^FTSE - FTSE 100

FTSE - FTSE Delayed price. Currency in GBP
+11.58 (+0.16%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close7,317.34
Day's range7,309.42 - 7,340.73
52-week range6,866.90 - 7,792.60
Avg. volume797,980,586
  • AAP4 hours ago

    International markets roundup

    NEW YORK: Wall Street's three major indexes closed lower on Thursday, with tobacco stocks leading a tumble in consumer staples while concerns about smartphone demand hurt the technology sector. Cigarette ...

  • MarketWatch15 hours ago

    U.K. stocks climb to 10-week high, as metals prices soar

    U.K. stocks rose for a third straight session on Thursday, boosted by continued gains for miners on the back of a rally in nickel and aluminum prices. The FTSE 100 index (^FTSE) rose 0.2% to 7,333.26, building on a 1.3% rally from Wednesday.

  • MarketWatch16 hours ago

    European stocks edge up as earnings reports roll in

    Most European stock benchmarks moved modestly higher Thursday, led by gains for commodity and industrial shares, as investors waded through a pile of corporate earnings reports.

  • MarketWatch17 hours ago

    Embrace these 5 unloved investments, says Morningstar

    With investors shaken after weeks of geopolitical uncertainty, Morningstar Investment Management has compiled a list of unloved investment opportunities, like the ones above, that could drive long-term ...

  • Financial Times18 hours ago

    [$$] Unilever lifts dividend, plots €6bn share buyback

    with investors over its plans to drop its UK headquarters for Rotterdam. Alongside issuing a trading update for the first quarter of the year that Unilever said had demonstrated “broad-based growth”, the Marmite-to-Dove shampoo maker hiked its quarterly payout to shareholders by 8 per cent to €0.3872. The group notched up €12.6bn worth of sales in the first quarter, which was a 5.2 per cent drop on the same time last year, and driven by adverse currency movements.

  • FTSE 100 rallies significantly during the Wednesday session
    FX Empire20 hours ago

    FTSE 100 rallies significantly during the Wednesday session

    The FTSE 100 rallied significantly during the session on Wednesday, breaking above the 7250 level to show signs of strength yet again. I believe now that we have made a fresh, new high, it’s likely that the market should continue to go even higher.

  • Asian shares higher on optimism about global growth
    Associated Press21 hours ago

    Asian shares higher on optimism about global growth

    HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares rose on Thursday as improving optimism about the global economy helped investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks for the moment.

  • Financial Timesyesterday

    [$$] US stock futures, Treasuries lower as oil continues climb

    Wall Street futures are pointing lower on Thursday morning despite an expected boost for energy stocks stemming from oil reaching a 3½ year high. Futures for the S&P 500 are down 0.2 per cent, jeopardising ...

  • MarketWatch2 days ago

    European stocks head higher as earnings take center stage

    European stock markets rose for a second straight session on Wednesday, as geopolitical tensions and concerns over a potential U.S.-China trade war continued to fade and focus instead turned to the corporate ...

  • Financial Times2 days ago

    [$$] Unilever: the Rotters’ club

    One place is much like another, according to the nineties pop song “Rotterdam”. Not to UK investors resisting Unilever ’s choice of the Dutch city as its primary base. They want the consumer goods giant ...

  • MarketWatch2 days ago

    Miners lead FTSE 100 higher after Rio Tinto update; inflation data in focus

    U.K. stocks rose for a second straight day on Wednesday, boosted by a strong performance in the basic resources sector after an upbeat trading update from mining giant Rio Tinto. Traders were also waiting for U.K. inflation data due at 9:30 a.m. London time, or 4:30 a.m. Eastern Time, which could weaken or strengthen the case for a Bank of England interest-rate rise next month. On Wednesday, however, the FTSE was less driven by the sterling action and instead boosted by corporate news.

  • The FTSE 100 goes slightly higher during quiet Tuesday session
    FX Empire2 days ago

    The FTSE 100 goes slightly higher during quiet Tuesday session

    The FTSE 100 went sideways during most of the session on Tuesday, but then ultimately try to reach towards the 7250 level. That’s an area that has been both support and resistance in the past, so it’s not a surprise that we struggled once we got there.

  • Financial Times2 days ago

    [$$] Miners push FTSE to highest level in 2 months

    Miners such as Glencore pushed the FTSE 100 to its highest level in two months as sterling weakened and the threat of further US sanctions against Russia sent oil and nickel soaring. FTSE’s large-cap mining ...

  • MarketWatch2 days ago

    Stocks end at highest level in a month, as earnings drive rally

    U.S. stocks rally on Tuesday, with major indexes closing at the highest levels in about a month as the latest round of corporate earnings supported the thesis that valuations were supported by economic ...

  • MarketWatch2 days ago

    European stocks end at 7-week high as traders take cue from Wall Street

    European stocks mark the best close in about seven weeks, taking the lead from an upbeat session the prior day in the U.S., as attention shifted from geopolitical concerns to the earnings season.

  • MarketWatch2 days ago

    U.K. stocks finish higher as pound rally fizzles after wage data

    U.K. stocks erase an earlier loss and end higher Tuesday after the pound pulled back from its highest level since the Brexit vote, following a mixed report on the British labor market.

  • Market Snapshot – Cryptos Steady
    FX Empire2 days ago

    Market Snapshot – Cryptos Steady

    The crypto market has been undergoing a correction but the next bullish leg is expected to begin soon

  • Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains for 2nd day
    Associated Press2 days ago

    Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains for 2nd day

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday after Beijing added to a swelling trade dispute with Washington by hiking tariffs on U.S. sorghum.

  • Financial Times2 days ago

    [$$] Big UK companies singled out over poor gender balance

    BP , Smurfit Kappa Group and Persimmon have been accused of being “pale, male and stale” as investors called on UK companies to tackle the lack of women in executive and top management roles. The Investment ...

  • Financial Times3 days ago

    [$$] Moody’s sours on WPP

    It never rains but it pours for WPP. Now the credit rating agency Moody’s has grown a little more nervous about the prospects of the advertising group, downgrading its outlook from “stable” to “negative”. ...

  • FTSE 100 dress lower as we open on Monday
    FX Empire3 days ago

    FTSE 100 dress lower as we open on Monday

    The FTSE 100 broke down a bit during the trading session on Monday, slicing through the 7250 level and showing signs of weakness. However, the 7200 level has offered a little bit of support, so I think that buyers will come in and pick up value given enough time.

  • Asian shares flat to slightly higher as geopolitics weigh
    Associated Press3 days ago

    Asian shares flat to slightly higher as geopolitics weigh

    Asian shares are flat to slightly higher amid persisting worries over trade tensions between China. Overnight, investors registered relief that air strikes on Syria were contained and unlikely to escalate. ...

  • Financial Times3 days ago

    [$$] Legal & General targets companies over gender balance

    , is stepping up efforts to improve the gender balance on corporate boards with a threat to target the chairs of companies where women are badly under-represented. LGIM, which manages £1tn of assets, has announced it will vote against the chairs of FTSE 350 companies at annual meetings in 2018, if their boards are not at least 25 per cent female. has become to investors and will pile pressure on companies to tackle the underrepresentation of women in senior roles.

  • Market Snapshot – Stocks Move Higher
    FX Empire3 days ago

    Market Snapshot – Stocks Move Higher

    The stock markets are likely to move higher as the risk sentiment returns

  • MarketWatch3 days ago

    European stocks close lower as geopolitical worries remain on traders’ radars

    European stocks ended lower Monday, as traders weighed the limited strikes on the Syrian regime over the weekend and news of potential fresh U.S. sanctions against Russia.