London midday: FTSE hits fresh high as GKN surges on Melrose offer
Fri 12 January 2018 11:27
(ShareCast News) - London stocks had edged a little further into the green by midday on Friday, with the top-flight index hitting a record intraday high as engineering group GKN surged after rejecting an offer from Melrose in favour of carrying out a rest
London open: Stocks nudge higher after record close; GKN surges after bid
Fri 12 January 2018 08:41
(ShareCast News) - London stocks nudged higher in early trade on Friday following another record close the day before, with engineering group GKN leading the charge.
London pre-open: Stocks to nudge higher after another record close
Fri 12 January 2018 07:34
(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set to nudge a touch higher at the open on Friday following another record close the previous day, underpinned by a positive session on Wall Street.
US close: Dow Jones rebounds from China 'fake news' on bond buying
Thu 11 January 2018 22:35
(ShareCast News) - Like the weeble toy of old, the Dow Jones wobbles but does not fall down for long, as Wall Street bounced back from the prior session's losses to record another new high on Thursday ahead of bank earning season the next day and as the d
London close: Stocks edge higher as finer miners mask retail wails
Thu 11 January 2018 16:24
(ShareCast News) - Share prices in London nudged higher on Thursday as strength from miners and defence companies offset weak retailers and housebuilders following uninspiring updates from Tesco, Marks & Spencer and Barratt Developments.
Europe close: Stocks lower as retailers weigh heavy; euro up on ECB comments
Thu 11 January 2018 16:18
(ShareCast News) - European stocks closed lower on Thursday as retail stocks pulled indices lower after gloomy Christmas trading updates.
US open: Dow, Nasdaq hit record highs as investors eye earnings season
Thu 11 January 2018 14:18
(ShareCast News) - US stocks rose in early trade on Thursday, recovering from the previous session's losses as the Dow and Nasdaq hit fresh intraday highs.
Europe midday: Traders wary, spotlight on government bond markets
Thu 11 January 2018 13:30
(ShareCast News) - Traders are erring on the side of caution with the spotlight still firmly on government bond markets on both sides of the Pond following recent sharp gains in longer-term yields in the US and Germany.
London midday: Stocks nudge up as strong miners offset weak retailers, housebuilders
Thu 11 January 2018 11:25
(ShareCast News) - London stocks had nudged a little higher by midday on Thursday as strength in the heavily-weighted mining sector helped to offset weak retailers and housebuilders following uninspiring updates from Tesco, Marks & Spencer and Barratt Dev
London open: Stocks flat as Tesco, M&S updates disappoint
Thu 11 January 2018 08:07
(ShareCast News) - London stocks were little changed in early trade on Thursday, with mixed Christmas trading updates from the likes of Tesco and Marks & Spencer disappointing analysts and investors.