^FTSE - FTSE 100

FTSE Index - FTSE Index Delayed Price. Currency in GBP
6,878.99
+72.05 (+1.06%)
As of 10:32AM GMT. Market open.
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Previous Close6,806.94
Open6,806.94
Volume0
Day's Range6,806.94 - 6,883.27
52 Week Range6,673.60 - 7,903.50
Avg. Volume814,849,746
  • Morrisons shares rise on takeover chatter
    Reuters17 hours ago

    Morrisons shares rise on takeover chatter

    WM Morrisons shares jumped on Tuesday as traders cited market rumors that the UK supermarket chain could be subject to a takeover approach by U.S. online retail giant Amazon.com Inc . They rose as much ...

  • Asia Mixed On Monday Woe, EU Market Surges On Trade News, Autos Lead The US Higher
    FX Empire21 hours ago

    Asia Mixed On Monday Woe, EU Market Surges On Trade News, Autos Lead The US Higher

    Asian markets closed mixed on Tuesday following Monday’s wild ride in US equities. Indices in the EU were up an average 1.75% in early Tuesday. The trade news from China helped lift US indices in early Tuesday trading.

  • Even BlackRock Has No Idea Which Brexit Outcome Is Worth a Bet
    Bloomberg21 hours ago

    Even BlackRock Has No Idea Which Brexit Outcome Is Worth a Bet

    “It’s impossible to predict the outcome,” Nigel Bolton, head of the European equities team at BlackRock Inc., said at a London briefing on Tuesday. U.K. stocks and the pound have whipsawed on Brexit developments, with both sliding on Monday after Prime Minister Theresa May delayed Parliament’s vote on her divorce deal. The FTSE 100 Index is down about 12 percent this year and has lost more than 8 percent in U.S. dollar terms since the 2016 Brexit vote, whereas European, U.S. and Asian benchmarks have all shown positive returns.

  • Morningstaryesterday

    Global market report - December 11

    European shares moved higher, while the British pound recovered slightly after Monday's dramatic sell-off

  • CNBCyesterday

    Miners lift European markets; sterling hovers near 20-month lows; WPP surges 6%

    European stocks rallied Tuesday morning, as the world's two largest economies sought to push forward with the next stage of trade talks.

  • The Week Ahead – Trade, the ECB and Brexit to Rattle the Markets
    FX Empire3 days ago

    The Week Ahead – Trade, the ECB and Brexit to Rattle the Markets

    A busy week ahead will see Britain’s fate become all the more clear, with the ECB delivering on policy. On the risk front, U.S and China will be in focus.

  • Investing.com5 days ago

    Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Friday

    Oil prices continued to fall on Friday, as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) struggled to come up with an agreement on cutting oil production. West Texas Crude oil futures for January slumped 0.43% to $51.27 a barrel, while Brent crude futures, the benchmark for oil prices outside the U.S., rallied 0.17% to $60.16. The Thursday session of the OPEC meeting in Vienna ended without any decision on cutting oil supply, as Iran seeks an exemption from any cuts due to U.S. sanctions which have already weighed on its exports.

  • Morningstar5 days ago

    Global market report - December 7

    World markets regained some equilibrium after a highly volatile week, while investors looked ahead to US jobs data

  • CNBC5 days ago

    European markets rally after global sell-off; Fresenius SE shares tank 16%

    The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up over 1.6 percent by the mid-afternoon, with all sectors and major bourses in positive territory. Market focus is largely attuned to tensions between the world's two largest economies, after the arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer threatened to derail progress in U.S.-Sino trade talks. Germany's Fresenius SE tumbled to the bottom of the index after the healthcare group slashed its medium-term guidance late Thursday.

  • U.K. Stocks Have Lost All Their 21st Century Gains
    Bloomberg6 days ago

    U.K. Stocks Have Lost All Their 21st Century Gains

    The FTSE 100 on Wednesday closed below the level seen at the end of 1999, and extended its declines on Thursday. The benchmark gauge today fell 3.2 percent, the worst drop since June 2016, matching the magnitude of the decline following the Brexit referendum on a closing basis. The renewed sell-off in global equities is piling additional pressure on U.K. stocks, already rocked by concerns about U.K Prime Minister Theresa May’s ability to get her Brexit deal through Parliament.

  • In Brexit Endgame, Complacency and Confusion Bedevil Markets
    Bloomberg6 days ago

    In Brexit Endgame, Complacency and Confusion Bedevil Markets

    With just a few months to go, Britain’s exit from the European Union still presents a baffling array of potential outcomes, including everything from the government being overthrown to a second referendum. Right now, markets appear to have eased up on no-deal bets ahead of the Dec. 11 vote that threatens to torpedo Prime Minister Theresa May’s accord with the European Union. The calculation is that the chances of delaying or even ditching Brexit are increasing.

  • CNBC6 days ago

    European markets slide amid US-Sino trade worries; miners and tech stocks fall 3%

    The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell more than 2.2 percent during mid-morning deals, with all and major bourses sectors in negative territory. Market focus is largely attuned to the arrest of a top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei, amid investor concern that the news could derail progress in U.S.-Sino trade talks. European stocks retreated Thursday morning, amid fears of a fresh flare-up in tensions between the world's two largest economies.

  • Overseas markets react to US sell-off, as nation remembers George H.W. Bush
    Yahoo Finance7 days ago

    Overseas markets react to US sell-off, as nation remembers George H.W. Bush

    Yahoo Finance's LIVE market coverage and analysis of what you need to watch in the stock market begins each day at 9:00 a.m. ET.

  • Suddenly Brexit Outlook Is Starting to Look Brighter in Markets
    Bloomberg7 days ago

    Suddenly Brexit Outlook Is Starting to Look Brighter in Markets

    The FTSE 100 Index of stocks fell on concern a stronger pound will depress earnings of export-oriented companies, while gilts slid on speculation that avoiding a no-deal exit would prompt the Bank of England to raise borrowing costs sooner. While Prime Minister Theresa May is still expected to lose a vote next week on her divorce agreement, Parliament’s vote late Tuesday giving lawmakers the potential to decide on Britain’s “plan B” has reduced the chances of the country crashing out of the EU in March, according to Investec Asset Management and MUFG. “What is becoming clear to all is that this government is increasingly at the mercy of MPs in Parliament and given the overwhelming opposition to a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, the prospect of that has diminished further,” said Derek Halpenny, MUFG’s European head of global market research.

  • Investing.com7 days ago

    Top 5 Things to Know in The Market on Wednesday

    Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Wednesday, December 5:

  • CNBC7 days ago

    European stocks fall amid rising trade war fears; Hargreaves Lansdown slips 4%

    The pan-European Stoxx 600 slipped around 0.8 percent during mid-morning deals, with almost all sectors and major bourses in negative territory. Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, amid rising doubts that the world's two largest economies will be able to secure a comprehensive trade deal during a cease-fire on tariffs. Trading volumes are expected to be relatively low on Wednesday, with U.S. stock markets closed as citizens observe a national day of mourning for President George H. W. Bush.

  • Morningstar8 days ago

    Global market report - December 4

    Yesterday's strong rally in world equities proved to be shortlived as doubts surfaced about the lack of detail in the trade truce between the US and China

  • One of Europe's Best Investors Doesn't Think About Trump
    Bloomberg8 days ago

    One of Europe's Best Investors Doesn't Think About Trump

    “We don’t think about macroeconomics, we don’t think about interest rates, we don’t think about Trump, we don’t think about politics or Brexit,” said Kevin Murphy, who helps run the $1.5 billion Schroder Income Maximiser Fund, which has beaten 98 percent of peers in 2018 by focusing on U.K. value shares. Geopolitics along with concerns about rising U.S. interest rates have pummeled European stocks in 2018, with the Stoxx Europe 600 Index poised for its worst year since 2011. Just one strategist surveyed by Bloomberg in January had forecast the European market’s 2018 decline, made worse by Italian and U.K. political melodramas.

  • CNBC8 days ago

    Autos drag European markets lower amid worries over US-China trade truce; Faurecia falls 5%

    The pan-European Stoxx 600 was down around 0.4 percent during mid-morning deals, with most sectors and major bourses in negative territory. Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, after news of a temporary trade truce between the U.S. and China had sparked a global rally in equity markets in the previous session. Meanwhile, oil prices continued to rise after surging more than 4 percent at the start of the trading week.

  • Morningstar9 days ago

    Global market report - December 3

    News of a trade ceasefire between the US and China has sent Asia-Pacific and European markets soaring on the first trading day of December

  • CNBC9 days ago

    Miners and autos surge 4% as European stocks rally; US and China agree to temporary trade truce

    The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up more than 1.6 percent during mid-morning deals, with almost all sectors in positive territory. Germany's DAX index led the gains among the major bourses, surging around 2.5 percent Monday morning. Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, after Washington and Beijing effectively agreed to pause their trade war and work toward a more comprehensive pact.

  • The Wall Street Journal12 days ago

    [$$] Looking for Brexit Guidance? Investors Pass Over Bank of England's Carney

    Investors are frantically trying to predict the economic fallout from the U.K.’s exit from the European Union. Inc. executive has been a prominent voice in a chorus of warnings about the economic and financial dislocation that could result from Brexit. The Bank of England in a report this week suggested a disorderly break with the EU could leave the economy a 10th smaller in five years, potentially triggering the deepest recession since the Great Depression.

  • Morningstar12 days ago

    Global market report - November 30

    The G20 Summit is providing a distraction for world markets on the last trading day of another volatile month

  • CNBC12 days ago

    European markets mixed as focus turns to the G-20 summit; Deutsche Bank down 3%

    Leaders from around the globe are set to discuss key issues during this two-day G-20 summit, with many investors paying close attention to two leaders in particular: President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping. Investors are paying special attention to a meeting between President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping.

  • CNBC13 days ago

    Europe rallies after Fed chair signals rates are nearing neutral; Deutsche Bank down 3%

    Jerome Powell said that he deems the Fed's benchmark interest rate to be close to a neutral level, marking a step away from comments made in recent months. In individual stocks news, Britvic shares rose more than 5 percent after it said its sugarless drinks had boosted sales. European stocks moved higher on Thursday morning, on the back of a key speech by Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell.