Market reports from ShareCast
Europe close: Investors take profits in travel and leisure names, ECB officials warn of risks
Wednesday 21 October 2020 17:01
(Sharecast News) - European shares retreated on Wednesday as investors booked profits on Travel and Leisure names after top euro area officials voiced a degree of caution on the economic outlook.
London close: Stocks finish weaker as pound rallies on Brexit hopes
Wednesday 21 October 2020 16:13
(Sharecast News) - London stocks finished well into negative territory on Wednesday, amid worries about the Covid-19 crisis and related restrictions and as sterling was boosted by the latest Brexit headlines.
US open: Stocks move higher as stimulus talks remain in focus
Wednesday 21 October 2020 15:34
(Sharecast News) - Wall Street stocks moved higher after the bell on Wednesday as White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said Nancy Pelosi and Steven Mnuchin had made "good progress" on reaching a stimulus agreement.
London midday: Stocks in the red as sterling gains on Brexit headlines
Wednesday 21 October 2020 11:02
(Sharecast News) - London stocks were firmly in the red by midday on Wednesday amid worries about the Covid-19 crisis and related restrictions and as sterling was boosted by the latest Brexit headlines.
Europe midday: Stocks lower on Covid-19, Brexit worries
Wednesday 21 October 2020 10:53
(Sharecast News) - European shares remained in red territory at lunchtime on Wednesday as the continuing spread of the coronavirus and renewed restrictions continued to weigh on investors along with the Brexit trade deal soap opera.
Asia report: Markets mixed as investors hold their breath over stimulus
Wednesday 21 October 2020 10:50
(Sharecast News) - Markets in Asia finished in a mixed state on Wednesday, as investors digested a number of developments in the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Europe open: Shares lower on rising coronavirus restrictions
Wednesday 21 October 2020 08:30
(Sharecast News) - European stocks opened weaker on Wednesday morning following a mixed prior session as the continuing spread of the coronavirus and renewed restrictions continued to weigh on investors.
London open: Stocks edge lower after inflation, borrowing figures
Wednesday 21 October 2020 08:01
(Sharecast News) - London stocks edged lower in early trade on Wednesday as investors mulled the latest UK inflation and borrowing figures.
London pre-open: Stocks to edge up as investors mull inflation, borrowing figures
Wednesday 21 October 2020 07:41
(Sharecast News) - London stocks were set to edge higher on Wednesday as investors mulled the latest UK inflation and borrowing figures.
US close: Stocks close higher as Pelosi and Mnuchin continue stimulus talks
Tuesday 20 October 2020 22:03
(Sharecast News) - Wall Street stocks closed higher on Tuesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were making progress in their ongoing stimulus talks.