Europe close: Stocks end off lows as oil futures perk up
Fri 23 June 2017 17:52
(ShareCast News) - Stocks came off their worst levels of the day as crude oil futures perked up and trading on Wall Street got off to a positive start.
US open: Stocks edge higher at the end of the week
Fri 23 June 2017 17:38
(ShareCast News) - Gains for steel and biotech shares saw Wall Street edge higher amid better than expected economic data and some dovish Fedspeak.
London close: FTSE labours through Friday as sterling gains on underwhelming dollar
Fri 23 June 2017 16:30
(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London laboured through Friday as sterling made gains against an underwhelming US dollar a day after PM Theresa May met with European leaders in Brussels.
US new home sales beat forecasts in May, prices jump
Fri 23 June 2017 16:08
(ShareCast News) - Activity in America's residential real estate market continued to hum along at a solid pace last month, the latest official revealed, amid sharp price increases.
Europe midday: Stocks at session lows after PMI data
Fri 23 June 2017 12:18
(ShareCast News) - Stocks were near their worst levels of the session, following a weaker-than-expected reading on the state of the euro area manufacturing and services sectors, although analysts were sanguine.
London midday: Stocks push lower as pound gains ground; oil in focus
Fri 23 June 2017 11:46
(ShareCast News) - London stocks had extended losses by midday on Friday - the first anniversary of the Brexit vote - as the pound ticked higher after Theresa May's meeting with EU leaders in Brussels.
Asia report: Markets mixed as China looks to crack down on banks
Fri 23 June 2017 10:59
(ShareCast News) - Markets in Asia finished mixed on Friday, with traders growing concerned over reports that banking regulators in China were looking to quiz banks over their offshore asset investments.
London open: Stocks in the red as pound ticks up in quiet trade
Fri 23 June 2017 08:24
(ShareCast News) - London stocks fell in early trade on Friday - the first anniversary of the Brexit vote - as the pound ticked higher, with little due in the way of market-moving news and a quiet corporate calendar.
London pre-open: Stocks seen lower ahead of quiet session
Fri 23 June 2017 07:42
(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a weaker open on Friday - the first anniversary of the Brexit vote - as the pound ticked higher, with little due in the way of market-moving news and a quiet corporate calendar.
Europe open: Mixed PMIs and weakness in overseas stocks drags
Fri 23 June 2017 07:32
(ShareCast News) - Stocks began the session on a slightly down note, tracking a mixed close overnight on Wall Street and weakness in some Asian markets.