Sector movers: Geopolitical tensions boost precious metals miners
Tue 29 August 2017 16:24
(ShareCast News) - Precious metals miners are heading up gains on the top flight index amid renewed geopolitical tensions on the Korean peninsula but as a group, miners are in the red, weighed down by falls in the likes of Antofagasta, Glencore, BHP Billi
Sector movers: Retailers in the red as consumer spending worries worsen
Mon 10 July 2017 16:26
(ShareCast News) - Retailers were the big drag on the FTSE 350 today as survey data showed households continued to show caution on spending.
Sector movers: Food producers put on weight, oil engineers fall despite crude rebound
Thu 06 July 2017 15:34
(ShareCast News) - Food producers were the top rising sector on Thursday thanks entirely to Associated British Foods, a major sugar producer, bread baker, food and ingredients producer under brands such as Twinings Ovaltine and Australia's George Weston F
Sector movers: Food retailers bought, oil stocks see profit taking
Wed 05 July 2017 16:26
(ShareCast News) - Food retailers led UK stocks higher on Wednesday amid a report about improving shop prices and a strong update from wholesaler and convenience store owner Booker.
Sector movers: Hunting and Worldpay lead their sectors higher
Tue 04 July 2017 15:06
(ShareCast News) - Hunting and Worldpay led their respective sectors higher on a light day in terms of market events.
Sector movers: Miners, Banks pace gains
Mon 03 July 2017 11:36
(ShareCast News) - Miners and banks are doing best on the back of better than expected manufacturing data out of China and the euro area which appear to be stoking risk appetite at the start of the new quarter.
Sector movers: HSBC lead banks higher after US unit passes stress tests
Thu 29 June 2017 12:17
(ShareCast News) - Banks pushed higher, tracking gains in their North American peers overnight on the heels of the latest US central bank stress test results and as government bond yields around the world continued their march higher.
Sector movers: Telecoms and grocers fail to offset losses for pharma, tobacco
Wed 28 June 2017 20:25
(ShareCast News) - Telecoms and grocers did best on Wednesday, buoyed by positive endorsements from analysts against a backdrop of selling in the more defensive corners of the market as central banks on this side of the Pond made more 'hawkish' sounding n
Sector movers: Commodity stocks, grocers pace gains
Tue 27 June 2017 19:35
(ShareCast News) - Commodity price gains saw miners and Big Oil stocks pace gains as the US dollar dropped sharply, alongside grocers after key survey data showed tills were bursting.
Sector movers: Miners undermined by risk appetite (or 'fat finger' trade)
Mon 26 June 2017 13:11
(ShareCast News) - Miners were at the bottom of the pile as risk appetite seeped back into the market following a deal in Italy to avoid a 'bank run' against two of the country's lenders, according to analysts.