^FTSE - FTSE 100

FTSE Index - FTSE Index Delayed Price. Currency in GBP
7,026.99
-27.61 (-0.39%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close7,054.60
Open7,054.60
Volume0
Day's range7,026.74 - 7,078.76
52-week range6,866.90 - 7,903.50
Avg. volume734,031,476
  • Stocks plunge on weak industrial earnings; tech skid resumes
    Associated Press42 minutes ago

    Stocks plunge on weak industrial earnings; tech skid resumes

    U.S. stocks are sharply lower Thursday as technology and internet companies, industrials, and companies that rely on consumer spending all skid. Aircraft maker Textron and tool maker Snap-On slumped after releasing their quarterly reports, and other big manufacturers also traded lower. European markets also fell as European Union leaders criticized Italy's spending plans.

  • Asian markets mixed on strong Chinese trade data
    Associated Press7 days ago

    Asian markets mixed on strong Chinese trade data

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Friday as better-than-expected Chinese trade data gave some markets a breather from worries about the impact of punitive tariffs.

  • Losses on Wall Street ripple through Asia; stocks slump
    Associated Press8 days ago

    Losses on Wall Street ripple through Asia; stocks slump

    Asian markets were broadly lower on Thursday after Wall Street slumped on a heavy selling of technology and internet stocks. Markets in Hong Kong, South Korea, Australia and Southeast Asia recorded similar declines. Investors are wary of possible further U.S. interest rate hikes.

  • Reuters9 days ago

    UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 10

    (Adds company news items and futures) Oct 10 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 12 points lower at 7,226 with FTSE 100 futures down 0.08 percent ahead of the cash market open on Wednesday, ...

  • FTSE 100 ends flat, firmer cyclicals fail to lift Brexit cloud
    Reuters9 days ago

    FTSE 100 ends flat, firmer cyclicals fail to lift Brexit cloud

    Energy and mining stocks helped the FTSE 100 recover some of its losses on Tuesday, in a half-hearted bounce which left the index near its lowest in a month as Brexit negotiations and Italy's budget deficit continued to sap investors' appetite for risk. Britain's top stock index ended the day where it began, up 0.1 percent after a volatile session, with investors on tenterhooks as Italy's finance minister addressed parliament. A selloff in the previous session had taken the FTSE down to its lowest intraday level since September, and weakest close since April.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Slump as Treasury Yields Continue to Rise
    Investing.com9 days ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Slump as Treasury Yields Continue to Rise

    Investing.com – U.S. futures were lower on Tuesday, as rising bond yields continued to put pressure on equities.The S&P 500 futures fell 12 points or 0.42% to 2,881.50 as of 6:50 AM ET (10:50 GMT) while Dow futures were down 113 points, or 0.43%, to 26,431.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures decreased 31 points, or 0.43%, to 7,360.25.The yield on the benchmark United States 10-Year note reached a fresh seven-year high of 3.261%, while the United States 30-Year note climbed to a four-year peak of 3.44%. ...

  • Stocks- Wall Street Falls as Bond Yields Weigh on Investor Sentiment
    Investing.com10 days ago

    Stocks- Wall Street Falls as Bond Yields Weigh on Investor Sentiment

    In commodities, gold futures slumped 1.34% to $1,189.50 a troy ounce while crude oil futures dipped 0.86% to $73.70 a barrel. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, rallied 0.30% to 95.60.

  • Correction: Financial Markets story
    Associated Press10 days ago

    Correction: Financial Markets story

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Oct. 5 about the financial markets, The Associated Press misidentified Katie Nixon of Northern Trust Wealth Management. She is chief investment officer, not chief investment strategist.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Point to Lower Open
    Investing.com10 days ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Point to Lower Open

    Investing.com - U.S. futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street Monday, as rising bond yields and increasing interest rates made equities less attractive to investors.The S&P 500 futures fell 7 points or 0.25% to 2,886.75 as of 6:50 AM ET (10:50 GMT) while Dow futures were down 87 points, or 0.33%, to 26,405.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures decreased 26 points, or 0.35%, to 7,410.0.U.S. bond markets are closed for Columbus Day but stock markets are open. Still, trading volumes were expected to be thin, with most banks and federal agencies closed for the holiday. ...

  • Top 5 Things to Know in The Market on Monday
    Investing.com10 days ago

    Top 5 Things to Know in The Market on Monday

    Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Monday, October 8:

  • The Wall Street Journal10 days ago

    [$$] Schroders, Lloyds in Talks on Wealth-Management Tie-Up

    Schroders has confirmed it is in talks with Lloyds Banking Group over potential cooperation in the wealth-management sector.

  • The Week Ahead – Geo-Politics to Reign Supreme
    FX Empire12 days ago

    The Week Ahead – Geo-Politics to Reign Supreme

    For the Dollar, economic data through the week includes September wholesale inflation numbers on Wednesday, September consumer inflation and the weekly jobless claims numbers on Thursday, with September import and export prices and prelim October consumer sentiment numbers due out on Friday. Outside the stats, FOMC member chatter and trade will be in focus, with the mid-terms also likely to begin garnering some attention. For the EUR, it’s also a relatively quiet week, with German industrial production and trade figures due out on Monday and Tuesday, finalized September Eurozone member state inflation numbers due out on Thursday and Friday and the Eurozone’s industrial production numbers due out on Friday, focus being on Germany’s industrial production and trade data in the early part of the week.

  • Market Report: FTSE 100 has its worst week in seven months as US rate fears rise
    The Telegraph13 days ago

    Market Report: FTSE 100 has its worst week in seven months as US rate fears rise

    The FTSE 100 suffered its worst week in seven months after the bond market wobble spilt over into a second day as another stellar US jobs report fuelled fears of rising interest rates.

  • Stocks - Wall Street Slips as Investors Digest Jobs Numbers
    Investing.com13 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Slips as Investors Digest Jobs Numbers

    The S&P 500 was about flat, down 0.85 point, or 0.03%, to 2,900.76 as of 10:00 AM ET (14:00 GMT), while the Dow fell 7.68 points, or 0.03%, to 26,619.80 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was down 22.67 points, or 0.29% to 7,856.84.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Flat as Investors Wait for Jobs Report
    Investing.com13 days ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Flat as Investors Wait for Jobs Report

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a flat opening bell on Wall Street as investors waited for the monthly jobs report later in the session and Treasury yields continued to rise.The S&P 500 futures fell over half a point or 0.03% to 2,907.0 as of 6:45 AM ET (10:45 GMT) while Dow futures inched up 7 points, or 0.03%, to 26,659.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures decreased 12 points, or 0.17%, to 7,501.50. ...

  • Unemployment falls to 49-year low
    Yahoo Finance13 days ago

    Unemployment falls to 49-year low

    Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Rick Newman, Ethan Wolff-Mann, Myles Udland, Sibile Marcellus, Zack Guzman, Jared Blikre, Melody Hahm, Brian Sozzi and Alanna Petroff discuss today’s top stories.

  • Financial Times13 days ago

    [$$] Unilever: Dutch dis-courage

    Bravery requires strong leadership, which after this fiasco looks like it is lacking at Unilever. Unilever’s decision to abandon its plan to shift its headquarters to Rotterdam may well be applauded by the phalanx of mainly UK-based investors.

  • Financial Times13 days ago

    [$$] US jobs report looms after debt market drama

    After this week’s sudden sell-off on global sovereign debt markets, Friday’s looming US jobs report could provide the climatic scenes. The yield on 10-year US Treasuries was sent to its highest level in seven years this week as investors sold the debt. The prospect of upward inflationary pressure in a strengthening US economy followed strong private sector employment numbers and data from the services sector.

  • Financial Times14 days ago

    [$$] London Report: Rentokil finds favour as FTSE hit by risk aversion

    Rentokil Initial found favour on Friday as risk aversion led the FTSE 100 to its biggest weekly fall since March. “At a time of heightened geopolitical and economic uncertainty, the resilience of the pest ...

  • Stocks - Wall Street Stumbles at Open as Bond Yields Keep Rising
    Investing.com14 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Stumbles at Open as Bond Yields Keep Rising

    Investing.com - Stocks opened in the red Thursday as bond yields continued to climb, denting dividend-paying equities, and tech saw some weakness.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Slump as Yield on U.S. Treasury Rises
    Investing.com14 days ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Slump as Yield on U.S. Treasury Rises

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a sharply lower open on Wall Street Thursday as a spike in Treasury yields and expectations for future Federal Reserve rate hikes weighed on market sentiment.The S&P 500 futures fell 12 points or 0.43% to 2,918.75 as of 6:45 AM ET (10:45 GMT) while Dow futures lost 99 points, or 0.37%, to 26,773.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures decreased 44 points, or 0.58%, to 7,620.0. ...

  • Stocks - Wall Street Climbs on Solid Economic Data
    Investing.com15 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Climbs on Solid Economic Data

    Investing.com - Stocks opened higher in New York Wednesday, as more encouraging employment numbers arrived and some of the worries about Italy’s budget impact on the EU abated.