Credit: Reuters/Stephen Hird. LONDON (Reuters) - Miners and oil companies led Britain's FTSE 100 lower on Tuesday as strong economic data prompted investors to bet that equity-friendly central bank stimulus would soon be reduced.
Trade unions are pressuring nuclear authorities and the Welsh government over whether the FTSE 100 engineering group Amec is �fit and proper� to be working on the next generation of Britain's atomic power plants.
Credit Suisse recently looked at the sales of companies listed in the FTSE 100 and found them to be fairly evenly split between Europe, the UK, North America, emerging markets and the rest of the world.
Two months after its successful but controversial flotation Royal Mail is set to join the FTSE 100. The company's shares hit a new peak last week and are now around 80% higher than its 330p flotation price, which continues to provoke criticism the ...
Reuters quoted analysts as saying ahead of the release of today's jobs report that the FTSE 100's technical outlook remained good despite recent declines, adding that �oversold� technical conditions had attracted some buyers in early trading.