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Thursday preview: Flood of FTSE 350 corporate interims dominate agenda

Thursday preview: Flood of FTSE 350 corporate interims dominate agenda

Wed, 27 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Investors will be kept busy on Thursday with a raft of corporate interims on the FTSE 350. Lloyds Banking Group joins the hefty list, reporting its first half results. "Given that ... [more]

Wednesday preview: US Fed, UK homebuilders in focus

Wednesday preview: US Fed, UK homebuilders in focus

Tue, 26 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Financial markets worldwide were expected to tread a cautious path on Wednesday until after the announcement of the US central bank´s policy announcement which wasn´t due until afte... [more]

Tuesday preview: Drax reports first half interims

Tuesday preview: Drax reports first half interims

Mon, 25 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Power generation company Drax Group is expected to report a decline in first half earnings on Tuesday, reflecting low power prices and regulatory challenges. The group, which owns t... [more]

Thursday preview: ECB expected to follow BoE's lead on policy

Thursday preview: ECB expected to follow BoE's lead on policy

Wed, 20 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The European Central Bank is expected to follow the Bank of England's lead by waiting for more post-Brexit economic data before boosting stimulus. The ECB meets on Thursday and is w... [more]

Wednesday preview: UK jobs data in focus

Wednesday preview: UK jobs data in focus

Tue, 19 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK employment data on Wednesday is expected to show a pick-up in the number of jobs added to the economy in the three months to May. The Office for National Statistics data is forec... [more]

Tuesday preview: UK inflation expected to remain muted in June

Mon, 18 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK inflation remained well below the Bank of England's 2% target in June, official data is expected to show on Tuesday. The consensus forecast for the consumer price index is 0.4% y... [more]

Friday preview: China GDP, US and eurozone inflation

Thu, 14 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - A flood of economic data will keep investors on their toes on Friday, a day after the Bank of England surprised the market with its decision to keep interest rates unchanged. China ... [more]

Thursday preview: Bank of England expected to cut interest rates

Wed, 13 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England is widely expected to cut interest rates by 25 basis points on Thursday to cushion the blow of the Brexit vote. Following Britain's decision to leave the Europea... [more]

Wednesday preview: Barratt Developments to report strong second half

Tue, 12 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Housebuilder Barratt Developments is expected to report strong demand in the second half in a trading update on Wednesday. "We expect Barratt to report that demand was strong in its... [more]

Tuesday preview: ASOS reports trading update for fiscal third quarter

Mon, 11 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - ASOS reports its latest trading update on Tuesday with analysts expecting the online fashion retailer to report robust results for the fiscal third quarter. Numis said it sees stron... [more]

Friday preview: US non-farm payrolls in focus

Thu, 07 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The US non-farm payrolls report will be in focus on Friday as the Federal Reserve considers the health of the labour market in determining its policy measures. The Labor Department ... [more]

Thursday preview: M&S reports trading update

Wed, 06 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Marks & Spencer will on Thursday update the market on its trading, two months after revealing drastic measures to turn around the struggling general merchandise division. At the ret... [more]

Wednesday preview: FOMC releases meeting minutes

Tue, 05 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday releases the minutes of its last policy meeting when the central bank decided to keep policy unchanged following a weak jobs report in May. The Fede... [more]

Tuesday preview: BoE's financial stability report to spell out Brexit risks

Mon, 04 July 2016

(ShareCast News) - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is expected to reveal further details of post-Brexit risks to the UK economy in its financial stability report on Tuesday. In a speech last week... [more]

Friday preview: Brexit, economic data dominate agenda

Thu, 30 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Away from the Brexit madness, traders will be kept busy with a slate of economic data on Friday. Chinese manufacturing data, both private and official figures, will be among the raf... [more]

Thursday preview: UK GDP, Eurozone inflation in focus

Wed, 29 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK economic growth data and eurozone inflation figures will be in focus on Thursday. The final estimate of UK gross domestic product from the Office for National Statistics is expec... [more]

Wednesday preview: Dixons Carphone reports full year results

Tue, 28 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Dixons Carphone is expected to report on Wednesday an increase in pre-tax profits on the back of market share gains in its mobile phones and electricals business. In a May trading u... [more]

Tuesday preview: All eyes on Brussels and Westminster

Mon, 27 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - While keeping one eye on the newsflow out of Brussels and Westminster, on the off-chance, but not impossible, possibility of a break in the clouds in the ongoing tensions between th... [more]

Wednesday preview: Sterling volatility likely as three Brexit polls due

Tue, 21 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Wednesday may be quiet for company news but will ring loudly with the clamour around the following day's Brexit vote as three polls are due for release from YouGov, TNS and Opinium.... [more]

Saga trading in line; on track to achieve FY targets

Tue, 21 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - Saga said it was on track to achieve its targets for the year ending 31 January 2017 and continues to make good progress against its strategic priorities. Ahead of the annual genera... [more]

Tuesday preview: Whitbread first-quarter to provide structural answers

Mon, 20 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - With not much in the way of macro data to grease the wheels of the market, Brexit chat is likely to continue dominating the market commentary on Tuesday, with Whitbread's first quar... [more]

Friday preview: US data, ECB's Draghi speech

Thu, 16 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The pace is set to slow on Friday, winding down from a busy week that has included policy decisions from the Bank of England, the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan. With no sign... [more]

Thursday preview: Bank of England to keep rates unchanged amid Brexit fears

Wed, 15 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Thursday amid uncertainty surrounding next week's European Union referendum. With the 23 June EU referendum just ... [more]

Wednesday preview: Fed expected to stand pat on rates amid Brexit uncertainty

Tue, 14 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Federal Reserve is expected to sit tight on interest rates in its policy decision on Wednesday ahead of Britain's European Union referendum. With uncertainty surrounding the EU ... [more]

Tuesday preview: UK inflation, Ashtead full year results

Mon, 13 June 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK inflation is expected to have improved slightly in May as oil prices recover. The consumer price index (CPI) for May, released on Tuesday, is forecast to rise 0.4% year-on-year, ... [more]