Sector Review
15 Nov
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Sector movers: Banks, builders, utilities cower as govt wobbles over Brexit

Banks, housebuilders and utility companies were under the cosh on Thursday as may UK-facing stocks suffered, while miners gleamed.

14 Nov
Sector movers: Electricity up, oil engineers down

Electricity and telecoms were the livewire sectors on Wednesday, while oil engineers were on the rocks.

11 Nov
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Sunday share tips: Halfords, Base Resources, IP Group

A round-up of share tips in the Sunday newspapers, including Halfords in the Sunday Times, Base Resources in the Mail on Sunday IP Group in the Sunday Telegraph.

09 Nov
Sector movers: Miners and oil producers in the red

With the pound and oil prices both sinking there were various sectors given a leg up, while currency swings were meanwhile putting the kibosh on the mining sector.

08 Nov
Sector movers: Supermarket stocks up, mobile telecoms lose signal

Investors were stocking up with supermarket shares and other retailers on Thursday, while mobile telecoms were getting no signal.

07 Nov
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Sectors movers: Construction climbs, pubs leak lower

The construction and materials sector built up strong gains on Wednesday, while pub and software companies were going the other way.

06 Nov
Sector movers: Telecoms, tobacco and miners weigh

Telecoms, tobacco, miners and banks were the sectors on the slide on Tuesday, while industrial engineers and food producers were providing buoyancy.

05 Nov
Sector movers: Resources up, industrials down

Miners and oil-related stocks were the driving force on Monday, while industrial engineering and transportation and the retail sector were swathed in red.

01 Nov
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Sector movers: Oil in the red as Opec output hits two year high

Oil producers and related sectors were in the red due to increased output from Opec, while health care services were in the pink and the telecoms sector rang up gains.

30 Oct
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Sector movers: Builders benefit from budget, defence stocks downed

Housebuilders and construction groups were top of the pile on Tuesday thanks to treats doled out by the Chancellor the day before, while defence stocks were under water.

29 Oct
Sector movers: Auto suppliers and banks rally

Car suppliers and banks were the top sectors on Monday, while defensive sectors were in the red.

22 Oct
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Sector movers: Oil&Gas falls to the bottom of the pile

Oil-related issues were at the bottom of the pile on Monday after Saudi oil minister, Khalid Al-Falih, said his country had no intention of repeating a scenario such as the 1973 oil embargo, when the Kingdom weaponised crude supplies for political purposes.

19 Oct
Sector movers: Industrials and travel on the slide

A hodgepodge of sectors was lifted on the rising tide on Friday as investors bought the dip following recent losses, while several industrial related sectors and travel companies were noticeable on the downside.

18 Oct
Sector movers: Building materials in the red, but 'offers opportunities'

Construction & materials was one of the main weights on the main London stock indices on Thursday.

17 Oct
Sector movers: Auto suppliers, healthcare and housebuilders slip

The automobiles & parts dropped into a lower gear on Wednesday, along with healthcare and housebuilders, but the tobacco and pharma sectors were looking hale and hearty.

16 Oct
Sector movers: Food retailers marked down

The food retail sector was being marked down on Tuesday, while several other sectors such as bounced back from the recent sell-off as FOMO gripped investors.

15 Oct
Sector movers: Healthcare in pain, telecoms and miners aglow

Healthcare equipment and services were a burden on Monday, while telecoms and miners were providing support.

12 Oct
Sector movers: Copper lifts miners, big tobacco hit by FDA letter

Miners led London stocks higher on Friday while tobacco stocks fell as investor remained sensitive to news.