^FTSE - FTSE 100

FTSE Index - FTSE Index Delayed Price. Currency in GBP
7,219.47
-17.21 (-0.24%)
At close: 4:35PM GMT
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Previous close7,236.68
Open7,236.68
Volume0
Day's range7,209.70 - 7,242.09
52-week range6,536.50 - 7,903.50
Avg. volume716,535,093
  • CNBCyesterday

    European markets edge higher on US-China trade deal hopes; Wirecard shares jump 14%

    The pan-European Stoxx 600 edged higher Monday, with sectors and major bourses pointing in opposite directions. Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, with officials from the U.S. and China set to resume negotiations this week. The pan-European Stoxx 600 finished up 0.21 percent provisionally, with sectors and major bourses pointing in opposite directions.

  • Investing.comyesterday

    Top 5 Things to Know in The Market on Monday

    Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Monday, February 18:

  • Investing.comyesterday

    MarketPulse Europe - Stocks Struggle After ECB Hopes Fuel 4-Month High

    Investing.com -- Europe’s stock markets are edging lower Monday, struggling to build on a four-month high they hit on Friday on hopes of action from the European Central Bank to revive the economy.

  • Financial Times3 days ago

    [$$] Investors warn executives that pensions fairness is vital

    Executive pay has long caused conflict between shareholders and boards but generous pension deals are expected to be the main battleground this AGM season. UK investors are increasingly irate at the difference in benefits between company bosses and ordinary workers. In some cases, FTSE 100 chief executives receive retirement benefits worth more than half of their salary while staff are lucky to get a tenth of their pay as a pension contribution.

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] Recovery in stocks needs weaker dollar and China stimulus

    This year’s Super Bowl may be over, but Wall Street is still in need of the equivalent of the “Hail Mary” pass that has such a special place in American football. Earnings growth for S&P 500 companies is expected to grind to a virtual halt in the first half of the year compared with the same period in 2018, when the effect of the corporate tax cuts kicked in.

  • Investing.com5 days ago

    Top 5 Things to Know in The Market on Thursday

    Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Thursday, February 14:

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Micro Focus: painting by numbers

    Opinions divide between those coloured by the acquisitive group’s financial strategy, buying undervalued software groups, and greyer types who disagree with buying mature tech companies offering low growth. Chief executive Stephen Murdoch paints a pretty picture of hefty shareholder returns. Mr Murdoch could promise more handouts because Micro Focus had plenty of free cash flow by the end of October.

  • CNBC5 days ago

    European markets rally amid earnings; China trade data beats expectations; Convatec shares tumble 18%

    The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up around 0.3 percent during mid-morning trade, with most sectors and major bourses in positive territory. China reported stronger-than-anticipated trade data on Thursday, offering a welcome relief to investors concerned about a global economic downturn. European stocks were higher on Thursday morning, amid a flurry of earnings results, while market participants anxiously wait on any signs of progress in the latest round of U.S.-China trade talks.

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Readers respond to ‘Living in the shadow of a tax scandal’

    Many of the letters tell of how people entered schemes with no idea that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) considered them tax avoidance “disguised remuneration” vehicles. Most people who contacted us requested anonymity, with several saying they feared reprisal from HMRC if they identified themselves publicly. Almost every letter FT Money received spoke of the personal distress that living under the shadow of the loan charge was causing for them and their immediate family.

  • Investing.com5 days ago

    MarketPulse Europe - Nestle Shows Where the Growth Is

    Investing.com -- It’s all about growth.

  • Reuters5 days ago

    Hopes of potential Brexit delay takes UK shares to four-month high

    The FTSE index increased 0.8 percent after touching its highest level since Oct. 10, handily outperforming its European peers, while the midcaps were also up 0.8 percent. British lawmakers will face a choice between Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal or a long extension to the March 29 deadline for leaving the European bloc, May's chief Brexit negotiator Olly Robbins was overheard saying in a Brussels bar.

  • CNBC6 days ago

    European markets move higher amid US-China trade deal hopes; ABN Amro shares fall 7%

    The pan-European Stoxx-600 was up around 0.3 percent during mid-morning deals, with most sectors and major bourses in positive territory. On the data front, British inflation fell to a two-year low in January, slipping below the Bank of England's target in the process. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he could be tempted to push back the March 1 deadline for reaching a trade agreement with China if the two sides were close a deal.

  • Investing.com6 days ago

    MarketPulse Europe: Stocks Pulled Higher By Trump's Double Boost

    Investing.com -- Stock markets in Europe are following the U.S. and Asia higher after comments from U.S. President Donald Trump gave cause for optimism on two grounds.

  • The Wall Street Journal7 days ago

    [$$] Survey of FTSE 100 Companies Finds Carbon Risk in Pensions

    Employees at FTSE 100 companies in the U.K. remain exposed to climate change risks via their pension funds despite efforts by several funds to reduce such risks.

  • Financial Times7 days ago

    [$$] Tui suffers widening loss on weakness in airline and tour unit

    Losses in the most recent quarter were driven by Tui’s airlines and tour operations unit. , which is listed in both London and Frankfurt, last week said it expected its underlying ebita for the year to September 30 to be “broadly stable” compared with 2018’s figure of €1.2bn.

  • Financial Times7 days ago

    [$$] Fast Europe Open: Portugal inflation, S Africa manufacturing

    US lawmakers have  announced a tentative deal to avert another government shutdown, raising hopes that Congress can pass a spending bill before the Friday deadline, if President Donald Trump decides to ...

  • Investing.com7 days ago

    Top 5 Things to Know in The Market on Tuesday

    Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Tuesday, February 12:

  • Asian stocks rise after listless Wall Street day
    Associated Press7 days ago

    Asian stocks rise after listless Wall Street day

    Asian stocks rose Tuesday following a listless day on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to U.S.-Chinese trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 2 percent to 20,745.28 and the Shanghai Composite ...

  • World stocks rise ahead of new round of US-China talks
    Associated Press8 days ago

    World stocks rise ahead of new round of US-China talks

    SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets mostly rose Monday as traders looked ahead to a new round of trade talks between U.S. and Chinese officials in Beijing this week.

  • Financial Times8 days ago

    [$$] The London Report: Merger talk increases appetite for Just Eat

    Analysts questioned whether NuVasive was a good target, given the niche has grown slowly for a decade. Merrill Lynch restarted coverage of Tui with “buy” advice based on the group’s hotels and cruise divisions rather than its core package-holidays business, which the broker said had been largely written off by investors. rallied after Berenberg upgraded the lender to “hold” in the wake of last month’s capital warning.

  • CNBC8 days ago

    European markets rally ahead of US-China trade talks; Deutsche Post shares up 2%

    The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up more than 1 percent during mid-morning deals, with all sectors and major bourses in positive territory. Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, with a delegation of U.S. officials set to travel to China for the next round of negotiations this week. European stocks rallied on Monday morning, with market participants looking ahead to a fresh round of U.S.-China trade talks this week.

  • Investing.com8 days ago

    Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Monday

    Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Monday, February 11:

  • Barrons.com11 days ago

    The Brexit Bargain Bin Is Fraught With Risk

    Feeling brave? Here are five deeply discounted U.K. stocks that stand a chance to come back if Brexit turns out benign.

  • Financial Times11 days ago

    [$$] Fast Europe Open: Germany trade data, France industrial production

    Olaf Scholz, Germany’s finance minister, has rejected fears that the country is heading for a serious economic downturn despite mounting evidence of weakening eurozone growth. Mr Scholz said the German economy was “continuing to move forward” and that employment was at a “truly remarkable” high.

  • CNBC12 days ago

    European markets fall amid earnings; Tui AG shares tumble 17%; Sterling falls on BOE decision

    The pan-European Stoxx 600 was down around 0.6 percent during morning deals, with almost all sectors and major bourses in negative territory. France's Publicis Groupe reported a slight fall in third-quarter revenue on Thursday, far below market expectations of growth of 2.5 percent.