^FTSE - FTSE 100

FTSE Index - FTSE Index Delayed price. Currency in GBP
7,458.41
-31.82 (-0.42%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close7,490.23
Open7,490.23
Volume0
Day's range7,450.53 - 7,491.25
52-week range6,866.90 - 7,903.50
Avg. volume736,565,387
  • Stocks - Wall Street Slides Despite M&A Heating Up
    Investing.com12 hours ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Slides Despite M&A Heating Up

    Investing.com - Stocks started lower Monday, with investors hesitant as a new batch of tariffs between the U.S. and China went into effect. But a wave of mergers produced a lot of activity in individual issues.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Fall as China Cancels Trade Talks
    Investing.com15 hours ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Fall as China Cancels Trade Talks

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a lower opening bell on Friday as trade war tensions kept investors on edge.The S&P 500 futures fell 5 points or 0.18% to 2,928.50 as of 6:51 AM ET (10:51 GMT) while Dow futures lost 41 points, or 0.15%, to 26,713.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures decreased 28 points, or 0.37%, to 7,522.50.The U.S.-Sino trade war escalated on Monday, as U.S. duties on $200 billion of Chinese goods went into effect at 12:01 AM ET (4:01 GMT) and China accused the U.S. of bullying.China cancelled mid-level trade talks with the U.S. ...

  • Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Monday
    Investing.com16 hours ago

    Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Monday

    1. U.S. Tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese Goods Hits

  • Financial Times22 hours ago

    [$$] The London Report: FTSE retreats in response to trade war tension

    Gains for the oil stocks were not enough to keep the FTSE 100 in positive territory, with the index retreating in response to China’s move against US threats to extend tariffs. Testing specialist Intertek ...

  • Financial Timesyesterday

    [$$] Should investments be defined by theme rather than industry index?

    The extent to which asset management depends on classification is remarkable. The entire edifice of modern investment funds is built on what many see as a dated way to look at investment choice. Asset ...

  • Stocks - Wall Street Opens at Record Highs Despite Trade War Warnings
    Investing.com3 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Opens at Record Highs Despite Trade War Warnings

    In commodities, gold futures inched down 0.75% to $1,202.20 a troy ounce, while crude oil futures jumped 1.21% to $71.17 a barrel. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, rallied 0.37% to 93.82.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Increase as Investors Shrug Off Trade Tension
    Investing.com4 days ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Increase as Investors Shrug Off Trade Tension

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a higher opening bell on Friday as trade worry eased.The S&P 500 futures rose over half a point or 0.03% to 2,940.25 as of 6:51 AM ET (10:51 GMT) while Dow futures gained 34 points, or 0.13%, to 26,761.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures increased 4 points, or 0.06%, to 7,613.00.Trade tensions eased but remained in the back of investors minds as tit-for-tat tariffs escalated between the U.S. and China this week. On Tuesday China said it would impose new tariffs on U.S. goods worth $60 billion, effective September 24, while the U.S. ...

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] The London Report: Investors digest news on Just Eat rival

    Competition fears meant Just Eat missed out on a London market rebound. Reports that Uber was in early-stage talks to buy Deliveroo , the takeaway ordering app, sparked concerns about a sector price war ...

  • Stocks - Dow, S&P Open at Record Highs Thanks to Tech, Financials
    Investing.com4 days ago

    Stocks - Dow, S&P Open at Record Highs Thanks to Tech, Financials

    Investing.com - Wall Street opened higher Thursday as technology stocks rebounded and a rise in bond yields helped financial stocks continue the previous session’s rally.

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Sense and flexibility could keep Unilever in the FTSE 100

    is brewing over Unilever’s Dutch move. Last week the consumer goods company confirmed it will proceed with changes to its corporate structure and move from a dual-governance arrangement in the UK and Netherlands to a single headquarters in Rotterdam. Once united, it will have greater flexibility to use its equity for mergers and acquisitions.

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Is Kier the next Carillion? Not if you play ‘spot the difference’

    Its average net debt is rising and the reported number does not include hundreds of millions of pounds of supply-chain finance just to pay the bills. It has been making acquisitions and booking the goodwill at a higher value than the price paid. , the FTSE 250 group that issued results on Thursday. Some of the funds that bet against Carillion’s shares — such as Marshall Wace and Och-Ziff — have been doing the same with Kier’s, lifting the proportion borrowed by short sellers, who hope to buy them back more cheaply, to 17 per cent.

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Better supply lines create the right boardroom blend

    “I would have loved for the board to have had a woman to pick from. , was another reminder of the dearth of female chief executives in the US — and one possible reason for it. In 2017, there were more than 30 female chief executives at the largest US listed companies.

  • Stocks - Wall Street Mixed as Trade War Drags On
    Investing.com5 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Mixed as Trade War Drags On

    Investing.com - Wall Street was mixed on Wednesday as investors tried to shrug off trade war concerns.The S&P 500 rose 3 points, or 0.11%, to 2,907.48 as of 9:51 AM ET (13:51 GMT), while the Dow increased 124 points, or 0.48%, to 26,372.55 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite lost 8 points, or 0.11%, to 7,947.56.On Tuesday, China said it would impose new tariffs on U.S. goods worth $60 billion, effective Sept. 24. Officials also filed a complaint against the U.S. with the World Trade Organization, as expected.The announcement was in response to U.S. ...

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Flat as Trade Tensions Continue
    Investing.com6 days ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Flat as Trade Tensions Continue

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a lower opening bell on Wednesday as investors remain wary of increasing trade war tensions.The S&P 500 futures fell 1 and a half points or 0.04% to 2,910.50 as of 6:50 AM ET (10:50 GMT) while Dow futures gained 17 points, or 0.06%, to 26,318.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures increased half a point, or 0.01%, to 7,525.25.On Tuesday China said it would impose new tariffs on U.S. goods worth $60 billion, effective September 24. Officials also filed a complaint against the U.S. with the World Trade Organization, as expected. ...

  • Financial Times6 days ago

    [$$] Fast Europe Open: UK inflation, eurozone current account

    Despite the angry words from Chinese officials, the new tariffs announced by the state council — at 5 and 10 per cent — are less than Beijing had first threatened when it put forward a list in August of duties of up to 25 per cent. Mr Trump also imposed tariffs toward the lower end of expectations on Monday, announcing 10 per cent duties on about $200bn worth of Chinese imports beginning next week.

  • Financial Times6 days ago

    [$$] UK retail investor confidence at 23-year low — survey

    A gauge of UK retail investor sentiment has fallen to the lowest level since 1995, according to research by FTSE 100 broker Hargreaves Lansdown. The company’s investor confidence index fell by four points to 58, the lowest level since its inception in 1995, and lower than previous troughs during the financial crisis and in the immediate aftermath of the UK’s vote to leave the EU. Every month Hargreaves Lansdown surveys 590 investors from its client pool, asking them whether they believe it is likely that the stock market will be higher in six months, one year and three years.

  • Stocks - Wall Street Opens Higher; China Retaliates on U.S. Tariffs
    Investing.com6 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Opens Higher; China Retaliates on U.S. Tariffs

    Investing.com - Wall Street was higher on Tuesday, as investors shrugged off news that China is retaliating against a fresh round of U.S. tariffs.The S&P 500 rose 9 points, or 0.34%, to 2,898.68 as of 9:36 AM ET (13:36 GMT), while the Dow increased 77 points, or 0.30%, to 26,140.10 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite jumped 43 points, or 0.56%, to 7,939.77.China said it would impose new tariffs on U.S. goods worth $60 billion, effective Sept. 24, Reuters reported. The new tariffs are in response to U.S. ...

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Rise as Investors Shrug Off New Trade Tariffs
    Investing.com7 days ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Rise as Investors Shrug Off New Trade Tariffs

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a higher opening bell on Tuesday as investors shrugged off news that the White House imposed a fresh round of tariffs on China.The S&P 500 futures rose 5 points or 0.18% to 2,901.25 as of 6:50 AM ET (10:50 GMT) while Dow futures gained 52 points, or 0.20%, to 26,154.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures increased 19 points, or 0.26%, to 7,484.25.U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Monday that the U.S. will put 10% tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, which will go up to 25% at the end of the year. ...

  • Financial Times7 days ago

    [$$] S&P 500 nears record despite trade war escalation

    assets had a solid day in the face of the tit-for-tat tariff moves, with the FTSE EM equity index edging up 0.2 per cent and some currencies — including the Russian rouble, Mexican peso and South Africa rand — gaining ground. The dollar index was up 0.2 per cent at 94.65 as the euro shed 0.2 per cent to $1.1665 and sterling retreated from a seven-week peak of $1.3172 to stand 0.1 per cent lower on the day at $1.3140.

  • Stocks - Wall Street Falls as Trade Jitters Rock Investor Sentiment
    Investing.com7 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Falls as Trade Jitters Rock Investor Sentiment

    In commodities, gold futures rose 0.42% to $1,206.10 a troy ounce while crude oil futures jumped 0.86% to $69.36 a barrel. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, fell 0.46% to 94.07.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Fall as Trump Likely to Announce New Tariffs
    Investing.com8 days ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Fall as Trump Likely to Announce New Tariffs

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a lower opening bell on Monday amid reports that the White House could announce new tariffs on Chinese goods.The S&P 500 futures fell 4 points or 0.15% to 2,907.25 as of 6:50 AM ET (10:50 GMT) while Dow futures lost 28 points, or 0.11%, to 26,157.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures decreased 14 points, or 0.18%, to 7,559.50.Tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports could be announced as early as Monday, Reuters reported. China is likely to decline proposed trade talks with the U.S. ...

  • The Week Ahead – Trade, Brexit and Economic Data in Focus
    FX Empire9 days ago

    The Week Ahead – Trade, Brexit and Economic Data in Focus

    Another week passes by and the U.S President calls for yet more tariffs in spite of imminent talks with China. Is there common ground to be found?

  • Stocks - Wall Street Flat After U.S. Data
    Investing.com10 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Flat After U.S. Data

    The S&P 500 rose 2 points, or 0.08%, to 2,906.61 as of 9:38 AM ET (13:38 GMT), while the Dow increased 48 points, or 0.19%, to 26,194.91 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite gained 16 points, or 0.20%, to 8,029.84.

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Rise as Investors Look Ahead to Data
    Investing.com11 days ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Rise as Investors Look Ahead to Data

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a slightly higher opening bell on Friday as investors monitored trade developments and looked ahead to a flurry of data.The S&P 500 futures rose 3 points or 0.13% to 2,909.0 as of 6:50 AM ET (10:50 GMT) while Dow futures gained 30 points, or 0.11%, to 26,190.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures increased 23 points, or 0.31%, to 7,587.75.Trade talk efforts between the U.S. and China cooled after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that the country “was under no pressure to make a deal with China. ...

  • Stocks - Wall Street Rises on U.S.-China Trade Talk Optimism
    Investing.com11 days ago

    Stocks - Wall Street Rises on U.S.-China Trade Talk Optimism

    The S&P 500 rose 11 points, or 0.41%, to 2,900.72 as of 9:37 AM ET (13:37 GMT), while the Dow increased 115 points, or 0.44%, to 26,114.34 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite gained 64 points, or 0.81%, to 8,018.93.