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FTSE soars in 2012 as miners boost

News - Tuesday, January 03, 2012

The leading share index in the UK got the new year started with a bang as data from overseas helps to lift sentiment in the market. By the close of the first session of 2012, the FTSE 100 was higher by 2.3 per cent, adding more than 127 points to reach 5699, the peak of the day.

FTSE up as 2011 draws to a close

News - Tuesday, January 03, 2012

The leading share index in the UK finished higher on the last day of trading for 2011 but was lower overall than when the year began. By the time the session finished at midday, the index was 0.1 per cent higher, adding more than 5 points to reach 5572 as the trading year drew to a close.

FTSE given lift by US jobs data

News - Friday, December 30, 2011

The leading share index in the UK was boosted by figures from across the water as the latest employment trends figures from the US were better than anticipated. By the close of the final full day session of 2011, the FTSE 100 was higher by 1.1 per cent, adding over 59 points to reach 5566.

Santa Rally over as FTSE slips

News - Wednesday, December 28, 2011

The leading share index in the UK fell lower on the first day back after the Christmas break as appetite for risk faded leaving defensive stocks the only ones in positive territory. By the end of the session, the FTSE 100 was down by 0.1 per cent, a small drop of just over 5 points to close at 5507.

FTSE finishes with a flourish for Christmas

News - Tuesday, December 27, 2011

The leading share index in the UK closed for its festive break with a rise sparked by technical indicators and driven by very thin trading volumes. By the end of Friday's half day session, the FTSE 100 was up by 1 per cent, adding an extra 55 points to close at 5512 for Christmas.

FTSE higher as market buoyed by banker loans

News - Friday, December 23, 2011

The leading share index in the UK was higher on Thursday as investors were persuaded to view the ECB handout as a positive step. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was up by 1.3 per cent, adding more than 67 points to reach 5456.

FTSE falls but volumes drop

News - Wednesday, December 21, 2011

The top share index in the UK slipped back on Wednesday after a see-saw session which led to the FTSE 100 sliding up and down all day. By the close of the session, the blue chips were lower by 0.4 per cent, a fall of more than 26 points to reach 5389.

FTSE lifts in last minute boost

News - Wednesday, December 21, 2011

The top share index in the UK was higher on Tuesday as it received a last minute shot of confidence from Europe. By the close of the session the FTSE 100 was higher by 1 per cent, adding over 54 points to reach 5419, its highest finish since 13 December.

FTSE lower over banking costs

News - Monday, December 19, 2011

The leading UK share index was lower on Monday as concerns over the estimated cost of implementing the changes to the banks worried investors. As the session came to a close, the FTSE 100 was lower by 0.4 per cent, dropping over 22 points to finish at 5364.

FTSE lower as global economic worries dominate

News - Monday, December 19, 2011

The top share index in the UK finished lower in the last session of the week as more financial woes from overseas dominated the market. By the close of trade, the FTSE 100 was lower by 0.25 per cent, ending on 5387.

FTSE gains: signs of US economic improvement

News - Friday, December 16, 2011

The top share index in the UK was higher on Thursday as optimism from across the Atlantic spread to UK markets. By the end of the session, the FTSE 100 was higher by more than 34 points, climbing by 0.6 per cent to close at 5400.

FTSE sustains heavy losses; commodities and bankers tumble

News - Thursday, December 15, 2011

The top share index in Britain nosedived on Wednesday as fears over the stability of Europe continued to dominate performance. By the end of the session, the FTSE 100 had plunged by 2.3 per cent, losing more than 123 points to reach 5366.

FTSE revives with boost from energy

News - Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The top share index in the UK jumped higher on Tuesday as the price of oil moved upwards. By the close of trade the FTSE 100 had climbed by 1.8 per cent, adding more than 1.2 per cent to finish at 5490.

Integrity fears over eurozone debt deal send FTSE lower

News - Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The top share index in the UK tumbled on Monday as analysts questioned the level of detail that came out of last week's key European summit. By the close of the first session of the week, the FTSE 100 was down by 1.8 per cent, sliding by over 101 points to reach 5427.

FTSE ends week on a high on euro summit optimism

News - Monday, December 12, 2011

The UK's leading share index was boosted on the final session of the week as news of a relatively successful summit reached investors. By the close of trading, the FTSE 100 was up by 0.8 per cent, adding more than 45 points to reach 5529.

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