Investors bet on GVC

Wednesday, October 9: Indices in London were mixed at the close, with the FTSE 100(+0.33%) closing out the day in the green due to a raft of mining, financial and consumer stock which closed higher whilst a mixed basked of equities weighed the FTSE 250 lower(-0.15%). AIM-listed Scapa(+1.19%) traded higher intraday as the business guided…

Sirius CEO Slams Shareholder Forums

Tuesday, October 8: The FTSE 100(-0.76) closed the day in the red as Hong Kong Stock Exchange abandoned its £32bn takeover for the London Stock Exchange(-4.78%) after being “unable to engage” with target management on the deal. The announcement came almost four weeks after the LSE rebuffed a cash and shares bid seeing  “no merit”…

FTSE 100 Lifted by IAG

Monday, October 7: The FTSE 100 opened in the green, lifted by a variety of stocks across sectors despite uncertainty continuing to pervade both global politics and economics. IAG(+3.08%) climbed 3.06% as the travel group announced growing traffic numbers, despite a fall in passenger numbers for British Airways due to strikes. The Airline giant carried…

U.S. Does Good Job

Friday, 4 October: European markets were initially helped from the upbeat session on Wall St. yesterday, which saw the US stop the rot for global equities. Asian markets were far more subdued and undecided, probably a ‘check’ move from Asian investors as they awaited European and US bourses actions to end the week and the…

Halloween Comes Early for Markets

Thursday, 3 October: To nobody’s surprise the sell-off continued through the session on Wall St. yesterday and Asia followed suit overnight through to the European open. After one of the worst days for a long time it was unlikely the FTSE would fall considerably further at the open, but there was no offer of a…

Flutters For FTSE

Wednesday, 02 October: US factory data was released yesterday, throwing the cat amongst the pigeons for equity investors. The data showed that factory activity slumped to a 10-year low during September and subsequently sparked global growth concerns. Wall St. incurred fairly chunky losses yesterday and shortly after the European opening bells, markets closer to home…