Coronavirus - we're here to help
From how to access your account online, scam awareness, your wellbeing and our community we're here to help.

Skip to main content
  • Register
  • Help
  • Contact us
  • Log in to HL Account

Sector review

No news or research item is a personal recommendation to deal. Hargreaves Lansdown may not share ShareCast's (powered by Digital Look) views.

Sector movers: Covid-19 worries, US stimulus doubts weigh on cyclicals

Fri 25 September 2020 12:52

(Sharecast News) - Cyclical parts of the market were broadly weaker with General Industrials and Automobiles and Parts pacing losses on Thursday.

Sector movers: Tobacco and Big Oil pace gains but remain near multiyear lows

Tue 22 September 2020 17:16

(Sharecast News) - Tobacco stocks finished higher against the backdrop of a small bounce for London shares more generally, boosted by an upgrade out of analysts at RBC.

Sector movers: Oil equipment and lenders' shares weaken on concern around second Covid-19 wave

Mon 21 September 2020 20:22

(Sharecast News) - Cyclicals were all lower at the end of the week as investors recoiled at the prospect that Covid-19 lockdown measures across the Continent might be tightened amid the renewed increases in the number of novel coronavirus infections.

Sector movers: Relief rally in Hiscox after High Court ruling, fresh gains for grocers

Tue 15 September 2020 16:36

(Sharecast News) - A sharp rebound in shares of non-life insurer Hiscox pushed its sector to the top of the leaderboard after the High Court's ruling on so-called Business Interruption costs in the wake of the pandemic.

Sector movers: Mining, Industrial transportation pace gains

Fri 11 September 2020 15:30

(Sharecast News) - Cyclicals paced gains in the market at the end of the week with miners pacing the advance on hopes for a continued economic recovery, especially in Asia.

Sector movers: Telecommunications catches a bid as investors overhear M&A talk

Wed 09 September 2020 16:48

(Sharecast News) - BT shares rallied on Wednesday, pushing its sector to the fore on the back of M&A speculation.

Sector movers: Oil stocks slip as risk aversion sweeps across energy space

Tue 08 September 2020 16:19

(Sharecast News) - Oil related stocks were the main drag on London listed stocks on Tuesday, as the sell-off in technology shares Stateside fed into other risk assets, including commodities.

Sector movers: Big pharma, support services pace gains

Mon 07 September 2020 14:57

(Sharecast News) - Big Pharma paced gains in London at the start of the week, led by shares in Dechra Pharmaceuticals after the veterinary drugs maker hiked its dividend payout following what it described as an "encouraging" start to its new financial yea

Sector movers: Technology names and homebuilders pace losses

Fri 04 September 2020 15:36

(Sharecast News) - Technology issues paced losses in London trading at the end of the week as investors were caught in the downdraft from sharp selling in the space across the Pond.

Sector movers: Miners, Homebuilders pace losses as sentiment shifts a tad

Thu 03 September 2020 17:06

(Sharecast News) - Miners and Homebuilders paced fallers in the stockmarket on Thursday with a slightly worse-than-expected reading on initial weekly jobless claims acting as the apparent trigger for the selling.