Market reports from ShareCast
London close: Stocks jump as pound falls back, miners leap higher
Wed 18 April 2018 17:33
(ShareCast News) - London stocks jumped on Wednesday as the latest round of inflation data knocked the pound lower, raising doubts in some corners over the likelihood of a rate hike by the Bank of England next month.
Asia report: Markets finish stronger after solid US session overnight
Wed 18 April 2018 13:27
(ShareCast News) - Asian markets were in the green as they closed on Wednesday, as investors took their lead from a solid session on Wall Street overnight, which itself was boosted by a strong earnings season in the US.
London midday: Stocks up, pound down as inflation data casts doubt over BoE hike
Wed 18 April 2018 11:29
(ShareCast News) - London stocks extended gains by midday on Wednesday as the pound took a hit from the latest round of inflation data, which raised doubts over a rate hike by the Bank of England next month.
London open: Stocks sparkle ahead of inflation data; Hammerson caves on Intu
Wed 18 April 2018 08:16
(ShareCast News) - London traders had a sunny disposition early on Wednesday taking their cue from a turn in the weather and upbeat sessions in the US and Asia as investors eyed the release of key inflation data and sifted through a deluge of corporate ne
US close: Traders turn Tuesday green as Netflix flexes its earnings muscle
Tue 17 April 2018 23:21
(ShareCast News) - Wall Street finished a solid session in the green on Tuesday, as investors digested the latest numbers from investment banking behemoth Goldman Sachs and a blowout earnings beat from Netflix.
London close: Wage figures lift retailers but knock pound
Tue 17 April 2018 16:12
(ShareCast News) - London stocks were lifted on Tuesday as wage growth overtook inflation for the first time in a year but fell short of market expectations, lifting the mood in the consumer-focused sectors and simultaneously putting pressure on the pound