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Market Update - Friday, 24th May 2019


Friday, 24th May 2019
12:03
The pound endured a see-saw morning as Theresa May confirmed her departure from Number 10 will take place on 7 June.  The FTSE 100 traded 0.6% higher at 7,277.12 by midday as attention turned to who will replace May and the likely approach of any successor to Brexit and investors were ... read more
Friday, 24th May 2019
08:54
UK stocks opened higher on Friday, tracking gains in other European exchanges, as investors braced for Prime Minister Theresa May to announce later in the day when she would stand ... read more
Thursday, 23rd May 2019
16:41
The UK's leading basket of stocks joined US and Asian markets in falling as investors grew increasing worried that tensions between the US and China could end up in a ... read more
Thursday, 23rd May 2019
12:03
The UK market plunged during mid-morning trading on Thursday, with stocks falling as investors became increasingly nervous over continuing tensions between the US and China.  Political uncertainty also dominated markets with ... read more
Thursday, 23rd May 2019
09:45
UK stocks are falling on Thursday as tensions between the US and China continued to grow while political uncertainty dominated the home market, too.   At 08:58, the benchmark FTSE 100 ... read more
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019
16:36
A 0.3% decline in the pound versus both the euro and the US dollar weighed on the UK domestic-focused FTSE 250 index, down 0.6% to 19,326. However, weakness in ... read more
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019
12:06
Having made initially made gains in response to Theresa May's new Brexit offer to MPs, the pound headed lower as it appeared this offer was likely to fall on deaf ... read more
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019
09:09
UK stocks opened higher on Wednesday as continued fears of a disorderly Brexit kept pressure on the pound, helping companies with overseas sales.  At 0858, the FTSE 100 was up 26.65 ... read more
Tuesday, 21st May 2019
16:47
News Theresa May plans to offer MPs a chance to vote on a potential second Brexit referendum and membership of a customs union with the EU saw sterling surge on ... read more
Tuesday, 21st May 2019
12:05
News of a short-term reprieve on US firms doing business with Chinese technology firm Huawei have been taken positively by the market with the FTSE 100 joining in wider strength ... read more
Tuesday, 21st May 2019
09:03
UK stocks opened higher on Tuesday as growing fears of a no-deal Brexit sparked by Tory leadership rumblings heaped pressure on the pound, helping exporters.  At 0855, the FTSE 100 was ... read more
Monday, 20th May 2019
16:45
The FTSE 100 finished Monday down at 0.5% at 7,310.88, off its lows for the day, after Google barred Chinese smartphone maker Huawei from updates to the Android operating system. ... read more
Monday, 20th May 2019
12:01
The FTSE 100 was down 0.9% by midday at 7,282.50 as global market sentiment weakened. Housebuilding stocks were under the cosh, Barratt Developments leading the way lower with a 3% ... read more
Monday, 20th May 2019
09:02
UK stocks tracked sideways on Monday as investors continued to grapple with rising US-China trade tensions and UK Conservative Party leadership ructions.  At 0857, the FTSE 100 was up just 1.95 ... read more
Friday, 17th May 2019
16:36
Amid continuing Brexit-inspired weakness in sterling, the FTSE 100 recovered some of its earlier losses to trade broadly flat by the end of trading on Friday.  US stocks recovered from a ... read more
Friday, 17th May 2019
12:01
The FTSE 100 was down 0.3% by midday, a better showing than other European markets, as the collapse of cross-party Brexit talks put the pound under pressure and helped prop ... read more
Friday, 17th May 2019
08:55
UK stocks opened lower on Friday, following Asian exchanges into the red, after Chinese state media reported that the country could discontinue trade talks with the US.  At 0848, the FTSE ... read more
Thursday, 16th May 2019
16:37
The FTSE 100 closed up 0.8% at 7,353,51 on Thursday (16 May) on a weaker sterling, stronger oil prices and hopes for a resolution to the trade war between the ... read more
Thursday, 16th May 2019
11:59
UK stocks reversed earlier losses to trade slightly ahead around lunchtime on Thursday.  Investors had initially been spooked by ongoing trade war uncertainty, the US declaring a national emergency to protect ... read more
Thursday, 16th May 2019
09:35
UK stocks are falling on Thursday in a cautious market as US-China trade tensions intensified after the US declared a national emergency to protect the country's computer networks from "foreign ... read more
Wednesday, 15th May 2019
16:43
The markets appear to be hoping for Beijing to step in to support the Chinese economy after weak data overnight. The S&P 500 was up 0.3% to 2,842.14 by 4.30pm ... read more
Wednesday, 15th May 2019
11:57
The FTSE 100 was broadly unchanged by midday at 7,239.59. This was better than other European markets which fell after Eurozone growth figures which were broadly as expected but still ... read more
Wednesday, 15th May 2019
09:09
UK stocks opened lower on Wednesday as the pound perked up, hurting companies with overseas earnings.  At 0900, the FTSE 100 was down 9.70 points, or 0.1%, at 7.231.90.  DIY group Kingfisher ... read more
Tuesday, 14th May 2019
16:37
The FTSE 100 was up 1% to 7,231.68 by the close on Tuesday as a slump in sterling on a lack of progress in cross-party Brexit talks and a surge ... read more
Tuesday, 14th May 2019
12:05
The FTSE 100 was up 0.8% by midday as US futures pointed to a recovery on Wall Street after yesterday saw the worst session for stocks across the Atlantic since ... read more
Tuesday, 14th May 2019
08:59
UK stocks got off to a strong start on Tuesday after Donald Trump said that he expected trade negotiations with China to be "very successful".  At 0852, the FTSE 100 was ... read more


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