Market reports from ShareCast
US open: Strong start on the Street as White House extends an olive branch to China
Thu 16 August 2018 15:38
(Sharecast News) - Wall Street trading started off strong on Thursday following heavy losses in the previous session, as investors welcomed the latest development in US-China trade relations.
London midday: Stocks rally as retail sales top expectations, miners bounce back
Thu 16 August 2018 11:16
(Sharecast News) - London stocks had extended gains by midday on Thursday, boosted by news of high level trade talks between the US and China, better-than-expected UK retail sales data and a recovery in the mining sector.
Asia report: Most markets lower as China, US agree new round of talks
Thu 16 August 2018 10:36
(Sharecast News) - Almost all bourses in Asia were in the red on Thursday, though many saw early steep losses pare back later in the day as Beijing confirmed it was preparing for a fresh round of trade talks with Washington.
London open: Stocks edge up as US-China talks eyed, Qatar bails out Turkey
Thu 16 August 2018 08:38
(Sharecast News) - London stocks edged higher in early trade on Thursday as the mood lifted after Qatar came to a wobbling Turkey's aid with a hefty investment pledge and news emerged of high level trade talks between US and China.
Europe close: Basic Resources stocks buried under amid EM weakness
Wed 15 August 2018 16:23
(Sharecast News) - Stocks slumped on Wednesday, finishing near their lows of the session, weighed down by a slump in Basic Resource stocks, as investors wondered aloud whether the mayhem in Turkish asset prices would have a knock-on effect on other emergi
London close: FTSE falls to 3m low after threefold commodities blow
Wed 15 August 2018 16:22
(Sharecast News) - London stocks closed at their lowest in over three months on Wednesday as industrial and precious metals were hit by China angst and the strong dollars, oil slumped and investors struggled to decide what to make about the latest UK infl