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London close: Investors cautious ahead of possible leadership challenge

London close: Investors cautious ahead of possible leadership challenge

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks finished the week lower, as did Sterling, as investors hedged their bets ahead of a weekend that might see Tory rebels push for a confidence vote against the Prime Min... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: James Fisher sinks but precious metals miners sparkle

FTSE 250 movers: James Fisher sinks but precious metals miners sparkle

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London's FTSE 250 was down 1.67% at 18,594.41 in afternoon trade on Friday, as James Fisher fell amid oil price uncertainty. James Fisher & Sons, a provider of specialist services t... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: RBS retreats again but Halma heads higher on acquisition

FTSE 100 movers: RBS retreats again but Halma heads higher on acquisition

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London's FTSE 100 was down 0.2% to 7,025.74 in afternoon trade on Friday as investors mulled the latest twists and turns in the Brexit saga. UK-focused bank RBS was under the cosh a... [more]

London midday: Stocks turn lower as pound claws back losses

London midday: Stocks turn lower as pound claws back losses

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks had fallen into the red by midday on Friday, with the pound clawing back some of the previous session's losses as investors kept up with the latest twists and turns in... [more]

London open: Stocks and sterling rise despite political uncertainty

London open: Stocks and sterling rise despite political uncertainty

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks rose in early trade on Friday, taking their cue from an upbeat session on Wall Street as investors continued to keep a close eye on Brexit developments. At 0825 GMT, t... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks to rise as pound recovers from Brexit slump

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks were set for a positive open on Friday following gains on Wall Street, as investors continued to keep a close eye on Brexit developments. The FTSE 100 was called to op... [more]

London close: FTSE finishes flat as ministers resign over Brexit

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks gave up its earlier gains to finish flat on Thursday as the pound tumbled in the wake of Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab's resignation, with banks and housebuilders also... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Banks and housebuilders slide amid Brexit turmoil

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London's FTSE 100 was down 0.6% to 6,989.69, with UK-focused stocks under the cosh amid Brexit turmoil. Stocks with exposure to the UK such as housebuilders and banks were under pre... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Brexit knocks down housebuilders as precious metals shine

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London's FTSE 250 was down 1.67% at 18,594.41 in afternoon trade on Thursday, as housebuilders fell amid Brexit chaos in Theresa May's cabinet. UK-focused stocks such as housebuilde... [more]

London midday: Banks and builders chip at FTSE gains, pound tanks as Raab resigns

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks were up but off earlier highs by midday on Thursday as the pound tumbled in the wake of Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab's resignation, with banks and housebuilders also ... [more]

London open: Miners pace the advance as May faces Commons backlash

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks rose in early trade on Thursday, underpinned by solid gains in the mining sector as investors tried to take stock of the latest Brexit developments amid ministerial re... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen steady as May faces revolt over Brexit deal

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks were set for a steady start on Thursday as investors took stock of all the latest news on Brexit. The FTSE 100 was called to open unchanged at 7,026. Theresa May was ... [more]

London close: Stocks dip ahead of Cabinet decision

Wed, 14 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks dipped on Wednesday, reversing an afternoon foray into positive territory, with traders goosing Sterling higher ahead of the Cabinet's expected decision regarding the ... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Car dealers drive higher while Aggreko powers down

Wed, 14 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London's FTSE 250 was up 0.48% at 19,076.77 in afternoon trade on Wednesday, as automotive retailers were boosted by the UK car market's strong third quarter performance. Car dealer... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Micro Focus lifted by GS upgrade; miners retreat

Wed, 14 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London's FTSE 100 was up 0.2% to 7,065.70 in afternoon trade on Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of Theresa May's Cabinet meeting. Micro Focus International was the stando... [more]

London midday: FTSE turns higher as pound drops ahead of May's cabinet meeting

Wed, 14 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks had turned a touch higher by midday on Wednesday, boosted by a weaker pound as investors waited to see whether Theresa May can secure Cabinet backing for the draft Bre... [more]

London open: Stocks drop as May faces cabinet showdown over Brexit deal

Wed, 14 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks fell in early trade, with sterling little changed after Theresa May agreed the text of a draft withdrawal agreement with the EU. At 0830 GMT, the FTSE 100 was down 0.7... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks to drop as May faces cabinet showdown over Brexit deal

Wed, 14 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks were set to fall at the open on Wednesday following a downbeat session on Wall Street, with Brexit firmly in focus after Theresa May agreed the text of a draft withdra... [more]

FTSE 250 movers: Contour powers ahead as B&M stumbles

Tue, 13 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London's FTSE 250 was up 0.81% at 18,964.88 in afternoon trade on Tuesday, as ContourGlobal and BTG both shot more than 10%. Healthcare products group BTG surged 15% as it posted a ... [more]

FTSE 100 movers: Vodafone rallies on results; tobacco stocks drop again

Tue, 13 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London's FTSE 100 was down 0.3% to 7,034.54 in afternoon trade on Tuesday as the pound rallied on the back of solid wage growth figures and Brexit hopes. Vodafone was the standout g... [more]

London close: FTSE clings on as pound surges, oil slumps

Tue, 13 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London's FTSE 100 just managed to hold onto a very slight gain on Tuesday as the pound was lifted by strong wage growth figures and Brexit hopes, while oil prices slumped. The UK eq... [more]

London midday: Stocks come off highs as wage data, Brexit hopes lift pound

Tue, 13 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks were up but off their earlier highs by midday on Tuesday amid signs of improving relations between the US and China, as the pound was lifted by strong wage growth figu... [more]

London open: Stocks rally amid US-China optimism; Vodafone gains after results

Tue, 13 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks rose in early trade on Tuesday, shrugging off a downbeat session on Wall Street thanks to some well-received corporate news and optimism over Sino-US relations. At 091... [more]

London pre-open: Stocks seen higher ahead of data slew

Tue, 13 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks were set for a firmer open on Tuesday despite heavy losses on Wall Street, as Asian shares came off their lows. The FTSE 100 was called to open 26 points higher at 7,0... [more]

London close: Stocks slip amid conflciting news around Brexit

Mon, 12 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - London stocks fell into the red on Monday as a weak performance from the tobacco sector offset gains for miners and oil companies, with the pound under the cosh amid growing worries... [more]