Market reports from ShareCast
Europe close: Stocks find traction on talk of monetary and fiscal stimulus
Fri 16 August 2019 17:00
(Sharecast News) - Stocks on the Continent put in a modest bounce at the end of the week amid rising speculation that the European Central Bank might be preparing to bring back out what traders term as its 'big bazooka'.
London close: Markets finish green as sterling edges higher
Fri 16 August 2019 16:43
(Sharecast News) - London stocks managed to keep their heads above water for the close on Friday, bouncing back from heavy losses in the previous session, but underperforming their European peers somewhat as sterling ticked higher.