Daily market update


Weaker demand reported by airlines, and Rolls-Royce bucks the trend with a bout of optimism

“It is another catastrophic day for investors as global stock markets continue to fall. After a very large sell-off on Wall Street last night with...

Fri, 28/02/2020 - 09:32


Aston Martin’s ugly balance sheet, and WPP has a rubbish fourth quarter

“There is no let up for equities on Thursday as the selling continues and the coronavirus spreads to new countries. In early trading yesterday the...

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 09:39


Taylor Wimpey margin pressure, and William Hill focused on US as UK regulation bites

“After US markets endured their worst two-day losing streak in two years the FTSE 100 was on track to close below the 7,000 mark for...

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 09:27


Hammerson takes the axe to its dividend, and Hotel Chocolat is looking sweet

“Markets have started to recover after yesterday’s brutal bloodbath. While stocks still have a long way to go to make up for Monday’s losses, it...

Tue, 25/02/2020 - 09:13


Global markets take a big hit, defensive stocks suffer, gold soars, and Primark owner has a contingency plan

“Fears over an escalation of the coronavirus outside of China have caused a major retreat in global markets and prompted wild swings in commodity prices,”...

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 10:36


Market waking up to coronavirus impact

“While the number of new cases of coronavirus continues to slow in China, the spread outside the country is escalating and it seems the market...

Fri, 21/02/2020 - 09:43


Lloyds navigates one final PPI hurdle, and Anglo American reaps benefit of a soaring palladium price

“Following a strong showing on Wall Street last night, UK stocks press ahead on Thursday with a 0.1% gain in the FTSE 100 to 7,463....

Thu, 20/02/2020 - 10:21


Stock markets determined to stay positive

It feels like markets are looking for any excuse to feel positive at the moment. Apple’s coronavirus-linked iPhone sales warning earlier this week may...

Wed, 19/02/2020 - 09:21


Apple’s warning shouldn’t be a surprise, and HSBC plans big cuts

“It’s a red day for markets amid a wave of corporate news. HSBC’s huge job cuts plan, Apple’s coronavirus-related warning and talk of Donald Trump...

Tue, 18/02/2020 - 09:26


Coronavirus market losses evaporate and NMC saga continues as founder resigns

“A rally in Chinese shares and modest gains across the UK and Europe on Monday mean that investors are no longer nursing huge losses as...

Mon, 17/02/2020 - 09:47


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