^FTSE - FTSE 100

FTSE Index - FTSE Index Delayed price. Currency in GBP
7,683.97
+7.69 (+0.10%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close7,676.28
Open7,676.28
Volume0
Day's range7,660.02 - 7,702.85
52-week range6,866.90 - 7,903.50
Avg. volume855,730,096
  • Banks weaken, but small-company stocks hold up well
    Associated Press6 hours ago

    Banks weaken, but small-company stocks hold up well

    NEW YORK (AP) — Trade issues again weighed on the market Thursday as representatives of the auto industry told Congress they opposed tariffs on imported cars and car parts being proposed by the Trump administration. Banks and other large U.S. stocks fell, but smaller and more domestically-focused companies climbed.

  • European stocks end off 1-month high as miners slide
    MarketWatch10 hours ago

    European stocks end off 1-month high as miners slide

    European stock markets finish lower Thursday, pulling back from a one-month high as mining stocks track a selloff in the metal prices, and the latest round of earnings reports rolled out.

  • Stocks- Wall Street Falls on Trade Tensions
    Investing.com10 hours ago

    Stocks- Wall Street Falls on Trade Tensions

    Investing.com – Wall Street was lower on Thursday as trade tensions resurfaced.The S&P 500 lost six points or 0.21% to 2,809.58 as of 9:42 AM ET (13:42 GMT) while the Dow decreased 57 points or 0.23% to 25,141.37 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite was down 10 points or 0.13% to 7,844.27.Trade tensions continued after China said the White House was wrong to blame Chinese President Xi Jinping for blocking progress on a trade deal. White House trade adviser Peter Navarro told CNBC that the U.S. President Donald Trump's trade strategy is not as disruptive as many describe. ...

  • FTSE 100 scores third straight win after weak retail sales throw August rate hike into question
    MarketWatch11 hours ago

    FTSE 100 scores third straight win after weak retail sales throw August rate hike into question

    U.K. stocks ended higher on Thursday and the pound tumbled after disappointing British retail sales stoked speculation the Bank of England may refrain from hiking interest rates in August.

  • Earnings in focus as FTSE finds support in weaker pound
    Reuters11 hours ago

    Earnings in focus as FTSE finds support in weaker pound

    By Danilo Masoni MILAN (Reuters) - Earnings updates were the main focus on Thursday as Britain's top share index inched higher, but it stayed within recent tight ranges as caution over the outcome of Brexit ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 hours ago

    Earnings in focus as FTSE finds support in weaker pound

    Earnings updates were the main focus on Thursday as Britain's top share index inched higher, but it stayed within recent tight ranges as caution over the outcome of Brexit talks predominated. The FTSE ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus12 hours ago

    LIVE MARKETS-Closing snapshot: European shares end lower

    Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus12 hours ago

    LIVE MARKETS-Trade tweets? That don't impress me much

    Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market ...

  • Reuters12 hours ago

    Sterling dives to 10-month low below $1.30, more weakness seen

    Sterling dived below $1.30 for the first time in 10 months on Thursday, sent lower by weak economic data, a resurgent dollar and uncertainty about how Britain's approaching exit from the European Union will play out. Lacklustre retail sales data for June painted a picture of an economy struggling against the backdrop of stagnating wage growth, steady inflation figures and difficult Brexit negotiations. Escalating trade tensions, robust U.S. economic growth and a confident Federal Reserve have all boosted the greenback's appeal.

  • Reuters - UK Focus13 hours ago

    LIVE MARKETS-European banks: light at the end of the tunnel?

    Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus13 hours ago

    LIVE MARKETS-The problem with following the benchmark

    Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus13 hours ago

    LIVE MARKETS-Bracing for August volatility

    Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market ...

  • Stocks- U.S. Futures Fall Ahead of Earnings, Trade Tension Worry
    Investing.com13 hours ago

    Stocks- U.S. Futures Fall Ahead of Earnings, Trade Tension Worry

    Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a lower opening bell as earnings season and trade tensions continued to rattle investors.

  • Stocks Open Lower, Tariff Hearings Begin; Comcast Exits Fox Bid
    Investor's Business Daily14 hours ago

    Stocks Open Lower, Tariff Hearings Begin; Comcast Exits Fox Bid

    Stocks shifted lower Thursday. On the Dow, American Express, Traveler's and IBM reported Q2 results. Cisco gained on Amazon news, and markets looked toward DOJ hearings on auto tariffs.

  • European Markets Are Mixed Early on July 19
    Market Realist15 hours ago

    European Markets Are Mixed Early on July 19

    The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index started this week on a weaker note but regained strength as the week progressed. After closing higher on Wednesday, the FTSE 100 Index started July 19 on a stronger note. The index was trading with strength at four-week high price levels in the morning session.

  • Reuters - UK Focus15 hours ago

    LIVE MARKETS-Investors seek shelter in Spain

    Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus16 hours ago

    LIVE MARKETS-Car tariffs: what's the damage?

    Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus17 hours ago

    LIVE MARKETS-"Wall of free cash flow around the corner"

    Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market ...

  • UK Inflation Eases, Pound Continues to Fall on Disappointing Retail Sales
    FX Empire18 hours ago

    UK Inflation Eases, Pound Continues to Fall on Disappointing Retail Sales

    The UK’s retail sales figures dropped unexpectedly in June. Sales declined by 0.5% in June compared to a growth of 1.4% in May. YoY Retail sales grew by 2.9, below analysts expectation of 3.7%. Pound hits a 10-month low near 1.30 versus the US dollar.

  • Asian stocks drift as investors await fresh moves on trade
    Associated Press22 hours ago

    Asian stocks drift as investors await fresh moves on trade

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were drifting Thursday in mixed trading as investors awaited further moves in global trade disputes.

  • Sterling slide boosts FTSE while results drive Smiths Group down
    Reutersyesterday

    Sterling slide boosts FTSE while results drive Smiths Group down

    A weaker pound helped Britain's top share index march higher on Wednesday as company earnings took centre stage with Smiths Group suffering. The blue-chip FTSE 100 (.FTSE) index climbed 0.7 percent, in line with a broader rally among European stocks as the second quarter earnings season steps into gear. Shares in easyJet (EZJ.L) were among the top gainers, up 2.1 percent, after the budget airline upgraded its full-year guidance and said that profit could jump by as much as 45 percent in 2018.

  • European stocks close at highest level in more than a month
    MarketWatchyesterday

    European stocks close at highest level in more than a month

    The pan-European equity index finish at the highest level in more than a month Wednesday, extending gains in the region to a second session amid a weakening euro and a round of well-received corporate results that fostered buying appetite.

  • Reuters - UK Focusyesterday

    Sterling slide boosts FTSE 100 while results drive Smiths Group down

    A weaker pound helped Britain's top share index march higher on Wednesday as company earnings took centre stage with Smiths Group suffering. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index climbed 0.7 percent, in line with ...

  • Stocks - Wall Street Flat as Trade Tensions Creep In
    Investing.comyesterday

    Stocks - Wall Street Flat as Trade Tensions Creep In

    The S&P 500 gained a quarter of a point, or 0.01%, to 2,809.79 as of 9:37 AM ET (13:37 GMT), while the Dow decreased 10 points, or 0.04%, to 25,109.01 and the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite was down four points, or 0.06%, to 7,850.33.

  • Stocks - U.S. Futures Flat Ahead of Earnings
    Investing.com2 days ago

    Stocks - U.S. Futures Flat Ahead of Earnings

    Investing.com - U.S. stock futures were flat Wednesday as investors digested earnings news and waited for the second day of testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.The S&P 500 futures was flat at 2.811.25 as of 6:56 AM ET ( 10:56 GMT) while Dow futures increased six points or 0.02% to 25,112.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures lost six points or 0.08% to 7,415.75.Powell is expected to deliver his semiannual testimony to the House Financial Services Committee at 10:00 AM ET (14:00 GMT). ...

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