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HSBC Boosts Persimmon and M&S In FTSE 100

20th May 2019

British high street retailer M&S recorded a massive rise in its share value on Thursday, thanks to a positive report from an HSBC analyst. ... Read More

Coca Cola Hellenic Joining the FTSE 100

20th May 2019

The Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company will soon be joining the FTSE 100. Changes to the FTSE 100 index are set to be announced this week and the drinks bottling company has already announced that it plans to list itself in the UK. ... Read More

FTSE Boosted Thanks to Strong Miner Performances

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 climbed to an almost one-month high on Tuesday, thanks to strong Chinese data and a positive report from mining firm Glencore Xtrata. ... Read More

FTSE Struggling to Break 6,600

20th May 2019

Grocery firm WM Morrison was among the top gainers towards the end of the week, as the FTSE 100 struggled to break through the 6,600 level. ... Read More

FTSE Climbs As Syria Worries Diminish

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 got off to a good start on Monday, after fears of military strikes against Syria diminished and the news broke that there was a new leader in the race to replace the chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve. The markets closed with the FTSE at a six week high point. ... Read More

Citigroup Predicts FTSE to Hit 8,000

20th May 2019

Citigroup has predicted that the FTSE 100 will break its previous high and hit the 8,000 level by the end of next year. ... Read More

Could The FTSE Really Hit 8,000?

20th May 2019

Yesterday, analysts at Citigroup said that they believed that the FTSE 100 could hit 8,000 by the end of the year, however some other experts disagree. ... Read More

FTSE Firms Cut Bonuses for Bosses

20th May 2019

The bonuses for bosses at blue chip companies have fallen by an average of seven percent after investors expressed discontent over the ever-increasing levels of executive pay. Even after this reduction, executives are still earning an average of £905,000, down from £975,000 at the same time last year. ... Read More

FTSE Falls Ahead of German Election

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 slipped back after a couple of day of gains, as investors cautiously awaited the results of the general election in Germany. ... Read More

Coca Cola HBC Falls After Joining FTSE

20th May 2019

The Coca-Cola HBC joined the FTSE 100 on Monday and dropped 2.4 percent almost immediately. ... Read More

FTSE Slide Halted on Tuesday

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 ended its two-day decline on Tuesday, closing up 14.1 points at 6.571.46. ... Read More

Foreign Investors Rushing To The FTSE 100

20th May 2019

According to a recent report by the Office of National Statistics, foreign investors own more than half of the stocks in the UK's £1.8 trillion stock markets. International investors currently hold 53.2 percent of the stocks, a significant increase over the 43.4 percent held by international investors three years ago. ... Read More

FTSE Recovers As Mining Stocks Boosted

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 put forward a strong performance on Thursday, gaining 14.06 points by the end of the session. Rising metals prices boosted mining stocks, contributing to the FTSE's gains. ... Read More

FTSE Slips to One Month Low

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 slipped by 0.85% to 6,457 by lunchtime yesterday, as miners dragged the index down and the markets struggled due to political and economic troubles around the world. ... Read More

FTSE Flat After US Government Shutdown

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 enjoyed a relatively flat performance on Tuesday, as the world watched to see what would happen in the USA after the two houses of Congress proved unable to reach a budget agreement. ... Read More

FTSE Slips to Three Month Low

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 fell to a three-month low, with prominent UK retailer Tesco being among the biggest losers on Wednesday. ... Read More

Tesco Recovers as FTSE Gains

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 staged a small rally on Thursday, gaining 11.54 points after a difficult week. One of the companies contributing to the rally was the supermarket giant Tesco. ... Read More

FTSE Struggles As US Shutdown Continues

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 gained just 4.84 points on Friday, unable to shake off a lethargic mood as the U.S. government shutdown continued. ... Read More

Number of Women on FTSE 100 Boards Increasing

20th May 2019

According to data published by the Professional Boards Forum, the number of women in director positions with FTSE 100 companies has increased over the last three years. In the most recently published data, women accounted for 19% of FTSE 100 directors; a large increase from the 12.5% that held directorship positions three years ago, but still a long way from the 25% target set for 2015. ... Read More

FTSE Slips on Weak Retail Data

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 fell significantly on Tuesday after weak retail data and pessimistic comments from analysts took its toll. ... Read More

FTSE Slips In Spite of Housebuilder's Rally

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 slipped again on Wednesday, in spite of a strong performance from the UK housing market. ... Read More

FTSE Boosted By Gas and Energy Companies

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 climbed on Thursday as the deadlock over the United States debt ceiling appeared to be coming to an end. The gas and electricity industry was one of the strongest performers and contributed significantly to the rally. ... Read More

Royal Mail Opens Strong

20th May 2019

Royal Mail made its market debut on Friday and put forward a strong showing, rising by more than one third of its issue price. ... Read More

FTSE Climbs Slightly on Johnson Matthey Strength

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 climbed slightly on Monday, with catalytic converter company Johnson Matthey leading the increase thanks to an upgrade from JP Morgan. ... Read More

What Does Ahrendts' Move Mean for Female CEOs?

20th May 2019

Angela Ahrendts', former CEO of Burberry, has just moved to Apple. Many analysts have expressed disappointment in this move, as it reduces the number of women in CEO positions in the FTSE 100. Instead of looking at the move as a disappointment, perhaps we should see it as an opportunity. ... Read More

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