Indexes FTSE

  • *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.

  • *FTSE ends up 0.5 pct, STOXX up 0.1 pct. LONDON/ MILAN, Jan 10 (Reuters)- Britain's FTSE 100 blue-chip index hit fresh record highs on Tuesday, boosted by gains among retailers, while a rally in mining stocks more than offset weaker financials, helping European shares end slightly in positive territory. The pan-European STOXX 600 index inched up 0.1 percent, while the...

  • *FTSE hits fresh record high. NEW YORK, Jan 10- Stocks rose worldwide on Tuesday supported by a rally in commodities such as copper and precious metals, while the U.S. dollar fell on investor caution ahead of a news conference by U.S. "A gauge of inflation in China rising has fit with the narrative of an improving world economy and that's positive for stocks," said Joe...

  • Banks led the major U.S. stock indexes mostly higher in late-afternoon trading Tuesday, placing the market on course to recover ground lost earlier in the day. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average was little changed at 19,882 as of 3:45 p.m. Eastern Time. THE QUOTE: A better-than-anticipated survey of small businesses helped lift the markets...

  • *European stocks in positive territory. *FTSE hits new record high. LONDON, Jan 10- World stock markets nudged back towards recent multi-month highs on Tuesday, aided by a rally in commodity prices, although sterling slid for a second straight day on concerns over Britain's future ties with the European Union.

  • LONDON, Jan 10- Britain's FTSE 100 share index climbed to fresh record highs on Tuesday with UK retailers gaining, while European blue chips failed to hold early gains, with financials the biggest drag. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.3 percent, while the FTSE 100 hit a new all-time high of 7,261.16 points before paring back slightly to stand 0.2...

  • *European stocks open lower; FTSE hits new record high. LONDON, Jan 10- Risky assets hit the skids on Tuesday, with stocks and sterling tumbling over political uncertainty over Britain's future ties with the European Union and the policies of the incoming U.S. president, Donald Trump. European stock markets opened broadly lower, with the exception of Britain's...

  • *Asia ex- Japan gains, Nikkei closes down 0.8 percent. European markets were poised for a lacklustre start, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Britain's FTSE 100, which touched a record high as the pound retreated, to open flat; and Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 to start the day down 0.2 percent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares...

  • *Britain's FTSE 100 hits another peak. The pan-European STOXX index slid 0.4 percent, while the FTSE 100 rose 0.4 percent after hitting an all-time high of 7,243.76 points in its 10th straight session of gains. "Domestic populist politics trumps the trade card for now, it seems and that is weighing on the pound, whilst simultaneously giving another boost to the...

  • *European shares dip but Britain's FTSE hits record high. LONDON, Jan 9- The dollar edged up on Monday, boosted by robust U.S. wage growth data that strengthened the case for more U.S. interest rate rises, while Britain's pound fell on comments by Prime Minister Theresa May seen as pointing to a "hard" Brexit. Britain's pound was the big mover on currency markets, falling...

  • *Britain's FTSE 100 hits another peak. LONDON, Jan 9- European shares edged lower on Monday, while a rise among basic resources stocks helped Britain's FTSE 100 index hit a record high. The FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to 7,239.26 points, putting it on track for its tenth straight session of gains.

  • *European shares dip but Britain's FTSE hits record high. LONDON, Jan 9- The dollar edged higher on Monday, boosted by robust U.S. wage growth data strengthening the case for more Federal Reserve interest rate increases, while Britain's pound fell on Prime Minister Theresa May's hint at no membership of the EU's single market. "The rise in the FTSE is really down to...

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  • LONDON, Jan 9- European shares edged lower on Monday in early deals, though a rise among basic resources stocks helped Britain's FTSE 100 index hit a fresh record high. The FTSE 100 outperformed its continental peers, gaining 0.3 percent to hit a fresh all-time high of 7,239.26 points. Germany's Fresenius Medical was another top faller, down 3.4 percent after it...

  • *FTSE set for 5th week of gains. LONDON, Jan 6- European stocks rallied from lows on Friday after a stronger than anticipated increase in earnings in a flagship U.S. jobs report made up for a weaker-than-forecast payrolls figure. Britain's commodity-heavy FTSE 100 index ended up 0.2 percent, and posted its highest closing level ever.

  • *FTSE set for 5th week of gains. LONDON, Jan 6- European stocks rallied from lows on Friday after a stronger than expected increase in earnings in a flagship U.S. jobs report made up for a weaker-than-forecast payrolls figure. Britain's commodity-heavy FTSE 100 index was also flat after hitting a record high the previous day, and was on track for its fifth straight...

  • *Britain's FTSE lingers below record. LONDON, Jan 6- World stocks held near 1-1/ 2 year highs and the dollar moved up from a three-week low on Friday, with investors looking ahead to U.S. jobs data to provide clues on the pace of U.S. interest rate rises this year. MSCI's gauge of the world's stock markets hit its highest since July 2015, taking its gains so far this year to...

  • *FTSE set for 5th week of gains. LONDON, Jan 6- The pan-European STOXX 600 index fell on Friday as commodity-related stocks dropped, but the benchmark stayed on track for its best weekly performance since the middle of December. Britain's commodity-heavy FTSE 100 index, trading 0.1 percent lower after hitting a record high the previous day, was on track for its...

  • LONDON, Jan 6- The pan-European STOXX 600 index edged lower early on Friday following a drop in commodity-related stocks, although the benchmark index remained on track for its best weekly performance since the middle of December. Britain's commodity-heavy FTSE 100 index fell 0.1 percent after hitting a new record high in the previous day.

  • *Britain's FTSE 100 hits new record high. LONDON, Jan 5- European shares hovered near recent highs on Thursday, with Britain's top equity index hitting a new peak following a rally in housebuilders and miners. The pan-European STOXX 600 index, which climbed to a one-year high earlier this week, was up 0.1 percent at the close, while Britain's blue-chip FTSE 100 was...