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FTSE 100 movers: Reckitt Benckiser, Randgold, Centrica

FTSE 100 movers: Reckitt Benckiser, Randgold, Centrica

Mon, 27 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Reckitt Benckiser bumped up its target for like-for-like revenue growth and investors did the same with stock in the consumer goods giant. Pre-tax profit for the six months ended 30... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Mining and oil stocks in the red

FTSE 250 movers: Mining and oil stocks in the red

Mon, 27 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Lonmin led the miners lower on the FTSE 250 after a downgrade from HSBC hurt the platinum producer's shares. HSBC downgraded the stock to 'hold' from 'buy' and slashed its price tar... [more]

London close: Stocks weighed down by selling in China and commodities

London close: Stocks weighed down by selling in China and commodities

Mon, 27 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The top flight index outperformed its European peers on the first day of the week but still ended the session with sharp losses following the sharpest drop overnight in Chinese stoc... [more]

London midday: Stocks hold lower following Chinese data

London midday: Stocks hold lower following Chinese data

Mon, 27 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Stocks in Europe were still reeling following a sharp drop in Chinese stocks overnight led investors to take some chips off the table following recent heavy gains and girded themsel... [more]

London open: Stocks start lower, weighed down by losses in China

London open: Stocks start lower, weighed down by losses in China

Mon, 27 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - A sharp drop in Chinese stocks overnight weighed on risk sentiment early on as investors prepared themselves for the US central bank's policy announcement on Wednesday and a wave of... [more]

London pre-open: Corporate earnings in focus ahead of Fed meeting

Mon, 27 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Stocks are being called to start the morning slight lower on follow-through selling after the worst five day stretch for equities last year as the sharp drop in global commodity pri... [more]

London close: Weaker-than-forecast data drags stocks lower

Fri, 24 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Far weaker than expected data on the US housing markets proved to be the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back on Friday, setting off another round of selling in stocks and c... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Aggreko and Lonmin lead stocks lower

Fri, 24 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 was in the red as investors digested disappointing trading updates from the likes of Aggreko and Lonmin. Aggreko was the top faller after the temporary power provider s... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Vodafone rallies, but Daily Mail and Diageo lose ground

Fri, 24 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 100 index was trading down 0.3% at 6,634 on Friday as investors sifted through a raft of earnings reports. Vodafone was the biggest riser on the FTSE 100 after it said... [more]

London midday: Investors face a conundrum after weak manufacturing reports

Fri, 24 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Weaker than expected readings on Chinese and Eurozone manufacturing failed to ruffle most investors' feathers, although some analysts were cautious. Against that backdrop, the Foots... [more]

London open: FTSE 100 resilient in face of weak China, Eurozone PMIs

Fri, 24 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Investors braved weaker than expected readings on Chinese and Eurozone manufacturing and lingering worries regarding Greece, allowing the top flight index to recover after dipping a... [more]

London pre-open: Weak Chinese data and US earnings set to weigh

Fri, 24 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Some follow-through selling in the commodities space on the back of weak Chinese manufacturing sector figures and a lower overnight on Wall Street - after poor earnings reports from... [more]

London close: East meets West as Nikkei picks up FT

Thu, 23 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The sale of the FT Group by Japan's Nikkei livened up an otherwise lacklustre day in terms of economic data or news-flow. In an e-mail sent to subscribers Nikkei announced the £837m... [more]

Sector movers: Natural resources stocks trigger another London market decline

Thu, 23 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Natural resources, especially mining and metals, along with telecommunications stocks triggered yet another London market decline on Thursday. The FTSE 100 was down 12.33 points or ... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Acacia and Cairn diverge on Credit Suisse ratings

Thu, 23 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 250 lost its early gains on Thursday, down by 0.18% at 17,614.36 just before the close with a mixed bag of sectors tugging the index to and fro. Acacia Mining was lifted by... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Pearson plumped on FT sale, ARM bounces, Aberdeen drops

Thu, 23 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - London's blue chip index bumped along just above parity for most of Thursday, as the bid talk for Pearson's iconic Financial Times newspaper and various company results announcement... [more]

London midday: Stocks little changed as Pearson plots FT sale

Thu, 23 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Despite lingering concerns over the situation in China and Greece corporate chiefs continued to see the current investment climate as favourable for deal-making. That was all too pa... [more]

London open: Stocks edge higher after Greece approves reforms

Thu, 23 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - With inflation set to remain below its target for longer than expected and as the Greek crisis rolls on Barclays now thinks the European Central Bank will be forced to extend its pr... [more]

London pre-open: Footsie set for lower start as Goldman cuts copper forecasts

Thu, 23 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Risk sentiment was slightly positive before the start of trading after Greece's parliament gave its approval to a new package of economic reforms, clearing the way for the start of ... [more]

London close: Losses in tech space, commodity weakness weigh on Footsie

Wed, 22 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Weak guidance and earnings from global tech giants Apple and Microsoft together with renewed heavy falls in the commodity space dragged on the top flight index. The FTSE 100 skidded... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Mitchells and Butlers surges on upgrade, miners lower

Wed, 22 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Mid-caps edged lower on Wednesday, as gains in the construction and insurance sectors were eclipsed by weakness from technology, mining, engineering and oil stocks. As of 1600 BST, ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Easyjet soars on higher earnings outlook, insurers extend gains

Wed, 22 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - London markets edged lower on Wednesday after the Bank of England's rate-setting meeting had investors fretting about inflation risks. As of 15:00, the FTSE 100 was trading 1.4% low... [more]

London midday: Equities slide as BoE sees inflation risks rising

Wed, 22 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 had slumped by midday in London as the Bank of England's rate-setting meeting minutes showed members saw inflation risks rising. According to minutes of the BoE's meeti... [more]

London open: FTSE opens lower as mining stocks drag

Wed, 22 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 opened in the red on Wednesday as mining stocks continued to edge lower on falling commodity prices. BHP Billiton declined as it trimmed its production guidance for 201... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks to open lower as investors await fresh catalysts

Wed, 22 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - UK stocks are expected to open lower on Wednesday, tracking declines in the US and Asia, as investors await fresh impetus following recent gains. City sources expect the FTSE 100 to... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Amgen Inc. 165.54 4.38 21:55
Biogen Inc 309.43 3.13 22:10
Keurig Green Mountain Inc 71.36 2.81 22:10
Seagate Technology Plc 47.91 1.25 22:10
Intel Corp. 28.35 1.03 21:55

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Mylan Inc. 56.37 -14.51 21:58
Tesla Motors Inc 253.01 -4.67 22:10
Baidu Inc. 197.68 -4.16 22:10
Vimpelcom Ltd Ads 5.08 -3.97 22:10
Wynn Resorts Ltd. 99.23 -3.12 22:10