FTSE 100, DAX analysis: UK lags EU and US stock market recovery
After hitting a new all-time high in February, the FTSE has struggled to find any sustainable support, hurt by concerns over China, UK’s struggling economy and high interest rates across the world. But we have had some positive data out of China, the UK and US this week, which may mean the worst days are behind us.
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FTSE 100 analysis: UK GDP surprise lifts pound and sinks stocks – Top UK stocks
The UK economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter, but that is fuelling fears that inflation could remain elevated.
FTSE 100 analysis: Glencore shares drop despite additional returns – Top UK stocks
The FTSE 100 is under pressure in the wake of weak economic data out of China, as Glencore dishes out more cash to shareholders despite a tough first half.
FTSE 100 analysis: UK house prices fall for 4th successive month – Top UK stocks
Homebuilders are in play as UK house prices remain under pressure, buyers are circling for Haleon’s non-core assets and mining giants are following iron ore prices lower.
FTSE 100 analysis: Travel stocks rise on record summer demand – Top UK stocks
London-listed travel stocks are on the rise today as demand remains buoyant, although it isn’t proving enough to stop the FTSE 100 hitting fresh two-week lows.
FTSE 100 analysis: BoE to hike rates to 15-year high – Top UK stocks
The Bank of England is expected to increase rates for a 14th consecutive time today as the battle against inflation continues.
FTSE 100 analysis: BP and HSBC up in wake of earnings – Top UK stocks
BP ups shareholder returns despite a sharp drop in profits, HSBC has raised its outlook and markets are digesting news that shop price inflation fell for the first time in two years in July.
FTSE 100 analysis: UK to expand North Sea oil drilling – Top UK stocks
UK oil producers are on the rise as the government looks to kickstart fresh drilling in the North Sea, BT Group finds its next CEO and Spectris lifts its full year outlook.
FTSE 100 analysis: Rolls Royce shares pop on huge beat – Top UK stocks
Rolls Royce shares have hit their highest level in over three years after smashing expectations in the first half, while UK banks are trading lower as earnings season begins.
FTSE 100 analysis: Vodafone shares rise on sales beat – Top UK stocks
Vodafone beat expectations in the first quarter, while airline stocks are under pressure as wildfires ravage Greece.
FTSE 100 analysis: Surprise acceleration in UK retail sales – Top UK stocks
UK retail sales picked-up more than expected in June, but we saw consumer confidence take its first knock in over six months to suggest thing are getting tougher for the British public.
FTSE 100 analysis: IDS shares rise as it appoints new CEO – Top UK stocks
Markets are digesting a flurry of results and updates out from the likes of easyJet, Dunelm, Babcock, IDS, Vistry Group, Alphawave and Premier Foods.
FTSE 100 analysis: Ocado shares jump on surprise positive Ebitda – Top UK stocks
Ocado shares are rising after adjusted Ebitda came in much better than expected.
FTSE 100 analysis: Blue-chips hit by soft China GDP data – Top UK stocks
The FTSE 100 is struggling to keep up the momentum we saw last week in the wake of soft economic data out of China.
FTSE 100 analysis: BT Group CEO set to stand down – Top UK stocks
BT Group is losing its CEO, while Morgan Stanley says UK equities look cheap.
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FTSE 100 Analysis: House prices see biggest drop in 12 years – Top UK stocks
The FTSE 100 is at its lowest level in eight months after suffering heavy falls this week.
FTSE 100 Analysis: AO World pops on return to profit – Top UK stocks
The FTSE 100 is on course to lose ground for a third consecutive day as AO World shares rise after it escaped the red.
FTSE 100 Analysis: Sainsbury’s delivers sales beat – Top UK stocks
The Sainsbury’s share price is trading lower despite sales beating expectations in the first quarter.
FTSE 100 analysis: Tesco share price rises as it picks new chairman
The FTSE 100 is struggling as we enter the second half, having underperformed during the first.
FTSE 100 analysis: Serco share price jumps after raising outlook
Serco and Morgan Sindall are both trading markedly higher after raising their guidance.
FTSE 100 analysis: Tensions rise between Boohoo and Revolution Beauty
Boohoo continues its fight against the board of Revolution Beauty, which is soaring higher after a suspension in trading was lifted today.