^FTSE - FTSE 100

FTSE Index - FTSE Index Delayed Price. Currency in GBP
7,472.77
-17.46 (-0.23%)
As of 1:02PM BST. Market open.
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Previous close7,490.23
Open7,490.23
Volume0
Day's range7,462.00 - 7,491.25
52-week range6,866.90 - 7,903.50
Avg. volume724,377,160
  • AFP4 hours ago

    European equities down at open

    Europe's main stock markets dropped at open with investor fears growing over the US-China trade war, as Donald Trump's tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese imports took effect, according to analysts. ...

  • Financial Times9 hours ago

    [$$] Should investments be defined by theme rather than industry index?

    The extent to which asset management depends on classification is remarkable. The entire edifice of modern investment funds is built on what many see as a dated way to look at investment choice. Asset ...

  • Dow hits another all-time high on mixed day for US stocks
    Associated Press3 days ago

    Dow hits another all-time high on mixed day for US stocks

    Wall Street capped a milestone-setting week Friday with a mixed finish for the major U.S. stock indexes and the second all-time high in two days for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. An afternoon sell-off erased modest gains for the S&P 500 that had the benchmark index on track to eke out its own record high for much of the day. "When you have a big up week like we've had, we're at all-time highs, for people to take a little bit of risk off the table going into the weekend isn't a big surprise," said Randy Frederick, vice president of trading and derivatives at Charles Schwab.

  • Dow hits another all-time high on mixed day for US stocks
    Associated Press3 days ago

    Dow hits another all-time high on mixed day for US stocks

    Wall Street capped a milestone-setting week Friday with a mixed finish for the major U.S. stock indexes and the second all-time high in two days for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

  • Stocks - Wall Street Opens at Record Highs Despite Trade War Warnings
    Investing.com3 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Opens at Record Highs Despite Trade War Warnings

    In commodities, gold futures inched down 0.75% to $1,202.20 a troy ounce, while crude oil futures jumped 1.21% to $71.17 a barrel. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, rallied 0.37% to 93.82.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Increase as Investors Shrug Off Trade Tension
    Investing.com3 days ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Increase as Investors Shrug Off Trade Tension

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a higher opening bell on Friday as trade worry eased.The S&P 500 futures rose over half a point or 0.03% to 2,940.25 as of 6:51 AM ET (10:51 GMT) while Dow futures gained 34 points, or 0.13%, to 26,761.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures increased 4 points, or 0.06%, to 7,613.00.Trade tensions eased but remained in the back of investors minds as tit-for-tat tariffs escalated between the U.S. and China this week. On Tuesday China said it would impose new tariffs on U.S. goods worth $60 billion, effective September 24, while the U.S. ...

  • Financial Times3 days ago

    [$$] The London Report: Investors digest news on Just Eat rival

    Competition fears meant Just Eat missed out on a London market rebound. Reports that Uber was in early-stage talks to buy Deliveroo , the takeaway ordering app, sparked concerns about a sector price war ...

  • Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher
    Associated Press3 days ago

    Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher

    Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street hit a new high and a survey showed Japanese manufacturing accelerating. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 23,793.35 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng ...

  • Stocks - Dow, S&P Open at Record Highs Thanks to Tech, Financials
    Investing.com4 days ago

    Stocks - Dow, S&P Open at Record Highs Thanks to Tech, Financials

    Investing.com - Wall Street opened higher Thursday as technology stocks rebounded and a rise in bond yields helped financial stocks continue the previous session’s rally.

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] Sense and flexibility could keep Unilever in the FTSE 100

    is brewing over Unilever’s Dutch move. Last week the consumer goods company confirmed it will proceed with changes to its corporate structure and move from a dual-governance arrangement in the UK and Netherlands to a single headquarters in Rotterdam. Once united, it will have greater flexibility to use its equity for mergers and acquisitions.

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] Is Kier the next Carillion? Not if you play ‘spot the difference’

    Its average net debt is rising and the reported number does not include hundreds of millions of pounds of supply-chain finance just to pay the bills. It has been making acquisitions and booking the goodwill at a higher value than the price paid. , the FTSE 250 group that issued results on Thursday. Some of the funds that bet against Carillion’s shares — such as Marshall Wace and Och-Ziff — have been doing the same with Kier’s, lifting the proportion borrowed by short sellers, who hope to buy them back more cheaply, to 17 per cent.

  • Asian shares track optimism on Wall Street over tariffs
    Associated Press4 days ago

    Asian shares track optimism on Wall Street over tariffs

    Asian markets were mostly higher on Thursday with narrow trading after news of a fresh round of tariffs by the U.S. on $200 billion in Chinese goods received a muted reaction on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 was flat at 23,672.91, ahead of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's leadership vote. WALL STREET: Major U.S. indexes were mixed on Wednesday as gains by banks and other financial companies balanced out losses elsewhere in the market.

  • Asian shares track optimism on Wall Street over tariffs
    Associated Press4 days ago

    Asian shares track optimism on Wall Street over tariffs

    Asian markets were mostly higher on Thursday with narrow trading after news of a fresh round of tariffs by the U.S. on $200 billion in Chinese goods received a muted reaction on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 was flat at 23,672.91, ahead of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's leadership vote. WALL STREET: Major U.S. indexes were mixed on Wednesday as gains by banks and other financial companies balanced out losses elsewhere in the market.

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] Better supply lines create the right boardroom blend

    “I would have loved for the board to have had a woman to pick from. , was another reminder of the dearth of female chief executives in the US — and one possible reason for it. In 2017, there were more than 30 female chief executives at the largest US listed companies.

  • Stocks - Wall Street Mixed as Trade War Drags On
    Investing.com5 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Mixed as Trade War Drags On

    Investing.com - Wall Street was mixed on Wednesday as investors tried to shrug off trade war concerns.The S&P 500 rose 3 points, or 0.11%, to 2,907.48 as of 9:51 AM ET (13:51 GMT), while the Dow increased 124 points, or 0.48%, to 26,372.55 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite lost 8 points, or 0.11%, to 7,947.56.On Tuesday, China said it would impose new tariffs on U.S. goods worth $60 billion, effective Sept. 24. Officials also filed a complaint against the U.S. with the World Trade Organization, as expected.The announcement was in response to U.S. ...

  • Reuters5 days ago

    Trade war hopes buoy FTSE, still slave to sterling swings

    Britain's top share index extended its rally on Wednesday to hit a near two-week high as investors focussed on hopes a U.S.-China trade war was losing intensity. Brexit developments also kept the FTSE 100 in the thrall of currency moves on Wednesday, with inflation figures also driving swings in the index whose constituents derive most of their earnings from abroad. An unexpected jump in UK inflation boosted sterling in the morning, sending the FTSE 100 into the red.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Flat as Trade Tensions Continue
    Investing.com5 days ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Flat as Trade Tensions Continue

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a lower opening bell on Wednesday as investors remain wary of increasing trade war tensions.The S&P 500 futures fell 1 and a half points or 0.04% to 2,910.50 as of 6:50 AM ET (10:50 GMT) while Dow futures gained 17 points, or 0.06%, to 26,318.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures increased half a point, or 0.01%, to 7,525.25.On Tuesday China said it would impose new tariffs on U.S. goods worth $60 billion, effective September 24. Officials also filed a complaint against the U.S. with the World Trade Organization, as expected. ...

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Fast Europe Open: UK inflation, eurozone current account

    Despite the angry words from Chinese officials, the new tariffs announced by the state council — at 5 and 10 per cent — are less than Beijing had first threatened when it put forward a list in August of duties of up to 25 per cent. Mr Trump also imposed tariffs toward the lower end of expectations on Monday, announcing 10 per cent duties on about $200bn worth of Chinese imports beginning next week.

  • Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs
    Associated Press5 days ago

    Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

    Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday, despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.4 percent in early trading to ...

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] UK retail investor confidence at 23-year low — survey

    A gauge of UK retail investor sentiment has fallen to the lowest level since 1995, according to research by FTSE 100 broker Hargreaves Lansdown. The company’s investor confidence index fell by four points to 58, the lowest level since its inception in 1995, and lower than previous troughs during the financial crisis and in the immediate aftermath of the UK’s vote to leave the EU. Every month Hargreaves Lansdown surveys 590 investors from its client pool, asking them whether they believe it is likely that the stock market will be higher in six months, one year and three years.

  • Stocks - Wall Street Opens Higher; China Retaliates on U.S. Tariffs
    Investing.com6 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Opens Higher; China Retaliates on U.S. Tariffs

    Investing.com - Wall Street was higher on Tuesday, as investors shrugged off news that China is retaliating against a fresh round of U.S. tariffs.The S&P 500 rose 9 points, or 0.34%, to 2,898.68 as of 9:36 AM ET (13:36 GMT), while the Dow increased 77 points, or 0.30%, to 26,140.10 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite jumped 43 points, or 0.56%, to 7,939.77.China said it would impose new tariffs on U.S. goods worth $60 billion, effective Sept. 24, Reuters reported. The new tariffs are in response to U.S. ...

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Rise as Investors Shrug Off New Trade Tariffs
    Investing.com6 days ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Rise as Investors Shrug Off New Trade Tariffs

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a higher opening bell on Tuesday as investors shrugged off news that the White House imposed a fresh round of tariffs on China.The S&P 500 futures rose 5 points or 0.18% to 2,901.25 as of 6:50 AM ET (10:50 GMT) while Dow futures gained 52 points, or 0.20%, to 26,154.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures increased 19 points, or 0.26%, to 7,484.25.U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Monday that the U.S. will put 10% tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, which will go up to 25% at the end of the year. ...

  • Financial Times6 days ago

    [$$] S&P 500 nears record despite trade war escalation

    assets had a solid day in the face of the tit-for-tat tariff moves, with the FTSE EM equity index edging up 0.2 per cent and some currencies — including the Russian rouble, Mexican peso and South Africa rand — gaining ground. The dollar index was up 0.2 per cent at 94.65 as the euro shed 0.2 per cent to $1.1665 and sterling retreated from a seven-week peak of $1.3172 to stand 0.1 per cent lower on the day at $1.3140.

  • Asian shares mixed as Trump orders new tariffs on China
    Associated Press6 days ago

    Asian shares mixed as Trump orders new tariffs on China

    Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday after President Donald Trump ordered tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods, ramping up tensions between the world's top two economies. Investors have been expecting ...

  • Stocks - Wall Street Falls as Trade Jitters Rock Investor Sentiment
    Investing.com7 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Falls as Trade Jitters Rock Investor Sentiment

    In commodities, gold futures rose 0.42% to $1,206.10 a troy ounce while crude oil futures jumped 0.86% to $69.36 a barrel. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, fell 0.46% to 94.07.