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Share Price Blog - Wednesday, 20th September 2017


Tuesday, 19th September 2017
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The sales report, published by Kantar Worldpanel, said that sales grew by 3.6 percent for the 12 weeks leading up to the 10th of September. Discount retailers Lidl and Aldi are continuing to grab market share from the big four, reporting growth of 19.2 percent and 15.6 percent respectively. Their ... read more
Tuesday, 19th September 2017
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The survey looked at 123 firms, including banks, insurance companies, asset managers and private equity firms, and asked for details of their plans if a hard brexit were to occur. ... read more
Thursday, 14th September 2017
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Next week, the company will become the only middle-east based company whose stock is listed on the FTSE 100, and this will give it access to a wider range of ... read more
Wednesday, 13th September 2017
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The Sterling fell to below $1.33, dropping off from its highest level in a year, after some poor unemployment and wages data. The Office for National Statistics said on Wednesday ... read more
Tuesday, 12th September 2017
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May has avoided a Conservative and DUP rebellion, and seven Labour MPs have joined the conservatives in the voting lobbies. There will, however, be more to do as the voting ... read more
Monday, 11th September 2017
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The central bankís decision will likely hinge on the acceleration of the Euro over the coming weeks, but Mario Draghi has not given much indication of what is planned ... read more
Friday, 8th September 2017
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However, in the stock market, share price slips for Greene King and Safestyle UK are showing that there are signs of weakness in the British economy. Falling Greene King sales ... read more
Thursday, 7th September 2017
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Shares in Imperial Brands were up by 2.8 percent, after the company sold down a part of its stake in Logistia, while the rival cigarette firm BAT gained 1.9 percent. ... read more
Thursday, 7th September 2017
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The pound, however, has renewed strength, gaining $1.30 against the dollar, which was hit by some dovish words from the Fed, which brought an end to hopes of an interest ... read more
Tuesday, 5th September 2017
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The slowdown adds to the justification for keeping record low interest rates, and the Bank of Englandís policymakers will be meeting next week, with interest rates one of many things ... read more
Monday, 4th September 2017
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While the FTSE 100 slipped, the Swiss Franc and gold both made some gains. These are traditional safe-havens that investors turn to at a point where there is instability. The ... read more
Thursday, 31st August 2017
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The UKís leading index opened up by just under 20 points, at 7,385.11, with manufacturing growth in China providing a boost. More locally, Bank of England rate setter Michael Saunders ... read more
Thursday, 31st August 2017
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Royal Mail is another struggling company faced with demotion after their full year results beat expectations, but investors remained unimpressed as the heavy reliance on the international parcels arm of ... read more
Tuesday, 29th August 2017
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During early trading, the UKís leading index shed more than one percent, before rallying to end the day down by 64 points, still a fall of 0.9 percent, following the ... read more
Tuesday, 29th August 2017
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Meanwhile, the UAE-based NMC is looking set to enter the FTSE 100, as is the packaging and paper maker DS Smith. The housebuilder Berkeley Group is also looking strong, and ... read more
Thursday, 24th August 2017
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Dixons Carphone, however, slipped following a profit warning. Weak consumer spending is something that is concerning economists. While economic growth was unrevised, consumer spending increased by just 0.1 percent, the least ... read more
Thursday, 24th August 2017
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One of the weaker performers of the day was Dixons Carphone, who shed 25.29 percent, after the retailer issued a profit warning, nothing that there had been some challenges for ... read more
Wednesday, 23rd August 2017
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Investors disagreed with the CFOís comments that it was the perfect time for him to step down. After the news broke on Monday, Shire shares slipped by approximately four percent. ... read more
Tuesday, 22nd August 2017
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Brooks-Johnsonís proportion of stock-incentives as compared to total income was 56.50%. This means that if the company were to under-perform his salary would take a significant hit. Stock-based compensation can ... read more
Monday, 21st August 2017
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Median CEO pay is down by 19 percent between 2015 and 2016, from £4.3 million to £3.5 million, and the size of the bonuses received by bosses has also fallen. ... read more
Saturday, 19th August 2017
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The pound has made some modest gains against the dollar, climbing to $1.2887, but remains flat against the Euro, while the FTSE 100 slipped by 1.03 percent and the FTSE ... read more
Thursday, 17th August 2017
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Chief executive Chris Hill, who joined the company six months ago, replacing Ian Gorham, said that the company was looking to pick up the books of investment trusts from asset ... read more
Thursday, 17th August 2017
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The FTSE 100 is up by 0.67 percent, to 7,422. Analysts noted that the easing of the conflict between the US and North Korea will have helped with some of ... read more
Tuesday, 15th August 2017
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Hammond had been calling for a gradual transition period during which the UK would have a relationship with the EU that is similar in some ways to what it is ... read more
Monday, 14th August 2017
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Internationally-exposed stocks struggled last week due to the tensions between the US and North Korea, but as calm appeared to be restored, at least temporarily, Standard Chartered and HSBC began ... read more
Saturday, 12th August 2017
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China is the biggest consumer of metals, so their warnings were heeded. The fears that iron ore could lose its value if demand for steel was not sustained led to ... read more


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