The FTSE 100 index is down by 0.25% as investors react to the second-wave spreading in European countries. It is trading at £5845, which is substantially lower than the intraday low of £5827. Travel stocks tumble Travel-associated stocks are the worst-performers in the FTSE 100 index today as traders remain...
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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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American and European futures are tumbling today as the number of Covid-19 cases continue rising around the world. In the US, futures tied to the Dow Jones, S&P 500, and Nasdaq 100 are down by 0.70%, 0.68%, and 0.50%, respectively. Rising Covid-19 cases In Europe, DAX index, FTSE 100, and […]
The FTSE 100 index is up by more than 1.15% as investors react to the strong earnings by Barclays bank. The index is trading at £5,852, which is higher than the intraday low of £5,717. UK Banks Soar The biggest catalyst for the current FTSE 100 share price is the […]
Global stocks are mixed today as traders react to overnight debate between Donald Trump and Biden, corporate earnings, and the rising number of Covid-19 cases in Europe. In the United States, Dow Jones, S&P 500, and Nasdaq 100 futures are down by more than 0.20% as the US dollar index […]
The FTSE 100 is down for the second straight day as investors continue worry about the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the UK. They are also waiting for important corporate earnings from companies like Rentokil, Aviva, Legal & General, Relx, and the London Stock Exchange (LSE). UK stocks are […]
Centamin share price is trading lower even though the company announced a 43% increase in revenues in gold sales year over year on the back of higher gold prices and larger sales volumes. Quarterly production from its Sukari gold mine located in Egypt rose 31% from the same quarter a […]
The FTSE 100 index is down by 0.80% today as investors continue to worrying about the ballooning UK public debt. The index is trading at £5,845, which is slightly below the intraday high of £5,920. Earlier today, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) released the UK inflation and public spending […]
Asian stocks are mostly higher following GDP data from China, which showed a 4.9% rise for the third quarter for the Chinese economy.. This was slightly lower than analysts’ expectations of 5.2%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng gained 0.5% while the Shanghai Composite SHCOMP slipped 0.8% and Japan’s Nikkei rose 1.1%. […]
The FTSE 100 is bouncing back after all its constituent companies turned red yesterday. It is up by 1.28%, making it one of the best-performing indices in Europe. The FTSE 250 has jumped by 0.45% while the FTSE all share index has soared by 1.20%. UK stocks are rising at […]
It is a sea of red in London today. The FTSE 100 index is down by close to 2% as all constituent companies slide. The index is trading at £5,830, which is substantially lower than this month’s high of £6,045. Other European indices are also falling, with the German DAX […]