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Friday preview: US non-farm payrolls report in focus

Friday preview: US non-farm payrolls report in focus

Thu, 04 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - US employers added 190,000 jobs in January, official data is expected to reveal on Friday. If forecasts for the Labor Department's non-farm payrolls report are correct it would mark... [more]

Thursday preview: BoE delivers policy decision, minutes and Inflation Report

Thursday preview: BoE delivers policy decision, minutes and Inflation Report

Wed, 03 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England is widely expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Thursday when the central bank announces its latest policy decision. The BoE's Monetary Policy Committee i... [more]

Wednesday preview: GSK reports fourth quarter earnings

Wednesday preview: GSK reports fourth quarter earnings

Tue, 02 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - GlaxoSmithKline on Wednesday reports its fourth quarter earnings and a trading update on its 2015 full year results. UBS expects the pharmaceutical giant to report fourth quarter ... [more]

Tuesday preview: Analysts point to weak fourth quarter at BP

Tuesday preview: Analysts point to weak fourth quarter at BP

Mon, 01 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - BP is expected to report a weak set of fourth quarter results on Tuesday amid lower oil prices. The oil giant is forecast to announce earnings in the final three months of 2015 fell... [more]

Friday preview: US fourth quarter GDP, Sky interims

Friday preview: US fourth quarter GDP, Sky interims

Thu, 28 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - The US economy is expected to have eased considerably in the fourth quarter amid a global economic slowdown. Gross domestic product data on Friday is forecast to show an annualised ... [more]

Thursday preview: UK economy slowed in fourth quarter, analysts forecast

Wed, 27 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - The UK gross domestic product report on Thursday is expected show the economy slowed in the fourth quarter of 2015 from a year earlier. The market will be looking at the data from... [more]

Wednesday preview: FOMC to keep interest rates unchanged, analysts predict

Tue, 26 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Federal Reserve is expected to announce it will keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday amid concerns about China's flagging economy and a plunge in oil prices. The US centra... [more]

Tuesday preview: easyJet reports first quarter interims

Mon, 25 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - easyJet reports its first quarter interims on Tuesday with analysts expecting a positive update on traffic growth and cost reductions. In early January the budget airline reported t... [more]

Friday preview: UK retail sales data, Workspace interims

Thu, 21 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK retail sales data on Friday is expected to show a 3.5% rise in December compared to the same month a year ago. The last report from the Office for National Statistics revealed a ... [more]

Thursday preview: No action expected on ECB policy

Wed, 20 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - The European Central Bank on Thursday is widely expected to keep policy measures unchanged. Analysts see the ECB maintaining interest rates at 0.05%, the deposit facility rate at -0... [more]

Wednesday preview: UK jobs data, US inflation figures

Tue, 19 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK labour market data on Wednesday will be closely scrutinised as the Bank of England weighs the best timing for an interest rate hike. The Office for National Statistics is expecte... [more]

Tuesday preview: Attention turns to UK inflation and Chinese GDP data

Mon, 18 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK inflation and Chinese economic growth data will steal the limelight on Tuesday. The UK's consumer price index is expected to rise to 0.2% year-on-year in December from 0.1% in No... [more]

Friday preview: Bovis Homes reports full-year trading update

Thu, 14 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Bovis Homes reports its full-year trading update on Friday after warning in late 2015 that annual profit margins would be hit by planning delays and rising costs. In the company's l... [more]

Thursday preview: BoE to keep interest rates unchanged

Wed, 13 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England is expected to hold fire on interest rates at Thursday's policy decision amid low inflation and weak wage growth. The central bank is forecast to keep interest r... [more]

Wednesday preview: Sainsbury's in the spotlight with trading update

Tue, 12 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - J Sainsbury reports its trading update on Wednesday, a day after the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel revealed it was the only one of the Big Four supermarkets to increase its ... [more]

Tuesday preview: Morrisons and Debenhams report Christmas trading

Mon, 11 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - WM Morrison Supermarkets is expected on Tuesday to report a drop in sales over the Christmas period amid tough competition and heavy discounting in the sector. UBS said it predicts ... [more]

Friday preview: US non-farm payrolls in focus

Thu, 07 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - US jobs data will take centre stage on Friday as the Federal Reserve looks for signs of further recovery in the labour market as it schedules its next interest rate rise. The non-fa... [more]

Thursday preview: M&S reports third quarter trading

Wed, 06 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Marks & Spencer reports its third quarter trading update after mild weather rattled the retailer's shares over Christmas. Credit Suisse (CS) said despite another quarter of soft com... [more]

Wednesday preview: Fed releases minutes of 15-16 December policy meeting

Tue, 05 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday releases the minutes of its last meeting, when policymakers decided to raise interest rates for the first time in almost a decade. The US central ba... [more]

Tuesday preview: Eurozone CPI forecast to improve in December

Mon, 04 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Eurozone inflation is expected to have improved in December after the European Central Bank boosted its stimulus measures. The consumer price index is predicted to rise to 0.4% year... [more]

Thursday preview: Trading hours for global markets

Wed, 30 December 2015

(ShareCast News) - UK markets will close early on Thursday as traders pop the champagne to bring in the new year. The UK equity market will close at 1230 GMT and resume trading on Monday. Germany and... [more]

Wednesday preview: Housing industry data in UK and US in focus

Tue, 29 December 2015

(ShareCast News) - The market is set to face another quiet session on Wednesday with many traders still on hiatus for Christmas. There will be little in the way of economic data or company results, ap... [more]

Thursday preview: Trading hours for Christmas period

Wed, 23 December 2015

(ShareCast News) - Traders will be taking it easy on Christmas Eve with markets due to close early in the UK, Europe and in the US. UK trading will close at 1230 GMT on Thursday with little in the way... [more]

Wednesday preview: Economic data floods market ahead of Christmas

Tue, 22 December 2015

(ShareCast News) - The market is set to see a flood of economic data on Wednesday ahead of the Christmas holiday. The UK sees the release of the final estimate of third quarter gross domestic product ... [more]

Tuesday preview: Third quarter US GDP revised lower, analysts forecast

Mon, 21 December 2015

(ShareCast News) - The final estimate of third quarter US gross domestic product on Tuesday is expected to be revised lower by the Commerce Department. Analysts predict the third and final estimate of... [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