News

Indices News

FTSE 100 preview: Index seen lower amid geopolitical worries

The FTSE 100 looks set to open lower this morning, pressured by geopolitical worries following attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. On the corporate front, Direct Line Group (LON:DLG) has appointed a new finance chief. FTSE 100 seen lower...

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie subdued as sterling weighs

The FTSE 100 has fallen marginally lower on the last trading day of the week, pressured by a rise in sterling. In individual blue-chip movers, SSE (LON:SSE) is outperforming the market as it inked a deal to offload one of...

FTSE 100 preview: Index looking up after ECB meeting

The FTSE 100 looks set to open higher this morning, tracking the US and Asia higher, with the European Central Bank’s (ECB) stimulus helping boost investor sentiment. On the corporate front, London Stock Exchange (LON:LSE) is set to decide on...

FTSE 100 preview: Rally to continue ahead of ECB

The FTSE 100 looks set to open higher this morning, extending yesterday’s gains in the run-up to the European Central Bank’s (ECB) policy decision later today. On the corporate front, investors will eye Wm Morrison Supermarkets’  (LON:MRW) interims. FTSE 100...

FTSE 100 preview: Index looking up despite mixed leads

The FTSE 100 looks set to open higher this Wednesday, building on the previous session’s gains, and advancing despite mixed leads from the US and Asia. In company developments, National Grid (LON:NG) is likely to get some attention today as...

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie subdued amid downbeat China data

The FTSE 100 has been little changed in London this Tuesday, pressured by downbeat data out of China. In individual movers, JD Sports (LON:JD) is rallying on the back of a strong set of half-year results. FTSE 100 little changed...

FTSE 100 preview: Index to track Asia lower

The FTSE 100 is expected to open lower this morning, with downbeat data out of China souring investor sentiment in Asia. In FTSE 100 company news, Barclays (LON:BARC) has followed peers Lloyds (LON:LLOY) and RBS (LON:RBS) in hiking its provisions...

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie remains subdued after US jobs report

The FTSE 100 has slipped marginally into the red in today’s session, pressured by losses in energy and mining shares. Sentiment has remained subdued following the US jobs report which has fallen short of expectations. FTSE 100 subdued on Friday...

FTSE 100 watch: Muted start ahead of US jobs report

The FTSE 100 is expected to start the last trading day of the week marginally lower, with investors staying on the sidelines ahead of a jobs report on the other side of the Atlantic. On the corporate front, British Airways...

FTSE 100 watch: Index to build on gains

The FTSE 100 looks set to extend the previous session’s gains, benefitting from strong leads from the US and Asia, where investors have welcomed the easing of tensions in Hong Kong. Brexit will also stay in focus with investors monitoring...

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie subdued as Brexit fears prevail

The FTSE 100 has fallen into the red this Tuesday, giving up some of the previous session’s gains, pressured by the ongoing Brexit turmoil. In individual blue-chip movers, Ferguson (LON:FERG) is outperforming the market with investors cheering the company’s plans...

FTSE 100 preview: Index seen steady despite Brexit woes

The FTSE 100 looks set to open higher this morning, building on the previous session’s gains, despite the ongoing Brexit turmoil. On the corporate front, National Grid (LON:NG) will be in focus amid reports over potential penalties from the energy...

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie rallies on weaker pound

The FTSE 100 has kicked off September in positive territory, finding support in a weaker pound, and holding steady despite the latest US-China tariffs. In individual blue-chip movers, Marks & Spencer (LON:MKS) is underperforming the market with investors mulling over...

FTSE 100 preview: Steady start to September

The FTSE 100 looks set to start September trading marginally higher, holding steady in the face of the new US-China tariffs. On the corporate front, Berkeley Group (LON:BKG) is facing a shareholder revolt over executive pay. FTSE 100 seen higher...

FTSE 100 likely to finish higher in last session for August

The FTSE 100 Index is on track to finish the Friday session higher, thanks to solid contributions from miners and hopes that the US and China might be willing to resume their trade negotiations. As noted by Reuters, Washington and...

FTSE 100 seen opening lower on Thursday

The FTSE 100 is expected to open lower on Thursday, despite a strong lead from its US counterparts. Britain’s blue-chip index performed strongly on Wednesday, with contributions from BP Plc (LON:BP), Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSA) and J Sainsbury Plc...

FTSE 100 bounces back after disappointing Tuesday session

The FTSE 100 index has managed to bounce back of Wednesday, bolstered by oil majors BP and Royal Dutch Shell. Britain’s blue-chip stock index opened today’s session at 7,122.12 points, slightly lower than its Tuesday close of 7,125.00. The index...

FTSE 100 index expected to open slightly higher on Tuesday

The FTSE 100 index is expected to open slightly higher on Tuesday following a positive Monday session and a strong lead from global markets. According to data from IG, the UK’s blue-chip stock index is set to open some five...

Retailers and miners FTSE 100 bounce back after recent losses

The FTSE 100 index has seen significant gains on Monday, bolstered by strong performances from retailers, miners and oil companies. The blue chip index has gained more than one percent since the start of the session, solidifying its position above...

FTSE 100 preview: Upbeat start as US shares rebound

The FTSE 100 looks set to start the last trading day of the week in positive territory, responding to a strong lead from the US where market sentiment recovered last night. The blue-chip index tumbled yesterday amid the ongoing trade...

Investing is speculative. When investing your capital is at risk. This site is not intended for use in jurisdictions in which the trading or investments described are prohibited and should only be used by such persons and in such ways as are legally permitted. Your investment may not qualify for investor protection in your country or state of residence, so please conduct your own due diligence. This website is free for you to use but we may receive commission from the companies we feature on this site. Click here for more information.