ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Friday 19 Feb 2016

Feb 19 2016 @ 04:54
London open: FTSE opens flat ahead of UK retail sales, US inflation The FTSE 100 opened flat on Friday investors awaited the release of data on UK retail sales and US inflation. UK retail sales data for January from the Office for National Statistics is expected to reveal a 3.4% increase year-on-year and a 0.7% […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Thursday 18 Feb 2016

Feb 18 2016 @ 03:57
London open: Stocks decline after China inflation misses forecasts The FTSE 100 was in the red on Thursday as mining stocks declined and China inflation rose less than expected. China’s consumer inflation increased 1.8% year-on-year in January, compared to 1.6% in December. While it marked an improvement on the previous month, it missed analysts’ estimates […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Wednesday 17 Feb 2016

Feb 17 2016 @ 04:21
London open: Stocks gain ahead of UK jobs data London stocks advanced on Wednesday ahead the release of UK jobs data which is expected to show a fall in unemployment. The Office for National Statistics at 0930 GMT is expected to reveal the unemployment rate fell to 5.0% in the three months to December from […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Tuesday 16 Feb 2016

Feb 16 2016 @ 04:13
London open: Stocks edge higher as oil prices rise London stocks gained on Tuesday as oil prices rose and investors looked ahead to UK inflation data. Oil prices advanced in morning trade following reports that Saudi Arabia’s oil minister will meet with his Russian counterpart in Doha later on Tuesday to address the crisis in […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Monday 15 Feb 2016

Feb 15 2016 @ 03:59
London open: Stocks jump after China sets higher value for the yuan Stocks jumped out of the gate after China’s central bank set a higher daily reference value for the country’s currency and after that country’s central bank chief, Zhou Xiaochuan, talked about the need for patience in balancing reform, growth and stability, as well […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Friday 12 Feb 2016

Feb 12 2016 @ 05:38
London open: Rolls-Royce and banks lead FTSE bounce Led by a relief rally in Rolls-Royce and banking stocks, shares in the UK’s blue chips threw off the negative market sentiment and bounced back strongly after hitting three-year lows the day before. Overnight, US stocks lost more than 1% while in Asia the Nikkei capped its […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Thursday 11 Feb 2016

Feb 11 2016 @ 04:25
London open: Stocks track declines in Asia as investors digest Yellen speech London stocks fell on Thursday, tracking declines in Asian markets after US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen highlighted her concerns about China’s wailing economy. Yellen said in a prepared speech on Wednesday that financial conditions have become less supportive of economic growth, the […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Wednesday 10 Feb 2016

Feb 10 2016 @ 03:42
London open: Stocks gain ahead of Yellen’s testimony UK stocks rose on Wednesday as investors brushed off concerns about the health of the world’s economy and the state of the banking system. Japan’s Nikkei was down 2.32% as the yen touched 15-month highs, making the country’s exports less competitive. Stocks have fallen to a 15-month […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Tuesday 9 Feb 2016

Feb 09 2016 @ 03:53
London open: Stocks waver in early trade; miners weak Stocks in London flitted between small gains and losses as concerns about global growth continued to weigh on investors’ minds, with miners suffering the heaviest declines. At 0915 GMT, the FTSE 100 was up 0.4% to 5,711, showing some resilience compared with the heavy falls seen […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Monday 8 Feb 2016

Feb 08 2016 @ 05:48
London open: Stocks flat as investors look for fresh catalysts; Randgold shines Stocks in London were largely flat on Monday, flitting between small gains and losses as investors struggled for direction following last week’s selloff. At 0900 GMT, London’s FTSE 100 was flat at 5,849. “With most of Asia on holiday for Chinese New Year […]
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