FTSE 100 Index http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22985/all en Britain's FTSE 100 stalls above 6,000 at 17-month highs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/britains-ftse-100-stalls-above-6000-at-17-month-highs <p>* FTSE 100 up half a point, remains above 6,000</p> <p>* Momentum wanes as investors focus on U.S. outlook</p> <p>* Banks, commodities stall after previous session's gains</p> <p>* Compass drops after Espirito downgrade</p> <p>* Retailer Next rallies after lifting profit guidance</p> <p>By David Brett</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/britains-ftse-100-stalls-above-6000-at-17-month-highs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Earnings quality Entertainment Finance Financial economics FTSE 100 FTSE 100 Index Fundamental analysis Person Career Quotation Thomson Reuters Thu, 03 Jan 2013 12:57:12 +0000 5730964 at http://www.globalpost.com Tesco gains help keep Britain's FTSE higher http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/tesco-gains-help-keep-britains-ftse-higher <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 index gains 0.1 percent</p> <p>* Tesco top points gainer after good sales growth</p> <p>* Conversely, M&amp;S weak after tough Christmas</p> <p>* Miners gain on China trade data</p> <p>By Jon Hopkins</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index held firm on Thursday lifted by strength in retail giant Tesco, which beat sales expectations over the Christmas period, outweighing falls by its competitors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/tesco-gains-help-keep-britains-ftse-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of the United Kingdom FTSE 100 Index Tesco Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:30:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732588 at http://www.globalpost.com AMCS Oils and financials keep FTSE at 4-1/2 year highs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/amcs-oils-and-financials-keep-ftse-at-4-12-year-highs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 up 0.2 percent</p> <p>* Financials extend rally, Aviva boosted by Citi upgrade</p> <p>* Miner wane after Chinese inflation overshoots</p> <p>* Tullow Oil falls after update</p> <p>By David Brett</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Strength in oils and financials kept the FTSE 100 wagon rolling by midday on Friday although momentum was slowing around multi-year peaks with weakness in miners, after an overshoot in Chinese inflation data, the main drag on the index.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/amcs-oils-and-financials-keep-ftse-at-4-12-year-highs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Citigroup Economy of New York City Entertainment FTSE 100 FTSE 100 Index Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:00:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733118 at http://www.globalpost.com Firm banks, miners help keep Britain's FTSE steady http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/firm-banks-miners-help-keep-britains-ftse-steady <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 index up 0.1 pct as technical factors hold sway</p> <p>* Banks in spotlight ahead of earnings from U.S. peers</p> <p>* Miners higher; ENRC boosted by Credit Suisse upgrade</p> <p>* Broker downgrades blight AB Foods, Sage Group</p> <p>By Jon Hopkins</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Strength in heavyweight banks and mining stocks helped support Britain's top shares on Monday as the leading index consolidated above levels where investors have previously sought to sell.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/firm-banks-miners-help-keep-britains-ftse-steady" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ben Bernanke Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation FTSE 100 Index Law Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 12:45:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734109 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE ticks higher, holds above 6,100 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/britains-ftse-ticks-higher-holds-above-6100 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 up 0.1 percent, recovering from early falls</p> <p>* Miners advance; Rio Tinto up on production news</p> <p>* Burberry higher as trading update prompts upgrade</p> <p>* ARM weak on downgrades, iPhone 5 demand concerns</p> <p>By Jon Hopkins</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index was modestly higher on Tuesday, recovering from opening falls but staying below a 4-1/2 year peak, with investors seeking fresh impetus to continue the new year's strong rally.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/britains-ftse-ticks-higher-holds-above-6100" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment FTSE 100 Index Inflation Investec Bank Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 10:15:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734619 at http://www.globalpost.com Rio Tinto drop pins back Britain's FTSE http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/rio-tinto-drop-pins-back-britains-ftse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 index up 0.1 percent, holds above 6,100 level</p> <p>* Rio Tinto weak on CEO departure, massive write-downs</p> <p>* Banks rally ahead of further earnings from U.S. peers</p> <p>* AB Foods in demand as Primark sales jump</p> <p>* Home Retail leaps after upping profit expectations</p> <p>By Jon Hopkins</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/rio-tinto-drop-pins-back-britains-ftse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment FTSE 100 Index Mining Rio Tinto Group Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 10:00:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735495 at http://www.globalpost.com Gains in mining stocks push UK's FTSE to new highs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/gains-mining-stocks-push-uks-ftse-new-highs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 at highest level since around mid-2008</p> <p>* Traders focus on China growth vs weak UK retail sales</p> <p>* Mining stocks gain on new signs of Chinese growth</p> <p>* FTSE 100 in technically "overbought" territory for now</p> <p>By Sudip Kar-Gupta</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Britain's benchmark share index rose to its highest level in more than four years on Friday, as investors overlooked domestic economic weakness to snap up mining stocks exposed to the growing Chinese economy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/gains-mining-stocks-push-uks-ftse-new-highs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FTSE 100 FTSE 100 Index FTSE 350 Index Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 12:30:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736082 at http://www.globalpost.com UK's FTSE scales new heights as mining stocks rise http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/uks-ftse-scales-new-heights-mining-stocks-rise <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 closes up 0.4 pct at 6,154.41 points</p> <p>* Miners rise on new signs of Chinese economic growth</p> <p>* UK retail sales fall hits Kingfisher</p> <p>* FTSE 100 in "overbought" territory on technical basis</p> <p>By Sudip Kar-Gupta</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Britain's benchmark share index climbed to its highest level in more than four years on Friday, as investors overlooked domestic economic weakness to snap up mining stocks exposed to the growing Chinese economy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/uks-ftse-scales-new-heights-mining-stocks-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment FTSE 100 Index FTSE 350 Index Stock market Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 17:30:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736256 at http://www.globalpost.com UK stocks hit by Vodafone, banks, miners weakness http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/uk-stocks-hit-vodafone-banks-miners-weakness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 down 0.1 percent, just off 4-1/2 year highs</p> <p>* Vodafone falls; U.S. partner Verizon posts Q4 loss</p> <p>* Banks lower, tracking falls by German peers</p> <p>* Miners weak; Fresnillo down after Q4 update</p> <p>By Jon Hopkins</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Falls by market heavyweight Vodafone, banks and mining stocks pulled Britain's top shares lower on Tuesday, with the index slipping back from its highest level in four-and-a-half years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/uk-stocks-hit-vodafone-banks-miners-weakness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business FTSE 100 Index Stock market Vodafone Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:45:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737694 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE pinned back at 4-1/2 year peak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/britains-ftse-pinned-back-at-4-12-year-peak <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 down 0.03 percent</p> <p>* Banks lower, tracking falls by German peers</p> <p>* Miners weak; Fresnillo down after Q4 update</p> <p>* Kingfisher rallies as Exane ups target</p> <p>By Jon Hopkins</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Britain's leading share index eased a touch on Tuesday stalling after a recent push up to its highest level in four-and-a-half years, weighed by falls in financials and mining stocks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/britains-ftse-pinned-back-at-4-12-year-peak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment FTSE 100 Index Investment Investment banks Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:15:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737848 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE hits 6,200 after Unilever earnings boost http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/britains-ftse-hits-6200-after-unilever-earnings-boost <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 ends up 0.3 pct after hitting new 4 1/2 year high * Unilever touches all-time high after sales beat forecasts * Energy stocks led higher by Tullow on drilling speculation By Alistair Smout LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 share index hit the 6,200 level for the first time since May 2008 on Wednesday after Unilever got the UK earnings season off to an encouraging start, sending its stock to a record high.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/britains-ftse-hits-6200-after-unilever-earnings-boost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment FTSE 100 FTSE 100 Index Human Interest Tullow Oil Unilever Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 18:00:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738407 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE higher as mining stocks, Vodafone gain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/britains-ftse-higher-mining-stocks-vodafone-gain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 up 0.1 percent, claws back above 6,200 level</p> <p>* Miners rise after upbeat China factory data</p> <p>* Vodafone bolstered by broker comment</p> <p>* ARM Holdings falls as Apple results disappoint</p> <p>By Jon Hopkins</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index edged higher on Thursday as strength in mining stocks following upbeat data from China and gains by Vodafone L&gt; offset disappointment at results from U.S. tech giant Apple.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/britains-ftse-higher-mining-stocks-vodafone-gain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment FTSE 100 FTSE 100 Index Human Interest Racal Vodafone Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:15:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738723 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE edges up as investors await GDP figures http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/britains-ftse-edges-investors-await-gdp-figures <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 gains 0.1 percent</p> <p>* IAG and Polymetal lead gainers after upgrade</p> <p>* Investors unwilling to bet on the broad index ahead of GDP</p> <p>* Low volatility suggests underlying confidence in market</p> <p>By Alistair Smout</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - British blue-chips gained in early trade on Friday, as individual company newsflow outweighed investor caution ahead of UK GDP figures and helped the market push on to new multi-year highs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/britains-ftse-edges-investors-await-gdp-figures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of the United Kingdom FTSE 100 FTSE 100 Index Gross domestic product Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 09:45:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739267 at http://www.globalpost.com Vodafone, banks help Britain's FTSE edge higher http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/vodafone-banks-help-britains-ftse-edge-higher <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 up 0.1 percent, holds near fresh 2013 highs * Banks helped by LTRO early repayment news * Vodafone boosted again by joint venture sale chatter * Miners weak; Anglo American Q4 production report mixed By Jon Hopkins LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Gains in banking stocks and market heavyweight Vodafone helped push Britain's leading shares modestly higher on Friday, with the index consolidating around a fresh 4-1/2 year peak.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/vodafone-banks-help-britains-ftse-edge-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FTSE 100 Index Law Racal Vodafone Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 12:45:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739316 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE higher, edging towards 6,300 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/britains-ftse-higher-edging-towards-6300 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 adds 0.3 percent, hits fresh 2013 highs</p> <p>* Vodafone up again on joint venture sale chatter</p> <p>* Broker upgrades buoy Shell, IAG, and Polymetal</p> <p>* Miners weak; Anglo American Q4 production report mixed</p> <p>By Jon Hopkins</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Britain's top shares pushed higher on Friday, reaching a fresh 4-1/2 year peak, led by strength in market heavyweight Vodafone, banks and energy stocks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/britains-ftse-higher-edging-towards-6300" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British Airways Economy of the United Kingdom FTSE 100 Index Human Interest Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 18:00:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739532 at http://www.globalpost.com