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  • US close: Markets take possibility of Fed rate hike in their stride
    Sat 28 May 2016 21:36
    (ShareCast News) - Wall Street advanced at the end of the week, with traders apparently taking slightly hawkish remarks from the head of the US central bank in their stride.

  • Europe close: Stocks end the week on a quiet note
    Fri 27 May 2016 17:00
    (ShareCast News) - European equity markets were little changed on Friday, struggling for direction as oil prices fell back and investors awaited a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • London close: Stocks flat after mixed economic data
    Fri 27 May 2016 16:13
    (ShareCast News) - London stocks were essentially unchanged at the closing bell on Friday as traders assessed mixed economic data and awaited a speech from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.

  • US open: Stocks gain after US GDP beats forecasts
    Fri 27 May 2016 14:58
    (ShareCast News) - US stocks gained on Friday after a better-than-expected gross domestic product report.

  • Asia: Stocks jump across the region
    Fri 27 May 2016 13:21
    (ShareCast News) - Asian equities finished the session with almost across-the-board gains on Friday, ahead of a long-weekend in the UK and in the US.

  • Europe midday: Stocks struggle for direction
    Fri 27 May 2016 11:35
    (ShareCast News) - European equity markets were little changed on Friday, struggling for direction as oil prices fell back and investors awaited a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • London midday: Stocks flat ahead of US GDP and Yellen speech
    Fri 27 May 2016 11:16
    (ShareCast News) - UK stocks were flat on Friday as traders looked ahead to data on US economic growth and a speech from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.

  • London open: Stocks rise as UK consumer confidence improves
    Fri 27 May 2016 08:59
    (ShareCast News) - London stocks edged slightly higher on Friday after a report showed an improvement in UK consumer confidence and as investors awaited data on US economic growth.

  • Europe open: Stocks nudge lower as oil retreats, ahead of Yellen speech
    Fri 27 May 2016 08:15
    (ShareCast News) - European equity markets nudged lower in early trade as oil prices fell back and investors awaited a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • London pre-open: G7 warns of Brexit risks
    Fri 27 May 2016 07:29
    (ShareCast News) - Stocks are set for a slightly lower open as traders tread cautiously ahead of a speech by Fed chair Janet Yellen towards the close of trading in London and ahead of the release of key economic indicators Stateside.

  • US close: Stocks end little changed as oil prices retreat
    Thu 26 May 2016 21:37
    (ShareCast News) - US stocks failed to make any headway on Thursday as oil prices reversed early gains to settle lower and investors digested some encouraging economic news that could be seen as underpinning the case for a rate hike.

  • Europe close: Auto shares pace gains
    Thu 26 May 2016 17:59
    (ShareCast News) - European equities managed a higher close on Thursday despite weakness in the banking sector and a slide lower in Brent after prices breached the $50 a barrel mark - for the first time since November - earlier in the day.

  • London close: Stocks take a breather ahead of Fed speakers
    Thu 26 May 2016 17:04
    (ShareCast News) - London's top-flight index barely managed to close in the green, following the release of somewhat mixed economic data Stateside and ahead of speeches from two key Fed speakers, one later on Thursday and another on Friday.

  • US open: Wall Street drifts lower ahead of Fed speakers
    Thu 26 May 2016 14:30
    (ShareCast News) - Shares on Wall Street were drifting slightly lower in late morning trading in New York following the release of a mixed bag of economic data and ahead of a much awaited speech on the economy from Federal Reserve governor Jerome Powell.

  • Asia close: PBoC to maintain slightly loose policy
    Thu 26 May 2016 12:38
    (ShareCast News) - Most stockmarkets in the Asia-Pacific region saw the day out with small gains, as traders waited on the result of Thursday's meeting of G7 central bankers and finance ministers together with speeches from two US rate-setters scheduled d

  • London midday: Stocks higher amid conflicting headlines out of G7
    Thu 26 May 2016 11:53
    (ShareCast News) - Britain's top flight index was still in positive territory come midday, despite the conflicting headlines on Japan's intentions regarding a possible postponement of tax hikes and the likelihood of intervention in foreign exchange market

  • Europe midday: Stocks fluctuate after recent gains; Brent crude breaches $50 a barrel
    Thu 26 May 2016 11:32
    (ShareCast News) - European equities wavered on Thursday following two days of gains amid weakness in the banking sector, although stronger oil prices lent some support as Brent crude breached the $50 a barrel mark for the first time since November.

  • London open: Miners, big oil and grocers lead push higher
    Thu 26 May 2016 09:05
    (ShareCast News) - Britain's top flight index moved into the green early in the session, led by gains in shares of miners, big oil and grocers, lifted by the rising tide in oil prices and somewhat more favourable Brexit poll results.

  • Europe open: Stocks waver after two days of gains; Brent crude breaches $50 level
    Thu 26 May 2016 08:35
    (ShareCast News) - European shares wavered in early trade following two days of gains, as Brent crude prices breached the $50 a barrel mark for the first time since November.

  • London pre-open: Fedspeak, G7 and rise in oil futures in focus
    Thu 26 May 2016 06:53
    (ShareCast News) - Stocks are set to give back some of the week's ahead of the a fresh reading on economic growth in the first quarter and against the backdrop of today's meeting of G7 finance ministers and central bank governors in Sendai, Japan.


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