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Friday preview: UK retail sales data, China GDP

Friday preview: UK retail sales data, China GDP

Thu, 19 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - UK retail sales data will be under the microscope on Friday amid worries that an increase inflation and Brexit uncertainty will deter shoppers. Economists estimate the Office for Na... [more]

Thursday preview: Royal Mail reports third quarter trading update

Thursday preview: Royal Mail reports third quarter trading update

Wed, 18 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Royal Mail's third quarter trading update on Thursday is expected to show the London-listed company achieved strong volumes in parcel deliveries, offset by a decline in the struggli... [more]

Wednesday preview: Burberry reports third quarter trading update

Wednesday preview: Burberry reports third quarter trading update

Tue, 17 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Burberry is expected to report growth in like-for-like retail sales in its third quarter trading update on Wednesday, supported by tourism spending in the UK. The luxury fashion bra... [more]

Tuesday preview: Theresa May's Brexit speech in the spotlight

Tuesday preview: Theresa May's Brexit speech in the spotlight

Mon, 16 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Prime Minister Theresa May takes centre stage on Tuesday as she speaks on the government's plans for triggering Article 50 of the formal Brexit process. Ahead of her speech, the Sun... [more]

Friday preview: US retail sales figures in focus

Friday preview: US retail sales figures in focus

Thu, 12 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - US economic data is set to dominate Friday's agenda with the release of retail sales figures and the University of Michigan's consumer confidence survey in focus. Economists expect ... [more]

Thursday preview: Tesco to reveal recovery in third quarter trading update

Wed, 11 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Tesco is expected to report a healthy third quarter trading update on Thursday as the supermarket begins to see improvements on the back of its turnaround plan. Citi expects Tesco t... [more]

Wednesday preview: Sainsbury's trading update in focus

Tue, 10 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - J Sainsbury reports its third quarter trading update on Thursday, with investors interested to see how well the grocer weathered rising imports costs and a supermarket price war. Ah... [more]

Tuesday preview: Morrisons reports fourth quarter trading update

Mon, 09 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Morrisons' fourth quarter trading update on Tuesday will be closely scrutinised amid a supermarket price war and worries about a weaker post-Brexit pound pushing import costs higher... [more]

Friday preview: US non-farm payrolls report eyed

Thu, 05 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - The US non-farm payrolls report is the key event on Friday as the Federal Reserve monitors the health of the labour market in determining the timing of the next interest rate hike. ... [more]

Thursday preview: Services PMIs, US jobs data

Wed, 04 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Thursday is set to be data-heavy with a batch of services reports and US employment figures. The Markit UK services purchasing managers' index will be published in morning trade wit... [more]

Wednesday preview: Fed releases December policy meeting minutes

Tue, 03 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - The Federal Reserve will shed further light behind December's decision to raise interest rates with the release of its policy meeting minutes on Wednesday. The Fed lifted interest r... [more]

Friday preview: Quiet day as UK markets close early for new year

Thu, 29 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - UK markets close early for the New Year's break on Friday so trading volumes will be thin with no significant corporate earnings or economic data due. London's trading hours end at ... [more]

Thursday preview: Economic data in the spotlight as corporate calendar bare

Wed, 28 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - With no significant corporate results due on Thursday, economic data will be in focus. UK house price data from Nationwide will be released ahead of the opening bell. Economists exp... [more]

Friday preview: Final UK GDP reading wraps up pre-Christmas week

Thu, 22 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - As the week before Christmas comes to an end in London with confirmation of UK national growth data and a curtailed stock exchange session, though there's no rest for the wicked ove... [more]

Thursday preview: US GDP, durable goods orders, personal consumption data

Wed, 21 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - US economic data will be in focus on Thursday with the release of reports on gross domestic product, durable goods orders and personal consumption. The final estimate of third quart... [more]

Wednesday preview: Economic data in focus

Tue, 20 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Economic data is set to dominate Wednesday's agenda as corporate earnings are scarce. UK public borrowing figures will be released in morning trade. Analysts expect public sector ne... [more]

Tuesday preview: BoJ expected to stand pat

Mon, 19 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - In the seasonally quiet week in the run-up to Christmas, Tuesday sees the Bank of Japan deliver the main event from an economic point of view. The Japanese central bank will reveal ... [more]

Friday preview: Eurozone inflation, Trinity Mirror trading update

Thu, 15 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Eurozone inflation figures will be released on Friday with analysts expecting the final reading on November to confirm an annualised 0.6% growth. Consumer prices reached the highest... [more]

Directors dealings: Howden Joinery boss picks up shares

Wed, 14 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The chief of Howden Joinery, Mark Robson, and his wife bought into the company´s battered shares on 13 December, the company said in a statement. Stock in the UK´s largest manufactu... [more]

Thursday preview: BoE policy decision, UK retail sales, US inflation

Wed, 14 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England's policy announcement will be in the spotlight on Thursday, with the central bank widely expected to stand pat on measures. Economists expect the BoE will leave ... [more]

Tuesday preview: CPI data set for release on both sides of the Channel

Mon, 12 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Markets were expected to be in a tense wait-and-see mode ahead of the US central bank´s policy announcement the next day. In the run-up to that significant risk event, investors wer... [more]

Friday preview: Economic data dominates agenda

Thu, 08 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Friday's agenda will be largely data-driven with the release of Chinese inflation and producer prices, UK trade figures and a widely-followed US consumer confidence survey. Economis... [more]

Thursday preview: ECB policy decision, Sports Direct interims

Wed, 07 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - The European Central Bank is widely expected to announce an extension of its asset purchases programme on Thursday when it reveals its latest policy decision. Analysts see the ECB e... [more]

Wednesday preview: Stagecoach reports first half results

Tue, 06 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Stagecoach reports its first half results on Wednesday with analysts expecting similar revenue trends as reported at the September trading update. In its 28 September statement, the... [more]

Tuesday preview: Wolseley reports first quarter earnings

Mon, 05 December 2016

(ShareCast News) - Wolseley is expected to report on Tuesday an increase in first quarter earnings, supported by a weaker pound and expansion in the US. At the full year results in September, the supp... [more]