US open: Stocks rise after weak September CPI, Trump in the spotlight
Fri 13 October 2017 14:45
(ShareCast News) - Stocks are holding on to slight gains heading into the weekend despite inflation data for last month that was shy of market estimates.
London midday: Footsie treading lower as pound picks up on Brexit talk
Fri 13 October 2017 11:54
(ShareCast News) - London stocks pared some of their early losses by midday on Friday, having retreated fairly sharply from a record close the previous day as the pound climbed on rumours about the Brexit negotiations.
Europe midday: Stocks flat ahead of US data
Fri 13 October 2017 11:50
(ShareCast News) - Stocks were slightly higher come midday amid reports that European Central Bank policymakers were closer to an agreement on how to go about tapering their asset purchases.
Asia report: Markets mostly higher as traders digest China data
Fri 13 October 2017 10:29
(ShareCast News) - Markets in Asia were mostly higher on Friday, as investors sifted through fresh trade data from China and looked forward to the release of retail sales and inflation data from the US later in the global day.
Europe open: ECB may cut QE purchases by at least half, report says
Fri 13 October 2017 09:06
(ShareCast News) - Stocks have begun the session in a mixed fashion amid reports that European Central Bank policymakers are closer to an agreement on how to go about tapering its asset purchases.
London open: EU deal report, central bank policy in focus
Fri 13 October 2017 08:09
(ShareCast News) - Sterling is extending its rebound from the day before after a report from Handelsblatt that the European Union might discuss offering the UK a two-year extension of its single market membership following Brexit, which in turn has served
London pre-open: Stocks set to dip, focus on US CPI and Fed
Fri 13 October 2017 07:03
(ShareCast News) - Stocks are seen starting the session slightly lower, tracking similar losses on Wall Street overnight, despite the release of stronger-than-expected Chinese foreign trade data released overnight.
US close: Markets finish softer as bank stocks fall flat
Thu 12 October 2017 23:16
(ShareCast News) - Wall Street finished on a downbeat note on Thursday, as traders took some money off the table following the latest earnings updates out of Citigroup and JPMorgan and somewhat dovish remarks by a trio of top Fed officials.
Europe close: Stocks little changed as Wall Street takes a breather
Thu 12 October 2017 18:10
(ShareCast News) - European stocks finished the session little changed as Wall Street took a breather following a recent string of gains.
London close: Footsie notches up fresh record high even as pound rebounds
Thu 12 October 2017 17:53
(ShareCast News) - London's top flight index notched up a fresh record high even as the pound recovered from earlier weakness following comments from the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier.