Tag: Antofagasta

Sterling at seven-week high

Sterling at seven-week high

The FTSE 100 was down 1.051pc during midday trading at 6,845.47 as attention shifts to the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, ahead of tomorrow’s crunch vote. Mining giants were amongst the big losers on the UK index with Antofagasta and Anglo American down 2.68pc and 2.18pc respectively. International benchmark Brent crude dropped […]

Brent crude surges on optimism around the US and China

Brent crude surges on optimism around the US and China

The FTSE 100 was up 1.041pc at 6,933.03 as world stocks extend gains to a near four week high on optimism that the US and China could be closing in on a trade deal. The heavily weighed mining sector supported the FTSE 100, which was led by Antofagasta, up 5.24pc. […]

Miners and oil stocks help FTSE 100 surge

Miners and oil stocks help FTSE 100 surge

The FTSE 100 surged 2.045pc at 7,123.03 after Washington and Beijing agreed a ceasefire in the trade conflicts that have weighed heavily on the markets. Miners and oil giants helped drive the surge of the FTSE 100, led by Anglo American and Antofagasta up 6.49pc and 7.60pc respectively, while BP […]

Miners led FTSE 100 losses

Miners led FTSE 100 losses

The FTSE 100 was down 0.451pc at 6,969.33 at the end of the morning session, with miners leading the retreat, although the UK index was performing better than many of its European counterparts, which were weighed down by global trade wars. Mining giants Antofagasta and Evraz were amongst the worst […]

Sterling plummets on Brexit resignations

Sterling plummets on Brexit resignations

The FTSE 100 edged 0.154pc higher at 7,044.63, led by global miners Antofagasta and Evraz, up 2.63pc and 5.19pc respectively. Oil prices steadied, with international benchmark Brent crude at $66.55, having dropped 7pc over the past three days. Although concerns of an oversupplied market remained across the market, despite OPEC’s […]

Mining and oil industries support an advancing FTSE 100

Mining and oil industries support an advancing FTSE 100

The FTSE 100 has advanced its gains by more than 100 points during the final trading session of the month to 7,138.01, as European markets rebound, although the UK index is headed for a monthly loss of 4.8pc. Antofagasta led the charge on the FTSE 100, up 4.60pc, with strong […]

Brent crude drops below $80

Brent crude drops below $80

The FTSE 100 was steady at 7,054.25, despite losses across the mining sector – led by Antofagasta, down 1.38pc. Brent crude dropped below the $80 mark, down 1.29pc at $79.02 after the fourth week of weekly increase in US crude inventories, suggesting ample supply. Sterling recovered losses to trade flat […]

Brent Crude recovers losses

Brent Crude recovers losses

The FTSE 100 rose 0.735pc to 7,058.44 during the early afternoon as US stock futures showed signs of a jump on Wall Street when it opens. Mining giants Anglo American and Antofagasta were amongst the top performers on the FTSE 100, up 4.33pc and 3.57pc respectively. Brent crude climbed 0.85pc […]