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FTSE Struggles Due to Emerging Market Concerns

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 lost 113 points on Monday, falling to 6,550 as investors became fearful of a meltdown in emerging markets. ... Read More

FTSE Gains on Emerging Markets Relief

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 staged a recovery on Tuesday, after slipping to a five week low earlier in the week following emerging market concerns. ... Read More

FTSE Slides While Investors Wait for Fed Decision

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 slipped to its lowest level in six weeks as investors waited for a decision from the US Federal Reserve about the future of its ongoing monetary stimulus program. ... Read More

Earnings News Fails to Lift FTSE 100

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 slipped slightly on Thursday, in spite of some generally positive trading updates. Meanwhile, the more Britain focused FTSE 250 enjoyed a slight increase. ... Read More

FTSE Registered Worst Monthly Slip Since June 2013

20th May 2019

After a strong finish in December 2013, the FTSE 100 has just registered its worst monthly fall since June 2013. The index was hit hard by an emerging markets crisis which troubled global equities. ... Read More

Lloyds Sets Female Management Quota Targets

20th May 2019

Lloyds has made the decision to set a target for the number of women that it employs in senior management roles. It hopes that by 2020, at least 40 percent of those roles will be filled by women, but is this really good news for gender equality? ... Read More

FTSE Losing Streak Extended

20th May 2019

Tuesday’s trading session saw the FTSE 100 fall for the 10th time in 11 sessions. A large drop in the share price of ARM, the designer of chips for smartphones, tablets and similar devices, was a major contributor to the fall. ... Read More

FTSE Breaks Decline In Spite of Eurozone Worries

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 broke its decline for the first time in over a week, in spite of further bad news surrounding the Eurozone. ... Read More

FTSE Rises for Second Consecutive Day

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 rose for a second consecutive day on Thursday, this time putting forward a much more impressive rally thanks in part to a strong performance by Vodafone. ... Read More

Why There's No Need to Panic About Emerging Markets

20th May 2019

The emerging markets crisis is testing the nerves of investors around the world. Those who invest in the FTSE 100 in particular are concerned about the stability of emerging markets because so many FTSE 100 listed companies have exposure to emerging economies. However, many analysts believe that the crisis is a short term problem, and that there is still long term value in those stocks. ... Read More

Is the Diversity Deficit Harming The FTSE 100?

20th May 2019

The UK government has long been campaigning to improve the gender diversty in the FTSE 100, and there are targets in place to encourage FTSE 100 leaders to get a greater percentage of women in their board rooms by 2015. However, gender imbalances are not the issue that FTSE companies face. Two thirds of companies on the UK’s leading index still have all-white leadership teams. ... Read More

FTSE Enjoys 5th Day of Gains

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 closed up for the fifth day in a row on Tuesday, gaining 1.2 percent on strong retail data. ... Read More

FTSE Rally Continues For Sixth Day

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 rose for the sixth day in succession on Wednesday, helped by positive trade data coming out of China. ... Read More

FTSE Ends Six Day Upward Trend

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 fell on Thursday after six straight days of gains, bringing an end to what was the longest positive streak of the year so far. The fall was led by Tate & Lyle and Rolls Royce, both of which had published disappointing outlooks. ... Read More

FTSE Extends February Rebound

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 edged higher on Friday, successfully extending the rebound that has taken place over the last two weeks. The rally was led by miners, who saw their shares surge thanks to rising basic materials and precious metal prices. ... Read More

Ex Divs to Hamper FTSE This Week

20th May 2019

On Wednesday, several companies in the FTSE 100 will go ex-dividend. This means that new investors will no longer qualify for the next dividend payout. While no-one can be certain exactly how much of an impact this will have on the markets, calculations performed by Reuters suggest that, at the current prices, the adjustment that market-makers will perform after the shares go ex-dividend will take just over 14 points from the index. ... Read More

FTSE Soars on Property and Commodity Gains

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 posted impressive gains on Tuesday, outpacing other European markets thanks to a strong session for commodities and the property market. The performance reflected the market’s general relief over better-than-expected improvements to Chinese lending figures, which proved that there was hope for emerging markets. ... Read More

FTSE Struggles Thanks to Weak Miners

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 had a difficult trading day on Thursday, thanks to poor performances in the mining sector. The UK’s leading index tracked gains seen in the U.S., but progress was held back by the announcement of falling factory activity in China, and BAE Systems forecasting lower earnings this year. ... Read More

FTSE Soars on Vodafone Performance

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 soared to its highest point since the end of May 2013, thanks in part to huge gains by Vodafone. The UK’s leading index climbed to 6,838.06 points, a gain of 0.4 percent, putting the index almost seven percent higher than its early February low point. ... Read More

FTSE Reaches 14 Year High

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 has reached a 14 year closing high, thanks to a rally on Wall Street and a flurry of trading activity in the UK. However, analysts warn that the FTSE's strong performance has not been supported by good news from the global economy, so caution is still the order of the day. ... Read More

GKN Falls and FTSE Winning run Ends

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 fell by 0.5 percent on Tuesday, ending a week-long winning run. The UK’s leading index was dragged down in part by engineering group GKN’s warning that it would be adversely affected by currency movements. ... Read More

FTSE Slips During Nervous Trading Session

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 slipped by 31.35 points on Wednesday, after both ITV and Tesco suffered serious dips in their share price. By the close of trading, the UK’s leading index was sat at 6,799.15, slowly sliding further away from its 14 year high. ... Read More

FTSE 100 Climbs on Thursday

20th May 2019

Following two consecutive days of losses, the FTSE 100 has finally started on its path back to an all time high. The UK’s top index rose by 0.2% of Thursday, partially recovering from a 0.5% loss earlier in the week. ... Read More

FTSE Enjoys Best Month in Seven

20th May 2019

The FTSE 100 held steady on Friday, but posted its best performance in seven months, thanks to a three-week long rally that pushed the UK’s leading index close to an all-time closing high. ... Read More

Barrat Developments and St James’s Place Fighting for FTSE Spots

20th May 2019

The wealth management company St James’s Place and homebuilder Barrat Developments are fighting for a spot on the FTSE 100 as the first quarterly review of 2014 draws closer. The reshuffle will occur after the close of trading on Wednesday. ... Read More

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