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Equities edge higher, gold loses its sparkle, Sorrento pops
27 Nov 2020
Tougher UK tiers weigh on the FTSE, BBVA and Sabadell talks fail
We look set for a quiet end to the week ahead of a shortened US session in the wake of yesterday’s Thanksgiving holiday.
Volatility remains low post US holiday
It was a subdued session yesterday as the US celebrated Thanksgiving and in turn the US stock market was closed.
Markets muted amid US holiday, oil retreats
European stock markets are largely a little lower again as traders continue to take profit from the strong gains that were posted on Tuesday.
26 Nov 2020
European stocks slip back slightly as investors pause for breath
Having posted new record highs earlier this week, US markets indulged in some pre-Thanksgiving profit-taking yesterday.
Thin liquidity for US stocks but fireworks in FX
High-flying value/cyclical stocks succumbed to profit-taking pressures yesterday ahead of the US Thanksgiving holiday today.
Stocks slip as bulls retreat, Gap gets clobbered
European equity markets are largely lower as we approach the close of trading.
25 Nov 2020
UK spending review: Sunak’s tough choices
Rishi Sunak’s spending review was a sobering assessment of not only the challenges facing the UK economy, but also the enormous economic damage created.
Slow start for Europe ahead of UK spending review
Another record day for US stocks and a fresh 29-year high for the Nikkei 225 has seen markets here in Europe open modestly higher this morning.
Bulls in control, Tesla accelerates, gold falls again
Stock markets are showing decent gains on the back of continued vaccine optimism and signs that President-elect, Joe Biden, will move into the top job in a smooth fashion.
24 Nov 2020
Stocks rise as US transition concerns ease
Positive vaccine news is almost becoming a habitual weekly event, which is perhaps why yesterday’s European session fizzled out a little after an initally good start.
Optimism still doing the rounds, German data in focus
For the third Monday in a row there was positive news with respect to a possible Covid-19 vaccine.
Yellen put; industrial & materials the next outperformance theme
The potential appointment of former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen as the next US treasury secretary took the headlines yesterday.
FTSE 100 underperforms, new vaccine hopes circulate
The FTSE 100 is underperforming versus its continental counterparts as the firmer pound has dented the market.
23 Nov 2020
AstraZeneca vaccine news gives European stocks a shot in the arm
European markets got off to a positive start this week, shrugging off concerns about a continued global surge in coronavirus cases.
Vaccine hopes persist, PMI reports in focus
The first half of last week was busy thanks to the progress made with respect to potential vaccines for Covid-19.
Lacklustre end to volatile week, Kandi spins out
Stock markets are showing modest gains as we approach the end of the day.
20 Nov 2020
The week ahead: US non-farm payrolls; Zoom, Salesforce results
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Melrose share price boosted by upbeat trading update
Melrose is trading at the top end of expectations for 2020, but the outlook remains cautious
Is there still life in the Aviva share price?
Divestment of businesses in Asia and Europe have helped the Aviva share price to recover. Will this week's Q3 results boost the stock further?
The week ahead: UK spending review; HP, Best Buy, Daily Mail results
Watch our week ahead video preview, read our top stories this week (23-27 November) and view our key earnings schedule.
Royal Mail share price boosted by revenue surge
This year’s lockdowns have made the Royal Mail share price an unlikely winner in the pandemic lottery
19 Nov 2020
Will Royal Mail share price keep delivering?
Royal Mail’s share price has recovered from record lows, to two-year highs. Can this rise continue after its half-year results announcement?
18 Nov 2020
EasyJet share price in focus after huge loss
EasyJet this morning announced an annual loss before tax of £835m, a huge downturn from last year's profit.
17 Nov 2020
Vodafone share price: investors dial back in
When Vodafone reported in July the numbers showed that the business performed better than expected in Q1, albeit revenues still declined by 1.3% to just below €9bn.
16 Nov 2020
The week ahead: UK & US retail sales; Royal Mail, easyJet results
Watch our week ahead video preview, read our pick of the top stories to look out for this week (16-20 November), and view our key company earnings schedule.
13 Nov 2020
Has the ITV share price lost its X factor?
As ad revenues slumped, so did ITV’s share price, wiping 60% off its market value and resulting in removal from the FTSE 100. Read our results preview.
11 Nov 2020
Persimmon share price set to rise on dividend news
The Persimmon share price is likely to rise on the back of the news that the company declared a second interim dividend of 70p which will be paid in mid-December.
10 Nov 2020
The week ahead: UK GDP; Cisco, Disney, ITV results
Watch our week ahead video preview, read our pick of the top stories to look out for this week (7-13 November), and view our key company earnings schedule.
06 Nov 2020
US non-farm payrolls webinar recording: 6 November 2020
Watch the recording of our latest US non-farm payrolls webinar, and view our UK chief market analyst's preview and reaction to the data as it was released.
Sainsbury’s share price dips after H1 results
Sainsbury’s share price has started off a little lower this morning, despite the supermarket giant revealing a solid set of first-half figures.
05 Nov 2020
M&S share price loses its sparkle as it slides to a first-half loss
It’s not been a great year for Marks & Spencer share price, down over 50% year to date, and over 20% down since August.
04 Nov 2020
First loss in 94 years to hit Marks & Spencer share price?
The M&S share price is down over 50% since the turn of the year. With the retailer expected to announce a large loss, how will the stock react? Read our half-year analysis.
03 Nov 2020