Daily market update


Vodafone tries to regain investor support and Premier Foods pleases with profit guidance

“It’s been quite the tumultuous week, yet the FTSE 100 has managed to recover from all the weakness and is on track to end the...

Fri, 23/07/2021 - 10:07


FTSE recovery stalls, Unilever hit by rising costs

“The FTSE 100 was pausing for breath on Thursday having done its best to pick itself off the canvas after being felled by Covid and...

Thu, 22/07/2021 - 09:46


Next smashes expectations and Royal Mail hit by parcels volume decline

“Yesterday’s market rebound was welcome, but also raised questions as to whether it was a dead cat bounce. The fact markets have sustained positive momentum...

Wed, 21/07/2021 - 10:22


EasyJet switches focus, and Fevertree loses fizz on margin warning

“Investors appear to have taken the view that yesterday’s global markets sell-off was overdone and now it is time to buy some of the stocks...

Tue, 20/07/2021 - 10:28


Freedom Day is no party for the UK stock market

“There is no ticker tape parade, cheers from the rooftops or people dancing in the streets as Freedom Day finally comes,” says Russ Mould, Investment...

Mon, 19/07/2021 - 10:57


FTSE 100 stages recovery as travel stocks soar, strong first quarter at Burberry overshadowed by uncertainty at the top and FX headwinds

“It feels like fears over inflation have returned with a vengeance this week as central bankers increasingly struggle to mask their own nervousness about rising...

Fri, 16/07/2021 - 09:32


ASOS blames the rain for trading setback, Norton and Avast merger proposal, and strong Darktrace trading shows cyber security sector is hot

“If the FTSE 100 was a swimmer asked to tread water for as long as possible, it would score a gold medal. The market is...

Thu, 15/07/2021 - 10:41


Dunelm sustains sales momentum and Barratt rides property boom

“Are we at a major turning point for markets? The FTSE 100 is having another bad day, falling sharply at the market open but then...

Wed, 14/07/2021 - 10:19


FTSE 100 gets retail sales boost and investors eye US earnings season and inflation figures, while UK banks get green light on dividends

“After enjoying a recovery through the course of the day on Monday, the FTSE 100 started Tuesday in decent form after last night’s confirmation that...

Tue, 13/07/2021 - 10:37


Economic fears continue to depress UK stocks, and corporate restructuring puts spotlight on DMGT and Tate & Lyle

“The opening of the UK stock market on Monday could have been a lot worse given how investors’ nerves were tested last week with a...

Mon, 12/07/2021 - 10:26


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