London close: FTSE's progress dampened by ex-dividends, sterling's rise and Brexit worries
Thu 30 March 2017 16:43
(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London passed through a relatively quiet Thursday, with numerous ex-dividend equities, a stronger sterling and Brexit worries combining to dampen progress heading into the end of the first quarter.
US open: Stocks higher following better-than-expected GDP data
Thu 30 March 2017 15:54
(ShareCast News) - US stocks were on the front foot on Thursday following news that the country's economy grew more than expected last quarter.
Europe close: Basic Resources, Oil&Gas lead gains
Thu 30 March 2017 14:46
(ShareCast News) - European equity markets added to their first quarter tally, with shares in Basic Resources and Oil&Gas spearheading the advance even as the single European currency came under selling pressure on the back of weaker-than-expected reading
Europe midday: Stocks flat as investors mull Brexit; oil shares gain
Thu 30 March 2017 12:08
(ShareCast News) - European equity markets were largely unchanged on Thursday as investors mulled upcoming Brexit negotiations, although there were gains in the oil sector following positive news from Italian oil explorer Saipem.
London midday: Stocks slip into the red as pound steadies
Thu 30 March 2017 11:23
(ShareCast News) - London stocks slipped into the red by midday as investors continued to assess the implications of Britain triggering divorce proceedings with the European Union.
Asia report: Most markets lower as Brexit uncertainty rises
Thu 30 March 2017 11:09
(ShareCast News) - Most markets in Asia finished in the red on Thursday, with traders eyeing uncertainty over the UK's two-year exit process from the European Union.
Europe open: Stocks creep higher amid inflation drop, investors more confident
Thu 30 March 2017 09:14
(ShareCast News) - European equities started Thursday on the front foot, boosted by larger than expected falls in German and Spanish consumer prices in March and shrugged off hawkish remarks from two top US central bank officials.
London open: Stocks little changed as investors mull Brexit
Thu 30 March 2017 08:40
(ShareCast News) - London stocks were little changed early on Thursday as investors assessed the implications of Prime Minister Theresa May's triggering of Article 50 a day before, kicking off divorce proceedings with the European Union.
London pre-open: Stocks seen little changed as investors mull Brexit implications
Thu 30 March 2017 07:08
(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a broadly flat open on Thursday as investors assessed the implications of Prime Minister Theresa May's triggering of Article 50 a day before, kicking off divorce proceedings with the European Union.
US close: Markets mixed as investors look to Fed speeches
Wed 29 March 2017 22:55
(ShareCast News) - US equity markets were mixed on Wednesday as investors looked to speeches from Federal Reserve officials and kept abreast of events in Europe as Britain started divorce proceedings with the EU.