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Brent Crude continues to rise

Brent Crude continues to rise

The FTSE 100 rose following an announcement from the Bank of England that there would be no immediate rise in inflation rates.   The index had fallen prior to the announcement but rose to 7,545.58 after, a daily increase of 18.61.   Brent Crude continued to rise as reports of […]

Iraq disruption drives up Brent Crude

Iraq disruption drives up Brent Crude

A global rise in commodity values has bolstered the FTSE 100 despite the pound strengthening.   Despite the commodity news the index could only muster a change of 1.51 from the start of trading leaving it at 7,536.95 at 12.30.   Mike Van Dulken of Accendo Markets said: “Equities are […]

Brent Crude ends week on high

Brent Crude ends week on high

The FTSE 100 has see sawed today dropping over 20 points in early trading before recovering to 7,547.84 by mid afternoon.   Brent Crude meanwhile initially soared to over $57 a barrel before declining to $56.75, still a increase of almost a dollar for the week.

FTSE grows despite Centrica woes

FTSE grows despite Centrica woes

The FTSE 100 has grown this morning reaching 7,548.38 just before midday, following global trends as tensions over the future of Catalonia ease.   Centrica shares have fallen significantly following the UK government’s announcement of an energy price cap. The company’s shares have fallen 9.7%.   The head of energy […]

Brent Crude see steady growth

Brent Crude see steady growth

The FTSE 100 declined 15 points this morning to 7,522.59 as packaging firms Mondi and Smurfit Kappa suffered.   Brent Crude meanwhile continued steady growth from Tuesday rising 0.14 to $56.75 a barrel.   The President of Facts Global Energy (FGE), Jeff Brown, predicted that the low oil price will […]

FTSE 100 eases into positive territory

FTSE 100 eases into positive territory

The FTSE 100 has recovered much of its losses from yesterday with a strong performance from the banking sector.   The index was at 7,522.38 just past midday.   Brent Crude jumped this morning as the CEO of Gunvor urged OEPC to continue its production cuts, saying: “OPEC in our […]

FTSE 100 weighed down by miners

FTSE 100 weighed down by miners

The FSTE 100 fell 17 points this morning as industrial miners such as Rio Tinto weighed heavy on the index.   Rio Tinto fell 32 points and overall the FTSE stood at 7,505.84 at 12.30.   There is expected to be fluctuation in the markets this week as Brexit negotiations […]

FTSE gains as the pound suffers

FTSE gains as the pound suffers

The FTSE 100 has continued yesterday’s growth as the pound continues to struggle over fears over the stability of the UK government.   Questions over the stability of the Prime Minister have re-emerged following the Conservative party conference. Connor Campbell, Spreadex analyst was forthright in his attack on the Prime […]