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FTSE ends week on a high as miners boost

16th June 2019

The leading share index in the UK finished the week with a flourish, moving upwards after five days of consecutive losses. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.69 per cent, reaching 6286. ... Read More

FTSE drops as US figures reverse gains

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK ended the day in the red as poor results from the US wiped out gains made earlier in the session. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was lower by 0.10 per cent reaching 6280. ... Read More

FTSE inches higher as hopes grow for ECB interest cut

16th June 2019

The leading share index in the UK crept higher on Wednesday as speculation built that the ECB would take some action over the poor economic data from the eurozone. By the end of the midweek session, the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.4 per cent, closing at 6431. ... Read More

FTSE unimpressed as UK avoids a triple dip recession

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK moved only marginally higher on Thursday as news that the country had avoided a triple dip recession didn't prove enough of an incentive for investors to stay in the blue. By the end of the session, the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.17 per cent, reaching 6442. ... Read More

FTSE flops on Friday as US figures knock confidence

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK moved lower during the final session of the week as worse than expected economic data from the US dented confidence. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was down by 0.25 per cent, reaching 6426. ... Read More

FTSE starts week on a high

16th June 2019

The leading share index in the UK ended the day higher on Monday as good news from the eurozone coupled with some positive data from the US to create a feel-good factor in the market. By the close of the first session of the week, the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.49 per cent reaching 6458. ... Read More

FTSE drops as outcome of central bank meetings awaited

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK fell on Tuesday as cagey investors anxiously awaited the outcome of both the Federal Reserve meeting in the US plus the European Central Bank. By the close of the second session of the week, the FTSE 100 was lower by 0.43 per cent, tumbling to 6430. ... Read More

FTSE reverses gains as US concerns dominate

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK fell sharply on Wednesday as investors absorbed disappointing figures from the US whilst waiting for a decision from the Federal Reserve about their quantitative easing programme. By the end of the midweek session, the FTSE 100 was lower by 0.33 per cent closing at 6451. ... Read More

FTSE in the blue after volatile session

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK ended the penultimate session of the week in the blue after a rate cut from the ECB, comments from the President Mario Draghi and better than expected economic data from the US saw it swinging throughout the day. By the close of trade the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.15 per cent, reaching 6460. ... Read More

Australian rate cut sends FTSE soaring

16th June 2019

The leading share index in the UK rocketed higher in the first session following the Bank Holiday as an unexpected interest rate cut by the Bank of Australia caught everyone by surprise. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.55 per cent, reaching 6557. ... Read More

FTSE boosted by China growth hopes

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK was led higher during the midweek session by hopes that China could be in for a period of growth after stronger than expected figures were released. By the close of trade the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.40 per cent, reaching 6583. ... Read More

FTSE nears 2007 market peak

16th June 2019

The leading share index in the UK soared higher on Tuesday, boosted by the utility sector and shrugging off concerns over global growth. By the time the afternoon session closed the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.82 per cent reaching 6686. ... Read More

FTSE inches higher as optimism over equity market boosts investors

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK moved upwards during the midweek session, steadily gaining on the prospect of further increases in the equity market despite a good performance in the year to date. By the close of trade the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.17 per cent reaching 6697. ... Read More

FTSE hot streak halted by poor data from US

16th June 2019

The leading share index in the UK was brought into the red by the end of the penultimate session of the week after disappointing data from the US dampened investors' appetite. By the close of trade the FTSE 100 was lower by 0.09 per cent, reaching 6687. ... Read More

FTSE soars to five year records

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK rocketed to a five year high buoyed by positive data released on the other side of the Atlantic. By the close of the final session of the week, the FTSE 100 was in the blue by 0.53 per cent, rising to reach 6723. ... Read More

FTSE soars to a 12 year peak

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK moved higher to reach the highest levels recorded in 12 years largely as a result of yet more positive signs from the US. By the end of the first session of the week, the FTSE 100 was moderately higher, moving upwards by 0.48 per cent to close at 6755. ... Read More

FTSE peaks at new multi year highs

16th June 2019

The leading share index in the UK ended the day in the blue as a result of strong performances from some of the market heavyweights, leaving it at the highest level recorded in more than a decade. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.71 per cent reaching 6803. ... Read More

FTSE plunges as economic data disappoints

16th June 2019

The leading share index in the UK took a serious nosedive on Thursday as comments from the Federal Reserve chairman, Ben Bernanke, seemed to contradict previous statements made over monetary policy decisions in the US. By the close of the penultimate session of the week, the FTSE 100 was lower by 2.10 per cent reaching 6696. ... Read More

FTSE bounces back after Bank Holiday pause

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK sprung back on Tuesday after a disappointing end to the previous week before breaking for a long weekend. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 had added an impressive 108 points, rising by 1.62 per cent reaching 6762. ... Read More

FTSE tumbles as bears take over market

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK moved sharply lower during the midweek session as concerns over the stability of the global economy dominated trading. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was down by 1.99 per cent reaching 6627. ... Read More

FTSE moves into the blue amid volatile market conditions

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK moved higher on Thursday as a fragile optimism helped to boost the market, despite the ongoing concerns over global stability. By the end of the penultimate session of the week, the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.45 per cent closing at 6656. ... Read More

FTSE sinks over manufacturing concerns

16th June 2019

The leading share index in the UK fell sharply on the opening session of the week as concerns over weak global manufacturing data dominated the market. By the end of trade on Monday, the FTSE 100 was lower by 0.88 per cent reaching 6525. ... Read More

Poor US economic figures boost quantitative easing hopes in FTSE

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK was in a buoyant mood on Tuesday, moving upwards despite the disappointing data released in the US. By the end of the session, the FTSE 100 had risen off its one month low point, adding 0.51 per cent to reach 6558. ... Read More

FTSE nosedives as US comments rock markets

16th June 2019

The leading share index in the UK crashed downwards on Wednesday as comments made in the US about potential scaling back of the asset purchase programme spooked investors. By the end of the midweek session, the FTSE 100 was sharply lower, weaker by 2.12 per cent reaching 6419. ... Read More

FTSE tumbles over lack of euro action

16th June 2019

The top share index in the UK fell sharply on Thursday after sweet words from the ECB but a distinct lack of definitive action disappointed investors. By the close of the session, the FTSE 100 was lower by 1.30 per cent finishing at 6336. ... Read More

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