Market reports from ShareCast
US close: Markets finish higher as Apple surges on new phone range
Thu 13 September 2018 23:51
(Sharecast News) - Trading on Wall Street finished on a positive note on Thursday, with shares of Apple well into the green the way as investors welcomed the latest developments between the US and China on the trade front.
London close: Shares slip as John Lewis sparks retail worries
Thu 13 September 2018 16:47
(Sharecast News) - The Bank of England acted as expected and trade tensions eased but London stocks lost territory on Thursday as weakness in the retail sector combined with late gains for the pound against the dollar.
Europe close: Stocks end session mixed as ECB trims growth forecasts
Thu 13 September 2018 16:45
(Sharecast News) - Stocks on the Continent finished the session on a mixed note, buoyed by a more aggressive than expected interest rate hike by Turkey's central bank and after the European Central Bank stayed put on monetary policy, although rate-setters
Europe midday: Shares rise as Turkey's central bank hikes rates, Washington seeks talks
Thu 13 September 2018 12:18
(Sharecast News) - Stocks on the Continent are making fresh gains, buoyed by a more aggressive than expected interest rate hike by Turkey's central bank and on the back of news that Washington was making an effort to reach out to Chinese authorities to tr
Asia report: Markets higher as US opens door to further talks with China
Thu 13 September 2018 10:25
(Sharecast News) - Markets in Asia finished their sessions in mostly positive territory on Thursday, after reports that Washington was prepared to go another round of trade negotiations with Beijing amid the threat of possible World Trade Organisation san