FTSE 100 http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22987/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 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 5733118 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 5736082 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE touch fresh peaks; pause eyed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/britains-ftse-touch-fresh-peaks-pause-eyed <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, touches 4-1/2 year high</p> <p>* Index overbought on 7-day RSI</p> <p>* Correction or consolidation could precede further gains</p> <p>By Toni Vorobyova</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 nudged fresh 4-1/2 year peaks on Monday, with appetite boosted by signs of progress on U.S. budget talks, but the scale of the recent rally prompted chart followers to warn of a possible pause.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/britains-ftse-touch-fresh-peaks-pause-eyed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business FTSE 100 Relative Strength Index Religion Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 12:30:17 +0000 5737198 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 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 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 5739267 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE starts Feb with biggest daily gain in a month http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/britains-ftse-starts-feb-biggest-daily-gain-month <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 closes 1.1 percent higher * Strong non-farm revisions help to extend gains * BT top riser after broadband fuels profits * Technical picture rosy for continued gains By Alistair Smout LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Britain's blue-chip index rebounded on Friday from sharp falls in the previous session, with good earnings and an optimistic global economic outlook pushing the market back towards four-and-a-half year highs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/britains-ftse-starts-feb-biggest-daily-gain-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BT Group FTSE 100 Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:16:54 +0000 5743306 at http://www.globalpost.com Vodafone fall pushes UK's FTSE 100 off latest peaks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/vodafone-fall-pushes-uks-ftse-100-latest-peaks <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>* Vodafone takes most points off FTSE after Citi downgrade</p> <p>* FTSE 100 retreats from best peaks since May 2008</p> <p>* Traders divided over whether or not to "buy on dip"</p> <p>By Sudip Kar-Gupta</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Britain's benchmark share index edged lower on Monday, with a fall in heavyweight telecoms group Vodafone pushing it back from a rally that had taken the market to its highest level in more than four years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/vodafone-fall-pushes-uks-ftse-100-latest-peaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FTSE 100 Futures contract Racal Vodafone Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 09:30:16 +0000 5745122 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE 100 retreats, European concerns weigh http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/britains-ftse-100-retreats-european-concerns-weigh <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 0.7 pct</p> <p>* Strong year-to-date rally fans company rating downgrades</p> <p>* Randgold rallies after dividend hike</p> <p>By Toni Vorobyova</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index edged lower on Monday as growing political uncertainty in continental Europe and a string of analyst downgrades prompted investors to take profits on a strong new year rally.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/britains-ftse-100-retreats-european-concerns-weigh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Financial economics FTSE 100 FTSE 100 Index Stock market Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:45:28 +0000 5745284 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE rebounds thanks to strong China data http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/britains-ftse-rebounds-thanks-strong-china-data <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 0.7 pct, recovering after recent falls * Chinese data boosts sentiment * Implied FTSE volatility retreats from 1-month high By Toni Vorobyova LONDON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 rebounded on Friday, bolstered by heavyweight miners and energy stocks after forecast-beating Chinese trade data fanned confidence in the global economic recovery. China's exports and imports surged more than expected in January, pointing both to stronger domestic demand and to a recovery in the world economy as a whole.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/britains-ftse-rebounds-thanks-strong-china-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FTSE 100 Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:00:54 +0000 5749787 at http://www.globalpost.com China data fuels cyclical rebound on Britain's FTSE http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/china-data-fuels-cyclical-rebound-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 rises 0.5 percent</p> <p>* Banks and miners lead rise as economic optimism increases</p> <p>* FTSE still set for first weekly fall this year</p> <p>* Vodafone, Aggreko benefit from bank upgrades</p> <p>By Alistair Smout</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 rebounded on Friday, led up by banks and miners after forecast-beating Chinese trade data reinforced hopes the global economy is growing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/china-data-fuels-cyclical-rebound-britains-ftse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FTSE 100 FTSE 100 Index Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:15:36 +0000 5749989 at http://www.globalpost.com China data lifts UK shares but FTSE logs first weekly loss of 2013 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/china-data-lifts-uk-shares-ftse-logs-first-weekly-loss-2013 <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 rises 0.6 percent</p> <p>* Banks and miners gain following China trade data</p> <p>* 6,300 seen as a key resistance level</p> <p>* FTSE set to gain following consolidation</p> <p>By Alistair Smout</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 rebounded on Friday, boosted by banks and miners after forecast-beating Chinese trade data reinforced hopes the global economy is growing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/china-data-lifts-uk-shares-ftse-logs-first-weekly-loss-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FTSE 100 FTSE 100 Index Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:15:31 +0000 5750332 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE 100 slips, struggles after recent 5-year highs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/britains-ftse-100-slips-struggles-after-recent-5-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 down 0.2 points</p> <p>* U.S. equity market closed for holidays</p> <p>* Anglo American dips as banks revise down estimates</p> <p>* Recent M&amp;A pickup helps support some stocks</p> <p>By David Brett</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Britain's top shares edged lower on Monday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index struggling to break through fresh five-year highs as investors temper their long-term bullishness with some short-term caution.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/britains-ftse-100-slips-struggles-after-recent-5-year-highs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster FTSE 100 FTSE 100 Index Macro risk Stock market Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Feb 2013 10:00:31 +0000 5758764 at http://www.globalpost.com Weakness in miners drags on Britain's FTSE http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/weakness-miners-drags-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 drops 0.2 percent</p> <p>* Anglo leads miners lower as industrial unrest resurfaces</p> <p>* Index holds above 6,300, indicating underlying strength</p> <p>By Alistair Smout</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index fell on Monday, with the mining sector hit by low commodity prices and a resurgence in industrial unrest.</p> <p>However, the index remained above the key support level of 6,300, keeping it around five-year highs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/weakness-miners-drags-britains-ftse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anglo American plc FTSE 100 Mining Stock market Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Feb 2013 17:45:24 +0000 5759186 at http://www.globalpost.com