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Goodbye London: Unilever Set to Lose Its Place in the FTSE 100

Unilever, one of the U.K.’s biggest companies, looks set to leave the country's blue chip FTSE 100 index after consolidating its legal structure in the Netherlands......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 14th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 falls as trade fears show no sign of abating

U.K. stocks lose ground Monday, as fresh worries about a potential global trade war take hold, after U.S. President Donald Trump continued his tough talk on that front over the weekend......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 25th, 2018

Consumer goods giant Unilever to leave FTSE 100 after relocating to the Netherlands

REUTERS/Toby Melville Unilever has announced a likely exit from London’s FTSE 100 index, following its HQ consolidati.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 15th, 2018

Unilever signals likely FTSE exit as Brazil strike hits sales

LONDON (Reuters) - Unilever is "extremely unlikely" to stay in Britain's FTSE 100 blue chip share index after the consumer products company moves its headquarters to the Netherlands......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 14th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 rises, as pound falls on BOE rate-hike doubts

U.K. stocks advanced Friday, aided by a drop in the pound’s value after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney suggested that an interest-rate increase may not take place as soon as next month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 20th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE marks back-to-back stumbles as pound rises amid Brexit developments

London’s main stock index Monday closes lower to start the week as the British pound firmed with the vagaries of politics around Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 19th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends lower as British American Tobacco’s stock gets smoked

U.K. stocks on Monday kick off the week on a downbeat note, as shares of British American Tobacco finish the day nearly 12% lower on reports of increased regulation by the FDA......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 12th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends lower as resource stocks, banks retrace gains

U.K. stocks finish the week on a downbeat note, unable to shake off global equity weakness Friday as investors brush off a solid GDP growth report for the nation and sold bank and resource stocks that had performed well Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 under pressure as resource stocks, banks slide

London stocks were set to finish a losing week on a down note, as the market fretted about a hawkish U.S. Federal Reserve, and weak oil prices dragged big energy names lower......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends higher, boosted by banks

London’s main stock index ends the day higher Thursday as banks and resource stocks again lead gains......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends lower thanks to Wm. Morrison, strong pound

U.K. stocks ends Tuesday’s session slightly lower, as a decline in shares of supermarket giant Wm. Morrison Supermarkets PLC and tobacco giant British American Tobacco PLC drag the index down......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 6th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends in the red as pound gains on Brexit deal hopes

The U.K.’s main stock index finish slightly lower Thursday, as banks get a boost from reports of a potential Brexit-related breakthrough......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 books back-to-back gains as BP beats earnings expectations

The FTSE 100 logs a second straight finish in positive territory, getting help from BP PLC, which rose on strong results......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 struggles, despite earnings beat from BP

The FTSE 100 struggled to hold onto positive territory, buoyed by BP, whose shares soared on strong earnings......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends higher as HSBC beats profit, shares soar

The U.K.’s main stock index kicks off the week on a strong note thanks to solid gains for heavyweight HSBC Holdings PLC......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 29th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 climbs as HSBC beats profit, shares soar

London’s main stock market index was off to a solid start, boosted by heavily-weighted HSBC, whose shares were climbing on a profit beat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 29th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends lower amid global equity weakness

The U.K.’s main stock index slides amid a global equity decline after earnings disappointment from Amazon.com Inc. and Google-parent Alphabet Inc......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 26th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 tumbles to near 2-year low as global stock rout resumes

The U.K.’s main stock index slides to its lowest level in nearly two years on Friday, after earnings disappointment from Amazon.com Inc. and Google-parent Alphabet Inc. triggers another wave of global selling......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 26th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends lower for second session in a row as pound gains momentum

U.K.’s main stock benchmark on Tuesday finish lower for a second session in a row as questions about Brexit tensions and growing concerns about global growth, particularly in China, battered sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 23rd, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 sinks a second session in a row as pound gains momentum

U.K.’s main stock benchmark on Tuesday trades firmly lower along with other major European bourses as questions about Brexit tensions and growing concerns about global growth, particularly in China, knocked markets lower......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 23rd, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends lower for the third session out of four amid Brexit woes

London stocks end lower Monday, failing to retain a grip on an earlier uptrend that had been fueled by a rally in China stocks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 22nd, 2018