Stock Market Analysis & Comment

Fawad Razaqzada
S&P 500 Closes Weekend Gap By Fawad Razaqzada - Mar 28, 2017

After big overnight falls, the US dollar managed to bounce back a little shortly after the New York open, the Dow was well over 100 points off its earlier lows and the VIX had declined more than 10% ...

Nick Hilsden
FTSE 100: Support At 7275 By Nick Hilsden - Mar 27, 2017

The big news on Friday was that Donald Trump's healthcare bill was pulled before it looked like it was going to fail to pass. This in turn has led to the bears taking control of the indices, as it ...

Trevellyan Ward
Where Next For FTSE 100? By Trevellyan Ward - Mar 24, 2017

Investor sentiment and equity markets have tumbled as of late. The risk-off move and subsequent shift to defensives as well as safe haven currencies has resulted in the FTSE 100 falling over 100 ...

Ken Odeluga
Next Share Price Relief Rally Faces A Trim By Ken Odeluga - Mar 23, 2017

Next (LON:NXT) shareholders are showing relief on Thursday after the group kept track with profit and outlook revisions it announced in January. We query whether Next shares can ‘save the ...

Kathleen Brooks
What Next For The Trump Trade… By Kathleen Brooks - Mar 22, 2017

There was a lot of bearish sentiment ahead of the US open today after stocks plunged on Tuesday. So far on Wednesday, the markets are mixed and the sell-off hasn’t been as severe. So what next ...

FTSE Set For Record Weekly Close By XTB - Mar 17, 2017

It’s been yet another good week for the FTSE 100, with the leading UK benchmark set for a record weekly close. The pound is also rising and after some weakness early on in the week is looking to...

FTSE Soars To Record High By XTB - Mar 16, 2017

The FTSE 100 has rallied strongly since the open this morning with the index receiving a double boost from the US and Netherlands since Wednesday’s cash close. The benchmark is higher by ...

Ken Odeluga
Sainsbury's Underlying Sales Relapse By Ken Odeluga - Mar 16, 2017

Unfortunately, a combined 0.3% rise in Argos and Sainsbury's (LON:SBRY) supermarket underlying sales masks a deterioration at Sainsbury’s which investors are unlikely to overlook. ...

UK Jobless Rate Falls To 42-Year Low By XTB - Mar 15, 2017

This morning saw the release of the latest UK employment data, showing a drop of 31,000 to 1.58 million for the number of jobless claims. This means that the economic indicator has declined to its ...

Ken Odeluga
Ocado Needs Less Confidence, More Urgency By Ken Odeluga - Mar 14, 2017

Ocado (LON:OCDO) is the latest grocer to highlight the emergence of pressure in wholesale food pricing as a result of the weakness of the pound. The group’s comments about these "market pricing ...