Market reports from ShareCast
Europe close: Stocks rise despite doubts around date of lockdown roll-back
Thu 09 April 2020 18:36
(Sharecast News) - Stocks on the Continent finished higher at the end of the week and near their best levels of the session, as investors mulled progress in containing the Covid-19 pandemic and in some cases reassessed the likelihood of a gradual roll-bac
US open: Stocks continue rally as Fed details planned economic support
Thu 09 April 2020 15:49
(Sharecast News) - US stocks opened higher on Thursday following some gloomy data as sentiment got a boost from news that the Federal Reserve was looking to provide as much as $2.3trn in financing for the private sector.
Europe midday: Stocks higher as markets gauge progress in containing Covid-19
Thu 09 April 2020 14:47
(Sharecast News) - Stocks on the Continent are trading higher at the end of the week but off their best levels, as investors mull progress in containing the Covid-19 pandemic and in some cases reassess the likelihood of a gradual roll-back in social-dista
London open: Stocks rise as investors eye jobless claims, OPEC meeting
Thu 09 April 2020 08:24
(Sharecast News) - London stocks rose in early trade on Thursday following solid gains on Wall Street, as investors eyed the release of the latest US jobless claims data amid hopes that the Covid-19 outbreak is peaking.
US close: Stocks surge following FOMC minutes
Wed 08 April 2020 23:28
(Sharecast News) - US stocks closed sharply higher on Wednesday as a volatile week for indices continued after the Federal Reserve indicated it was willing to keep rates near zero until after the economy had felt the full weight of Covid-19.
Europe close: Stocks little changed as authorities debate easing social distancing measures
Wed 08 April 2020 18:07
(Sharecast News) - Stocks finished the Wednesday on a mixed note amid warnings from the World Health Organisation against unwinding quarantine or social-distancing measures prematurely, even as estimates of the likely huge economic toll of the pandemic co