Daily market update


ASOS risks losing customers and EI Group goes Walkabout

“A rally in tobacco stocks isn’t enough to stop the FTSE 100 from going into reverse. The key offenders are utilities, tech and miners which...

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 10:32


Pound hurting, activist targets Saga, destocking holds back Premier Foods, and relief for TalkTalk

“The pound is under increasing pressure as we draw closer to a decision on the Tory leadership contest and Brexit. It fell a further 0.1%...

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 09:57


Mixed markets, AG Barr soaked by the rain, and Burberry’s new collection is a hit

“European markets were mixed on Tuesday with the FTSE 100 rising 0.1% to 7,540, Germany’s DAX index showing a similar advance and Amsterdam’s AEX index...

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 09:52


China stimulus hopes lift markets, Sports Direct delays results and there is disappointment for insurers

“News that China’s economy is growing at its slowest pace since the 1990s has failed to trouble investors, perhaps as there had already been plenty...

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 11:21


Thomas Cook shares slump and Lookers stalls on warning

“Continuing suggestions that a US rate cut is on the way helps put the FTSE 100 on course for a positive end to the week....

Fri, 12/07/2019 - 09:49


Reckitt and Indivior soar on US settlement and shares in housebuilders lifted by property market data

“UK and Asian stocks followed the upwards trend seen last night in the US after the Fed signalled an interest rate cut. The FTSE 100...

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 11:20


Superdry’s very large kitchen sink and Barratt beats expectations

“A small decline in the FTSE 100 may not cause too much fuss among investors as the blue chip index is still trading over the...

Wed, 10/07/2019 - 09:17


Ocado back in investors' good books and Bovis Homes is very upbeat

“The FTSE 100 is refusing to budge again as investors sit patiently and wait for a speech from US Federal Reserve chairman Jay Powell today...

Tue, 09/07/2019 - 09:47


Imperial Brands changes dividend policy and International Consolidated Airlines fined for data breach

“Asian shares were out of favour on Monday with big declines seen across China, Hong Kong, India and Japan. Market chatter suggested that investors were...

Mon, 08/07/2019 - 09:18


A day of bad news: German factory disappointment, SIG joins UK construction woes, and John Menzies hurt by airline and economic troubles

“The big news of the day is the sharp decline in German factory orders, down 2.2% in May versus estimates for a 0.2% decline. This...

Fri, 05/07/2019 - 09:47


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