# 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.



Stock Exchange - FTSE 100 Index

European shares firm as earnings, M&A back in play

Deal-making and earnings underpinned European stock markets on Tuesday as focus shifted back to fundamentals and away from politics, for now. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.1 percent, on track...
Donald Trump

Stocks rally on Trump’s tax reforms

The US stocks were resuscitated after the White House announced that the US corporate taxes will be cut by 15% as part of Donald Trump’s ‘major’ fiscal plans. According to the latest...
London Stock Exchange

Debenhams shares get Sergio Butchered

Jitters ease but stocks little changed It was another jittery day for stock markets. Investors have been juggling multiple sets of corporate results while staying mindful of global geopolitics. That makes a...
FTSE 100 Stocks

FTSE tests 7100p, as Cable eyes 1.30

MPs voted 522 to 13 to approve the UK’s snap general election that will take place on June 8th. According to YouGov/Times poll, the UK conservatives would comfortably lead the election...
DAX Board

Unilever, Man Group strength boosts European stocks

European shares inched up on Thursday as strong results from Unilever lifted bluechip consumers staple stocks and helped offset weakness in the energy sector. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.3...
German Economy

Oil price slide set to weigh on European open

UK markets saw a rather divergent performance yesterday with the FTSE100 slipping back and in the process dropping into negative territory for the year, while the FTSE250 rebounded strongly after its...
Asian Shares

Global stocks dip as North Korea, France keep investors on edge

Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday and the dollar gave up the gains it had made when the U.S. Treasury Secretary spoke in support of a stronger currency as escalating tensions...
France

USD bid, French election in focus

As the UK and European traders are back from the Easter break, the attention shifts to the next critical political event in Europe, the French election. The first round of the French...
London Stock Exchange

Europe opens higher despite geopolitical worries

European equities started a day of trading in the green on Wednesday despite continuous worries on global geopolitical stability. Meanwhile, investors remain watchful as German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to...
London Stock Exchange

European shares drop as banks and tech stocks weigh

European shares fell on Tuesday as banks and tech stocks weighed, led lower by a slump in Dialog Semiconductor's shares, though energy stocks provided support. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down...
London Stock Exchange

Geopolitics from France to Korea keep investors cautious

Trading volumes were muted for many financial market assets on Monday with investorsrefraining from making big bets because of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and the Korean peninsula. It is also...
Great British Pound

GBP fragile pre-CPI, Yellen in focus

The pound (+0.16%) started the week flat-to-positive, in an effort to consolidate Friday’s losses after the unexpected contraction in UK’s manufacturing and industrial data sent the GBPUSD below its 100-day moving...
Stock Exchange - FTSE 100 Index

European shares dip as mining and financial stocks fall

European shares fell on Friday, putting them on track for a small weekly loss, as major benchmarks tracked a global retreat by risky assets. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.3...
British Pound

GBP softer on data, NFP in focus

UK’s manufacturing and industrial production unexpectedly contracted for the second month in a row. Soft data revived the Bank of England (BoE) doves and backed the idea that the inflation alone may...
Mario Draghi

EUR reverses gains on Draghi’s comments

The single currency reversed gains, as the European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi’s comments revived the ECB doves in Frankfurt. Draghi said that a ‘reassessment of the current monetary policy...
German Economy

European shares nudge higher as oil and mining stocks recover

The muted start to the second quarter continued on Tuesday as European shares edged up, helped by gains in oil-related stocks and miners, though weakness in the autos sector weighed. The pan-European...
Stock Exchange - FTSE 100 Index

FTSE edges higher as Burberry, oil stocks bounce; Imagination tumbles

Britain's top share index rose on Monday in choppy trade, beginning the second quarter on a positive note as gains among oil-related stocks and Burberry supported the FTSE 100 ndex. The blue chip FTSE...
DAX Board

European shares muted as investors mull Brexit, oil provides support

European shares struggled for direction in early deals on Thursday as investors mulled implications of Britain formally beginning the process of leaving the European Union the day before. The pan-European STOXX 600...
UK

Brexit-day. Focus on UK assets and the pound

The Article 50 is triggered; the UK has officially sent its demand to leave the European Union. PM Theresa May will speak at the Parliament by the mid-day in London and is...
German Economy

European shares inch higher as Brexit divorce process set to begin

European shares edged higher on Wednesday as Britain was set to formally trigger divorce proceedings with the European Union it joined in 1973. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was 0.2 percent higher...
London Stock Exchange

Sterling holds back FTSE ahead of Brexit trigger; Wolseley soars

Britain's top share index traded flat on Tuesday, underpinned by a recovery in miners and banks as well as a surge in Wolseley's shares following strong results, though sterling strength capped gains. The...
Theresa May

UK political worries to cap GBP, FTSE

The United Kingdom is under the spotlight, as the country prepares to start the Brexit process on Wednesday, March 29th. As such, the Brexit shenanigans keep the headlines busy, the latest being...
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...

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