FTSE 100 rises before Boris Johnson reveals details of new Covid plan

Stock market creeps up 0.49% or 31 points to 6,382 after Oxford and AstraZeneca announce vaccine success with Boris Johnson set to reveal details of new Covid winter battle plan later today City awaits Boris Johnson’s plans for a strengthened three-tier system of rules FTSE 100 index of Britain’s leading firms up by 0.49% or … Read more FTSE 100 rises before Boris Johnson reveals details of new Covid plan

FTSE 100 rises before Boris Johnson reveals details of new Covid plan

Stock market creeps up 0.49% or 31 points to 6,382 after Oxford and AstraZeneca announce vaccine success with Boris Johnson set to reveal details of new Covid winter battle plan later today City awaits Boris Johnson’s plans for a strengthened three-tier system of rules FTSE 100 index of Britain’s leading firms up by 0.49% or … Read more FTSE 100 rises before Boris Johnson reveals details of new Covid plan

BUSINESS LIVE: FTSE set for rise; Cineworld secures extra liquidity

BUSINESS LIVE: FTSE rises as Astrazeneca confirms vaccine 90% effective; Cineworld secures extra liquidity; AA receives £210m offer By This Is Money Published: 08:10 GMT, 23 November 2020 | Updated: 08:29 GMT, 23 November 2020 AstraZeneca’s vaccine trial and Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s speech today outlining the loosening of lockdown restrictions that will happen after … Read more BUSINESS LIVE: FTSE set for rise; Cineworld secures extra liquidity

Get ready for the recovery – as FTSE is tipped to soar

We’ve been here before – most recently coming up to a year ago when Boris Johnson bounded into power – only to be left disappointed. But in recent days some respected investment experts are again beginning to make positive noises about the UK stock market.  They believe it could move up sharply in the coming … Read more Get ready for the recovery – as FTSE is tipped to soar

Coronavirus: Paddy Power owner raked in £15million a DAY during lockdown

Gambling sharks’ pandemic payday: Paddy Power owner raked in £15million a DAY as punters got bored at home during coronavirus lockdown Paddypower revealed punters lost £15million a day from July to September  The figure was nearly a third higher than it was before the Covid-19 pandemic  Raised fears that the boredom of spending more time … Read more Coronavirus: Paddy Power owner raked in £15million a DAY during lockdown

FTSE 100 climbs another 25.9 points to 6,206.8 after Pfizer’s vaccine news

FTSE 100 climbs another 25.9 points to 6,206.8 after Pfizer’s vaccine announcement set market soaring to three-month high yesterday The FTSE 100 climbed some 22.58 points to 6208.87 in trading this morning IAG, EasyJet and Rolls-Royce adding to gains amid news of coronavirus vaccine  Britain’s bombed out stocks have staged a dramatic recovery after Pfizer … Read more FTSE 100 climbs another 25.9 points to 6,206.8 after Pfizer’s vaccine news

BA, easyJet and Rolls Royce shares SOAR while Ocado and Just Eat’s drop as Pfizer vaccine gives hope

News of a potential vaccine to stop dead the rampage of coronavirus sparked a huge FTSE 100 market boost today – but halted delivery firms’ rise in their tracks. The out-of-the-blue announcement by Pfizer and Biontech saw a surge in share price value in British firms left devastated by the ravages of the Covid-19 restrictions. Struggling … Read more BA, easyJet and Rolls Royce shares SOAR while Ocado and Just Eat’s drop as Pfizer vaccine gives hope

US Election 2020: Pound sinks against US dollar amid uncertainty

The pound has slumped against the dollar as the US presidential election battle failed to produce an early result and looks set to continue for days. At midnight, the pound was trading at $1.315 but dropped to $1.290 earlier this morning before settling at around $1.300 in the afternoon.  Leading up to election day, markets … Read more US Election 2020: Pound sinks against US dollar amid uncertainty

MARKET REPORT: FTSE 100 in worst month since March

The FTSE 100 has suffered its worst month since March as fears of a second wave shook investor confidence.  Britain’s index of leading companies has slid by 282 points throughout October – most notably over the last week, as coronavirus cases have shot up and countries around Europe have begun to impose strict new lockdowns. … Read more MARKET REPORT: FTSE 100 in worst month since March

FTSE 100 opens trading at six-month low after markets lost £37BILLION

FTSE 100 falls a further 0.5% or 26 points to 5,557 in SIX-MONTH low the day after markets lost £37BILLION amid fears Covid second wave will cause economic meltdown London market fell a further 0.5 per cent or 26 points to 5,557 this afternoon It came after topsy-turvy first 30 minutes that saw it rise, … Read more FTSE 100 opens trading at six-month low after markets lost £37BILLION