Stock Market Analysis & Comment

Ken Odeluga
Anglo American And BHP Risks In Focus By Ken Odeluga - Feb 21, 2017

Investors are finding it difficult to discover many solid reasons to keep adding Anglo American (LON:AAL) and BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) shares, following their results out this morning. Anglo’s ...

Jasper Lawler
Marmite Deal Spreads Joy For Shareholders By Jasper Lawler - Feb 19, 2017

Stocks running out of steam Markets underwhelmed for a second day with multiple global benchmarks pulling back from record highs. The declines have been light so there’s no justification for ...

XTB Market Talk 17th February 2017 By XTB - Feb 17, 2017

The retail sales figure for January unexpectedly fell by 0.3%, marking the second successive monthly contraction. Whilst the reading on its own shows only a marginal decline, it comes on the back of a...

Ken Odeluga
Kraft Offer To Unilever: Game On By Ken Odeluga - Feb 17, 2017

Unilever (LON:ULVR) shares are enjoying their best day in 30 years as a sleepy FTSE 100 is enlivened by another bold play from Brazil’s acquisitive 3G Capital outfit, via its holding in Kraft ...

FTSE Falters After Bright Start By XTB - Feb 16, 2017

The FTSE 100 has been met with some fairly strong selling this morning after popping to its highest level in almost a month shortly after the open. The index has since shred 30 points, with the rise ...

Fed Hawks; Stocks Climb Against A Weak Dollar By eToro - Feb 16, 2017

Today's Highlights Fed Hawks Stocks Climb against a weak dollar ECB Summary Please note: All data, figures & graphs below are valid as of February 16th. All trading carries risk. Only risk capital...

Nick Hilsden
FTSE 100: Bulls Weakening With 7313 Holding By Nick Hilsden - Feb 16, 2017

Support 7278 7271 7268 7246 7160 7155Resistance 7334 7335 7355 7358 7365 7372 I thought that we might have had a slightly bigger rise yesterday afternoon with that large divi, but instead the 7312 ...

Kathleen Brooks
Is A Stock Market Sell-Off Inevitable? By Kathleen Brooks - Feb 16, 2017

US stock markets reached another record high on Valentine’s Day, but where will they go next? As analysts and economists fret about potential sell-signals, the markets are grinding higher, and ...

Nick Hilsden
FTSE 100 Still Bullish For The Moment By Nick Hilsden - Feb 15, 2017

Support 7285 7280 7263 7261 7258 7238Resistance 7309 7312 7321 7326 7334 7365After the initial spike down on the FTSE to 7252 and a test of the 10 day bianca channel there, we bounced back up to the ...

Jasper Lawler
Yellen Topples Lofty Stocks By Jasper Lawler - Feb 15, 2017

Merger news in Europe’s automotive market as well as inflation data from China, Germany and the UK kept investors busy on Tuesday. Still, equity benchmarks were mostly flat on the day. The FTSE ...

Ken Odeluga
Rolls-Royce Hedges Outlook Comments By Ken Odeluga - Feb 14, 2017

Rolls-Royce's (LON:RR) statutory loss looks £500-£600m than was widely expected, though it is unlikely to be a source of significant shareholder discontent on Tuesday. The disparity seems ...