Nike disappoints amid Fed-fuelled rally


Future orders fall short of expectations for sportswear group

Stocks regain poise after Fed reassures

S&P 500 within whisker of record high

Next misses out on London equity rally

FTSE 100 enjoys best weekly rally in three years

IC — December 20 highlights

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Year of man v machine for hedge funds

Trend followers using computer models trounced stock pickers

Comment: Futures trading costs are rising

ETFs becoming lower-cost alternatives, says BlackRock’s Rachel Lord

Advertising group WPP lights up FTSE 100

Financial stocks lead advance amid prospect of later US rate rise

Global stocks bolstered by Fed ‘patience’

S&P 500 has best day since January 2013

The January effect after the Santa rally

Low-quality shares may do well in January, but tend to underperform the rest of the year

Oracle on fire after success in the cloud

US stocks bounce back on gains for tech and energy

InterContinental higher on urge to merge

FTSE 100 rose 2 per cent or 129.52 points to 6,466.00

Retail investors snub ‘Abenomics’ savings

Take-up of ‘Nisas’ slow but further incentives planned

New Year optimism hinges on the Fed

Markets prepare for the first rise in US rates in eight years

FTSE 100 joins global stock rally

BT misses out after report of potential capital raising

BYD sheds 29% in mystery sell-off

Heavy trading volume in Buffett-backed Chinese electric carmaker

Stocks and dollar jump after Fed decision

Oil higher while rouble recovers after rout

Bruised oil drillers recover from rout

Investors hunt for Cuban exposure after US policy change

Diageo drops as sales disappoint

FTSE 100 rallied to close up 4.65 points at 6,336.48

Aim expands on a flurry of activity

Queue of companies lining up to join junior market getting longer

Fed must not bounce from crisis to bubble

Lessons from mistakes that led to the 1999 rally