Stock market news from ShareCast
Europe midday: Selling in stocks abates ahead of US Fed decision
Tue 18 December 2018 12:31
(Sharecast News) - Investors appear to be holding their fire ahead of the US central bank's policy decision on Wednesday, although sentiment appeared to be downright cautious.
London midday: Stocks in the red as investors eye Fed; National Grid slumps
Tue 18 December 2018 11:07
(Sharecast News) - London stocks remained in the red by midday on Tuesday, with Brexit and the upcoming Fed announcement weighing on the mood.
Asia report: Markets take a dip as Xi talks up Chinese self-determination
Tue 18 December 2018 09:40
(Sharecast News) - Markets in Asia ended Tuesday lower, following a depressing finish on Wall Street overnight as sentiment around global economic outlook took a dip.
London open: Stocks fall on weak US and Asian cues
Tue 18 December 2018 08:07
(Sharecast News) - London stocks fell in early trade, taking their cue from a selloff on Wall Street that saw the S&P 500 close at a 14-month low amid worries about economic growth.
London pre-open: Stocks seen lower on weak US and Asian cues
Tue 18 December 2018 07:38
(Sharecast News) - London stocks were set for a weaker open on Tuesday, tracking losses in the US and Asia as investors grew increasingly concerned about global growth.
Tuesday newspaper round-up: House prices, accounting firms, Google, Zuckerberg
Tue 18 December 2018 07:25
(Sharecast News) - House prices will stagnate in 2019 and the number of sales fall as a mixture of Brexit and affordability constraints takes its toll on the property market, according to Britain's surveyors and valuers. The Royal Institution of Chartered
Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit, exports, Lloyds, HS2, Pat Val
Mon 17 December 2018 07:24
(Sharecast News) - The pillars of the global financial system are fundamentally unstable and could lead to a frightening chain-reaction in the next crisis, the world's top watchdog has warned. Giant "central counterparties" (CCPs) that clear much of the $
M&C Saatchi appoints former Sportech CFO as new FD
Tue 18 December 2018 14:04
(Sharecast News) - M&C Saatchi has appointed Mickey Kalifa - the former chief financial officer of online gambling and entertainment group Sportech - as its new group finance director with effect from 14 January.
Indivior recuperates after confirming full year targets
Tue 18 December 2018 12:57
(Sharecast News) - Indivior said it expects to hit its full-year targets, boosted by higher than expected sales for its new longer-lasting opioid addiction treatment.
AstraZeneca gets China approval for roxadustat
Tue 18 December 2018 11:15
(Sharecast News) - AstraZeneca's roxadustat drug has been approved in China for the treatment of anaemia in chronic kidney disease patients on dialysis.
Big four auditors avoid drastic breakup threat from CMA
Tue 18 December 2018 11:06
(Sharecast News) - The big four UK accounting groups KPMG, Deloitte, PwC and EY managed to avoid breaking up after the Competition and Markets Authority proposed changes to give smaller groups access to the largest clients.
AND International Publishers inks deal to create autonomous driving maps
Tue 18 December 2018 09:29
(Sharecast News) - AND International Publishers has entered into a strategic agreement with a subsidiary of an unnamed European automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM), it announced on Tuesday.
Director dealings: Outgoing GVC CFO ups stake
Mon 17 December 2018 16:28
(Sharecast News) - Outgoing GVC Holdings chief financial officer Paul Bowtell purchased 100,000 ordinary shares in the FTSE 100-listed gambling outfit.
Director dealings: Plus500 co-founder lowers stake
Fri 14 December 2018 13:19
(Sharecast News) - Plus500 co-founder Alon Gonen sold 2.25m ordinary shares in the FTSE 250-listed trading service on Friday.
Sector movers: Utilities and oil producers lead decline
Tue 18 December 2018 08:19
(Sharecast News) - Utilities lost power on Tuesday, led by National Grid, while industrials were among the leading lights.
Sector movers: China data hits miners, oil retreats
Fri 14 December 2018 17:01
(Sharecast News) - Industrial metals, miners and other resources stocks were the main weight around the London market's neck on Friday after China data sparked renewed concerns.
Two Shields upbeat on drilling results from Xantus and Nashwan investments
Tue 18 December 2018 16:49
(Sharecast News) - Two Shields Investments updated the market on its lithium interests in southwestern Mali on Tuesday, which it owns through its 40% shareholding in Xantus and its 30% shareholding in Nashwan Holdings.
Savannah begins working with Portuguese study partners
Tue 18 December 2018 16:26
(Sharecast News) - Resource development company Savannah Resources announced on Tuesday that it was now working with the Laboratorio Nacional de Energia e Geologia (LNEG) and Faculty of Sciences from the University of Porto, and had concluded a preliminar
VAL401 results accepted for journal publication, says ValiRx
Tue 18 December 2018 15:53
(Sharecast News) - Clinical stage biotechnology company ValiRx announced the acceptance for publication of the first article containing results from the VAL401 clinical trial by the European Journal of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics on Tuesday.
Aura Energy receives exploration licence for flagship uranium project
Tue 18 December 2018 13:48
(Sharecast News) - Australian minerals company Aura Energy has been granted an exploration licence for its flagship Tiris uranium project in Mauritania.
Asiamet Resources' drilling results imminent as external rigs hasten progress
Tue 18 December 2018 12:48
(Sharecast News) - Asiamet Resources reported on Tuesday that the initial results of its 4,500 metre drilling program at its flagship Beruang Kanan Main (BKM) copper project in Indonesia are due imminently.
AO gets Mobile Phones acquisition over the line
Mon 17 December 2018 09:23
(Sharecast News) - AO World finally completed the acquisition of Mobile Phones Direct on Monday after struggling to get through for several weeks.
Firestone Diamonds recovers 46 carat white diamond
Fri 14 December 2018 11:12
(Sharecast News) - Firestone Diamonds has recovered a 46 carat white, makeable diamond from its Liqhobong mine in Lesotho.