Market reports from ShareCast
London close: Stocks end another week in the red
Friday 17 September 2021 17:05
(Sharecast News) - Stocks surrendered early gains to finish another week firmly in the red ahead of the quarterly expiry of financial derivatives contracts for individual stocks and indices in the States.
Asia close: Stocks stabilise after PBoC injects short-term liquidity
Friday 17 September 2021 17:04
(Sharecast News) - Stocks in the Asia Pacific region finished the week on a positive note after the People's Bank of China added short-term liquidity in order to avoid a funding squeeze in the country's banking system.
Europe close: Miners, inflation fears, weak Wall St hit sentiment
Friday 17 September 2021 16:43
(Sharecast News) - European shares finished the week lower as a weak opening on Wall Street, slump in mining stocks and rising euro zone inflation hit sentiment.
US open: Stocks open lower in week's final session
Friday 17 September 2021 15:15
(Sharecast News) - Wall Street stocks were trading lower early on Friday as another week in what has been a volatile month for stocks gets set to draw to a close.
Europe midday: Shares slip into red after euro zone inflation figures
Friday 17 September 2021 11:36
(Sharecast News) - European stocks slipped into the red on Friday as higher inflation in the euro zone last month rattled investors.
London midday: Stocks soften heading into 'quadruple witching' in US
Friday 17 September 2021 11:31
(Sharecast News) - Stocks yielded early gains as the opening bell on Wall Street approached and ahead of the quarterly expiry of financial derivatives contracts on US indices and individual stocks.
London open: Stocks rise as markets mull weak data, rate hike expectations
Friday 17 September 2021 09:40
(Sharecast News) - Stocks are holding onto early gains despite the release of data showing a fourth consecutive monthly drop in UK retail sales - their worst stretch since 1996 - which led some economists to question just how soon the Bank of England migh
Europe open: Travel shares boost market as England considers easing rules
Friday 17 September 2021 08:05
(Sharecast News) - European stocks rose in early trade on Friday as news the UK was considering an easing of travel restrictions gave airlines and hotel groups a boost.
London pre-open: Stocks set for higher start despite weak UK retail sales data
Friday 17 September 2021 07:39
(Sharecast News) - Stocks are set for a higher start despite the release of figures revealing an unexpected drop in UK retail sales for September, which underscored the uncertainty around the impact that the pandemic will have.
US close: Stocks mixed after retail sales, jobless claims
Thursday 16 September 2021 21:42
(Sharecast News) - Wall Street stocks turned in a mixed performance on Thursday as investors digested last month's retail sales report and a bigger-than-expected increase in initial jobless claims.