Daily market update


Barclays beats expectations and InterContinental Hotels is on the road to recovery

For most of 2020, energy and banking stocks have been the last ones to be picked by investors for their sports team, being the sectors...

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 10:57


Unilever shines and Moneysupermarket update compares poorly

“The chances of a stimulus plan being approved in the US ahead of the Presidential election looks increasingly slim and this is putting pressure on...

Thu, 22/10/2020 - 09:57


Segro is in a sweet spot, and William Hill takeover not a done deal

“Renewed confidence in a US stimulus deal helped lift stocks on Wall Street and in Asia overnight but the good feeling didn’t extend into today...

Wed, 21/10/2020 - 10:52


Reckitt is a true lockdown winner and Bellway revives dividends

“European markets followed last night’s poor show on Wall Street with a bad session for equities on Tuesday,” says Russ Mould, Investment Director at AJ...

Tue, 20/10/2020 - 10:38


FTSE makes muted start as vaccine hopes lose some of their restorative effect

“It seems vaccine hopes aren’t having quite the same restorative effect on the markets as they did earlier this year.

“Investors, rightly, are not...

Mon, 19/10/2020 - 11:25


Markets rebound as investors turn to defensive stocks, while Wetherspoon hit by tougher lockdown restrictions

“After yesterday’s market bloodbath, it’s a relief to see stocks back in positive territory. The FTSE 100 jumped 1.3% to 5,907, albeit the index’s performance...

Fri, 16/10/2020 - 10:37


Bad day for markets, while AO continues to soar

“Investors were greeted with a sea of red as global equity markets slumped on Thursday. It is becoming more apparent that the pandemic could still...

Thu, 15/10/2020 - 11:15


Weaker sterling lifts the FTSE and Barratt Developments is riding the property market rally

The UK market pushed ahead on Wednesday while Europe and most of Asia went in retreat, following losses on Wall Street last night,” says Russ...

Wed, 14/10/2020 - 10:44


US tech rally fails to stir UK market, while Boohoo is back in the doghouse

“Tech stocks are back on everyone’s Christmas list following a sharp rally on Wall Street last night. The Nasdaq index jumped nearly 3% with considerable...

Tue, 13/10/2020 - 11:20


UK market awaits EU trade talks and new lockdown measures, while IAG brings in new boss for British Airways

“It’s a big week for the UK as trade talks with the EU enter a crucial stage. Sterling nudged up 0.1% against the euro to...

Mon, 12/10/2020 - 10:30


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