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Sector movers: Autos&Parts, Miners higher on hopes for Trump-Xi meetings

Tue 18 June 2019 15:43

(Sharecast News) - Cyclicals jumped higher after the US President said he had a "very good" telephone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and that they would indeed meet during the -20 leaders' summit in Fukuoka, Japan, on 28-29 June.

Sector movers: Oil and tobacco stocks at the bottom of the pile

Wed 12 June 2019 19:58

(Sharecast News) - Companies in the oil patch were unwanted on Wednesday, after US government data showed an unexpected rise in the country's oil inventories and trade uncertainty weighed on the entire complex.

Sector movers: Investors in 'defensives' breathing easier, at least for now

Thu 06 June 2019 22:15

(Sharecast News) - Defensive issues led the way higher on Thursday despite it being an up day for FTSE 350 stocks, possibly denoting underlying caution on the part of investors.

Sector movers: Oil equipment stocks pace losses as markets reset

Wed 29 May 2019 21:17

(Sharecast News) - Oil equipment stocks were unwanted, as a spate of reports in China's state-controlled press said the country's government might restrict the supply of rare earths to foreign users.

Sector movers: Profit-taking in pharma alongside bounce in Aston Martin, Petrofac

Tue 28 May 2019 21:48

(Sharecast News) - Defensives paced declines in the stock market on Tuesday even as equities slipped, albeit after having traded higher throughout most of the session.

Sector movers: Supermarket sector in demand

Tue 19 March 2019 14:27

(Sharecast News) - Paper and packaging companies, industrials and the supermarket sector were on the front foot on Tuesday.

Sector movers: Resources drive FTSE 100

Mon 18 March 2019 17:00

(Sharecast News) - Resources companies and grocers were providing fuel for the FTSE 100 on Monday, though the mid-cap index was running on empty, led by auto industry and industrial engineers.

Sector movers: Risk-on tide carries most ships higher

Fri 15 March 2019 16:25

(Sharecast News) - Almost all UK stocks were in the green on Friday, with transport, construction and telecoms stocks at the forefront, while automobiles & parts were in the red despite reported progress in US-China trade talks.

Sector movers: UK-focused stocks climb on Brexit optimism

Thu 14 March 2019 14:28

(Sharecast News) - Domestically focused sectors such as retailers and housebuilders were at the forefront on Thursday, after parliament voted to rule out no-deal Brexit and mulled a delay to the Article 50 departure date.

Sector movers: Oilers gain, tobacco put out

Wed 13 March 2019 13:38

(Sharecast News) - Oil was the driving force on Wednesday after a surprise fall in US inventories, while tobacco was lightly vaporised by US regulatory factors.