LSE Listings

NamePriceChangeTime
FTSE 100 Index 7013.88 ↓ -24.13 (-0.34)
FTSE 250 Index 18589.09 ↓ -73.12 (-0.39)
FTSE 350 Index 3891.77 ↓ -13.7 (-0.35)
FTSE SmallCap Index 5437.14 ↓ -39.08 (-0.71)
FTSE All-Share Index 3843.09 ↓ -14.04 (-0.36)

Todays LSE Pick

2 FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d buy in case of a no-deal Brexit

BP’s recent share price slide means the stock now offers a dividend yield of 6%. I rate the shares as a safe buy for income at current levels. One business whose fortunes are unlikely to be affected by Brexit is Asia-focused bank Standard Chartered (LSE ...

Have £1,000 to invest? 2 FTSE 250 stocks I’d buy for a Stocks & Shares ISA

I can see this as a Brexit recovery buy. Mining stocks aren’t generally seen as safe choices. But gold tends to be in demand during times of uncertainty. We saw this on Thursday when shares of Egypt-based gold miner Centamin (LSE: CEY) gained 4% ...

2 proven dividend growth stocks I’d buy to beat the State Pension

When it comes to income stocks, Devro (LSE: DVO) flies under most investors’ radars. However, I believe this overlooked income play is a hidden gem and could help you boost your income in retirement. Over the past five years, the producer of collagen ...

Why I’d buy FTSE 100-member ITV’s share price in these weak stock markets

The stock in question is Parkmead (LSE: PMG), which is an energy group that is focused ... As such, now could be the right time to buy ITV. It may deliver further paper losses in the near term as it faces difficult operating conditions.

2 big dividend stocks I’d buy to beat the State Pension today

Whether we invest extra in a SIPP or an ISA, I think dividend-paying stocks are the way to go ... I’d certainly buy shares in companies that are doing the management. Jupiter Fund Management(LSE: JUP) is a favourite of mine. The company offers a range ...

Why I believe these 2 growth stocks could smash the FTSE 100 in 2019

TT Electronics (LSE: TTG), which released a trading update today ... As such, I’d be happy to buy both stocks today.

How to invest in Britain: From shares that look cheap, to bonds and property funds offering decent returns

Luxury car-maker Aston Martin floated on the London Stock Exchange last month and hopes to drive its ... Unlike shareholders, bondholders do not own a stake in the company. But they can buy and sell bonds on the stock market. Investors’ original ...

Daily Mail-owner DMGT 'looking to buy i newspaper'

Daily Mail-owner DMGT is reportedly considering making an offer to buy the i newspaper from Johnston Press ... Johnston Press was founded in Falkirk in 1767, and listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1988, growing through acquisitions.

MiFID II liquidity drought deepens as research coverage continues to fall

MiFID II, which took effect on 3 January, requires buy-side firms to pay for research as an 'unbundled ... Liquidity levels on the London Stock Exchange main market have continued their decline from an average of 9.4% per company in July to 15.5% today.

Renold sees first-half profit rise significantly, boosted by strong performance from core chain unit; Peel Hunt starts with ‘buy’

The firm also said it is considering a move to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange to enhance its "ability to execute transactions with greater efficiency and certainty." It currently trades in the premium main market in London. In a separate ...

Currencies

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USDGBP 0.77882
INRGBP 0.0108215
JPYGBP 0.00690229225
RUBGBP 0.01180327411
AUDGBP 0.5709823814

A weakening Europe will not be the global growth locomotive

A weakening Europe will not be the global growth locomotive

The eurozone economy has had a dismal year, after raising false hopes in 2017 that it was finally breaking free from the shackles that have constrained it since the euro crisis of 2011-13. With the UK also weakening sharply, developed Europe is now growing ...

North-South house price divide to narrow over the next five years

North-South house price divide to narrow over the next five years

House prices in London have risen by 72% over the last 10 years, leaving little wriggle room to rise further, Savills says. Image: Savills predicts the North-South house prices gap will narrow The ...

Britain runs out of space to stockpile frozen foods as firms panic over No Deal Brexit

Britain runs out of space to stockpile frozen foods as firms panic over No Deal Brexit

Warehouses are booked up for the next six months as fears of a No Deal scenario rise In an alarming warning industry leaders revealed that the necessary warehouses are now fully booked for the next six months. Firms were now being turned away following an ...

Rio Tinto, Nespresso join forces to make coffee pods greener

Rio Tinto, Nespresso join forces to make coffee pods greener

LONDON (Reuters) - Nespresso, part of food giant Nestle <NESN.S>, aims to use sustainable aluminium in all of its coffee capsules by 2020 under a deal with mining major Rio Tinto <RIO.L> <RIO.AX> announced on Monday. Both companies have faced criticism for ...

Jordan's parliament passes IMF-backed tax law to reduce public debt

Jordan's parliament passes IMF-backed tax law to reduce public debt

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan’s parliament approved a new IMF-backed tax law on Sunday after introducing some changes in a move to push ahead with crucial fiscal reforms to lower record public debt ...

We could run out of Mars bars ‘within two weeks’ if we leave EU without a deal, reports claim

We could run out of Mars bars ‘within two weeks’ if we leave EU without a deal, reports claim

Iconic Mars chocolate bars could disappear from British supermarket shelves ‘within two weeks’ if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal, reports have claimed. Food and drinks experts ...

City lines up Refinitiv exec for key post-Brexit Brussels job

City lines up Refinitiv exec for key post-Brexit Brussels job

A senior executive at one of the world's largest financial data businesses has been picked to spearhead the City's interests in Brussels amid protracted uncertainty about the future of Europe's ...

J. Crew chief executive steps down despite successful relaunch

J. Crew chief executive steps down despite successful relaunch

The chief executive of clothing brand J. Crew is stepping down after just 17 months in the role, the company said yesterday. James Brett, who joined the retailer in July last year, will step down with immediate effect after reaching a mutual agreement with ...

Shareholder slams Johnston Press rescue plan as pensions put at risk

Shareholder slams Johnston Press rescue plan as pensions put at risk

A deal to buy publishing company Johnston Press out of administration puts jobs and pensions at risk, according to the publisher’s largest shareholder. Custos Group chief executive Christen Ager-Hanssen criticised a pre-packaged sale that sees ownership ...

The Big Interview: former Virgin Money chief Jayne-Anne Gadhia

The Big Interview: former Virgin Money chief Jayne-Anne Gadhia

Best known for her tenure as chief executive of Virgin Money, Jayne-Anne Gadhia was one of the most powerful women in banking, squaring up to the Square Mile on issues such as sexism, and questionable strategies that helped bring rival lenders to their knees.