UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) surged to its highest in nearly a year

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) surged to its highest in nearly a year

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) surged to its highest in nearly a year Britain’s FTSE 100 surged to its highest in nearly a year on Monday, as shares of Just Eat and London Stock Exchange rallied on deal-related news, while exporter stocks benefited from a weaker pound amid heightened ‘no-deal’ Brexit fears. The main index .FTSE shot up […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Bank of England will decide on its interest rate Thursday

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Bank of England will decide on its interest rate Thursday

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Bank of England will decide on its interest rate Thursday Like the Fed, the Bank of England will decide on its interest rate Thursday. While no change is expected, the meeting will accompany an inflation report and commentary on the domestic economy. With Boris Johnson recently elected as the new UK […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) domestic-focused stocks remain out of favor

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) domestic-focused stocks remain out of favor

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) domestic-focused stocks remain out of favor The U.K. stock market has been a precarious place for investors since the referendum on leaving the European Union in mid-2016. Whether or not it gets any better this year largely depends on if the country’s new prime minister delivers on his campaign promises. As […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Boris Johnson to be Next UK Prime Minister

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Boris Johnson to be Next UK Prime Minister

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Boris Johnson to be Next UK Prime Minister The next Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face a tough time from the off with his confirmation as the next Tory Leader likely to be met with more resignations from the Conservative party (Philip Hammond and David Gauke to resign). That said, the […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) focus turns to central bank meetings and the outcome of the Conservative leadership election

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) focus turns to central bank meetings and the outcome of the Conservative leadership election

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) focus turns to central bank meetings and the outcome of the Conservative leadership election The FTSE 100 lost some momentum as Monday’s session drew to a close, with early gains eroded, as focus turns to central bank meetings and the outcome of the Conservative leadership election. The FTSE 100 index closed […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) stocks weaken as Fed rate cut hopes fade

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) stocks weaken as Fed rate cut hopes fade

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) stocks weaken as Fed rate cut hopes fade London’s FTSE 100 ended in the red on Monday as markets remained subdued on dampened hopes of a hefty rate cut by the U.S. central bank, while tobacco stocks jumped on Imperial Brands’ buyback and dividend revision plans. UK blue-chip index edged 0.1% […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rallies into key resistance to negate downtrend

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rallies into key resistance to negate downtrend

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rallies into key resistance to negate downtrend The FTSE 100 has managed to rally into the key 7237 resistance level this week, breaking out from the trend of lower highs that have been in place throughout the past fortnight. That move points towards a heightened possibility that we could have further upside to […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) mood remained wary and dull earnings updates kept a lid on gains

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) mood remained wary and dull earnings updates kept a lid on gains

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) mood remained wary and dull earnings updates kept a lid on gains Britain’s FTSE 100 ended higher on Wednesday as investors welcomed indications from Washington that it and Beijing could be closer to a trade deal, though the mood remained wary and dull earnings updates kept a lid on gains. The […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) MPs are back today after the Easter break and cross-party Brexit talks resume

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) MPs are back today after the Easter break and cross-party Brexit talks resume

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) MPs are back today after the Easter break and cross-party Brexit talks resume The FTSE 100 closed up 0.85 per cent, or 63.19 points, at 7,523.07, lifted by the likes of BP and Royal Dutch Shell, which benefited from rising oil prices.  Oil prices have continued to soar to more than […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) found itself off its six-month highs

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) found itself off its six-month highs

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) found itself off its six-month highs Shares tumbled as much as 40% at one stage as it said this will knock profit margins, which, together with changes to premium renewal prices and investment in new products, will see underlying pre-tax profits slump up to 42% in 2019-20. It is now pencilling […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) UK Services PMI marks worst month since Brexit referendum

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) UK Services PMI marks worst month since Brexit referendum

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) UK Services PMI marks worst month since Brexit referendum FTSE 100 closed higher while Wall Street shares gained on Wednesday as Brexit rumblings continued. Among top risers on Footsie were big housebuilders on hopes of a ‘softer’ UK departure from the EU. Taylor Wimpey (LON:TW.) was top dog, adding 4.35% to 187.05. Persimmon (LON: PSN) […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) equities got a lift from the pound’s downturn and from buoyant miners

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) equities got a lift from the pound’s downturn and from buoyant miners

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) equities got a lift from the pound’s downturn and from buoyant miners The FTSE 100 made the expected solid start to the week as the pound took a tumble, bolstered as well by strength in commodity plays.  in early trading, the blue-chip index was up 56 points (0.8%) at 7,160, with […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Outperforms As Pound Falls After UK PMI

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Outperforms As Pound Falls After UK PMI

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Outperforms As Pound Falls After UK PMI Concerns over the UK’s economic growth following some subdued service sector data caused the pound to decline on Tuesday, in turn allowing the FTSE 100 to trump its European counterparts. Also supporting the UK headline stock index were gains for bookmaker GVC Holdings, telecommunications firm Vodafone and […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) miners and financial firms were boosted by reports that China and the United States were nearing a trade deal

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) miners and financial firms were boosted by reports that China and the United States were nearing a trade deal

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) miners and financial firms were boosted by reports that China and the United States were nearing a trade deal Britain’s blue-chip index rose on Monday as miners and financial firms were boosted by reports that China and the United States were nearing a trade deal, while Ted Baker tumbled on founder […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rising pound as U.K.’s May delays Brexit vote

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rising pound as U.K.’s May delays Brexit vote

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rising pound as U.K.’s May delays Brexit vote London’s markets struggled on Monday, bucking a positive trend for the rest of Europe’s indexes, after the pound rose and held back the FTSE 100 on the news U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has delayed a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal. Heavyweight […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) at near-3-month high

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) at near-3-month high

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) at near-3-month high British blue-chip shares surged to their highest in nearly three months on Tuesday as heavyweight BP doubled its annual profit and miners rallied on higher iron ore prices while a weaker pound was also supportive. London’s main index .FTSE added 2 percent, extending itswinning streak to six days […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rallies back into Fibonacci resistance

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rallies back into Fibonacci resistance

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rallies back into Fibonacci resistance The FTSE 100 has rallied back into the 7000-mark once more, with the 76.4% Fibonacci retracement coming into play again. The wider downtrend would require a break through 7146 to negate, and until then there is a chance we could turn lower once more. Given we are currently […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) traders eagerly anticipate Theresa May’s so called “Plan B” Brexit proposal

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) traders eagerly anticipate Theresa May’s so called “Plan B” Brexit proposal

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) traders eagerly anticipate Theresa May’s so called “Plan B” Brexit proposal The FTSE 100 struggled for direction on Thursday, while the pound continued to edge higher as currency traders eagerly anticipate Theresa May’s so called “Plan B” Brexit proposal. London’s top flight was off 27.76 points, or 0.4%, at 6,834.92 by […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) slides as pound rises after Brexit deal rejected

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) slides as pound rises after Brexit deal rejected

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) slides as pound rises after Brexit deal rejected The FTSE 100 slid as much as 45 points to 6850, down 0.65% at 9:40am GMT on Wednesday as a stronger pound took its pulled down the share prices of large UK multinationals in the aftermath of Theresa May’s historic Brexit defeat in parliament on […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) optimism around the continuing trade talks between China and the U.S. helped

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) optimism around the continuing trade talks between China and the U.S. helped

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) optimism around the continuing trade talks between China and the U.S. helped London markets were up on Wednesday, as optimism around the continuing trade talks between China and the U.S. helped lift stocks. The FTSE 100 has gained 2.6% so far this year, easing investor worries that the falls seen in […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) 2019 Brexit will Rally the FTSE

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) 2019 Brexit will Rally the FTSE

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) 2019 Depends on Brexit, if democracy rules Brexit will be done and the FTSE will rally. Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways The projected upper bound is: 7,323.87. The projected lower bound is: 6,053.69. The projected closing price is: 6,688.78. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) continuining uncertainty over a no-deal Brexit

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) continuining uncertainty over a no-deal Brexit

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) continuining uncertainty over a no-deal Brexit Shares in Britain’s banks are set to remain under pressure in 2019 as uncertainty over Brexit looms ever larger over the City. Analysts say the rally seen in the FTSE 350 bank index after the 2016 referendum on EU membership ran out of steam this […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) halts decline after hitting two-year low

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) halts decline after hitting two-year low

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) halts decline after hitting two-year low The FTSE 100 fell below 6670 in the early hours of the morning, with the index reaching a new two-year low. This continues the bearish trend for the index, pointing towards further downside. However, with the index starting to regain ground off the back of a long-legged […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) More fund managers expect global growth to weaken

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) More fund managers expect global growth to weaken

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) More fund managers expect global growth to weaken The US stock market is clinging onto its gains, with the S&P 500 still up almost 1% today. Oil, though, continues to wallow at 15-month lows as traders anticipate weak demand in 2019. The FTSE 100 is weakening once more after a period of stability […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) on track for its worst yearly drop since the financial crisis

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) on track for its worst yearly drop since the financial crisis

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) on track for its worst yearly drop since the financial crisis UK shares fell sharply on Monday, as a profit warning from online fashion store ASOS reverberated across Europe and reinforced woes about slow sales during the busy holiday season, adding to a pre-Christmas gloom and worries over Brexit. Opening losses […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) regains ground, yet further downside looks likely

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) regains ground, yet further downside looks likely

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) regains ground, yet further downside looks likely The FTSE 100 is continuing its ascent, in a week that has seen the index enjoy a relatively calm trend despite all the political upheaval. We look likely to continue pushing upwards, but the likeliness is that this is a retracement of the sell-off from the […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Conservative MPs will cast their votes on whether to save Prime Minister Theresa May

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Conservative MPs will cast their votes on whether to save Prime Minister Theresa May

Update: UK Prime Minister May Wins Confidence Vote UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) Conservative MPs will cast their votes on whether to save Prime Minister Theresa May Between 6pm and 8pm this evening, Conservative MPs will cast their votes on whether to save Prime Minister Theresa May in today’s no confidence vote. The FTSE 100 stock […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) reports that trade talks between China and the US are going well

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) reports that trade talks between China and the US are going well

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) reports that trade talks between China and the US are going well US stocks got off to a flyer, encouraging the Footsie to cement its position above 6,800. The FTSE 100 was up 122, or 1.82%, at 6,845, while in the US the Dow was up 273 points (1.12%) at 24,693 […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) concerns among British businesses over Brexit

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) concerns among British businesses over Brexit

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) concerns among British businesses over Brexit U.K. stocks fell on Monday to hover near three-week lows after surveys released by Deloitte and the British Chambers of Commerce highlighted concerns among British businesses over Brexit. A weak pound helped to limit overall losses to some extent. The benchmark FTSE 100 was down […]