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Number of Women on FTSE 100 Boards Increasing

22nd July 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

22nd July 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

22nd July 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

22nd July 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

22nd July 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

22nd July 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?

22nd July 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

FTSE 100 Rallies on Wednesday

22nd July 2019

The FTSE 100 staged a small rally on Wednesday, as investors enjoyed renewed hope of the U.S. Senate reaching an agreement over the budget and debt ceiling. ... Read More

Positive Earnings Reports Bolster FTSE 100

22nd July 2019

The FTSE 100 was bolstered by several positive earnings reports on Thursday, as both financial and resource stocks slipped slightly. ... Read More

BSkyB Profits From Increased Customer Demand

22nd July 2019

BSkyB saw its share prices rise to an almost 12-year high after it announced that it had seen strong demand for both its TV and broadband offerings. The company managed to shrug off the launch of a new sports service by rival BT, and continues to attract new subscribers. ... Read More

FTSE Enjoys Eighth Successive rise

22nd July 2019

The FTSE 100 increased for the eighth session in a row on Monday, thanks to the news from G4S of a bid for one of their businesses. The FTSE was already bolstered by news of slowing house sales in the USA, something that means that U.S. Federal Reserve may delay tapering for a while longer. ... Read More

FTSE Climbs to Five Month High

22nd July 2019

The FTSE 100 has reached a five month high, after some positive corporate updates and good news from the US Federal Reserve. ... Read More

Sports Direct Enjoys Soaring Sales

22nd July 2019

The FTSE 100's nine-day long rally ended on Wednesday, with the banking sector pulling the index down thanks to concerns about U.S. lawsuits and the possible break-up of the Royal Bank of Scotland. ... Read More

Retailers Lag But FTSE Strong Overall

22nd July 2019

The FTSE 100 reached a five month high today, after strong economic data from China boosted basic materials stocks. The retail sector, however, lagged behind the rest of the markets. ... Read More

FTSE Climbs, But Profit-taking Likely

22nd July 2019

The FTSE 100 posted gains for the third consecutive week, but as the index draws closer to the 13-year highs that were seen in May, investors are considering whether it is worth buying in to a market near its peak, or whether profit taking is a more practical option. ... Read More

FTSE Investors Awaing US Fed Decision

22nd July 2019

The FTSE 100 hovered at just over 6,700 as investors waited to hear the US Federal reserve confirm plans to continue its quantitative easing program. ... Read More

BP Share Price Climbs After Dividend Increase

22nd July 2019

Shares in BP increased significantly on Tuesday, bolstering the FTSE 100, after the oil giant announced plans to increase its dividends. ... Read More

Why Small Investors Are Looking Beyond the FTSE 100

22nd July 2019

A growing number of individuals are turning to traditional funds because their earning potential is higher than that of a standard savings account, but there is a whole world of shares beyond the FTSE 100. Many mid cap companies offer bigger dividend payments, and offer good money-making opportunities for small investors and fund managers alike. ... Read More

Does FTSE Slip Herald a Major Pullback?

22nd July 2019

The FTSE 100 fell slightly on Thursday as Shell and Croda took a significant share price hit. The index dropped back below the five-month high that it had enjoyed earlier in the week. ... Read More

New App Shows Origins of FTSE 100 CEOs

22nd July 2019

If you've ever wondered where the top businessmen and women in the country were educated, now is your chance to find out. A new app, titled simply "Where do CEOs Come From" aims to give a definitive answer to that question. ... Read More

FTSE Climbs But Leisure Stocks Struggle

22nd July 2019

The FTSE 100 climbed slightly on Monday, but leisure stocks struggled after Ryanair issued a profits warning. ... Read More

RSA Drags Down FTSE 100

22nd July 2019

Insurer RSA issued a profit warning on Tuesday, dragging the FTSE 100 down with it. The firm lost 6.3 percent after announcing that insuring the losses caused by the recent bouts of severe weather in Canada and Europe had produced costs that were "materially above assumptions". The company warned that it's full year returns for shareholders were likely to be lower than average. ... Read More

Vodafone Gains as AT&T Bid Talk continues

22nd July 2019

The rumour that AT&T may make a bid for Vodafone has been gaining momentum this week, pushing up the British company's shares. ... Read More

Record Numbers of women in The Boardroom

22nd July 2019

The number of women holding boardroom positions in the UK has reached record levels. According to an analysis conducted by the Cranfield School of Management, women now make up 19% of FTSE 100 boardrooms, and 15% of FTSE 250 boardrooms. These are the highest percentages since the Cranfield School of Management started monitoring the make-up of UK boards. ... Read More

FTSE Climbs Slighting On Strong US Growth

22nd July 2019

The FTSE 100 climbed slightly on Friday, in spite of a rocky start to the morning after Wall Street losses and strong US jobs data concerned investors. ... Read More

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