Evraz was making strong gains by the afternoon, recovering some of its recent losses. Possibly worth mentioning, Goldman Sachs has today reportedly reaffirmed its bullish short-term stance on copper prices. [8 May '13]
Equities in London are continuing their slow grind higher, with the benchmark Footsie now gaining 19 points to the 6,576 point mark. That followed yesterday´s rise in the Dow Jones Industrial Average to above the 15,000 point mark for the first time in its 117 year history and stronger-than-expected results out of several corporate heavyweights on both sides of the Atlantic, such as Walt Disney - last night. [8 May '13]
Melrose, the industrial conglomerate which buys and sells manufacturing businesses, impressed investors on Wednesday after reporting that its recently acquired Elster business has achieved further improvements and as such performed significantly ahead of the same pre-acquisition period last year. [8 May '13]
Disappointing economic from the States saw the FTSE 100 halve its earlier gains by the close on Wednesday as markets waited in anticipation of a policy decision from the Federal Reserve later this evening. [1 May '13]
The FTSE 100 was taking advantage of low volumes on Wednesday morning, registering decent gains by lunchtime as other stock markets across Europe remained closed for the May Day public holiday. [1 May '13]
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