London close: Footsie ends flat as pound bounces back
Fri 20 October 2017 17:11
(ShareCast News) - London stocks finished the Friday session almost exactly flat despite encouraging noises emerging from Brussels mingled with optimism stateside over proposed tax reforms.
US open: Wall Street climbs 'wall of worry' on tax cut progress
Fri 20 October 2017 14:06
(ShareCast News) - Wall Street continued to climb the proverbial 'wall of worry' following Senate approval of the White House's budget resolution for fiscal year 2018, which some believed paved the way for tax cuts.
Europe midday: Stocks rise on US economic optimism
Fri 20 October 2017 12:24
(ShareCast News) - European stocks are staging a recovery after losses the day before amid optimism regarding prospects for the US economy and despite worries concerning political risks in Spain.
London midday: Shares and sterling higher on cautious Brexit optimism
Fri 20 October 2017 11:48
(ShareCast News) - London stocks kept hold of most of their early gains by midday on Friday as encouraging noises emerging from Brussels mingled with optimism stateside over proposed tax reforms.
Asia report: Markets finish higher ahead of Japan election
Fri 20 October 2017 11:02
(ShareCast News) - Markets in Asia finished higher on Friday, as investors brushed off uncertainty from various corners of the region.
London open: Stocks climb as Trump Trade looks back on
Fri 20 October 2017 07:55
(ShareCast News) - London stocks pinged higher on Friday to wipe out losses from the previous session as the pound was weaker against the dollar after the US Senate approved a budget plan for 2018.
London pre-open: Stocks seen higher after Senate budget deal
Fri 20 October 2017 07:41
(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a positive open on Friday following losses in the previous session and the US Senate approved a budget plan for 2018, with investors also likely to continue keeping an eye on developments in Spain.
US close: Markets little changed on Black Monday anniversary
Fri 20 October 2017 07:27
(ShareCast News) - Wall Street's main averages finished mixed but little changed on Thursday, as traders booked some profits on the 30th anniversary of the 1987 Black Monday US stock market crash.
Europe close: Stocks dip amid Spanish impasse, overbought conditions
Thu 19 October 2017 17:49
(ShareCast News) - A stronger euro despite the continuing political stand-off in Spain weighed on stocks across the continent.
London close: UK stocks fall with sterling as investors mull retail sales
Thu 19 October 2017 17:28
(ShareCast News) - London stocks closed in the red on Thursday after disappointing UK retail sales data and with ongoing concerns about stalled Brexit negotiations.