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London close: Stocks drop 0.9% in volatile session amid Greek worries

London close: Stocks drop 0.9% in volatile session amid Greek worries

Fri, 17 April 2015

UK stocks dropped sharply on Friday with the FTSE 100 finishing below the 7,000 level for the first time in seven sessions, after a terminal blackout and changes in Chinese trading regulations. After ... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Miners lower, WH Smith continues higher on franchise partner offers

FTSE 250 movers: Miners lower, WH Smith continues higher on franchise partner offers

Fri, 17 April 2015

Mining stocks were trading lower, a result of widespread fluctuation in metal prices and Credit Suisse revealing that industrial metals performed poorly in March. Evraz, Vedanta Resources and Petra Di... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Rolls Royce among handful of risers as 95 stocks trade in the red

FTSE 100 movers: Rolls Royce among handful of risers as 95 stocks trade in the red

Fri, 17 April 2015

Rolls Royce was one of a handful of stocks remaining in the green, buoyed by the announcement of its largest ever order win, which cemented its position as the favoured supplier of power plants for Ai... [more]

London midday: Bloomberg outage, Chinese regulations send stocks into the red

London midday: Bloomberg outage, Chinese regulations send stocks into the red

Fri, 17 April 2015

After a solid start UK stocks sank into the red by Friday lunchtime, moving further away from recent records amid a blackout on Bloomberg computer terminals and new regulations in China on short-selli... [more]

London open: Stocks rise modestly amid Greek talks, UK economic data

London open: Stocks rise modestly amid Greek talks, UK economic data

Fri, 17 April 2015

Stocks in London advanced on Friday morning on a quiet day for corporate newsflow, with investors awaiting key employment data from the UK while digesting Greek debt talks. "The FTSE opened the day on... [more]

London pre-open: Flat start expected, Greek talks in focus

Fri, 17 April 2015

UK stock markets are set for a subdued start on Friday morning as investors focus on Greek debt talks on a quiet day for corporate news. City sources predict the FTSE 100 will open more or less flat o... [more]

London close: Greek default fears grip markets as UK stocks pull back from record

Thu, 16 April 2015

Stocks finished lower on Thursday with UK markets retreating from a record high, as bonds yields in Athens soared on the back of concerns over a potential Greek default. London's FTSE 100 was down 36.... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Debenhams surges on strong H1, Telecom Plus lower on profit warning

Thu, 16 April 2015

Debenhams topped the risers after posting half-year results above its forecast, reversing a decline in sales over its financial first quarter. "Overall we delivered a good first half performance despi... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Pearson plunges on refund demands, Unilever higher on strong Q1

Thu, 16 April 2015

Publishing group Pearson plummeted on reports that the Los Angeles Unified School District is seeking a refund from the firm and its technology partner, Apple, over a botched $1.3bn effort to supply s... [more]

London midday: Greek fears hit sentiment as stocks retreat ahead of US session

Thu, 16 April 2015

Ongoing uncertainty over Greece gave investors an excuse to take profits on Thursday, with UK stocks pulling back from record levels ahead of what is expected to be a busy session in the States. "Fear... [more]

London open: Greek woes pull UK stocks back from record high

Thu, 16 April 2015

London's stock market pulled back slightly on Thursday morning, with investors pausing for breath after a record-setting session the previous day. The FTSE 100 was down 0.19% at 7,083.32 in early deal... [more]

London pre-open: UK stocks to extend record highs early on

Thu, 16 April 2015

UK stocks are expected to edge higher in early trading on Thursday despite setting another record the previous session. City sources predict the FTSE 100 will open five points higher than Wednesday's ... [more]

London close: Retailers, miners and oil stocks help FTSE set new record

Wed, 15 April 2015

Strong gains in the retail sector and a solid performance from mining and oil stocks helped the FTSE 100 set a new record high on Wednesday, amid hopes for further stimulus in China and no surprises f... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Vesuvius plummets on downgrade, energy stocks higher

Wed, 15 April 2015

Shares in metal flow engineering group Vesuvius dropped sharply after analysts at JPMorgan lowered their stance on the stock from 'overweight' to 'neutral', citing weak steel production in the US. The... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Sainsbury's breaks key technical level

Wed, 15 April 2015

Sainbury's was top of the leaderboard due to a technical move higher, according to City traders, in what was described as a "very squeezy" market where all top risers in Europe all have big short base... [more]

London midday: Stocks at new all-time high on Chinese stimulus hopes

Wed, 15 April 2015

UK stocks were at a new record on Wednesday with investors looking on the bright side of weak economic from China, with hopes for further stimulus from Beijing pushing miners higher. Chinese economic ... [more]

London open: Stocks set new record as Chinese slowdown fuels stimulus hopes

Wed, 15 April 2015

UK stocks reached a new all-time high on Wednesday morning as a raft of weak economic figures from China gave shares in the heavyweight mining sector a boost on hopes of further stimulus from Beijing.... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks to fall as Chinese data disappoints

Wed, 15 April 2015

Stocks are expected to edge lower on Wednesday after a raft of weak economic data from China, including figures that showed economic growth slowed to a six-year low in the first quarter. Investors wer... [more]

London close: Stocks inch higher as miners gain, but upside limited

Tue, 14 April 2015

Gains from mining stocks kept the FTSE 100 afloat on Tuesday, though investors were showing caution with markets near record highs amid uncertainty in Greece and macro concerns. After swinging between... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Tullow Oil surges on upgrade, Poundland higher on strong annual sales

Tue, 14 April 2015

Tullow Oil's topped the risers after Citigroup raised its rating on the stock from 'neutral' to 'buy', saying that the oil group's portfolio quality was "undervalued" by the market. Poundland was maki... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Miners rebound, Hargreaves Lansdown plummets

Tue, 14 April 2015

Mining stocks rebounded from heavy losses on Monday, when a number of investment banks lowered their price targets for iron ore over the coming years. Shares in BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Glencore and A... [more]

London midday: Stocks inch higher but Greek uncertainty limits upside

Tue, 14 April 2015

A rebound in the mining sector and data showing that the UK economy narrowly avoided deflation gave stock markets a small boost on Tuesday, though uncertainty in Athens was limiting upside. Reports th... [more]

London open: Stocks inch higher ahead of data, but Greek worries persist

Tue, 14 April 2015

After an initial drop, London's Footsie bounced into positive territory on Tuesday morning, though gains were only modest as investors awaited key economic data and reacted to uncertainty in Greece. R... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks to fall ahead of economic data

Tue, 14 April 2015

London stocks are expected to retreat further from their recent records on Tuesday ahead of some key economic data, including UK inflation and US retail sales. Uncertainty in Greece is also likely to ... [more]

London close: Stocks retreat from record with investors nervous ahead of busy week

Mon, 13 April 2015

Decent gains from financial stocks were outweighed by heavy falls in the mining sector on Monday as the UK equity market pulled back from a record high reached last week. Political uncertainty and ner... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Mattel Inc. 26.75 5.84 22:10
Mylan Inc. 69.82 4.46 22:05
Seagate Technology Plc 57.43 2.63 22:05
Netflix Inc. 571.55 1.69 22:10
Western Digital Corp. 99.44 1.65 22:00

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Vimpelcom Ltd Ads 5.67 -4.71 22:10
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. 81.75 -3.55 21:59
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 125.07 -3.00 22:08
Ross Stores Inc. 100.40 -2.96 21:41
Yahoo! Inc. 44.45 -2.91 21:59