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Capita Falls After Profits Concerns

23rd April 2019

The FTSE 100 has reached the end of its rally thanks to concerns about poor Chinese economic growth. One of the biggest losers was Capita, who posted lower than hoped profits for the first half of the year. ... Read More

Pearson Top Performer in FTSE

23rd April 2019

Pearson, the owners of the finance news publication the Financial Times, were the best performers in the FTSE 100 last week, after posting an increase in revenues for the first half of the year. ... Read More

FTSE Closes Up After Low Trading Day

23rd April 2019

The FTSE 100 ended Monday slightly higher than it began, after a relatively low trading volume day. ... Read More

FTSE 100 Rises, But May Face Resistance

23rd April 2019

The FTSE 100 was buoyant at the start of Wednesday, but analysts expect gains to fall off as the index hits resistance. ... Read More

FTSE Rises For A Third Day

23rd April 2019

The FTSE 100 rose for the third day in a row on Wednesday, after strong performances from oil firms. ... Read More

Female Appointments On FTSE Boards Falling

23rd April 2019

Over the last seven months, the number of women being appointed onto the boards of FTSE 100 firms has fallen, sparking concern from the Government that equality targets will not be met. ... Read More

FTSE Climbs After Positive PMI Data

23rd April 2019

The FTSE 100 gained 0.2% early on Monday, thanks to positive business activity data restoring investor confidence in the UK's economy. ... Read More

Emerging Markets Slow FTSE Rally

23rd April 2019

The FTSE 100 fell slightly today as investors became pessimistic over the performance of emerging markets. ... Read More

Bank of England Holds Rates Due To Unemployment

23rd April 2019

The Bank of England has announced that it plans to hold UK interest rates until unemployment in the country falls. ... Read More

FTSE Recovers After Four Day Slide

23rd April 2019

UK stocks rose on Thursday, bouncing back after their biggest decline since July, thanks to positive economic data coming out of China. ... Read More

Miners Lead The Charge In FTSE Recovery

23rd April 2019

Last Friday marked the end of a steady slide for the FTSE 100, as the mining industry put forward an impressive performance, bolstered by better than expected Chinese industrial production figures and lower than expected US employment rates. The FTSE 100 still has a long way to go to reach its high point from May, but it is on the road to recovery. ... Read More

Mining Stocks Climb But FTSE Muted Overall

23rd April 2019

Thanks to renewed confidence in the economic situation in China, mining stocks climbed on Monday, but overall the FTSE put in a muted performance, closing 9.1 points down at the end of the day. ... Read More

Housing Sector Recovery Boosts FTSE

23rd April 2019

Signs of recovery in the UK's housing market have boosted the FTSE 100 slightly. Investors are hopeful for further recovery over the next few weeks. ... Read More

FTSE Falls After Interest Rate Fears

23rd April 2019

The FTSE 100 closed down slightly on Wednesday, in spite of positive economic news from the Euro-zone. Traders were unimpressed by the Euro-zone's growth and instead focused on the Bank of England's commitment to keeping interest rates low. ... Read More

FTSE 100 Falls Amidst Investor Caution

23rd April 2019

The FTSE 100 fell again on Thursday, suffering its worst drop in two months thanks to renewed concern about interest rates. ... Read More

FTSE Still Reeling From Thursday Losses

23rd April 2019

The FTSE 100 rose just 16.6 points on Friday to 6,500, a small bounce back after a large loss on Friday. ... Read More

FTSE Slips as Mining Stocks Fall

23rd April 2019

The FTSE 100 experienced another fall in value on Monday as mining stocks slipped thanks to concerns about the prices of basic materials. ... Read More

FTSE Falls As Basic Materials Slip

23rd April 2019

Shares in basic materials and energy companies fell after a series of poor earnings reports motivated profit-taking on several company's stocks. Investors, concerned with the coming end of U.S. monetary stimulus, cut their positions in preparation for the economic shake-up that they expect to see over the next few months. ... Read More

FTSE Slips Below 6,400

23rd April 2019

The FTSE has slipped below the 6,400 mark for the first time in six weeks, as uncertainty about the US Federal Reserve bond-buying program continues to dampen investor sentiment. ... Read More

FTSE Rises After Mining Stocks Increase

23rd April 2019

The FTSE 100 rose on Thursday after mining stocks staged a brief rally. The increase was small, however and the index is still below the 6,500 barrier. ... Read More

Friday Sees FTSE Rally Continue

23rd April 2019

The FTSE 100 continued its rally on Friday, gaining 45.24 points amidst strong signs of economic recovery. ... Read More

Marks And Spencer Makes FTSE Recovery

23rd April 2019

Last week saw Marks And Spencer make a recovery in the FTSE 100. The company has been through a rough few months, struggling to stay relevant against competition from cheap supermarkets and low-cost clothing companies and department stores. What is it that sparked the recovery? ... Read More

FTSE Falls As Syria Tension Continues To Grow

23rd April 2019

The FTSE 100 saw another fall on Wednesday, as the likelihood of Western military action against Syria grew. Energy stocks supported the market, preventing the FTSE from slipping even further. ... Read More

Vodafone Boosts FTSE 100 After A Difficult Week

23rd April 2019

The last week of August saw the FTSE 100 struggle after tensions rose in Syria. Even when David Cameron's motion to join the USA in military intervention in Syria was rejected, investors still found themselves nervous about the possibility of the threat escalating to the rest of the Middle East. Intervention from the USA could produce a massive fallout for the global economy. ... Read More

FTSE Steadies Thanks to US Gains

23rd April 2019

The FTSE 100 closed up just 0.1 percent on Wednesday, with poor airline performances being offset by a strong US market. ... Read More

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