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FTSE 100 Rallies on Wednesday

20th May 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

20th May 2019

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

FTSE Enjoys Eighth Successive rise

20th May 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

20th May 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

BP Share Price Climbs After Dividend Increase

20th May 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

20th May 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?

20th May 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

20th May 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

20th May 2019

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

Vodafone Gains as AT&T Bid Talk continues

20th May 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

FTSE Climbs Slighting On Strong US Growth

20th May 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

FTSE Slips on UK Inflation Data

20th May 2019

The UK's blue chip index slipped on Tuesday after the Office of National Statistics published Consumer Price index data. ... Read More

FTSE Climbs After Yellen's Statement

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 climbed slightly on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve released Janet Yellen's introductory statement. Yellen's endorsement hearing was held on Thursday, and the global markets were buoyed by her initial statement, which reduced concerns that the Federal Reserve may scale back its economic stimulus package this year. Britain's leading index climbed after Yellen said that the Fed still had "more work to do" to aid the US economy. ... Read More

Friday Rally Fails to Save FTSE

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 staged a small rally on Friday, but this rally was not enough to stop the index ending the week down on its opening point. ... Read More

FTSE Boosted as Sainsbury Continues to Gain

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 got off to a good start on Monday, climbing by 30.2 points thanks to optimism in the global economy. Investors remain hopeful that the US Federal Reserve will continue its economic stimulus program well into the new year, and the news of economic reforms in China was well received, with many believing that the reforms could stimulate global economic growth. ... Read More

Liv Garfield to Become Youngest Female FTSE Boss

20th May 2019

Liv Garfield is set to become the youngest ever woman to take up a leadership position at a FTSE 100 company. Garfield is 38 years old, and she will be leaving BT early next year, to join Severn Trent. ... Read More

The Recent IPOs On Track to Enter FTSE

20th May 2019

Several companies have recently floated on the stock market and are now on track to enter the FTSE 100 or FTSE 250. Among those companies are the Royal Mail, Foxtons, Riverstone Energy and Merlin Entertainments. ... Read More

FTSE Climbs After Iran Oil Deal

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 climbed for the first time in a week after travel companies were boosted by news of an oil deal. ... Read More

FTSE Gains After German Coalition Agreement

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 climbed slightly on Wednesday after the German government came to an agreement which increased investor appetite for banking stocks. Almost two months after the election, the German government agreed a coalition deal, and the effects were felt even in Britain's leading market index. ... Read More

Rio Tinto Boosts FTSE 100

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 saw lower than average trading volumes on Thursday, and house builders dragged down the index after the Bank of England announced that it planned to end its flagship mortgage support scheme. The index was boosted, however, by gains from mining heavyweight Rio Tinto. ... Read More

80% of FTSE Companies Bullish About British Economy

20th May 2019

Four out of five of the companies in the FTSE 350 are bullish about the UK's economy. According to the FT/ICSA Boardroom Bellwether study, which surveyed the company secretaries of FTSE 350 businesses, the general mood in the market is bullish. Secretaries are confident that the economy will improve over the next few months, and say that the plans to increase capital investment are a strong sign that the UK is due to return to a period of sustained growth. ... Read More

Who Is The Best Communicator In The FTSE

20th May 2019

A recent survey conducted by Aberfield Communications has identified the best communicators in the FTSE. The results of the survey named Sainsbury's CEO Justin King as the best communicator in the FTSE 100, after examining the profiles of the executives and considering how messages from them are perceived in their industry, and in the markets as a whole. The research also took into consideration media interaction and comments from competitors. ... Read More

FTSE Falls to Seven Week Low

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 slipped to a seven week low on Wednesday, dragged down by Tuesday's profits warning from Standard Chartered. Shares in the bank, which focuses most of its operations on Asia, dropped by 6.5 percent after it announced that it may be heading for its first fall in profits in almost ten years. ... Read More

FTSE 100 Stabilizes on UK Growth Forecast

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 stabilized on Thursday, and the FTSE 250 climbed by 0.4 percent after the UK government raised its growth forecasts for the year, and the Bank of England confirmed that it would be sticking with its easy monetary policies. ... Read More

What Does The Future Hold for The FTSE?

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 has been through a turbulent year, and it looks like things could remain difficult for a few more months. Investors are still feeling pessimistic thanks to the threat of an end to quantitative easing in the United States, and while many British industries, such as the housing industry, appear to be doing well at the moment, it's unclear how long that will be the case. ... Read More

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