^FTSE - FTSE 100

FTSE Index - FTSE Index Delayed price. Currency in GBP
7,676.28
+49.95 (+0.65%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close7,626.33
Open7,626.33
Volume0
Day's range7,625.75 - 7,685.68
52-week range6,866.90 - 7,903.50
Avg. volume858,243,831
  • Sterling slide boosts FTSE while results drive Smiths Group down
    Reuters3 hours ago

    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
    MarketWatch3 hours ago

    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 Focus3 hours ago

    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.com4 hours ago

    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.com6 hours 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). ...

  • Stocks Start Mixed; Morgan Stanley Beats; United Spurs Airline Rally
    Investor's Business Daily7 hours ago

    Stocks Start Mixed; Morgan Stanley Beats; United Spurs Airline Rally

    Morgan Stanley, United Continental and railroad CSX were among Wednesday's early earnings beats, but a rising dollar and pending testimony from Fed Chief Powell kept early trade in check.

  • Why Are European Markets Strong on July 18?
    Market Realist8 hours ago

    Why Are European Markets Strong on July 18?

    The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index declined on Monday and started this week on a weaker note. However, the FTSE 100 Index regained strength and closed higher on Tuesday amid the improved sentiment. Carrying forward the strength, the FTSE 100 Index opened higher on July 18 and was strong at one-week high price levels in the morning session.

  • FTSE 100 rises, pound slumps as inflation data sow doubt over August rate rise
    MarketWatch9 hours ago

    FTSE 100 rises, pound slumps as inflation data sow doubt over August rate rise

    U.K. stocks rose for a second straight day on Wednesday, boosted by a slide in the pound after a disappointing reading on British inflation raised doubts about an August rate rise.

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 hours ago

    Britain's FTSE rises as easyJet, Smiths Group updates in focus

    The UK's top share index marched higher on Wednesday, helped by a weaker pound as company earnings took centre stage with some notable share price moves for easyJet and Smiths Group. The blue chip FTSE 100 index was up 0.5 percent at 7,662.83 points at 0855 GMT, in line with a broader rally among European stocks as the second quarter earnings season steps into gear.

  • Reuters - UK Focus12 hours ago

    BUZZ-Royal Mail: Brokers cut estimates, target price

    ** Royal Mail -6.2 pct, second biggest loser on FTSE 100 ** Co on Tuesday reiterates expectations for the drop in letter volumes to come in at the higher end of its previously announced 4-6 pct range for ...

  • Asian stocks rise as solid US performance lifts spirits
    Associated Press16 hours ago

    Asian stocks rise as solid US performance lifts spirits

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets climbed higher on Wednesday as a sweep of positive news from Wall Street and beyond boosted confidence in the U.S. economy.

  • European stocks log best close in a week
    MarketWatchyesterday

    European stocks log best close in a week

    European stocks end higher as investors take in comments about monetary policy from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.

  • Stocks - Wall Street Falls as Netflix Weighs on Tech Stocks
    Investing.comyesterday

    Stocks - Wall Street Falls as Netflix Weighs on Tech Stocks

    The S&P 500 lost six points, or 0.23%, to 2,791.88 as of 9:45 AM ET (13:45 GMT), while the Dow decreased 60 points, or 0.24%, to 25,003.70 and the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite was down 29 points or 0.38% to 7,775.77.

  • FTSE 100 finishes with gain as commodity shares rise, pound drops
    MarketWatchyesterday

    FTSE 100 finishes with gain as commodity shares rise, pound drops

    U.K. stocks closes higher Tuesday, as commodity shares worked on recovering from a selloff in the prior session.

  • TalkTalk, Royal Mail earnings spice up FTSE 100 trading
    Reutersyesterday

    TalkTalk, Royal Mail earnings spice up FTSE 100 trading

    Britain's top share index climbed on Tuesday as encouraging results flowed in from companies including Royal Mail and TalkTalk, though uncertainty over Brexit capped gains. The FTSE 100 (.FTSE) ended the session up 0.3 percent at 7,626.44 points, in line with European benchmarks which were boosted by U.S. Fed Chair Jerome Powell's upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy in his testimony. Royal Mail Group (RMG.L) rose 1.8 percent, paring back some earlier gains, after its results showed better than expected parcel growth.

  • Reuters - UK Focusyesterday

    TalkTalk, Royal Mail earnings spice up FTSE 100 trading

    Britain's top share index climbed on Tuesday as encouraging results flowed in from companies including Royal Mail and TalkTalk, though uncertainty over Brexit capped gains. The FTSE 100 ended the session ...

  • UK Services PMI Posted Strong Gain: Is Its Economy Strengthening?
    Market Realistyesterday

    UK Services PMI Posted Strong Gain: Is Its Economy Strengthening?

    According to a report by Markit Economics, the final UK Services PMI rose significantly in June compared to May. It was 55.1 in June compared to 54 in May. The figure beat the preliminary market expectation of 54.

  • Tech Stocks Lead Declines As Netflix Topples; Market Awaits Powell
    Investor's Business Dailyyesterday

    Tech Stocks Lead Declines As Netflix Topples; Market Awaits Powell

    Netflix led tech stocks lower early Tuesday as Johnson & Johnson, Goldman Sachs and UnitedHealth Group reported and markets looked toward Senate testimony from Fed Chief Powell.

  • Pound Unable to Go up
    FX Empireyesterday

    Pound Unable to Go up

    The pound sterling has been trying to strengthen over the last few days but has not succeeded so far. The major fear of the pound traders lies in Brexit negotiations which are paused or disputed every now and then. Jobless claims in the UK rose by 7,800 against the expectations at 2,300 and the previous number of 7,700.

  • European Markets Are Stable Early on July 17
    Market Realistyesterday

    European Markets Are Stable Early on July 17

    The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index started this week on a weaker note by declining on Monday. Carrying forward the weakness, the FTSE 100 Index opened lower on July 17 and moved higher as the day progressed. Market sentiment

  • Want to beat the FTSE 100? These 2 dividend growth stocks could help
    Fool.co.ukyesterday

    Want to beat the FTSE 100? These 2 dividend growth stocks could help

    These two growth and income champions have a history of crushing the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX).

  • Reuters - UK Focusyesterday

    No ex-divs on FTSE 100 on July 19

    There will be no FTSE 100 companies going ex-dividend on Thursday. Among FTSE 250 companies going ex-dividend are: COMPANY DIVIDEND Tritax Big Box 1.34 Bank of Georgia 2.44 Cranswick 38.6 Vedanta Resources ...

  • Asian stocks fall, weighed by tensions over US trade tariffs
    Associated Press2 days ago

    Asian stocks fall, weighed by tensions over US trade tariffs

    Asian markets fell on Tuesday as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 bucked the regional trend, gaining 0.4 percent to 22,692.82. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.2 percent to 25,064.36 as Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, and Boeing climbed.

  • Stocks- Wall Street Flat as Oil Prices Weigh on Earnings Results
    Investing.com2 days ago

    Stocks- Wall Street Flat as Oil Prices Weigh on Earnings Results

    The S&P 500 lost 2.5 points, or 0.09%, to 2,798.65 as of 9:50 AM ET (13:50 GMT), while the Dow decreased 14 points, or 0.06%, to 25,005.06 and the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite was down 0.5 point, or 0.01%, to 7,825.53.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 days ago

    Energy, China data put pressure on Britain's FTSE

    Britain's top share index retreated on Monday as soft Chinese data hit miners amid persistent worries over global trade. The blue chip FTSE 100 index fell 0.8 percent, dragged down in afternoon trading ...

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