# 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.



Euro Currency

EUR pricing amid low rates, QE exit

The pound has gone wild on Thursday. The GBPUSD tanked to 1.3120 as the European Union’s Chief Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier said the EU will start ‘internal preparatory discussions’ amid the...
London Stock Exchange FTSE

FTSE movers: Dunelm up as it’s not curtains for UK retail market

Dunelm positive despite ‘challenging market’ Under promising and over-delivering is a good approach for boards and investor relations departments, but are retailers overdoing ‘post-Brexit tough market conditions’ worries? It’s become almost a...
Great British Pound Currency US Dollar

Euro markets under the Catalan pressure

The pound extended gains on the back of a stronger-than-expected industrial and manufacturing production data. Industrial production rose by 1.6% on year to August, as the manufacturing production surged by 2.8%...
easyJet

EasyJet loses altitude, mayday for the pound

Stocks in Europe slipped in early trading on Friday with traders sitting on their hands ahead of the release of key US employment stats. Cracks are appearing in Catalonia’s move to independence, but...
London Stock Exchange FTSE

FTSE movers: Monarch failure sees airline stocks rally, housebuilders up on Help to Buy

Airline stocks rally as Monarch fails Usually what’s bad for one airline – higher fuel costs, terror attacks, air traffic control strikes – are bad for the sector. Shares in the various...
Europe

The Market Wrap Is Catalan referendum underpriced?

The EURUSD benefits from some profit taking after a week of losses due to a surprise German election outcome. The pair traded at 1.1801 into the European open. Yet, the euro-bias remains...
London Stock Exchange FTSE

Slow September still a positive for stocks, but FTSE underperforms

Aside from the FTSE100 it’s been a fairly positive month for European and US equity markets, as we come to the end of Q3, with US markets continuing their habit of...
DAX

Europe opens higher after Trump’s tax reform plan

Stock markets in Europe started the trading session on Thursday higher after United States President Donald Trump revealed a new tax reform plan on Wednesday which he referred to as ''the largest tax cut in...
US Stocks

US records set to underpin Europe on the open

European stock markets had another decent day yesterday making new six week highs, while the FTSE100 got a welcome respite after the pound slipped back from its recent new post Brexit...
London Stock Exchange FTSE

How FTSE components have changed since Brexit

Monday (September 18th) sees the latest shake up of the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 indices. NMC Health and Berkeley Group Holdings will join the FTSE 100, while Provident Financial and Royal...
German Economy DAX

Europe in red territory after ECB’s decision

European bourses opened in the negative territory on Friday following yesterday's decision by the European Central Bank to keep its key interest rates unchanged. The DAX  fell 0.28% at 9:06 am GMT...
London Stock Exchange FTSE

FTSE 100 Technical Outlook: It’s All About 7300

Topics FTSE 100 has confluence of support growing, with the 200-day MA added Repeated tests of 7300 weaken with each attempt to break, a close below would be big Support is support...
Euro Dollar Currency

Euro anxious, safe haven assets rally

The safe haven assets are in demand as the trading week started with a renewed nuclear threat from North Korea. North Korea successfully tested a hydrogen bomb that could be loaded...
London Stock Exchange FTSE

FTSE 100 movers: Provident Financial and Royal Mail out

Provident Financial and Royal Mail out of FTSE 100 “As might be expected after your share price craters nearly 70% in a single day, Provident Financial is being booted out of the...
London Stock Exchange FTSE

FTSE on the mend

The FTSE 100 continued to recover in early trade as tensions between the US and North Korea eased. It comes after more than £27 billion was wiped off the value of blue-chip...
Donald Trump

Trump and North Korea tensions weigh on stocks

Stock markets in Europe are still under pressure because of the heightened tensions surrounding North Korea. Traders are on red alert as the mention of war has sent them running for cover....
London Stock Exchange FTSE

FTSE down in the dumps as G4S dives, precious metals miners shine

Britain's top share index was shaken from its summer lull on Wednesday as geopolitical tensions hit equity markets globally, sending investors into safe-havens such as gold mining stocks, while weak earnings...
China

China trade data hits equities

Asian stocks were mixed while the offshore Chinese yuan spiked after data showed July export and import growth in China had fallen well below forecasts. Export growth is at its lowest since...
London Stock Exchange FTSE

FTSE 100 assisted by miners

European stock markets are quiet this morning, and we are seeing mixed movements across the major indices. The FTSE 100 is outperforming the eurozone benchmarks like the DAX and CAC 40, as mining companies are helping...
Great British Pound Currency

Sterling steady after UK services data

Equity markets in Europe have been broadly edging lower in the past few months and today is no different. Overnight in Asia, we saw a slight fall in equities as the Caixin survey...
London Stock Exchange FTSE

Mining stocks help London equity market

European equity markets are a touch higher on the day as stocks swung around from the disappointing run at the back end of last week. The FTSE 100 is outperforming its Continental counterparts as commodity related...
London Stock Exchange FTSE

Three factors driving IAG shares before Q2 earnings

Earnings preview Shares of International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) hit all-time highs in July on optimism that persistently low fuel costs and rising passenger demand will bolster profits. IAG shares hit some...
London Stock Exchange FTSE

FTSE Super Thursday: AZN crushed, AAL pops

AstraZeneca slammed on drug failure, Anglo pops on dividend return. AstraZeneca shares were crushed after suffering a huge disappointment with its lung cancer drug trials. The stock skidded 16% lower in a brutal...
Oil Commodity

Commodities, earnings and the Fed in focus for trading

It's another big day for trading with a number of potentially market moving developments. Commodities and resource stocks remain in the spotlight. Copper and crude oil are extending their rallies with...
London Stock Exchange FTSE

Europe to open higher ahead of German IFO

European markets had a somewhat mixed session yesterday with the FTSE100 bearing the brunt of Europe’s losses, on a number of disappointing earnings updates, as well as a stronger pound. The German DAX also slipped to...
Oil Commodity

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...
London Stock Exchange FTSE

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...
Oil Commodity

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...

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NZD/USD: Flows Point To Downside Risk S/T On Strong Real Money Selling

New Zealand Dollar Currency NZD
Bank of America Merrill Lynch FX Strategy Research notes that its latest proprietary flows show officials selling the...

USD Stretches Towards Resistance: Yen, Aussie to Offer Opportunity

US Dollar Currency Yen
Talking Points: The U.S. Dollar continues to claw back towards a key resistance zone that runs from...

USD/JPY – Yen Under Pressure, Markets Braced for Soft Japanese Trade Surplus

US Dollar Japanese Yen
The Japanese yen has posted gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 112.86, up...

Fed Speeches and Earnings in Focus

Janet Yellen - Federal Reserve
Earnings Season in Focus as Stocks Target New Highs US futures are pointing to another higher open on...

Oil rises on expected fall in U.S. inventories, geopolitical tensions

Oil Commodity
Brent oil prices rose to a three-week high on Wednesday as weekly U.S. crude inventories are expected...
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