# FTSE 100

#FTSE 100

FTSE 100 Index is a share index of the 100 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange with the highest market capitalization.



Oil Prices Rise

FTSE, CAD under pressure as oil tanks

The FTSE 100 opened downbeat, as the stronger pound and selling pressures in energy (-0.85%) and mining stocks (-1.22%) continued weighing on investors’ mood in London. The WTI crude hit a 10-month...
BGC Brokers London Stocks

Stock markets stumble as oil languishes near lows

European stock markets fell for a third straight day on Thursday, as battered oil prices hovered near seven-month lows hit overnight on worries about a supply glut and falling demand. Britain's FTSE...
WTI OIL

Sliding oil prices unnerves markets

Having got off to a good start this week, equity markets managed to give back a good proportion of those gains yesterday as further sharp declines in energy prices undermined the...
Canadian Dollar

CAD soars, GBP rebounds while stocks stabilize at a lower level

Stock markets around the world ‎have been trying to bounce back from Monday's big selloff. The rebounds have been moderate so far, clawing back up to half of recent losses. Most...
Canadian Dollar

Loonie BoC Comments Favors CAD

Tuesday June 13: Five things the markets are talking about Overnight, equities have advanced as the global selloff in technology shares showed signs of easing, while sterling has found some support as...
Emmanuel Macron

As May clings on, Macron ‘En Marches’ on

Having had the weekend to absorb the events of last week, the only questions being asked are how long Prime Minister May can last, and whether next week’s Brexit talks will start...
British Pound

GBP Pares Losses But Huge Uncertainty Remains

Equity markets in Europe are expected to start the week a little softer, with the FTSE leading the losses as the UK index pares Friday’s gains and is weighed down by...
Trader Stocks

Sterling dives, FTSE thrives after UK election shock

Sterling tumbled as much as 2.5 percent on Friday, while the FTSE share index opened higher, after British voters denied any party a majority of seats in parliament, plunging the country...
Theresa May

Conservatives fall short, as election call backfires

It’s not been a great night for the pound or the pollsters as against most expectations the Conservatives failed to win an overall majority in an election they were widely expected...
Theresa May

FTSE Higher and Pound Lower, Gold Immune To UK GE Outcome

European futures are trading lower as the FTSE 100 futures show that traders are not reacting too harshly towards the unexpected outcome of the UK general election Theresa May has suffered the...
London Stock Exchange

GBP sell-off sends FTSE to 7545p

The result of the UK snap election has been dramatic for Theresa May, who was seeking a larger majority for Tories when she announced a snap general election in mid-April. May’s...
Theresa May

UK Vote the Biggest in Decades

Thursday promises to be a massive day for financial markets with major risk events taking place in the UK, eurozone and US that could create substantial volatility throughout the day. UK Heads...
German Economy DAX

European shares tread water as UK election, Spanish banks in focus

European equities drifted along in early deals on Wednesday as investors shied away from riskier assets a day ahead of voting in the UK's general election, while Spanish lenders were also...
London Stock Exchange

How could a Labour win or hung parliament affect the FTSE?

General Election 2017 market analysis - is a Labour government bad for stocks? Would a Labour win really be bad news for the FTSE? Stock markets are not that political but there...
FTSE 100 Stocks

Gold up, FTSE down on strong pound

The FTSE 100 opened downbeat on stronger pound. Mining and energy stocks opened flat to positive, although the Qatar isolation and cheaper oil prices keep investors tense and gains fragile. Gold miners...
DAX

Energy stocks provide support as European

European shares steadied in opening deals on Monday, helped by a rise in energy stocks prompted by growing tensions in the Middle East, while public holidays reduced activity. The pan-European STOXX 600...
Great British Pound

Sterling choppy as pre-election nerves take hold

Last week saw record highs for the German DAX, FTSE 100 and the FTSE 250, largely as a result of some fairly decent economic data on both sides of the channel,...
London Stock Exchange

The 1-week election countdown

Trading in June has started with a positive tone. Softness in commodities after a gauge of Chinese manufacturing fell into contraction was outweighed by more positivity about the political outlook. European...
London Stock Exchange

FTSE heads back toward record, banks a drag on European stocks

Strength in bluechip exporters helped the UK's benchmark index inch back towards an all-time high on Thursday and outperform broader European markets where weakness in banks weighed. Euro zone stocks rose 0.2...
British Pound

Sterling to remain in focus as attention returns to the economy

May turned out to be a decent month for the FTSE 100, with regular record highs and its best month this year, despite an underperforming commodities sector, and while US markets closed...
FTSE 100 Stocks

JPMorgan upgrades UK stocks, cuts view on European autos

JPMorgan global equity strategists said on Tuesday they expect UK stocks to claw back some of their underperformance against euro zone and global peers and recommended investors buy into bluechip, dividend-paying...
German Economy DAX

European shares sputter near highs but OPEC disappointment hits oil stocks

European shares struggled for direction on Thursday with investors hunting for fresh catalysts as a blistering earnings season that helped stocks surge to new highs nears its end. An OPEC meeting in...
Crude Oil

Crude oil set to finish the week sharply lower despite OPEC extension

It’s been a bit of a strange week for European equity markets with more record highs for the FTSE100 and FTSE250, while the rest of Europe has struggled to make any...
DAX

Buoyant banks lift European shares back towards 21-month highs

European shares clung on to gains in early deals on Thursday helped by firmer banking shares and as corporate deals activity, after French aero firms Safran and Zodiac finally striking a...
Stock Exchange - FTSE 100 Index

European stocks higher ahead of OPEC talks

European stock markets started trading in the green on Thursday as investors geared up for the upcoming talks between members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), as well as United...
DAX

Big oil helps European shares edge up, Fiat drives autos lower

European shares, stuck just below 21-month highs for more than a week, fought for direction in early deals on Wednesday as weakness in mining and autos sectors were offset by strength...
DAX

Tech, banks keep European stocks afloat

Nokia shares jumped more than 6 percent to their highest levels in more than a year and were a standout in an otherwise sluggish open on European stock markets on Tuesday. The...
DAX Board

Spanish stocks lag Europe on political worries but fresh M&A helps

European shares steadied on Monday as fresh political concerns in Spain weighed though mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity and stronger commodities underpinned broader regional benchmarks. Madrid blue chips fell 0.5 percent by...
London Stock Exchange

Weaker sterling gives FTSE edge over Europe, Micro Focus dips

The pound's retreat below $1.30 helped Britain's main share index outperform European benchmarks on Monday, while individual broker updates sent some stocks lower. Sterling fell after two polls on the weekend showed...
US Dollar

US dollar in focus after worst week in over a year

While equity markets were able to recover some of their lost ground after last week’s sharp falls, US markets closed lower for the second week in succession, despite posting new record...

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Oil edges up, but still set for worst first half performance in 20 years

Oil
Oil edged up on Friday, recovering some of the steep falls earlier in the week, but crude...

Oil-linked currencies gain with the commodity’s rise; dollar retreats

Brent Oil
As the Asian trading session is coming to a close, the dollar is modestly down while commodity-linked...

Will Silver be Impacted by Rising Fed Hawkishness?

Silver
Silver has continued to see concerted selling pressure as price action remains trapped within the confines of...

Is the USDJPY Rally Ready to Resume?

Japanese Yen
The Dollar Yen’s resurgence has been moderated over the past few days by the presence of the...

Markets: The Week Ahead 23rd June 2017

Euro
A snapshot view of the calendar for next week and commentary on potential catalyst of data of...
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