^FTSE - FTSE 100

FTSE Index - FTSE Index Delayed Price. Currency in GBP
7,357.31
+11.53 (+0.16%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close7,345.78
Open7,345.78
Volume0
Day's range7,324.54 - 7,370.70
52-week range6,536.50 - 7,790.20
Avg. volume683,914,430
  • Futures Up With FOMC In Focus, Geopolitical Risks Mount, Markets Brace For More Tariffs
    FX Empire16 hours ago

    Futures Up With FOMC In Focus, Geopolitical Risks Mount, Markets Brace For More Tariffs

    Global markets are mixed as geopolitical tensions mounts, Trump prepares to hike tariffs, and the FOMC meeting comes into sharp focus.

  • Banks support FTSE 100 even as airlines hit by Lufthansa warning
    Reuters21 hours ago

    Banks support FTSE 100 even as airlines hit by Lufthansa warning

    Both the FTSE 100 index and the FTSE 250 midcap index ended 0.2% higher. With the spotlight on Wednesday's U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision, the banking index broke a four-day losing streak with a 0.9% rise, led by Asia-exposed banks including HSBC and Prudential after Hong Kong's leader backed down over an extradition bill that has sparked mass protests. "It's hard to recall a time we headed into an FOMC meeting with so much at stake and with so much uncertainty about what might be agreed," Markets.com analyst Neil Wilson said.

  • CNBC23 hours ago

    European stocks mixed as Lufthansa drags airlines lower

    European stocks traded mixed Monday as investors await this week's crucial U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.

  • Tech Tanks, Tensions Rise In Middle East, China Data Disappoints The Market
    FX Empire4 days ago

    Tech Tanks, Tensions Rise In Middle East, China Data Disappoints The Market

    Global markets are moving lower with chip stocks and tech in the lead. Weaker than expected data in China weighs on sentiment.

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    Daughter of ENRC founder charged in connection with graft probe

    The daughter of one of the founding oligarchs of ENRC, the miner that delisted from the FTSE 100 amid corruption allegations, has been charged by the Serious Fraud Office. The SFO said in a short statement on Friday that Anna Machkevitch was charged in connection with its long-running corruption investigation into ENRC. Ms Machkevitch, 36, is the director of London-based ALM Services UK and the daughter of Alexander Mashkevich, one of ENRC’s trio of founders.

  • FTSE 100 dips as global growth concerns dominate; Kier hits record low
    Reuters4 days ago

    FTSE 100 dips as global growth concerns dominate; Kier hits record low

    The FTSE 100 slipped by 0.3%, with exporter stocks also weighing on the index. The FTSE 250 fell by the same amount, tugged lower by Kier's 35.5% plunge. Banks with exposure to Asia, pressured this week amid protests in Hong Kong against a Chinese extradition bill, slipped after China's industrial output growth slowed to a more than 17-year low.

  • Investing.com4 days ago

    StockBeat: UBS Feels China's Wrath After Swine Fever Comments

    By Geoffrey Smith

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    Rolls-Royce approached for stake in Spanish engine business

    Rolls-Royce has been approached by Spain’s Indra Sistemas about the possible purchase of a majority stake in its Spanish aircraft engine manufacturing business ITP Aero. The FTSE 100 aero-engine group said on Friday it had received a “preliminary and conditional indication of interest” from Indra, a Spanish technology group. Rolls-Royce said on Friday that ITP was a “key partner” and that it “intends to retain a long-term relationship with the business” regardless of any deal that takes place with Indra.

  • Equities Snap Two-Day Losing Streak, Oil Leads Market After Tanker Incident, Trade Is Still In Focus
    FX Empire5 days ago

    Equities Snap Two-Day Losing Streak, Oil Leads Market After Tanker Incident, Trade Is Still In Focus

    Global equities rebound, snapping a two-day losing streak as the June rally resumes its upward trajectory.

  • UK-focused shares dip as no-deal Brexit scenario re-emerges
    Reuters5 days ago

    UK-focused shares dip as no-deal Brexit scenario re-emerges

    The FTSE 100 ended roughly flat, with notable gains in plumbing products distributor Ferguson and packaging firm DS Smith. Stocks on the domestically-focused mid-cap index as well blue-chip local financial shares skid after Johnson, the face of Britain's campaign to leave the European Union in the 2016 referendum, was backed by more than a third of voting lawmakers.

  • CNBC5 days ago

    European stocks set to open lower again as Brexit uncertainty deepens

    European stocks were expected to open lower again Thursday as U.K. lawmakers signaled the country is still open to leaving the European Union without a deal in place, a move which is bound to unnerve investors.

  • Futures Track Lower, Tough Trade Talks Weighs On Equities, China Inflation Hits 18-Month High
    FX Empire6 days ago

    Futures Track Lower, Tough Trade Talks Weighs On Equities, China Inflation Hits 18-Month High

    Global markets move lower as trade rhetoric escalates between the U.S. and China.

  • Financial Times6 days ago

    Opening Quote: Reckitt Benckiser taps food industry veteran

    Reckitt has turned outside the group for Kapoor’s successor, the first time it has done so since its formation in 1999 out of Reckitt & Colman and Benckiser. Laxman Narasimhan, chief commercial officer of PepsiCo, will join in July and take over on September 1. By opting for Narasimhan, Reckitt has hedged consumer sector experience (“the dimension that really counts”) with the M&A expertise of an ex-McKinsey consultant.

  • FTSE rally out of steam as trade nerves return, BAT slides
    Reuters6 days ago

    FTSE rally out of steam as trade nerves return, BAT slides

    The FTSE 100, up for seven days straight after falling more than 3% in a global stock market sell-off in May, and the mid-cap FTSE 250 dipped 0.4% on Wednesday. Oil majors were the biggest drags on the main index as oil prices slid more than 2%. Financial stocks also weighed as President Donald Trump added to the trade nerves by saying he was not interested in a deal with Beijing unless it agreed to some "major points" in negotiations, while China declared it was "not afraid of fighting a trade war".

  • Investing.com6 days ago

    StockBeat: Zara Owner Inditex Is Back in the Groove

    By Geoffrey Smith

  • Global Equities Extend Rally, Trade Threats In Focus, China Stimulates Infrastructure Spending
    FX Empire7 days ago

    Global Equities Extend Rally, Trade Threats In Focus, China Stimulates Infrastructure Spending

    The global indices are moving higher on trade hopes, FOMC optimism, and a new round of stimulus from China.

  • Financial Times7 days ago

    Global equities head into thinner air

    FT subscribers can click here to receive Market Forces every day by email. Equity markets are pushing towards a test of their April and early-May peaks. Optimism about a US and China trade deal has faded, with risk assets leaning heavily on the bond market's call for central bank easing in the coming months.

  • Miners lift FTSE 100, Ted Baker slumps on profit alert
    Reuters7 days ago

    Miners lift FTSE 100, Ted Baker slumps on profit alert

    Rio Tinto, Antofagasta, Glencore and BHP were 2.5-3% higher, while oil majors BP and Shell were lifted by a rise in crude oil prices on expectations that OPEC and its allies will keep withholding supply. Troubles on Britain's high street were reflected on the small- and mid-cap indexes, with Ted Baker falling nearly one-third to a 6-1/2 year low after warning profits would come in well below analysts' expectations, and fast-fashion retailer Quiz down 23.2% after reporting a 94% slump in underlying pretax profit. The FTSE 100 index, buoyed in the past week by hopes of more monetary and fiscal stimulus globally, rose 0.3% to its highest in nearly six weeks, gaining for the seventh straight session.

  • CNBC7 days ago

    European stocks trade higher despite renewed trade tariff threats; Ted Baker down 25%

    European stocks traded higher Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump told CNBC that immediate tariffs would be imposed on a further $300 billion of Chinese goods if President Xi does not attend this month's G-20 meeting.

  • Investing.com7 days ago

    StockBeat: Time for Fiat-Renault-Nissan, Round 2

    By Geoffrey Smith

  • Financial Times8 days ago

    Hargreaves Lansdown tumbles nearly 20% in grim start to June

    Hargreaves Lansdown shares have shed nearly a fifth of their value this month following the freezing last week of Neil Woodford’s £3.7bn equity income fund to investor withdrawals. Hargreaves, the FTSE 100 platform used by 1.1m retail investors, has been criticised for its support of the Woodford Equity Income fund, which was one of its Wealth 50 list of favourite funds. to tens of thousands of customers affected by the suspension of Mr Woodford’s equity income fund, which the company continued to support until the fund was frozen to investor withdrawals.

  • Trade relief spurs UK stocks, buyout talks lead Thomas Cook higher
    Reuters8 days ago

    Trade relief spurs UK stocks, buyout talks lead Thomas Cook higher

    The FTSE 100 gained 0.6% as investors cheered the agreement between the United States and its southern neighbour. Gains were spread largely across the board on the blue-chip bourse, with heavyweight financial stocks, miners and oil shares all boosting the FTSE 100. Hopes of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve to stimulate the economy also lingered after weak U.S. jobs growth data on Friday.

  • FCA-Renault deal hopes, Mexico tariff relief lift European shares
    Reuters8 days ago

    FCA-Renault deal hopes, Mexico tariff relief lift European shares

    The auto sector gained 0.7% on signs that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA were looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of Nissan Motor Co. Fiat Chrysler climbed 1.7% and Renault shares closed up 2.6% after sources close to the companies told Reuters they were back in discussions on ways to revive the deal.

  • Financial Times8 days ago

    Ocado ploughs £17m into indoor farms

    UK online supermarket Ocado is investing £17m in developing indoor farms, in a move that could eventually lead to customers picking their own produce. Indoor or “vertical” farms grow produce in stacked layers in purpose-built warehouses and under artificial light. for other supermarket groups — said it ultimately aimed to have vertical farms next to its own delivery warehouses, with a view to delivering fresh produce within an hour of picking.