ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Monday 4 Jan 2016

04 Jan 2016 @ 10:17
London open: Stocks decline on weak Chinese manufacturing data UK markets reopened on the back foot on Monday after the New Year break as data showed a further contraction in Chinese manufacturing sector activity. The FTSE was down 1.83% to 6,128.80 at 0907 GMT following a slump in Asian stocks on a weakening yuan and […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Thursday 31 Dec 2015

31 Dec 2015 @ 10:14
London open: Stocks slide as trading volumes thin on NYE London stocks opened in the red on Thursday as trading volumes were thin on New Year’s Eve. The UK equity market will close at 1230 GMT to bring in 2016 and will reopen on Monday. Germany and France are both closed for the day while […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Wednesday 30 Dec 2015

30 Dec 2015 @ 10:27
London open: Stocks decline as oil prices reverse gains London stocks declined on Wednesday as oil prices reversed gains in the previous session. Brent crude fell 1.9% to $37.06 per barrel and West Texas Intermediate dropped 2.5% to $36.93 per barrel at 0854 GMT. A slump in metal prices also dragged mining stocks lower including […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Tuesday 29 Dec 2015

29 Dec 2015 @ 10:25
London open: UK market reopens in positive territory after Christmas The FTSE gained on Tuesday as the UK market reopened for trading after the Christmas break. With little in the way of economic data or company news, the focus will likely be on commodities. At 0848 GMT Brent crude ticked up 0.2% to $36.72 per […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Thursday 24 Dec 2015

24 Dec 2015 @ 10:24
London open: Stocks broadly flat on short trading day before Christmas The FTSE opened broadly flat on Thursday as the market looked set for a quiet day of trading on Christmas Eve. The UK market is set to close at 1230 GMT with no notable releases due during the session. The only notable ones are […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Wednesday 23 Dec 2015

23 Dec 2015 @ 15:19
London open: Equities enjoy pre-Christmas rally as slate of data released London stocks advanced on Wednesday ahead of a slate of data including the final estimate of third quarter UK gross domestic product. UK third quarter GDP from the Office for National Statistics at 0930 GMT is expected to show an unrevised annualised 2.3% increase […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Tuesday 22 Dec 2015

22 Dec 2015 @ 10:09
London open: Stocks gain as China hints at further stimulus London stocks were sitting higher on Tuesday after the Chinese government hinted at further stimulus. China’s government said that monetary policy must be more “flexible” and more “forceful”, according to a statement released after the Central Economic Work Conference by Xinhua News Agency on Monday...

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Monday 21 Dec 2015

21 Dec 2015 @ 10:27
London open: Stocks gain as metal prices boost mining shares UK equities were given a boost by mining shares on Monday morning as metal prices edged higher. Glencore and Anglo American were among the top risers on the FTSE 100 after gold, silver, copper and platinum prices rose. In contrast, oil continued to slide with […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Friday 18 Dec 2015

18 Dec 2015 @ 09:59
London open: Stocks edge lower on weak US and Asian cues Stocks in London slipped in early trade, tracking losses in the US and Asia.¬†At 0910 GMT, the FTSE 100 was down 0.2% to 6,087.69. “With the US rate rise finally out of the way this appears to be another classic example of buy on […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Thursday 17 Dec 2015

17 Dec 2015 @ 10:12
London open: Stocks gain after Fed raises interest rates UK equities gained on Thursday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and chair Janet Yellen assured the market that further increases would be gradual. The FTSE 100 rose 1.58% to 6,157 points at 0903 GMT. The Fed hiked interest rates for the first time in […]
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