Stock market index http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23849/all en European shares edge up as telecom stocks rise http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/european-shares-edge-telecom-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><body></body></p> <p>* FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.1 pct helped by telecoms</p> <p>* Euro STOXX 50 rises 0.1 pct</p> <p>* DAX underperforms after weak German economic data</p> <p>By Sudip Kar-Gupta</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - European shares edged up on<br /> Tuesday with telecoms stocks rising to offset losses in major<br /> financial shares although Germany's benchmark equity index<br /> slipped on weak economic data.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/european-shares-edge-telecom-stocks-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Company Location Eurex Euro Stoxx 50 Financial economics Indexes Investment Person Career Politics Quotation Religion Source UK Services Stock market index STOXX Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:52:30 +0000 5731485 at http://www.globalpost.com Strong start to earnings lifts British shares http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/strong-start-earnings-lifts-british-shares <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 adds 0.1 percent * Unilever's "stellar" results lead index up * BHP gains after boosting iron output * Most UK, U.S. firms meeting or beating expectations By Alistair Smout LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index rose on Wednesday with strong earnings from Unilever marking a positive start to the full-year results season. The global consumer goods firm alone provided almost three points of a seven point gain on the FTSE 100 index , its 2.7 percent rise in strong volume leading blue-chip gainers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/strong-start-earnings-lifts-british-shares" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Entertainment Environment Health Politics Stock market Stock market index Unilever Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:15:04 +0000 5738246 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE slips from 4-1/2 year highs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/britains-ftse-slips-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 down 0.1 pct, off 4-1/2 year highs</p> <p>* FTSE 100 in technically "overbought" territory on RSI basis</p> <p>* Capita falls after Canaccord Genuity downgrade</p> <p>By Sudip Kar-Gupta</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Britain's benchmark share index slipped back on Monday from its highest level in four-and-a-half years, with some technical indicators suggesting that a recent rally would fade away in the near term.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/britains-ftse-slips-4-12-year-highs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment FTSE 100 Index Stock market Stock market index Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 10:15:23 +0000 5740384 at http://www.globalpost.com Strength in financials help keep UK stocks steady http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/strength-financials-help-keep-uk-stocks-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 flat, consolidates at 4-1/2 year peak</p> <p>* HSBC leads rally by UK banking stocks</p> <p>* Vodafone again lends blue chips its strength</p> <p>* Capita knocked by Canaccord downgrade</p> <p>By Jon Hopkins</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Strength in banks driven by global lender HSBC supported Britain's top share index at mid-session, with the index flat and consolidating at its highest level in four-and-a-half years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/strength-financials-help-keep-uk-stocks-steady" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FTSE 100 Index Stock market Stock market index Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:30:32 +0000 5740436 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE stumbles off 4-1/2 year peaks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/britains-ftse-stumbles-4-12-year-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>* FTSE 100 down 0.1 pct after setting fresh peak</p> <p>* Banks lead the retreat on Libor concerns</p> <p>* Technical charts point to further gains</p> <p>By Toni Vorobyova</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index stumbled after hitting fresh 4-1/2 year peaks on Tuesday, with a retreat in heavyweight banking shares prompting investors to lock in some profits.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/britains-ftse-stumbles-4-12-year-peaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Stock market Stock market index Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 13:01:52 +0000 5740973 at http://www.globalpost.com BT and mining stocks drive up Britain's FTSE 100 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/bt-and-mining-stocks-drive-britains-ftse-100 <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 0.5 pct</p> <p>* BT and mining stocks rise</p> <p>* Majority of investors remain bullish on FTSE long-term prospects</p> <p>By Sudip Kar-Gupta</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - A rise in telecoms group BT and mining stocks drove Britain's benchmark share index higher on Friday, pushing the market back to within reach of its highest level in four and a half years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/bt-and-mining-stocks-drive-britains-ftse-100" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FTSE 350 Index Stock market Stock market index Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 09:47:04 +0000 5742729 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares, euro extend rout as Europe recovery hopes dim http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/global-markets-doubt-fed-easing-hits-shares-commodities <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>* Euro zone recovery doubts add to Fed policy uncertainty</p> <p>* World shares slide 1.0 pct, European shares 1.2 pct lower</p> <p>* U.S. stocks signal weaker open on Wall St</p> <p>* Euro falls under $1.32 to six week low</p> <p>* Commodities join selloff, safe haven assets gain</p> <p>By Richard Hubbard</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/global-markets-doubt-fed-easing-hits-shares-commodities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economic history Economics Futures contract Macroeconomics Stock market Stock market index Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Feb 2013 09:15:17 +0000 5761842 at http://www.globalpost.com Global share index hits highest since June 2008 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/global-share-index-hits-highest-june-2008 <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>LONDON, March 8 (Reuters) - MSCI's world share index hit its highest level since June 2008 on Friday, lifted by an improving global outlook and prospects of highly supportive monetary policies remaining in place in most major economies.</p> <p>The index, which tracks 9,000 stocks in 45 countries, climbed 0.3 percent to 360.00 points in early European trading, leaving it at its strongest level since late June 2008.</p> <p>The index, in which U.S. stocks account for about 53 percent of the total, has gained more than 5.6 percent this year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/global-share-index-hits-highest-june-2008" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Stock market index Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 09:30:45 +0000 5776954 at http://www.globalpost.com FTSE snaps three-day rally after miner weakness http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130313/profit-takers-italian-bond-sale-drag-ftse-five-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>By Alistair Smout</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - The FTSE 100 fell on Friday after a three-day rally, as investors backed away from riskier sectors and U.S. GDP figures came in below expectations.</p> <p>Material and energy stocks, which are sensitive to optimism over the global economic outlook, took 26 points off the FTSE 100, dragging the index into negative territory.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130313/profit-takers-italian-bond-sale-drag-ftse-five-year-peak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 110th United States Congress Asia Barclays BHP Billiton BP BP Burberry Business Business cycle Commodities market Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Crédit Agricole Cyprus Divided regions Dividend Dividends Dow Jones Industrial Average Dual-listed companies Economic history Economics Economy of New York City Economy of the European Union Economy of the United Kingdom Economy of the United States Economy of Western Australia Emergency Economic Stabilization Act Environment Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Euro European Union Ex-dividend date Finance Financial data vendors Financial economics Financial markets Financial ratios Financial regulation Financial services Financial Times FTSE 100 FTSE 100 Index FTSE 250 Index FTSE 350 Index Funds Futures contract Gainer Glencore Gross domestic product Health Hedge Hospitality HSBC Human Interest InterContinental Hotels Group Investec Bank Investment Investment banks John Lewis Partnership Labor Late-2000s financial crisis Law Levant Macroeconomics Marks & Spencer Mining Morrisons Newedge Group Ocado OJSC Polymetal P/E ratio Political geography Politics Publishing Racal Recessions Reckitt Benckiser Reuters Rio Tinto Group Saxo Bank Social Issues Stock market Stock market index Strepsils Technology Tesco TNK-BP TUI AG TUI Travel United Kingdom Verizon Communications Verizon Wireless Vodafone War Xstrata Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Mar 2013 15:31:25 +0000 5782291 at http://www.globalpost.com PSEi retreats 73.41 points by midday Tuesday http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/psei-retreats-7341-points-midday-tuesday <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) fell for a second day after a record high, declining 73.41 points to hit 6,766.08 by midday Wednesday.</p><P>The broader All Shares index was also down 34.11 points or 0.80 percent</p><P>All counters were in negative territory, with the market’s slump led by mining and oil stocks that declined 2.11 percent, financial by 1.46 percent and property by 1.30 percent. The sub-indices of other sectors lost moderately.</p> Stock market index Asianet Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:11:24 +0000 Asianet 5800335 at http://www.globalpost.com Stock index hits 6,800 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130410/stock-index-hits-6800 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> The Philippine main stock market index advanced 67.73 points to hit 6,799.95 after the opening bell Wednesday.</p><P>All counters were in positive territory, with the index ascent led by services stocks that increased 1.71 percent and property by 1.38 percent. The sub-indices of other sectors rose moderately.</p> Stock market index Asianet Wed, 10 Apr 2013 19:17:00 +0000 Asianet 5809535 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo's Nikkei stock index down 3.29% http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130612/tokyos-nikkei-stock-index-down-329 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo stocks tumbled more than 3.0 percent in early trade Thursday after Wall Street suffered sharp drops amid fears the Federal Reserve will reduce its monthly bond purchases in coming months.</p> <p>The benchmark Nikkei index was down 3.29 percent, or 437.71 points, to 12,851.61 in the first 30 minutes of trading.</p> <p>mis/hg/lm</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Stock market index AFP Thu, 13 Jun 2013 01:31:18 +0000 5856877 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE sinks to five-and-a-half-month low as China weighs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130624/britains-ftse-sinks-five-and-half-month-low-china-weighs <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>By Alistair Smout</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top share index fell to a 5-1/2 month low on Monday, as investors rotated out of growth sensitive stocks as concerns built over growth and liquidity in China.</p> <p>The FTSE 100 &lt;.FTSE&gt; closed 87.07 points lower, down 1.4 percent, at 6,029.10, having hit an intraday low of 6,023.44 not seen since early January.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130624/britains-ftse-sinks-five-and-half-month-low-china-weighs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FTSE 100 Index Stock market index Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 24 Jun 2013 17:03:42 +0000 5865967 at http://www.globalpost.com Tokyo's Nikkei stock index dives 4.0% by the close http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130807/tokyos-nikkei-stock-index-dives-40-the-close-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tokyo stocks plunged 4.0 percent Wednesday as selling pressure soared due to a stronger yen and after growing jitters over a likely pullback of the US stimulus dragged Wall Street lower.</p> <p>The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 576.12 points to 13,824.94, marking the biggest drop since mid-June. The broader Topix index of all first-section shares fell 3.22 percent, or 38.40 points, to 1,155.26.</p> <p>"Selling pressure accelerated in afternoon trade as the yen was gaining ground," said Kenzaburo Suwa, strategist with Okasan Securities.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130807/tokyos-nikkei-stock-index-dives-40-the-close-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nikkei 225 Stock market index TOPIX AFP Wed, 07 Aug 2013 09:18:45 +0000 5904441 at http://www.globalpost.com Vietnam's stock market index ends mixed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/131202/vietnams-stock-market-index-ends-mixed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Vietnam's stock market index ends mixed</p> <p>HANOI, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's national stock market index, VN-Index, closed at 508.53 points on Monday, up 0.75 points, or 0.15 percent, against the last Friday's closing session.</p> <p>A total of about 77.687 million shares worth 996.402 billion Vietnamese dong (VND) (47.22 million U.S. dollars) changed hands at the southern Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange. Prices of 89 stocks went up, 115 stocks fell down, while 78 stocks remained unchanged.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/131202/vietnams-stock-market-index-ends-mixed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investment Stock market Stock market index Xinhua News Agency Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:46:35 +0000 6006195 at http://www.globalpost.com