Stock market news from ShareCast
US open: Stocks lower amid threat to economic relief package
Fri 27 March 2020 17:16
(Sharecast News) - US stocks got off to a lower start on Friday amid reports that some lawmakers in the House of Representatives might try to stop the economic relief package approved by the Senate the day before.
London close: Stocks finish red as PM, health secretary test positive
Fri 27 March 2020 16:37
(Sharecast News) - London stocks remained in the red by the close on Friday after three days of gains, with concerns about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic continuing to mount after the US overtook China for the most confirmed cases.
Europe close: Stocks skid as EU leaders squabble
Fri 27 March 2020 16:30
(Sharecast News) - Stocks on the Continent finished sharply lower as a falling out between European Union leaders over whether to issue common debt in order to raise funds to see through the Covid-19 pandemic sapped dragged on investor confidence.
Asia report: Markets mixed as Sydney bourse tumbles
Fri 27 March 2020 13:13
(Sharecast News) - Markets in Asia finished mixed on Friday, with stocks in Australia plunging more than 5%, as investors digested some painful data on China's industrial sector.
Europe midday: Stocks retreat as investors ponder next moves in pandemic fight
Fri 27 March 2020 12:43
(Sharecast News) - Stocks on the Continent are sharply lower following a falling out between European Union leaders over whether to issue common debt in order to raise funds to see through the Covid-19 pandemic.
Friday newspaper round-up: Housing market, UK car production, fishing
Fri 27 March 2020 07:28
(Sharecast News) - The government has put the brakes on the housing market until the coronavirus restrictions are over, telling people to delay their home moves if possible and not to allow new viewings. In new guidance, the government said it was urging
Thursday newspaper round-up: Primark, unemployment, emergency Covid-19 loans
Thu 26 March 2020 07:30
(Sharecast News) - Gordon Brown has urged world leaders to create a temporary form of global government to tackle the twin medical and economic crises caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The former Labour prime minister, who was at the centre of the internat
DWF Group lowers expectations amid pandemic
Fri 27 March 2020 16:26
(Sharecast News) - Legal services company DWF Group updated the market on the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic on its business on Friday, reporting that it had taken steps to enable all of our its 4,200 workers to be able to work "on an agile b
Gatwick closes North terminal, reduces flight hours from April 1
Fri 27 March 2020 14:44
(Sharecast News) - Gatwick Airport said it would close one of its two terminals from April 1 and operate flights for eight hours daily as the Covid-19 impact hammered demand for air travel.
John Menzies axes 17,500 jobs due to Covid-19
Fri 27 March 2020 12:40
(Sharecast News) - Aviation services business John Menzies said on Friday that it has cut 17,500 jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Clarkson pulls dividend, warns on first-half profit
Fri 27 March 2020 10:50
(Sharecast News) - Shipping services firm Clarkson pulled its dividend and said it expected first half profits to take a hit due to the coronavirus pandemic.
C&C Group raises EUR 140m in US private placement
Fri 27 March 2020 10:49
(Sharecast News) - Alcohol and soft drinks company C&C Group announced the successful issue of the equivalent of approximately €140m (?125.86m) in euro and sterling of new US private placement notes on Friday.
Director dealings: Airtel Africa board member buys in
Wed 25 March 2020 15:43
(Sharecast News) - John Joseph Danilovich picked up a large batch of shares in the telecommunications and money services provider Airtel Africa at the start of the year and nearly 10 days before.
Director dealings: Daax Corp. picks up more shares in Genel Energy
Tue 24 March 2020 18:59
(Sharecast News) - Daax Corporation stepped in to buy more shares in Kurdistan-focused oil exploration group Genel Energy.
Sector movers: Grocers slip as investors eye digital threat
Mon 24 June 2019 17:02
(Sharecast News) - Grocers and General Retailers paced losses at the start of the week amid negative read-across from corporate transactions elsewhere in their respective sectors.
Sector movers: Investors hit pause on Warhammer maker's rampage
Fri 21 June 2019 16:26
(Sharecast News) - Defensive issues and some of the last few years' best performers were at the bottom of the pile at the end of the week as stocks on the other side of the Pond debated the staying power of recent gains on Wall Street.
Infrastructure India warns of 'significant consequences' from lockdown
Fri 27 March 2020 16:36
(Sharecast News) - Investment fund Infrastructure India updated the market further on the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus on Friday, given the government of India had ordered a complete national lockdown of non-essential activity for a minimum of 21 da
European Metals reaches final deal with CEZ over Cinovec Project
Fri 27 March 2020 16:31
(Sharecast News) - European Metals Holdings has reached final agreement with central and eastern Europe-focussed power utility CEZ Group over a strategic partnership and significant investment into the Cinovec Project, it announced on Friday.
Young & Co's scraps dividend, furloughs majority of employees
Fri 27 March 2020 15:31
(Sharecast News) - Young & Co's Brewery said on Friday that it has scrapped its final dividend and furloughed most of its staff, having shut its pubs due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Finsbury Food scraps dividend amid Covid-19
Fri 27 March 2020 13:28
(Sharecast News) - Finsbury Food scrapped its interim dividend on Friday as it said it was unable to give guidance on future earnings due to the coronavirus and that its UK food service business had seen a drop in demand.
City Pub raises ?15m in placing to help weather Covid-19
Fri 27 March 2020 10:11
(Sharecast News) - City Pub Group has successfully raised ?15m in a share placing to help the company weather the impact of the coronavirus and the closure of its pubs.
Globaltrans continues to implement long-term strategy
Fri 27 December 2019 08:29
(Sharecast News) - Freight rail transportation group Globaltrans told investors on Friday that it was continuing to implement its strategy of long-term client partnerships.
Gresham Technologies secures new Clareti contract win
Mon 23 December 2019 08:51
(Sharecast News) - Software and services firm Gresham Technologies has secured a new contract with an unnamed alternative investment management firm for the enterprise deployment of its Clareti Transaction Control software.