Europe close: Stocks run higher on strong Chinese data, Basel III bank rules
Fri 08 December 2017 18:18
(ShareCast News) - Stocks finished higher, led by a big push in bank stocks following news of a compromise on global financial sector regulation and on the heels of positive Chinese export data for November.
London close: Weak pound, Chinese trade data boost Footsie
Fri 08 December 2017 17:53
(ShareCast News) - London stocks jumped at the end of the week, helped by weakness in the pound and as investors digested better than expected Chinese trade data.
US open: Coal, Metals stocks jump on Chinese data
Fri 08 December 2017 15:21
(ShareCast News) - Wall Street is climbing going into the weekend with commodity stocks pacing gains on the back of strong Chinese trade data for the month of November, even as the latest jobs report revealed wage growth fell short of forecasts once again
Asia report: Markets finish week on a high
Fri 08 December 2017 13:11
(ShareCast News) - Markets in Asia finished higher on Friday, after a solid finish from Wall Street overnight, with investors eagerly awaiting tax reform progress out of the US and digesting trade data from Japan.
Europe midday: Banks jump on regulatory compromise
Fri 08 December 2017 11:22
(ShareCast News) - Stocks are moving higher, led by a big push in bank stocks following news of a compromise on global financial sector regulation and on the heels of positive Chinese export data for November ahead of the release of the monthly US jobs re
London midday: Stocks edge up as pound slips back against dollar; payrolls eyed
Fri 08 December 2017 11:13
(ShareCast News) - London stocks managed to tick higher by midday on Friday as investors digested mixed economic news and awaited the release of US payrolls data, with the pound giving back early gains on the dollar fuelled by the breakthrough in Brexit t
London open: Stocks flat as pound gains on Brexit breakthrough
Fri 08 December 2017 08:50
(ShareCast News) - London stocks were little changed in early trade on Friday as the pound ticked higher after a breakthrough in Brexit talks.
London pre-open: Stocks to nudge lower as investors digest Brexit news, eye payrolls
Fri 08 December 2017 07:42
(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set to nudge just a touch lower at the open on Friday as investors digest the latest news on Brexit talks and await the release of the non-farm payrolls report in the US.
US close: Wall Street higher amid renewed tax reform hopes
Fri 08 December 2017 00:39
(ShareCast News) - Wall Street finished higher on Thursday, with the Nasdaq making gains amid a flurry of share buyback announcements in the wider market and another torrid run higher in Bitcoin.
Europe close: Investors waiting on German SPD vote on grand coalition
Thu 07 December 2017 17:33
(ShareCast News) - Stocks on the Continent moved higher - tracking gains on Wall Street - even as political risks in Germany and Italy came into sharper focus.