^FTSE - FTSE 100

FTSE Index - FTSE Index Delayed Price. Currency in GBP
7,558.59
+2.21 (+0.03%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close7,556.38
Open7,556.38
Volume0
Day's range7,514.26 - 7,577.68
52-week range6,866.90 - 7,903.50
Avg. volume821,937,760
  • Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks
    Associated Press2 days ago

    Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose late in the day Friday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. The Wall Street Journal reported that the countries hope to have a resolution by November.

  • Stocks - Wall Street Opens Down as Chip Stocks Struggle
    Investing.com2 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Opens Down as Chip Stocks Struggle

    Investing.com - Stocks started the day lower on Wall Street Friday, as global market selling on a further tumble in the Turkish lira hit the broader market and weakness in semiconductor earnings hit technology shares.

  • CNBC3 days ago

    European markets lower on Turkey uncertainty; Kaz Minerals tumbles 13%

    European stocks were lower on Friday afternoon, as Turkey's ongoing currency crisis appeared to keep investors wary of taking on riskier assets.

  • Financial Times3 days ago

    [$$] Corporate week in review, August 18

    The implications of the deadly collapse of a Genoa motorway bridge spread by the end of this week to Italy’s Benetton business empire, making it a political target after the government threatened to strip the concession from a road operator partly owned by the family group. Edizione, a Benetton family holding company, has a 30.25 per cent stake in Atlantia.

  • Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks
    Associated Press3 days ago

    Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks

    Asian shares made moderate gains early Friday after U.S. stocks jumped on news China is preparing to resume trade discussions with the U.S., the first negotiations in more than a month. KEEPING SCORE: ...

  • Financial Times3 days ago

    [$$] Wall Street modestly lower as tech slips, lira back under pressure

    US stocks were modestly lower in the opening minutes of trade on Friday following a strong rebound in the previous trading session. Investors remained cautious amid volatility in Turkish markets, with the lira resuming its slide and further wrangling on trade between the US and China. The S&P 500 was flat at 2,840.60, with an 0.3 per cent gain in energy partially offset by an 0.2 per cent slide in tech stocks.

  • Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks
    Associated Press3 days ago

    Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares made moderate gains early Friday after U.S. stocks jumped on news China is preparing to resume trade discussions with the U.S., the first negotiations in more than a month.

  • Reuters4 days ago

    UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 16

    Aug 16 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 20 points at 7,518 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * RANK GROUP: British bingo and casino operator Rank Group's full-year ...

  • CNBC4 days ago

    European stocks open higher on fresh trade talks between China and the US

    Bourses in Europe open higher Thursday morning following news that China has accepted an invitation from the United States to talk trade in late August.

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] Fast Europe Open: UK retail sales, eurozone trade

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission has subpoenaed Tesla , according to a person familiar with the matter, as part of an investigation into a tweet by founder Elon Musk over plans to take the electric ...

  • Stocks - Wall Street Tumbles as Retail Earnings Can't Overwhelm Turkey Worries
    Investing.com4 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Tumbles as Retail Earnings Can't Overwhelm Turkey Worries

    Investing.com - Wall Street opened lower Wednesday on concerns about retail earnings and global market weakness.

  • Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China's economy
    Associated Press4 days ago

    Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China's economy

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell Thursday after deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout on Wall Street.

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] FT chief executive to return pay after staff criticism

    John Ridding, chief executive of the Financial Times, is to return a portion of his 2017 pay to the company following staff criticism of a sharp jump in remuneration that took his total package to more than £2.5m. Mr Ridding said in a note to employees that he would return his 2017 pay increase, which was £510,000 before tax. Mr Ridding’s pay in future would be “restructured” with a new scheme that will take into account his remuneration before the 2016 acquisition of the FT by Nikkei, the Japanese publishing group.

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Admiral profits boosted by strong motor policies growth

    The FTSE 100 group increased pre-tax profits in the six months to June by 9 per cent from a year earlier to £211m, higher than analysts had expected, while turnover rose 14.5 per cent to £1.7bn. The Cardiff-based company, which also runs the comparison site confused.com, said it had seen “continuing elevated levels of inflation in property damage claims costs”, referring to higher costs for car repairs. “The front and back bumpers have sensors and all sorts, which makes some makes and models two or three times more expensive to repair than previous models,” said David Stevens, chief executive.

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] The London Report: mining stocks hit two-year lows

    Mining stocks hit two-year lows as a strong dollar loaded pressure on metals prices, which dragged the FTSE 100 to its lowest close since April. Miners such as BHP Billiton were hit hardest as weak Chinese ...

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Hikma: clone grown

    was ejected from the FTSE 100 index after setbacks to new products and falling prices. A strong set of interim results shows Hikma is a resilient business. Take injectable drugs, which account for four-fifths of profits.

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] US futures sink on China and emerging market concerns

    Wall Street looks set to slide at the open, with futures lower after Chinese stocks fell more than 2 per cent and investors kept a watchful eye on developments in emerging markets. China’s Shanghai Composite fell 2.1 per cent on Tuesday keeping the equities gauge in bear market territory from a three-year high struck in January. Futures for the S&P 500 were down 0.6 per cent, while those for the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed ⅔ of 1 per cent. Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.9 per cent.

  • Pay for FTSE 100 bosses jumps despite investor and political scrutiny
    The Telegraph5 days ago

    Pay for FTSE 100 bosses jumps despite investor and political scrutiny

    Pay for FTSE 100 bosses jumps despite investor and political scrutiny

  • US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease
    Associated Press5 days ago

    US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease

    U.S. stocks rallied Tuesday as banks, retailers, and smaller companies jumped. The Turkish lira steadied as officials from Turkey and the U.S. said the countries are in talks to ease diplomatic tensions, which have resulted in high tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum. Stocks in emerging markets like Argentina, Russia and Brazil jumped.

  • Stocks - Wall Street Rises as Turkish Lira Rebounds
    Investing.com5 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Rises as Turkish Lira Rebounds

    In commodities, gold futures rose 0.33% to $1,202.90 a troy ounce, while crude oil futures increased 1.44% to $68.17 a barrel. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, rose 0.07% to 96.23.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Rise as Investors Shrug Off Turkey’s Economic Woes
    Investing.com6 days ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Rise as Investors Shrug Off Turkey’s Economic Woes

    Investing.com – U.S. futures were higher on Tuesday as investors shrugged off economic uncertainty in Turkey.The S&P 500 futures rose 11 points, or 0.39%, to 2,836.50 as of 6:45 AM ET (10:45 GMT) while Dow futures were up 97 points, or 0.38%, to 25,312.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures increased 39 points, or 0.53%,to 7,456.25.The Turkish lira rallied on Tuesday, breaking a 5-day losing streak after the country's central bank pledged to provide liquidity in response to a meltdown which has unsettled global markets.The struggling currency sank to an all-time low of 7. ...

  • Financial Times6 days ago

    [$$] Wall Street futures higher as lira rebounds

    from a record low and its stock market recovered, providing some respite for investors’ frayed nerves. There were, however, few signs of Turkey backing away from a confrontation with the US, which imposed economic sanctions against Ankara in a move that helped trigger the lira’s plight. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s president, urged his citizens to boycott Apple and other US technology companies in retaliation for those sanctions.

  • Financial Times6 days ago

    [$$] Pay for UK’s top bosses climbs 11%

    The chief executives of the UK’s biggest listed companies received an 11 per cent raise last year pushing their median pay up to £3.93m, according to a report which found that full-time workers received a 2 per cent rise over the same period. and justify the pay gap between chief executives and staff, and spell out to investors the impact of future share price rises on executive pay.

  • Financial Times6 days ago

    [$$] Antofagasta warns on trade tensions as earnings fall

    warned that rising trade tensions were creating “considerable market uncertainty” as the Chilean copper miner reported a 16 per cent fall in first-half earnings. Copper prices have dropped 17 per cent since hitting a three-year high of more than $7,300 a tonne in early June as trade tensions escalate between the US and China, the world’s two largest economies. While that has not impacted actual physical demand for copper, it was making traders nervous, said Iván Arriagada, Antofagasta chief executive.

  • Financial Times6 days ago

    [$$] Value investors must grit teeth and admit mistake on US stocks

    The old stock market saws are always the best, and one of the oldest is “bull markets narrow”. Well, this nine-year global bull market is narrowing, and it’s narrowing into US equities. Last year, the S&P 500 index rose an impressive 19 per cent. Other markets were just about competitive.