the day, mimicking the disappointing pattern of range-bound trade also seen among Europe's main indices. The FTSE... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Wizz Air flies higher on results; Petrofac gushes lower again

Thu, 25 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was up 0.1% to 19,959.57 in afternoon trade. Central and Eastern European-focused low-cost airline Wizz Air reported record profit for the year to the end of March... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: 3i boosted by Canaccord note; BT hit by Exane downgrade

Thu, 25 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was up 0.1% to 7,523.06 in afternoon trade as investors digested news that the UK economy grew less than expected in the first quarter. 3i was the top riser after ... [more]

London midday: Stocks hold onto small gains as pound dips after UK GDP data

Thu, 25 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were holding onto small gains by midday, while the pound ticked lower as it emerged that the UK economy grew less than initially estimated in the first quarter. The FT... [more]

London open: Stocks little changed ahead of GDP data

Thu, 25 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were little changed in early trade as investors digested the latest Federal Reserve minutes and awaited first-quarter economic growth data for the UK. At 0840 BST, the... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen higher; Q1 GDP eyed

Thu, 25 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a firmer open on Thursday, taking their cue from positive sessions in the US and Asia as investors digested the latest Federal Reserve minutes and awaited... [more]

London close: FTSE wanders to positive close ahead of Fed minutes

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London wandered to a positive close on Wednesday as investors embraced a raft of corporate news, and as the market looked to this evening's Federal Reserve minutes release... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Dixons Carphone rallies on results; Acacia loses its shine

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 index was up 0.2% to 19,950.99 in afternoon trade as investors eyed the release of the latest FOMC minutes after the close. Dixons Carphone rallied as it highlight... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: EasyJet flies higher on upgrade; Kingfisher drops on results

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was up 0.3% to 7,506.39 in afternoon trade as investors awaited the release of the latest Federal Reserve minutes. EasyJet was boosted by an upgrade to 'add' versu... [more]

London midday: Stocks edge up ahead of FOMC minutes; M&S rebounds

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks nudged higher by noon on Wednesday as investors sifted through a raft of corporate news and looked ahead to the release of Federal Reserve minutes, although a downgrad... [more]

London open: Stocks little changed but miners drop after China downgrade

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were little changed in early trade as investors sifted through a raft of corporate news and digested a downgrade of China's credit rating. At 0840 BST, the FTSE 100 wa... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen touch higher; FOMC minutes eyed

Wed, 24 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a marginally firmer open on Wednesday, taking their cue from a positive finish on Wall Street. The FTSE 100 was expected to open six points higher at 7,49... [more]

London close: FTSE 100 limps to mildly lower close after Manchester terror attack

Tue, 23 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks limped to a mildly lower close as a sombre UK came to terms with the deadly suicide bomb attack in Manchester last night. The blast, at an Ariana Grande concert in the... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Homeserve jumps on results; Restaurant Group hit by UBS note

Tue, 23 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was up 0.2% to 19,961.16 in afternoon trade. Home repair and improvements business Homeserve surged as it posted a jump in full-year pre-tax profit and hiked its d... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: EasyJet flies higher on RBC upgrade; M&S drops before results

Tue, 23 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 was up 0.2% to 7,508.08 in afternoon trade. EasyJet flew higher as RBC Capital Markets upped its stance on the budget airline to 'sector perform' from 'underperfor... [more]

London midday: Stocks hold onto small gains despite Manchester attack

Tue, 23 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were holding in the green by midday, although gains were muted after a suicide bomb attack at a concert in Manchester on Monday evening left 22 people dead and 59 inju... [more]

London open: Stocks nudge higher despite tragic Manchester attack

Tue, 23 May 2017

(ShareCast News) - London stocks nudged higher in early trade even as investors digested news of a suspected terror attack at a concert in Manchester on Monday evening that left 22 people dead and mor... [more]