|Day's range||7,220.81 - 7,262.05|
|52-week range||7,073.00 - 7,792.60|
Traders currently see a 95.5 per cent chance of a quarter-percentage-point hike in March, according to Thomson Reuters data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.39 per cent, to 25,309.99, the S&P 500 gained 1.60 per cent, to 2,747.30 and the Nasdaq Composite added 1.77 per cent, to 7,337.39. LONDON: European shares ended the day in positive territory after a choppy session, posting a slim weekly gain as investors digested a flurry of company results that included disappointing updates from Royal Bank of Scotland and Valeo.
The FTSE 100 has been reasonably quiet during the trading session on Friday, bouncing just a bit. We are above the 7250 level though, so that is a very bullish sign, yet subtle.
U.K. stocks decline on Friday and suffer a weekly loss, with shares of Royal Bank of Scotland PLC and International Consolidates Airlines Group SA leading the charge south after results.
European stocks ended a bouncy session slightly higher on Friday, tracking gains for U.S. stocks as traders waded through a stream of corporate updates.
Two of the UK’s biggest companies have imposed hefty pay cuts on their managements amid growing anger over the scale of executive wages at businesses that have benefited from taxpayer money. Persimmon, ...
US stocks are fighting to finish a holiday-shortened week in the black, helped by an advance on Friday. The S&P 500 benchmark was up 0.9 per cent on the day, but was 0.1 per cent lower for the week. Around ...
U.K. stocks ended lower on Thursday, underperforming the wider European stock markets as heavyweights such as British American Tobacco and BAE Systems declined after earnings.
European stocks closed slightly lower on Thursday, after paring losses into close as U.S. stocks rebounded after upbeat data on the labor market.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks advanced Friday after Wall Street rebounded from a two-day losing streak and Japanese inflation edged higher.
There were no major surprises from the Federal Reserve’s FOMC Meeting Minutes publication yesterday, but it did highlight the U.S Central Banks ambition to raise interest rates in 2018.
You could call it the Fed effect. There is brisk selling on European stock markets after Wall Street took a knock and US bond yields rose in reaction to minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last policy meeting. ...
The UK’s second-largest housebuilder Persimmon faces fresh criticism from shareholders over its chief executive’s “preposterous” £110m bonus. Aberdeen Standard Investments, the company’s sixth-largest ...
The FTSE 100 rolled over a bit during the trading session on Wednesday after initially trying to rally. When did a positive, as we continue to hang around the 7250 level.
U.K. stocks finish higher Wednesday, reversing course as gains for shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC and Glencore PLC, which released financial updates, accelerated during the session.
Germany’s stock benchmark finishes in the red Wednesday, while other main European index close mostly higher, as investors received disappointing updates on manufacturing and services activity in the eurozone....
The pound briefly rose above $1.40 Wednesday afternoon in London as Bank of England policy makers said salaries for Britons appear to be strengthening, a view they outlined in this month's quarterly inflation ...
Among other factors, expectations of supply-side disruptions at leading copper mines boosted copper market sentiment. To be sure, several labor contracts at leading copper mines—including BHP Billiton’s (BHP) Escondida—are coming up for negotiation this year. Last year, we saw labor action at several mines, including Escondida and Freeport-McMoRan’s (FCX) Grasberg, which are the world’s largest copper mines (ANTO).
HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock indexes fell Thursday, tracking Wall Street's decline after the latest Fed report rekindled fears about inflation and rising bond yields.
FTSE traders sold during the day on Tuesday, as we broke below the 7250 handle again. However, the 7225 level has offered enough support to make the market bounce again. Longer-term, I still believe that we are trying to build some type of base.
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were higher in Asia on Wednesday, supported by rosy manufacturing data from Japan. The gains came despite losses on Wall Street, where a six-day winning streak was snapped by a plunge in Walmart stock and losses in other sectors.
Barratt Developments , the UK’s biggest housebuilder, has said it will not seek to build any new homes in central London after being forced to cut prices on existing stock. David Thomas, Barratt’s chief ...