London close: Stocks gains as Sterling wavers amid Brexit uncertainty
Wed 06 December 2017 17:13
(ShareCast News) - Shares reversed earlier losses to finish just a touch higher on Wednesday as the pound remained under pressure on account of the breakdown in Brexit talks, with M&A news providing a welcome distraction.
US midday: Stocks little changed ahead of jobs report, Fed meeting
Wed 06 December 2017 14:34
(ShareCast News) - Wall Street is little changed as traders continued to play it safe ahead of Friday's monthly non-farm payrolls numbers and the following week's US Federal Reserve policy meeting.
Europe midday: Stocks mired in the red despite soft euro
Wed 06 December 2017 12:15
(ShareCast News) - Stocks are holding lower amid talk of 'profit-taking' and 'sector rotation' as investors adjust their portfolios in anticipation of tax cuts and tighter monetary policy on the other side of the Pond, alongside caution towards the outloo
London midday: Stocks turn up as investors mull M&A news
Wed 06 December 2017 11:46
(ShareCast News) - London stocks managed to reverse earlier losses to trade just a touch higher by midday on Wednesday as the pound remained under pressure due to the breakdown of Brexit talks, with M&A news providing a welcome distraction.
London open: Stocks down on negative US and Asian cues, Hammerson drops on acquisition
Wed 06 December 2017 11:04
(ShareCast News) - London stocks fell in early trade on Wednesday, taking their cue from downbeat sessions in the US and Asia.
Asia report: Markets mostly lower, Nikkei falls 2pc
Wed 06 December 2017 11:02
(ShareCast News) - Markets in Asia fell sharply on Wednesday after a losing day on Wall Street overnight, as the Tokyo benchmark slid almost 2%.
Europe open: Stocks stumble in early trading after heavy selling in Asian session
Wed 06 December 2017 10:56
(ShareCast News) - Stocks have begun the morning lower amid talk of 'profit-taking' and 'sector rotation' as investors react to the prospect of tax cuts and tighter monetary policy in the States, alongside caution towards the outlook for growth in China a
London pre-open: Stocks seen weaker on downbeat US and Asian cues
Wed 06 December 2017 10:53
(ShareCast News) - London stocks were set for a weaker open on Wednesday following downbeat sessions in the US and Asia.
US close: Markets lower, focus on tech and tax
Tue 05 December 2017 23:00
(ShareCast News) - Wall Street finished on a downbeat note on Tuesday, as traders digest weaker-than-expected readings on service sector activity and foreign trade while scanning the headlines for news regarding the US tax reform proposals, which were mak
London close: Pound rally on Brexit 'alignment' hits stocks, copper dents miners
Tue 05 December 2017 17:36
(ShareCast News) - London equity markets pared early gains to finish lower on Tuesday as services data disappointed, mining stocks lurched lower and the pound made a late rally after more encouraging reports on Brexit negotiations.