Tag: Evraz

Oil drops on increased US drilling

Oil drops on increased US drilling

The FTSE 100 was up 0.574pc at 7,111.79 ahead of midday trading, despite underwhelming GDP data, which showed GDP in December tumble 0.4pc. Miners BHP and Evraz were amongst the index’s top performers, up 1.33pc and 2.09pc respectively. International benchmark Brent crude slipped 0.34pc at $61.89 as oil prices fell […]

FTSE 100 up on settling trade dispute

FTSE 100 up on settling trade dispute

The FTSE 100 was up 0.651pc as signs that the US and China could settle their trade dispute, which offset disappointing Chinese trade data. Russian miner Evraz was the top performer on the FTSE 100 with growth across the mining sector. Brent crude was steady at $60.88 as Chinese data […]

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 […]

FTSE surges with little sign of slow down

FTSE surges with little sign of slow down

The FTSE 100 surged 1.854pc to 7,068.23, boosted by the announcement the German Chancellor Angela Merkel would not run for re-election as head of the CDU party, with little sign of the UK index slowing down as lunchtime approached. Global mining giants led the surge of the FTSE 100, with […]

Brent crude set for third weekly loss

Brent crude set for third weekly loss

The FTSE 100 plummeted 1.52pc to 6,897.66 after a poor performance by US giants Amazon and Alphabet Inc dragged on UK tech stocks. Global mining constituents of the UK index had a weak start to Friday’s trading, with Evraz dropping 8.03pc. Brent crude dropped a further 1.05pc to $76.08 and […]

Miners lead a steady FTSE 100

Miners lead a steady FTSE 100

The FTSE 100 was steady at 7,066.14 following earlier gains as global stock rise following forecast beating US earnings, boosting Asian and European shares. Global mining giants were amongst the few significant gains on the FTSE 100, led by Russian mining company Evraz – up 2.52pc. International benchmark Brent crude […]

FTSE 100 at six-month low

FTSE 100 at six-month low

The FTSE 100 fell to a six-month low at 7,209.83 after the IMF warned of “clouds on the horizon” for global economy, cutting growth from 3.9pc to 3.7pc. Despite the drop of the FTSE 100, the mining sector saw strong performances, with Anglo American, Antofagasta and Evraz up 1.66pc, 1.60pc […]