Ocado share price is up by 0.15% today, continuing a trend that started on Monday, when the shares were trading at 2021p. The shares are now trading at 2207p, which is the highest level since June this year. So, does the new upward trend make Ocado stock a buy? Ocado...
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The Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index (FTSE 100), is a stock index of the 100 companies with the highest market capitalisation listed on LSE. The Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 companies represent about 81% of the entire London Stock Exchange market capitalisation. Component companies must meet a number of criteria set out by the FTSE Group, including having a full listing on the LSE with a Euro or Sterling denominated price on the electronic platform, and meeting certain criteria on free float, nationality, and liquidity. The FTSE 100 index began with a base level of 1000, on January 3, 1984. The index hit the highest closing value of 7,877.45 on 22 May 2018. Institutional investors use the FTSE 100 as a benchmark of global growth and economic and international events.
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Rolls Royce share price is among the best-performing in the FTSE 100. Up by more than 3.50%, the share price is below that of IAG, Evraz, Polymetal, and Frenillo, the silver mining giant. The shares are trading at 253p, which is significantly above this weeks low of 212p. Rolls Royce...
FTSE 100 started in cautious mood following yesterday’s strong gains after upbeat manufacturing data from the UK and Europe. The manufacturing sector in the UK showed signs of improvement
BP share price is spiking today as traders reflect on the company’s second-quarter earnings. The shares are trading at 292p,which is close to this year’s low of 225p. The stock is also close to its lowest level since October 199. BP second quarter earnings BP, the energy supermajor, reported a...
Nikkei 225 and Hang Seng spike Asian stocks are in the green today as investors respond to strong manufacturing PMI numbers in the U.S. and around the world. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 Index is up by more than 1.67%, with most of its constituent companies showing an increase. The […]
HSBC share price is under intense pressure today in London and Hong Kong after the bank reported weak quarterly earnings. The bank’s shares are down by more than 5.45% in Hong Kong and by more than 4.68% in London. HSBC earnings fall HSBC share price are falling in reaction to...
The FTSE 100 index is under pressure today as traders reflect on the weak performance by HSBC. The index is down by 0.30% and is trading at £5,885, which is slightly below the June’s high of £6,515. Other indices in Europe are in the green, with the DAX index rising […]
FTSE 100 pares morning gains as the weak economic data from the USA and Europe continue to weigh on investors sentiment. The GDP figures in the USA and Europe paint a dismal economic picture
Panasonic leads Nikkei dip Traders are reflecting today on upbeat tech earnings coming out of the U.S. as well as fresh economic data in Asia. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 index is down by 2.34% after more than 400 new Corona cases were reported in Tokyo. The index ignored upbeat […]
FTSE 100 slide in early trading pushed down by the banking sector. Lloyds Banking Group gives up over 6% at 26.52 after the bank reported a loss of 602 million.