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London close: Stocks end lower on disappointing non-farm payrolls

London close: Stocks end lower on disappointing non-farm payrolls

Fri, 05 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 closed in the red on Friday as the US non-farm payrolls report came in worse than anticipated. US employers added 151,000 jobs, compared with consensus expectations for... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Market turns on US job data

FTSE 250 movers: Market turns on US job data

Fri, 05 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 was still in the green mid-afternoon on Friday by 10.29 points (0.06%) at 6,097.02, but the second-tier market was tracking downwards. Just Eat led the risers after it ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Anglo American surges as Blackrock increases stake

FTSE 100 movers: Anglo American surges as Blackrock increases stake

Fri, 05 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 was set to finish the week just in the black, up 1.32 points (0.02%) to 5,900.08 points by mid-afternoon on Friday. Anglo American led the risers for the second day run... [more]

London midday: Miners push equities higher as investors eye non-farm payrolls

London midday: Miners push equities higher as investors eye non-farm payrolls

Fri, 05 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK equities advanced on Friday, bolstered by a rally in mining shares as metal prices reversed declines. Glencore and Anglo American were the top risers as prices of gold and silver... [more]

London open: FTSE flat ahead of non-farm payrolls

London open: FTSE flat ahead of non-farm payrolls

Fri, 05 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 opened flat on Friday as investors erred on the side of caution ahead of the US non-farm payrolls report. The Labor Department's non-farm payrolls report at 1330 GMT is... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen nudging higher ahead of non-farm payrolls

Fri, 05 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks are expected to open just a touch higher on Friday as investors err on the side of caution ahead of the all-important US non-farm payrolls report. London's FTSE 100 is... [more]

London close: Stocks gain as BoE votes to hold interest rates steady

Thu, 04 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK equities rallied on Thursday as the Bank of England unanimously agreed to keep interest rates unchanged as it cut economic growth forecasts. The BoE's Monetary Policy Committee m... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Oil and miners help market claw back losses

Thu, 04 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 was in the green by mid-afternoon on Thursday, clawing back some gains from the week-to-date of losses, up 66.43 points (0.42%) to 16,058.85. Oil companies and miners w... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Anglo surges as miners rise

Thu, 04 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 had turned things around on Thursday, with the blue chip market in the green by mid-afternoon for the first time this week, up 33.66 points (0.58%) to 5,870.80. Miners ... [more]

London midday: Stocks rise as BoE votes unanimously to keep rates unchanged

Thu, 04 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks rose on Thursday as the Bank of England unanimously agreed to keep interest rates unchanged. The BoE's Monetary Policy Committee decided to maintain its key rate at 0.... [more]

London open: UK stocks gain ahead of BoE's Super Thursday

Thu, 04 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK stocks gained ahead of the Bank of England's so-called Super Thursday which includes the central bank's policy decision, meeting minutes and Inflation Report. The BoE's Monetary ... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen higher as oil prices rise; eyes on BoE

Thu, 04 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks are expected to open in the black on Thursday following a rally in oil prices. The FTSE 100 is seen starting 85 points higher than Wednesday's close at 5,922. "Oil pr... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Banking and investment firms drive market down

Wed, 03 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 was down 289.58 points (1.78%) to 16,010.10 shortly before the close on Wednesday. Allied Minds continued to fall after rising earlier in the week on the back of news i... [more]

London close: Stocks fall after mixed services data

Wed, 03 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 closed lower on Wednesday as investors weighed mixed services data and a report showing US crude oil inventories rose more than expected last week. Markit's purchasing ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: StanChart leads market lower on Citi note

Wed, 03 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 was down again on Wednesday, dropping 78.22 points (1.32%) to 5,843.79 by mid-afternoon. Standard Chartered plunged after Citi lowered its target price on the shares of... [more]

London midday: Stocks track declines in Asia ahead of US jobs data

Wed, 03 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were in the red on Wednesday, tracking declines in Asia and the US, as traders showed caution ahead of the release of US jobs data despite better UK services data. The... [more]

London open: Stocks drop following declines in Asia, US

Wed, 03 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK stocks dropped on Wednesday following declines in Asian and US markets. Asian equities closed sharply lower after a sell-off on Wall Street as concerns about falling oil prices c... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen lower on weak US and Asian cues

Wed, 03 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks are expected to open in the red on Wednesday, taking their cue from heavy losses in the US and Asia. The FTSE 100 is seen starting 48 points lower than Tuesday's close... [more]

London close: Stocks slide on oil sector worries

Tue, 02 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks were on the back foot on Tuesday as concerns about falling oil prices escalated after BP reported a full year loss. BP posted a full year loss of $6.5bn (£4.53bn), ref... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Investors worried about Ocado Smart Platform partners

Tue, 02 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 continued to slide on Tuesday, with the second tier market down 249.75 points (1.51%) to 16,239.51 points by mid-afternoon. Despite posting double-digit revenue growt... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: BP leads market fallers on losses

Tue, 02 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 was back below 6,000 on Tuesday, dropping 151.22 points (2.5%) to 5,908.88 by mid-afternoon. BP took the biggest hit after $2.6bn of write-downs and restructuring charg... [more]

London midday: Stocks slump on oil sector worries

Tue, 02 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK stocks slumped on Tuesday as BP's full year losses added to concerns about the health of the oil sector amid falling prices. BP's shares tumbled after it posted a full year loss ... [more]

London open: BP drags stocks into the red after posting annual loss

Tue, 02 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 dropped on Tuesday, led by BP after the oil major reported its worst annual loss in 20 years amid a slump in oil prices. BP's shares tumbled after it posted a full year... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen lower as attention turns to construction data

Tue, 02 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks are expected to open weaker on Tuesday, as investors look to the release of UK construction data. The FTSE 100 is seen starting 36 points lower than Monday's close at ... [more]

London close: Stocks fall after mixed economic data

Mon, 01 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - London stocks fell on Monday as traders waded through mixed economic data, including weak China manufacturing reports. The official purchasing managers' index for China manufacturin... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Symantec Corp. 19.76 3.02 22:10
Comcast Corp. 59.41 2.06 22:10
CA Inc. 28.32 0.60 22:00
Costco Wholesale Corp. 143.99 0.50 22:10
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. 43.42 0.39 22:10

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
TripAdvisor Inc. 58.37 -8.53 22:03
Adobe Systems Inc. 79.20 -8.29 22:08
T-Mobile Us, Inc. 35.66 -7.86 22:10
Netflix Inc. 82.79 -7.71 22:03
Nxp Semiconductors Nv 70.70 -7.35 22:09