Tag Archives: FTSE

FTSE stocks poised for worst day since 2016 Brexit vote

12 December, 2018 5:02 pm 5:02 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – UK shares plunged on Thursday, with domestically-focused stocks poised for their worst day since June 2016 when Britain voted to leave the European Union, as investors grew more nervous ahead of a crucial government vote on Brexit next week. Broad-based selling swept European bourses after the arrest of a top Huawei executive … Read More

Asian shares fall under pressure from trade, emerging markets worries

09 September, 2018 8:41 am 8:41 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares fell in early trade on Tuesday, amid growing concerns over escalating international trade disputes and as emergency austerity measures in Argentina highlighted turbulence in emerging markets. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was down 0.2 percent after European shares ended mostly flat, though a weak British pound … Read More

FTSE to lag peers as investors fret about no-deal Brexit

08 August, 2018 10:08 am 10:08 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s FTSE 100 will take until the end of next year to return close to record levels, according to a Reuters poll, held back in the near-term as investors grapple with the possibility that Britain leaves the European Union with no deal. The median forecast of 30 analysts, brokers and fund managers … Read More