London close: FTSE 100 dragged down by banks and miners
Fri 24 February 2017 17:18
(ShareCast News) - Banks and miners led the FTSE to a lower close Friday, in a session awash with blue-chip news including disappointing annual results from Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Chartered, among other stocks reporting.
Europe close: Stocks turn lower on investor caution, heightened political risk
Fri 24 February 2017 16:20
(ShareCast News) - European stocks retreated on Friday, weighed down by a broad pull-back in risk apettite globally ahead of a key speech from US president Donald Trump in the following week.
London midday: Banks pace the decline as RBS, StanChart disappoint
Fri 24 February 2017 11:05
(ShareCast News) - Banking stocks paced the decline in London on Friday as investors waded through a deluge of earnings, with RBS and Standard Chartered in focus after disappointing results.
Europe midday: RBS, BASF push stocks lower as France election jitters seep in
Fri 24 February 2017 11:03
(ShareCast News) - European stocks retreated on Friday, dragged lower by earnings from Royal Bank of Scotland and German chemical giant BASF, as well as market jitters about the prospect of a Marine Le Pen victory in France.
Asia report: Markets lower as Samsung executives offer to resign
Fri 24 February 2017 10:51
(ShareCast News) - Markets in Asia were mostly lower on Friday, with investors turning their attention to Samsung Group after reports emerged that some of its executives had offered to resign amid the presidential cash-for-influence scandal.
Europe open: Banks under pressure at the start of the day, Trump in focus
Fri 24 February 2017 09:27
(ShareCast News) - Stocks began the session with slight losses, tracking a mixed close overnight on Wall Street and with stock in RBS and StanChart leading the way lower on the back of their latest full-year numbers.
US open: Stocks on the back foot as Dow edges away from record close
Fri 24 February 2017 08:15
(ShareCast News) - US stocks were on the back foot on Friday, tracking their European peers as the Dow looked set to break its run of 10 consecutive record closes.
London open: Stocks drift as RBS posts its ninth consecutive loss
Fri 24 February 2017 08:02
(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London drifted lower in early trade as investors waded through a deluge of earnings, with RBS in the spotlight.
London pre-open: Stocks seen touch weaker as earnings roll in
Fri 24 February 2017 07:19
(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London were set for a marginally weaker open on Friday as investors braced for another round of earnings from the likes of RBS and Pearson.
US close: Stocks finish session mixed; Dow complete 10th straight record finish
Fri 24 February 2017 00:30
(ShareCast News) - US shares ended the session on Thursday in mixed fashion with the Dow Jones Industrial Average delivering its 10th straight record close while the Nasdaq declined again.