|Day's Range||7,433.78 - 7,490.57|
|52 Week Range||6,986.40 - 7,599.00|
The FTSE 100 had a positive week, slamming into the 7500 level. This is a good sign, and I believe at this point the FTSE 100 is trying to build up enough momentum to finally break out to the upside and out of the recent consolidated area.
Stocks across Europe finish lower Friday, as retail and bank shares traveled in negative territory, marking the third straight loss for many regional benchmarks and a decline for the week.
From December 7–14, 2017, the S&P 500 Index (SPY), the S&P Mid-Cap 400 Index (IVOO), and the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DIA) had negative correlations with US crude oil futures.
U.K. stocks erased earlier losses to close higher on Friday, boosted by a slide in the pound after EU leaders agreed to move on to the second phase of Brexit talks, but warned the coming negotiations will ...
The European stock markets are a bit subdued after an initial move higher yesterday on the back of the ECB press conference. The markets have now got a sudden realisation that the extension of QE and the growth forecasts were actually dovish and hence we are seeing the euro on the backfoot and we are also seeing the stock markets being a bit lower. The delay in the tax reform bill in the US is also weighing on the stock markets in Asia and Europe though the futures in the US point higher during this period.
At 5:45 AM EST on December 15, the FTSE 100 Index was trading at 7,436.75—a fall of 0.15%. The iShares MSCI United Kingdom (EWU) fell 0.25% on December 14.
European stock markets are mixed, with the relatively dovish message from Draghi Thursday helping Eurozone peripheral bond markets but failing to underpin stock market sentiment as investors flog back into higher yielding Eurozone bonds. U.S. stock futures are moving higher though amid a weaker USD. The Eurozone posted a trade surplus of EUR 19.0 billion in October, down from EUR 24.5 billion in the previous month, as exports dropped back to EUR 180.6 billion from EUR 185.0 billion, while nominal imports picked up.
European Union leaders on Friday agreed to move to the second phase of talks with the U.K. over Britain's exit from the bloc. Leaders of 27 EU member states determined that a sufficient amount of progress ...
European stocks closed at their lowest in a week Thursday, with bank shares in the red, and they struggled throughout the session even after data showed eurozone business activity revved up this month....
Blue-chip stocks in the U.K. fall by the most in two weeks Thursday, as traders react to a defeat for the government’s Brexit bill.
The Bank of England on Thursday left its key interest rate at 0.5%, meeting widely held expectations after the central bank in November raised the rate for the first time in a decade. The Monetary Policy ...
European stocks finished Thursday lower, as investors got to grips with the latest monetary policy decisions from inside the region and stateside.
The FTSE 100 was sideways during the trading session on Wednesday, hovering around the 7500 level. We are bullish overall though, so it looks like we are trying to build up enough momentum to continue going higher.
European stocks pulled back from a five-week high Wednesday, with Italian stocks losing the most as the country begins to gear up for a national election next year.
In this series, we’ll analyze the November performances of the services PMIs for developed economies, including the United States, the United Kingdom, the Eurozone, Germany, France, Spain, and Japan.
European stock markets are mostly down, after a largely positive session in Asia. Japan underperformed as the yen strengthened amid a wider dip in the dollar, amid fresh concerns about Trump’s legislative agenda following the Democrats’ victory in Alabama and this also weighed on European markets, leaving the DAX down along with the Euro Stoxx 50. The FTSE 100 outperformed slightly as weaker than expected unemployment numbers knocked sterling down from highs, the IBEX, which was hit by the government’s sale of a 7% stake in Bankia Tuesday bounced back, while Italy’s MIB underperformed in tandem with BTPs amid reports of a general election in early March next year.
The FTSE 100 rallied significantly during the trading session on Tuesday, reaching the psychologically important 7500 level. This is an area that has a certain amount of psychological importance, as the number should attract a lot of attention.
European stocks close in the green Tuesday, with smart-card maker Gemalto NV and retail giant Steinhoff Holdings NV scoring notable gains.
Bill Gross thinks investors need to avoid parking their money in US (SPX-INDEX) Treasuries (TLT) (BND) during a crisis arising out of a policy mistake, a geopolitical issue, or unexpected risk.