# 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.



London Stock Exchange

FTSE hits one-month low as miners, Babcock slide

Britain's top share index hit a one-month low after the failure of U.S. President Donald Trump to push his healthcare reforms through Congress hit mining shares and Babcock fell after exiting...
Stock Exchange - FTSE 100 Index

Global stocks decline, USD pare gains

Lack of appetite in mining and energy stocks combined to stronger pound weighed on the FTSE stocks (-0.89%) at the weekly open in London. The FTSE 100 broke the 50-day moving...
Donald Trump

Trump healthcare failure gives the market a cold

The decline in US stocks last week was the biggest one week decline since last year’s US election, and it surely reflects some concern that the optimism about President Trump’s various...
Stock Exchange - FTSE 100 Index

Mixed sentiment pre-US healthcare vote

The FTSE 100 stocks stand strong against the pound appreciation. The FTSE index held the ground above the 7300p level on Thursday’s session and opened mixed on Friday. Improved global risk...
Donald Trump

Fed Speeches and Health Care Prominent

Sterling and FTSE relation reversing before Theresa May triggers the article 50. The Fed speeches and the US health care bill going to bring more volatility for the market. Today will be...
BGC Brokers London Stocks

Risk-off: Airline, bank shares tumble

The sharp appreciation in the pound is taking its toll on the UK stock markets. The FTSE started the day downbeat, as financials (-0.99%) led losses after the US banks took...
Stock Exchange - FTSE 100 Index

FTSE slips from record high as banks, oil drag

Britain's top share index retreated from record levels on Monday, weighed down by falling energy stocks and banks. The blue chip FTSE 100 index was down 0.2 percent at 7,410.95 points by 1025...
Great British Pound

Risk-off on G20, Cable above 100-dma

The European equity markets started the week on a heavy risk-off sentiment after the G20 communiqué explicitly reflected the US intentions to establish trade protectionist measures. The FTSE 100 opened downbeat as...
British Pound vs US Dollar

Pound appreciates on BoE, EUR gains

The pound strengthened after the Bank of England (BoE) revealed a surprise hawkish shift at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting. The MPC voted 8 to 1 to keep the bank rate unchanged at...
London Stock Exchange

Shares, EUR rally on Dutch vote, Fed

Quite a cheerful open in the European markets as the populist PVV was defeated by its major rival in Dutch general election on March 15th. Dutch election results revived hope that the...
Stock Exchange - FTSE 100 Index

FTSE rise supported by commodity stocks, Hikma rally

British shares inched up on Wednesday, supported by higher commodity stocks and rally in drugmaker Hikma following better than expected earnings growth, but concerns over Brexit continued to dampen the mood. The...
Janet Yellen

Dutch election, UK labour data, the Fed

Cable sold off on the back of softer earnings report. The average earnings in Britain grew by 2.2% in three months to January, versus 2.4% expected and down from 2.6% printed a...
Great British Pound

Sterling slips as Brexit talks get green light, stocks advance before Fed

Sterling dropped on Tuesday after Britain's parliament paved the way for Prime Minister Theresa May to launch divorce talks with the European Union, while stocks advanced ahead of an expected U.S....
Euro Dollar

Gold slips below $1200, NFP in focus

As expected, the UK’s industrial and manufacturing production contracted in January. Cable remains offered pre-1.2200. The negative trend is picking up momentum for a potential pullback toward the 1.20 level. The FTSE is...
DAX

European shares inch higher, masking big moves from Adidas, EDF

European shares rose on Wednesday, with results-driven gains from German sportswear company Adidas and British security company G4S partly offset by losses from EDF and Boskalis. The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose...
Theresa May

Focus on UK budget; US, China deficit

The GBPUSD plunged to 1.2169 on Tuesday, amid UK PM Theresa May’s second defeat on Brexit before the House of Lords. Investors will keep an eye on the pound as Chancellor Hammond...
Great British Pound

FTSE gains timid as Cable tests 1.22

The UK has a busy agenda on Tuesday and Wednesday. Today, UK PM Theresa May has yet another tough day before the House of Lords. The UK’s lawmakers are expected to amend...
Asian Stock Market

Asian stocks climb, oil down amid U.S. supply glut concerns

Asian shares rose on Tuesday, diverging from New York markets that slipped on concern about President Donald Trump's ability to focus on economic policies. Oil prices were slightly lower amid fears growing...
London Stock Exchange

FTSE edges back despite 11 billion pound fund merger

Britain's blue-chip FTSE 100 index edged down on Monday as weakness in mining stocks outweighed the positive impact of a potential 11 billion pound merger between Scottish fund managers Standard Life...
DAX Board

DAX downbeat on DB, PSA gains

The FTSE 100 opened the week on a negative note; mining and energy stocks started the day on the back foot. Investors lack appetite despite the softer pound. Cable made a bearish...
FTSE 100 Stocks

FTSE steadies after hitting new life-time high, Capita slumps

Britain's top share index steadied after hitting a record high on Thursday, with strong gains in companies such as ConvaTec offset by firms like Capita, which slumped after missing its profit...
German Economy

European shares steady, strong results boost Melrose and Subsea

European shares steadied early on Thursday, pausing after a strong rally in the previous session, with strong earnings updates driving shares in Melrose Industries and Subsea 7. The pan-European STOXX 600 index...
US Stock Market Traders

Europe set for pause after US records tumble

Records tumbled one after the other yesterday as equity markets across the world went on a tear in the wake of US President Donald Trump’s pledge to spend up to $1trn...
Stock Exchange - FTSE 100 Index

FTSE 100 hits 6-week high

The FTSE 100 hit a six-week high on Wednesday, with commodities-related stocks tracking stronger metals, while banks gained on expectations of further hikes in U.S. interest rates. The blue-chip index was up...
DAX Board

European shares bounce on results, basic resource stocks

European shares gained on Wednesday, with results driving specific stock moves, while basic resources were the top sector performers after U.S. President Donald Trump pledged $1 trillion of infrastructure spending in...
London Stock Exchange

European shares edge higher, earnings support

European shares edged higher on Tuesday after encouraging earnings releases, with Meggitt leading the market up after reporting a sharp rise in profits and Ferrovial also advancing after results news. The pan-European STOXX...
Wall Street

Donald Trump unveils US fiscal plans

The FTSE 100 opened upbeat on softer pound and higher demand in energy stocks (+0.47%) in the continuation of a positive session for oil companies in Asia. The WTI deals with solid...
British Pound

Pound spluttering on Scottish specs

Speculations that Scotland could call for another independence vote hammered the mood in the pound market at the start of the week. The pound tanked to 1.2392 against the US dollar...
US Stocks

Risk-off; US stocks drenched with blood?

The risk-off trading pulled the Asian stocks lower on Friday, although the major Asian stock indices are set for a positive weekly close for the fifth straight week. MSCI Asia Pacific...
FTSE 100 Stocks

Miners weigh on FTSE, USD softer

The FTSE slipped below the 7300p level at the open. Mining stocks (-0.50%) lead gains as copper and iron ore traded 0.93% and 1.87% lower respectively. Financials (+0.16%) were slightly better...

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Oil slips towards $50 on doubts over output-cut extension

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Oil fell further towards $50 a barrel on Monday, pressured by uncertainty over whether an OPEC-led production...

FTSE hits one-month low as miners, Babcock slide

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Britain's top share index hit a one-month low after the failure of U.S. President Donald Trump to...

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