Europe close: Utilities yield as investors ponder central banks' next moves
Tue 09 January 2018 18:33
(ShareCast News) - Weakness in the single currency drove further gains in shares on the Continent, helping to offset weakness in the Utilities space as bond yields advanced.
London close: FTSE reaches record close as Morrisons leads retail rally
Tue 09 January 2018 16:20
(ShareCast News) - London stocks notched up a record closing high on Tuesday as retailers were boosted by a strong Christmas trading update from Morrisons and strong supermarket industry data.
Asia close: Japanese, Vietnamese issues outperform
Tue 09 January 2018 13:58
(ShareCast News) - Equities around the Asia Pacific region finished the session little changed for the most part, despite record closes overnight on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite.
US open: Banks jump as Treasury yields head towards 2017 highs
Tue 09 January 2018 13:57
(ShareCast News) - Wall Street's main market gauges were trading mostly higher, propelled by an outsized move in lenders' shares as longer-term interest rates moved towards closer towards their 2017 highs after the Bank of Japan sprang a bit of a surprise
Europe midday: Stocks rise as euro trades on backfoot
Tue 09 January 2018 12:17
(ShareCast News) - Stocks are making headway, boosted by a dip in the single currency and supportive economic data.
London midday: Stocks maintain gains as retailers get a boost from Morrisons
Tue 09 January 2018 11:00
(ShareCast News) - London stocks were holding on to gains by midday on Tuesday as retailers were boosted by a solid Christmas trading update from Morrisons.
London open: Stocks rise as Morrisons rallies on Christmas update
Tue 09 January 2018 08:11
(ShareCast News) - London stocks rose in early trade on Tuesday, helped along by a solid Christmas trading update from Morrisons.
US close: S&P 500, Nasdaq notch up fresh record highs
Mon 08 January 2018 22:00
(ShareCast News) - Wall Street finished on a mixed note come Monday, following a solid performance last week as traders debated on the outlook for equities and, somewhat strikingly, despite a top Federal Reserve official coming out in favour of modifying
Europe close: Analysts a tad cautious on near-term outlook
Mon 08 January 2018 18:11
(ShareCast News) - Stocks on the Continent held onto an early advance, following bumper gains during the prior week and amid an ongoing debate among analysts regarding the outlook for shares in 2018.
London close: FTSE flops as mixed earnings and housebuilders weigh
Mon 08 January 2018 16:31
(ShareCast News) - After hitting a fresh all-time high in the morning, London's FTSE 100 ended Monday in the red after another retail profit warning and disappointing numbers from Micro Focus on revenues and from Halifax on house prices.