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Sector movers: Defensives offset drag from Cyclicals, Telecoms down on 'profit taking'

Fri 19 March 2021 16:05

(Sharecast News) - Stocks on the FTSE 3500 were modestly lower at the end of the week, wiping out the week's gains in the process.

Sector movers: Travel shares offset weakness in commodity stocks

Mon 15 March 2021 16:11

(Sharecast News) - London listed stocks were mixed at the start of the week, as hopes for a reopening of the UK economy were offset by the drag from miners and weakness in the oil patch.

Sector movers: Banks pace gains as bond yields head higher again

Fri 12 March 2021 15:33

(Sharecast News) - Banks were the strongest segment in the stock market at the end of the week, as government bond yields lurched back higher on both sides of the Pond.

Sector movers: Technology plays catch-up with US peers

Thu 11 March 2021 15:39

(Sharecast News) - Technology shares fared best on Thursday, as investors played catch-up with US peers in the wake of the recent rally on the tech-heavy Nasdaq.

Sector movers: Stocks end mixed amid drag from lower commodity prices, pound strength

Wed 10 March 2021 15:58

(Sharecast News) - Stocks were mixed on Wednesday as investors paused for breath following recent heavy gains.

Sector movers: Software finds a bid as rebound in bond yields pauses

Tue 09 March 2021 16:00

(Sharecast News) - Tuesday's price action on the FTSE 350 was the mirror image of the prior session's, with Leisure Goods and Software finding a bid, while mining and banks were on the backfoot.

Sector movers: Losses in Financial Services offset by gains for Banks and Oil majors

Sat 06 March 2021 17:45

(Sharecast News) - Investors in Financial Services got the short end of the stock on Friday, as shares in the London Stock Exchange Group were hit by a wave of selling after the stockmarket operator flagged its intention to increased spending on its integ

Sector movers: Oil and Gas leads gains as OPEC+ springs surprise on traders

Thu 04 March 2021 16:41

(Sharecast News) - Oil and Gas shares jumped to the top of the leader board after many of the world's major crude producers surprised traders with a decision to hold their combined output unchanged following talks on Thursday.

Sector movers: Travel and Leisure, and Homebuilders pace gains on reopening optimism

Wed 03 March 2021 13:34

(Sharecast News) - Cyclicals paced gains in the stockmarket on Wednesday, with Travel and Leisure, and Household Goods and Construction both helped by optimism around the UK's handling of the pandemic and growing confidence both towards the US and Eurozon

Sector movers: Travel and construction stocks gain with crisis end in sight

Mon 01 March 2021 20:27

(Sharecast News) - Travel and Leisure shares were among the top performing areas of the market at the start of March, as investors cheered news that the number of new coronavirus infections was still falling sharply on both sides of the Atlantic.