FTSE 100 Flat as Cobham Tanks

Thursday, July 26: The FTSE 100 looked set to end the day flat(+0.06%) as positive earnings results from British American Tabacco, Smith & Nephew and RELX were balanced by disappointments from Schroders, Royal Dutch Shell and Compass; indices on the continent surged higher as a result of a breakthrough with respect to U.S. – E.U…

FTSE 100 & Wizz Air Lose Altitude

Wednesday, July 25: Miners gave back gains seen yesterday as precious-metal miner Fresnillo reported higher Q2 gold and silver production but reduced full year guidance for silver output, leading peers and the FTSE 100 0.66% lower. Overnight trade saw a green session in Asia despite Chinese stimulus uncertainty whilst the S&P 500 closed higher on…

Miners Lift FTSE 100 as Fevertree is Just the Tonic for Investors

Tuesday, July 24: Indices in Europe took a lead from those in Asia and opened in the green, as the FTSE 100(+0.70%) was lifted by rallying banking and natural resource stocks. Banking stocks were given a leg up intraday as swiss-listed UBS announced a Q2 profit beat, which spurred a positive read-across to London-listed banks….

Debenhams hit by Another Blow

Monday, July 23: The FTSE 100(-0.30%) opened lower as trade tensions continue to drive risk aversion in the markets, taking a lead from the Nikkei 225(-1.33%) as Europe also opened lower. It was a light day for M&A activity, earnings and data so politics continued to drive most price action -the impact of which was…

Stagecoach De-railed by Dividend cut as EU Summit Sends Markets Lower

Thursday, June 28: European indices were once again pushed into the red this morning as trade tensions and political concerns were triggered ahead of a European Union summit on Brexit. The event will see PM Theresa May brief other EU leaders for the last time before October, with both sides hoping that a deal will…

Investors Check-out Grocery Stocks

Wednesday, June 27: The FTSE 100(+1.11%), alongside European indices continued to rebound, with the main index in London buoyed as trade war worries subsided lifting engineering and basic materials groups, as an oil prices rally lifted oil majors. Ocado was one of the notable movers on the primary index(+3.91%) after market research from Kantar indicated…