Daily market update

FTSE lower as Evergrande deal collapses, Unilever's inflation warning, Barclays gets investment banking boost

“The FTSE 100 slipped in early trading on Thursday as China’s Evergrande crisis reared its ugly head again,” says AJ Bell Financial Analyst Danni Hewson....

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 09:23

FTSE 100 dips after inflation fall, Netflix subscriptions pick up, Antofagasta production hit by Chilean drought

“The FTSE 100 started a bit lower on Wednesday after UK inflation moderated to come in just short of expectations," says AJ Bell Financial Analyst...

Wed, 20/10/2021 - 10:14

Markets marking time, Bellway going for growth, Moneysupermarket quids in after acquisition

“The FTSE 100 was marking time on Tuesday morning as investors awaited the latest round of big corporate updates from the US,” says AJ Bell...

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 10:17

FTSE 100 dips on weak Chinese growth, Playtech hits jackpot after attracting premium-priced bid

“The FTSE 100 dipped on Monday, losing some of its recent momentum as China’s GDP figures for the third quarter disappointed,” says AJ Bell Investment...

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 09:55

FTSE hits new 2021 high

“Anyone who gets excited by charts should note that the FTSE 100 has seen a breakout and is now trading at a higher level than...

Fri, 15/10/2021 - 10:15

FTSE given a boost by commodities, and Domino’s Pizza could find life a bit harder soon

“A 0.7% rise in the FTSE 100 to 7,188 should certainly bring a smile to investors, with similar gains seen across most of the key...

Thu, 14/10/2021 - 11:02

THG shares remain in freefall and equity markets settle down after yesterday’s wobble


“Capital market days are meant to be informative events, helping analysts and investors better understand a business. In THG’s situation it was eye-opening...

Wed, 13/10/2021 - 10:08

Energy crisis and China crackdown haunt markets again, and EasyJet declares aviation recovery is on

“A sea of red flashing prices across Asian and European markets followed an equally depressing showing on Wall Street last night,” says Russ Mould, Investment...

Tue, 12/10/2021 - 09:59

ASOS setback leads to CEO departure, and Asian markets press ahead with tech stocks back in favour


“The market had a sense that life has been a bit of struggle for ASOS, given the gloomy update from rival Boohoo...

Mon, 11/10/2021 - 10:11

Hollywood Bowl beats forecasts and Royal Mail expands in Canada with acquisition

“On Friday the FTSE 100 consolidated its gains from yesterday but investors appeared to be marking time ahead of the key US jobs report later,”...

Fri, 08/10/2021 - 10:31