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Sector review

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Sector movers: Oil services slide, personal goods rise

Thu 18 April 2019 14:33

(Sharecast News) - On the last day of trading before the long Easter weekend, investors hunting for golden eggs found two in the personal goods sector, while the oil services sector was stunk out by one rotten egg.

Sector movers: Retailers on the rise

Tue 16 April 2019 15:50

(Sharecast News) - London markets were lifted by a real mix of sectors on Tuesday as various European markets notched up fresh six-month highs.

Sector movers: Miners tail off

Mon 15 April 2019 15:48

(Sharecast News) - Markets were mixed on Monday with miners in the mire but mobile telecoms marching higher.

Sector movers: Oil stocks retreat

Tue 09 April 2019 13:40

(Sharecast News) - Oil stocks retreated to drag the London equity indices under the waterline on Tuesday, while defensive sectors such as health care, life insurance and telecoms provided a little buoyancy.

Sector movers: Oilers support FTSE as Libya conflict sparks crude high

Mon 08 April 2019 14:57

(Sharecast News) - Oil stocks led the way on Monday, but London equity markets were largely flattened off by other factors.

Sector movers: Resources rise, defensives down

Fri 05 April 2019 14:16

(Sharecast News) - Industrial metals, miners and oil stocks were the driving force on Friday, amid upbeat reports on US-China trade talks, while telecoms and utilities were lower.

Sector movers: Financials take heart, double blow for tobacco

Wed 03 April 2019 16:13

(Sharecast News) - Financial services, including banks and life insurers, and oil companies led the gains on Wednesday, while tobacco stocks fell.

Sector movers: Asia-focused financials climb highest

Tue 02 April 2019 13:47

(Sharecast News) - For most of the day only two or three sector were in the red as investors decided it was a day for buying, with most hay being made in the electricity, life insurance and banking sectors.

Sector movers: Investors dig miners, airlines fly lower

Mon 01 April 2019 15:29

(Sharecast News) - Miners, electronics and industrial engineers blazed the trail higher on Monday, while utilities and defensives were left behind.

Sector movers: Utilities hit by UK election worries

Thu 28 March 2019 16:04

(Sharecast News) - Tobacco and pharmaceuticals, two sectors often seen as safer havens in times of stock market stress, led the way on Thursday, while utilities were being sold off due to political concerns.