|Day's Range||6,876.96 - 6,952.82|
|52 Week Range||6,876.96 - 7,792.60|
The FTSE 100 broke down significantly during the week, slicing through the 7000 handle, showing signs of extreme weakness. With the potential trade war looming, a lot of traders are selling first and asking questions later.
U.K. stocks ended lower on Friday, with fears of a global trade war hurting investor appetite after U.S. President Donald Trump announced import tariffs on at least $50 billion of Chinese products.
In Europe stocks were mostly down. In Germany the DAX fell 144 points or 1.20% while France’s CAC 40 decreased 57 points or 1.12% and in London the FTSE 100 was down 24 points or 0.36%. Meanwhile Spain’s IBEX 35 slipped 93 points or 0.98% and the pan-European Euro Stoxx 50 inched down 31 points or 0.94%.
Investing.com – U.S. Futures pointed to a lower opening bell on Friday, as U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on Chinese imports led to a sharp decline in global stocks.The S&P 500 futures was down seven and a half points or 0.28% to 2,635.75 as of 6:43 AM ET (10:43 GMT) while Dow futures decreased 103 points or 0.43% to 23,860.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures fell 53 points or 0.79% to 6,639.0.Stocks tumbled on Thursday as Trump announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports in retaliation for China’s unfair seizure of U.S. ...
European equities were sharply lower on Friday morning, as heightened fears of a trade war shook global markets.
European stocks dropped for a third straight day on Friday, heading for their lowest level in more than a year as trade war fears returned to the fore after tensions between the U.S. and China escalated....
Unilever (LSE:ULVR.L - News) shareholder Columbia Threadneedle has raised concerns about the consumer goods group's decision to overhaul its structure by picking Rotterdam for its main headquarters, citing the possible impact on the company's listing on London's stock exchange.
Asian markets closed sharply lower on Friday after global stocks took a hit on the back of fears of a potential trade war.
European stocks finish at their lowest level in three weeks Thursday, hit hard by fresh worries about a global trade war.
In commodities, gold futures rose 0.66% to $1,330.20 a troy ounce while crude oil futures were down 1.12% to $64.44 a barrel. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, rose 0.15 to 89.41.
European equities tumbled by Thursday's close as traders reacted to weakness seen on Wall Street and policy announcements from central banks, amid concerns surrounding global trade.
Investing.com – U.S. Futures pointed to a lower opening bell on Thursday, as investor concern over a possible trade war resurfaced after news that U.S. President Donald Trump is imposing tariffs on Chinese imports.The S&P 500 futures was down 19 points or 0.71% to 2,699.0 as of 6:43 AM ET (10:43 GMT) while Dow futures decreased 176 points or 0.71% to 24,551.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures fell over 79 points or 1.15% to 6,804.50.Trump is expected to announce tariffs targeting $60 billion in Chinese imports aimed at curbing theft of U.S. ...
The Bank of England on Thursday left its key interest rate at 0.5%, meeting widely held expectations. The Monetary Policy Committee voted 7-2 to make no changes in policy, a decision that comes as inflation ...
U.K. stocks fell Thursday, as blue-chips marked their worst start of trading in more than a year, pressured by a jump in the pound before investors receive a policy update from the Bank of England.
The FTSE 100 fell during the trading on Wednesday, reaching down towards the 7025 level. There is still significant support just below, so I think that there are plenty of reasons to think the buyers may return. However, we have an obvious level that will change opinions if we preach it.
European stocks fell Wednesday, as investors prepare to hear that the Federal Reserve likely has decided to continue raising interest rates.
U.K. stocks drop Wednesday, with investors wary of taking on risky bets before they find out whether the Fed is ushering in another interest-rate hike, and before data on the U.K. labor market is released....
Investing.com – Wall Street was flat on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to the interest rate decision from the Federal Reserve and fall off from the Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) data leak weighed on technology stocks.The S&P 500 was down over one and a half points or 0.07% to 2,715.08 as of 9:41 AM ET (13:41 GMT) while the Dow composite increased eight points or 0.03% to 24,735.30, and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite fell 16 points or 0.23% to 7,347.48.The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates by 25 basis points at 2:00 PM ET (18:00 GMT). ...
Investing.com – U.S. Futures pointed to a flat opening bell on Wednesday, as investors look ahead to a Federal Reserve interest rate decision later in the day.The S&P 500 futures was flat at 2,723.50 as of 6:43 AM ET (10:43 GMT) while Dow futures increased two points or 0.01% to 24,767.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures was down over seven points or 0.26% to 6,899.75.The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates by 25 basis points at 2:00 PM ET (18:00 GMT). Fed chair Jerome Powell gives his first press conference a half hour later. ...
European markets were lower on Wednesday afternoon, as investors awaited a likely hike in U.S. interest rates later in the day.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed slightly lower, down by 0.17 percent with business sectors and major bourses revealing a mixed bag.
Global equities have turned cautious in Europe before the U.S Federal Reserve’s FOMC Statement and Press Conference.
The FTSE market went back and forth during trading hours on Tuesday, hanging about the 7050 handle. This is a market that continues to see a lot of volatility, as we are trying to figure out where the United Kingdom will end up after the negotiations.
European stocks ended higher on Tuesday, aided by a pullback in the euro’s value on the back of a disappointing reading on German business sentiment. As well, a drop in the pound after a slowdown in British ...