Week 15 #WOTD – Rio Celebrates

The bottom 5 are unchanged, however London Stock Exchange are trying their best to get off the bottom scoring a 4.7% gain this week, the 3rd highest for the league. The biggest scorer this week though was Rio Tinto (Ticker: RIO), with 6.6%, thanks to rising copper prices and their Lithium inspired greener future. FullContinue reading “Week 15 #WOTD – Rio Celebrates”

Week 14 #WOTD – Transfer News Pushes Anglo

Everyone (apart from Royal Dutch Shell A (RDSa) who were only down 0.6%) had a positive week thanks in part to a weaker pound helping exporters. Full Story The biggest move came from Anglo American (AAL), who 2 weeks ago were closing the gap and 4th in the league and are now sitting pretty atContinue reading “Week 14 #WOTD – Transfer News Pushes Anglo”

Week 13 #WOTD – 4 Day Bender Helps Diageo

This week is a shorter week due to Good Friday and some CEOs will be having a very good Friday after the weeks gains. It was a big week for the league leader Glencore (ticker GLEN) extending their lead with a 7.4% gain for the week bringing them close to a quarter up for theContinue reading “Week 13 #WOTD – 4 Day Bender Helps Diageo”

Week 12 #WOTD – Battle of the Banks

Glencore (ticker GLEN) are still routed to the top, but its getting tighter to hold on to the lead which is why they are shaking up their top management, merging units and streamlining their business to bring on more gains for the future. Full story Prudential (PRU) jumped from 6th to 3rd and may climbContinue reading “Week 12 #WOTD – Battle of the Banks”

Week 11 #WOTD – Mine your own business

British American Tobacco (ticker BATS) have recovered from their February dip and are back into positive growth for the year. 5.8% growth in the week makes them the highest, but only pushed them up one position in the table bring year to date to 3.3%. The February dip looks to be the markets reaction toContinue reading “Week 11 #WOTD – Mine your own business”

Week 10 #WOTD – Europe Favouring Vodafone over the London Stock Exchange

Vodafone (ticker VOD) had a stellar week thanks to its holdings in Vantage who plan to IPO and raise over €2 billion. Masts have become prime real estate with an ever growing need and Vantage plan on paying 60% of the recurring income their German masts generate as dividends to investors which should help themContinue reading “Week 10 #WOTD – Europe Favouring Vodafone over the London Stock Exchange”

Watch of the Day – Rules & Rationale

Gary LinTicker here and welcome to Watch of the Day, a weekly look at the FTSE 100 movers and shakers, highlighting what’s been hot and not for the companies listed. The Rules Watch of the Day is separated in to two competitions, the league for the top 20 (let’s call it the Premier League), andContinue reading “Watch of the Day – Rules & Rationale”