Italy Stock Market Index (IT40)

The FTSE MIB pared early losses to close 117 points or 0.5% higher at an over 2-week high of 24,612 on Friday, catching up to its European peers after, amid an ongoing assessment of earnings results, as traders switched up their bets for the session. Starting as the worst performer, Italian utilities group Enel ended … Read more

United Kingdom Stock Market Index (GB100)

The FTSE 100 closed above the 7,100 level for the first time since February 2020 to finish the week more than 2% higher, as upbeat customs data from China and Germany boosted hopes of a robust global economic rebound this year. On Thursday, the Bank of England kept its monetary policy unchanged but reduced its … Read more

Malaysia Stock Market (FBM KLCI)

The FTSE KLCI rose 11 points or 0.7% to 1,568 in early deals on Thursday following a rally in Wall Street overnight, amid signs that the US Federal Reserve will leave interest rates unchanged for a long time to come. Traders also cheered reports that the US House of Representatives will vote on Friday on … Read more

Italy Stock Market (FTSE MIB)

The FTSE MIB closed 159 points or 0.7% higher at 23,098 on Wednesday after a bumpy session and in line with its European peers, as concerns over rising bond yields were eased by yesterday’s dovish remarks from Fed Chair Powell. Meanwhile, shares of Telecom Italia jumped 9.2% on better than expected Q4 results and improved … Read more

UK FTSE 100 Stock Market Index

The FTSE 100 fell more than 0.5% on Wednesday while the British pound reached a fresh near 3-year high of 1.42 against the dollar, with financial and healthcare stocks such as HSBC Holdings, AstraZeneca, and GlaxoSmithKline the main laggards. Metro Bank was also down after announced a bigger-than-expected annual loss. On the other hand, Lloyds … Read more