Market reports from ShareCast
London midday: Stocks maintain losses as miners retreat but retailers rally
Wed 24 April 2019 11:14
(Sharecast News) - London stocks were still in the red by midday on Wednesday as investors took profits following a solid session the day before which saw the energy sector propel the top-flight index to near seven-month highs.
Europe open: Stocks tread water following recent gains
Wed 24 April 2019 10:58
(Sharecast News) - Stocks on the Continent are treading water despite record closes for some of the main market gauges on Wall Street overnight and news that trade talks between the US and China were set to resume over the following week.
London open: Stocks fall as traders take profits after Tuesday's rally
Wed 24 April 2019 07:58
(Sharecast News) - London stocks fell in early trade on Wednesday as traders took some profits following a solid session the day before, with the energy sector propelling the top-flight index to six-month highs.
London pre-open: Stocks to drop following strong gains on Tuesday
Wed 24 April 2019 07:31
(Sharecast News) - London stocks were set to drop at the open on Wednesday, taking their cue from a negative session in Asia and following a solid session the day before which saw strength in the energy sector propel the FTSE 100 to six-month highs.
London close: FTSE gains as oil stocks rally on Iran sanctions
Tue 23 April 2019 16:23
(Sharecast News) - London equity markets ended in the green on Tuesday, with energy shares pacing the advance as oil prices rallied after the US decided not to renew its Iran sanctions waivers for a spate of crude oil importers, including China and India.
Europe midday: Stocks dip amid heightened geopolitical uncertainty
Tue 23 April 2019 10:50
(Sharecast News) - Shares on the Continent are moving lower, despite sharp gains among companies in the oil patch, as investors mull the potential fallout from Washington's decision on Monday not to extend waivers from sanctions for a raft of countries wh
London midday: Stocks buoyed by gains in oil, despite
Tue 23 April 2019 10:49
(Sharecast News) - Stocks are holding slightly higher as investors digest Washington's decision overnight not to renew its waivers on sanctions for a spate of countries that import crude oil from Iran, including the likes of China and India.