FTSE 100

Strong dollar and weak pound could make FTSE 100 companies an attractive prospect

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 | News

Investors could see opportunities arising from differing monetary policy on each side of the Atlantic, says investment firm Charles Stanley.

Why Vodafone is a ‘buy’ for income seekers

Monday, 12 June 2017 | News

Income investors should consider buying Vodafone, one of the fastest growing broadband providers in Europe, according to Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre.

Election 2017: What a hung parliament means for your investments, pensions and property

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 | News

Theresa May’s snap election has backfired, with a hung parliament the result. Although the Conservatives won the most seats, the party does not have the majority it needs.

FTSE 100 hits a new record high

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 | News

The FTSE hit a new all-time high this morning (15 May) after rallying oil prices and Chinese infrastructure demand pushed the London share index to 7458.

FTSE 100 index breaks all-time record after Donald Trump's speech to Congress

Thursday, 02 March 2017 | News

The FTSE 100 index of the UK’s biggest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange closed yesterday a record high of 7,383 – after rising 1.6% in one day.

Is the FTSE 100 about to slip up?

Monday, 16 January 2017 | News

If you’ve kept an eye on the business pages this year you may have noticed something unusual – the FTSE 100 has closed the day at an unending series of highs – 14 days so far – and counting.

These four sectors will make or break the FTSE 100's record winning streak

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 | News

The FTSE 100 has been in sensational form since returning from the New Year's break, having made a record high of 7,143 moments before trading closed for 2016.

FTSE continues to rise as 2017 begins but will the 'January Effect' last the year?

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 | News

Investors will be interested to hear that the close of 2016 heralded a brand new high for the FTSE 100 of 7,142.83 points – far beyond the sub-5,500 levels seen in February.

The Santa Rally does exist, but is it off the cards for FTSE 100 in 2016?

Friday, 16 December 2016 | News

Once again in 2016, the age-old "sell in May and go away" failed, but investors may want to pay attention to another seasonal quirk.

FTSE 100 hits new heights

Tuesday, 11 October 2016 | News

The FTSE 100 briefly reached a new record high value today, touching 7,129.83, surpassing its previous April 2015 peak of 7,122.