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FTSE 100 Index – Highlights of Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

The FTSE 100 index was off to a slow start on Wednesday morning, October 23rd, 2019. Sterling’s struggle later in the day derived from the uncertainty that has been circling Brexit once again, however, helped equities climb high and continue...

FTSE 100 Index – An overview of Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

While the Brexit associated uncertainty is at an all-time high, the persistent comments from Trump administrations regarding the U.S – China trade negotiations proceeding in the right direction are helping the FTSE 100 index advance its upward rally. The market...

FTSE 100 Index – An Overview Of Monday, October 21st, 2019

The Brexit derived volatility continues to keep the financial markets on the toes with uncertainty quite evident in the FTSE 100 index. The market opened at 7,150.57 level this morning, October 21st, 2019. The first hour of the trading session...

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie rallies as rate cut prospects weigh on pound

The FTSE 100 has climbed higher in today’s session, finding support in a weaker pound amid prospects for a rate cut by the Bank of England (BoE). In individual movers, blue-chip housebuilder Persimmon (LON:PSN) is outperforming the market following upbeat...

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie rallies despite string of profit warnings

The FTSE 100 has surged in London this Thursday, finding support in hopes over the US-China trade relations which have boosted investor sentiment around the world. The blue-chip index has shrugged off falls in Pearson (LON:PSON), Imperial Brands (LON:IMB) and...

FTSE 100 preview: Index seen lower despite upbeat leads

The FTSE 100 looks set to open lower this morning, with investors set to ignore upbeat leads from the US and Asia. In blue-chip company updates, defence giant BAE Systems (LON:BA) has won a $2.7-billion contract with the US. Muted...

FTSE 100 watch: Political uncertainty pressures Footsie

The FTSE 100 has posted a hefty fall this Wednesday, pressured by political uncertainty both at home and on the other side of the Atlantic. In individual blue-chip movers, J Sainsbury (LON:SBRY) is outperforming the market with investors digesting its...

FTSE 100 preview: Index seen lower amid Trump concerns

The FTSE 100 index looks set to open lower this morning, extending the previous session’s losses, pressured by news that US lawmakers had called for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. J Sainsbury (LON:SBRY) will be in focus on...

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie drops amid Supreme Court ruling

The FTSE 100 has slipped into the red in London this Tuesday, as the pound rose on the back of a Supreme Court ruling over Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to shut down parliament in the run-up to Brexit. In...

FTSE 100 preview: Trade hopes to boost index

The FTSE 100 looks set to open higher this morning, finding support in optimism over the trade relations between the US and China. Tour operators will stay in focus on the corporate front today, with an update due out from...

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie subdued amid trade talks uncertainty

The FTSE 100 has started the week on the back foot, pressured by a fall in miners and financials, amid uncertainty over the trade talks between the US and China. Blue-chip travel shares meanwhile have been in demand as tour...

FTSE 100 preview: Flat start amid US-China trade developments

The FTSE 100 is set to open flat this morning, with investors monitoring the latest trade developments between the US and China. In blue-chip company news, Standard Chartered (LON:STAN) is set to face investor backlash over pension arrangements for its...

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie inches higher amid Brexit deal hopes

The FTSE 100 has climbed marginally higher on the last trading day of the week, finding support in hopes that the UK won’t crash out of the European Union without a deal. In individual movers, Rolls-Royce Holdings (LON:RR) is trading...

FTSE 100 preview: Downbeat start in wake of central bank moves

The FTSE 100 looks set to start the last trading day of the week in negative territory, with investors continuing to mull over decisions by central banks around the world. In company news, Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS) has...

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie rises as BoE keeps rates unchanged

The FTSE 100 has climbed higher in London this Thursday as the Bank of England (BoE) kept rates unchanged, in line with expectations. On the corporate front, investors are digesting a string of company updates, including Next’s (LON:NXT) interims which...

FTSE 100 preview: Footsie seen lower despite Fed rate cut

The FTSE 100 looks set to open lower this morning even as the US Federal Reserve moved to trim interest rates. On the corporate front, investors are set to digest Next’s (LON:NXT) latest results. FTSE 100 seen lower IG’s opening...

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie steady ahead of Fed decision

The FTSE 100 has climbed marginally higher in today’s session, holding steady with investors awaiting the outcome of the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting. In individual Footsie movers, Kingfisher (LON:KGF) is underperforming the market after updating investors on its interim...

FTSE 100 preview: Downbeat start as Fed decision looms

The FTSE 100 index looks set to open marginally lower this morning, pressured by tensions in the Middle East, and with investors staying on the sidelines ahead of the outcome of the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting later today. On...

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie steadies as geopolitical worries fade

The FTSE 100 has climbed higher in today’s session, finding support in BP (LON:BP) and Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA) which continued to be buoyed by higher oil prices in the wake of the attacks on Saudi Arabia. In individual blue-chip...

FTSE 100 preview: Muted start ahead amid Middle East tension

The FTSE 100 looks set to start trading little changed, pressured by downbeat leads from the US and Asia, with geopolitical tensions continuing to weigh on investor sentiment around the world. On the corporate front, Ocado (LON:OCDO) is scheduled to...

FTSE 100 watch: Oil majors limit index’s losses

The FTSE 100 has fallen marginally lower in London this Monday, with a surge in BP (LON:BP) and Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA) limiting the index’s losses over geopolitical concerns in the wake of the attacks on two Saudi Arabian facilities....

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