Indexes FTSE

  • *Britain's FTSE extends historic winning streak. NEW YORK, Jan 13- European stocks advanced on Friday, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose in line with gains in U.S. Bank of America Merrill Lynch, for instance, reported a 47- percent rise in fourth-quarter profit, while JP Morgan Chase also reported strong earnings, with a 24- percent rise in profit.

  • *Britain's FTSE extends historic winning streak. *Oil falls on China concerns, set for weekly drop on OPEC doubts. NEW YORK, Jan 13- European stocks advanced on Friday, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose in line with gains in U.S.

  • *Britain's FTSE ends at new record high. LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters)- European shares rose on Monday, led higher by banks stocks, with Britain's blue chip index finishing at an all-time high after extending a record winning streak to 14 days. Federal Reserve) having raised rates last month and is expected to undertake additional hikes in 2017, banks are gaining on...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- European and U.S. stocks advanced on Friday, on track to close the week on a firmer note, while the dollar recovered as investors were encouraged by upbeat bank earnings and positive U.S. economic data. Bank of America Merrill Lynch kicked off the U.S. bank earning season, reporting a 47 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit thanks to an upswing in...

  • LONDON, Jan 13- European and U.S. stocks looked to end a sluggish week on a high note on Friday, while the dollar headed for its biggest weekly decline in two months and U.S. bond yields eyed their longest run of weekly declines since July. Bank of America Merrill Lynch kicked off the U.S. bank earning season, reporting a 47 percent rise in fourth quarter profit thanks to...

  • "The banking sector will be the major focus," said Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Think Markets UK. Shares in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles rose 6 percent, recouping some of the previous session's 16 percent slump triggered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's accusations that the car maker illegally masked excess diesel emissions.

  • *Britain's FTSE sets new record high. LONDON, Jan 13- European shares rose on Monday, led higher by automobile stocks, with Britain's benchmark equity index setting a new all-time high and on track for a record 14th straight session of gains. However Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne told La Repubblica newspaper on Friday that the EPA's accusations that...

  • LONDON, Jan 13- European shares advanced in early trading on Monday, led higher by automobile stocks, with Britain's benchmark equity index setting an all-time high and on track for a record 14th straight session of gains. Shares in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles rose 6 percent, recouping some of the previous session's 16 percent slump triggered by the U.S....

  • KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to 7,312 while France's CAC 40 rose 0.8 percent to 4,902. Germany's DAX advanced 0.5 percent to 11,579. Futures showed U.S. markets headed for a lackluster start. In November, China's exports eked out a 0.1 percent expansion after shrinking for nine straight months. "The upshot is that while China's trade...

  • Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks modestly lower Thursday, wiping out much of the market's gains from a day earlier. Hess slumped 4.8 percent and chipmaker Micron Technology fell 2.1 percent. "The market has been running pretty nicely this year, so this is just a little bit of a pullback, a little bit of a consolidation," said Troy Logan, managing...

  • *Europe's healthcare sector bruised by Trump drug prices barb. *Italy's UBI Banca extends gains on bank rescue news. Europe's healthcare sector index dropped 2.2 percent, the biggest sectoral faller, and headed for its biggest loss since November.

  • *FTSE 100 scores longest winning streak on record. MILAN/ LONDON, Jan 11- European shares ended off highs on Wednesday as pharma stocks turned lower on worries over pricing pressure in the U.S. following remarks by Donald Trump in his first news conference. In spite of the turn into negative territory of drug stocks, Britain's blue-chip FTSE 100 rose 0.2 percent to a...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- Wall Street shares and the dollar rose on Wednesday ahead of a news conference by U.S. "The hope is for a pivot back toward the Trumponomics agenda, which was three key themes: tax reform, deregulation, and infrastructure spending," said Vassili Serebriakov, a currency strategist at Credit Agricole in New York. The UK's FTSE 100 was poised for a record...

  • Yet for all that, investor pessimism about UK markets runs deep. Although the rise in the benchmark FTSE 100 index and smaller mid-cap FTSE 250 to all-time highs suggests investors are showing some love to UK stocks, that's largely just the flip side of the extremely gloomy view on the sterling exchange rate because around 70 percent of FTSE 100 company earnings...

  • The UK's FTSE 100 was poised for a record twelfth straight day of gains while European shares rose 0.2 percent. Trump has vowed to label China a currency manipulator on his first day in office on Jan. 20 and has threatened to slap huge tariffs on imports from China. U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and top members of Trump's transition team are...

  • The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.2 percent, while blue-chip FTSE 100 hit a record high of 7,289.79, up 0.2 percent, and was headed for the best winning streak in its history. "The FTSE has not exploded higher, it has inched higher," said Michael Hewson, CMC Markets analyst. "UK supermarkets seem to be in rude health following bullish statements from both...

  • European shares fell 0.3 percent while the UK's FTSE 100 was on track to snap an 11- day winning streak, with both indexes hurt by weakness in industrials. Trump has vowed to label China a currency manipulator on his first day in office on Jan. 20 and has threatened to slap huge tariffs on imports from China. U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and top...

  • TOKYO, Jan 11- Asian shares rose to two-month highs on Wednesday as investors looked to President-elect Donald Trump's news conference later in the day for clues on his policies on taxes, fiscal spending, international trade and currencies. European shares are expected to open slightly lower after Tuesday's gains, with spread-betters seeing Britain's FTSE...

  • *Nasdaq, FTSE reach record highs. NEW YORK, Jan 10- U.S. stocks end Tuesday mixed, while the dollar falls against the yen on investor caution ahead of a news conference by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday.

  • *FTSE hits fresh record high. NEW YORK, Jan 10- Stocks rose worldwide on Tuesday supported by a rally in commodities such as copper and silver, while the dollar fell against the yen on investor caution ahead of a news conference by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday.