Global Market Report - February 4

World markets were mixed on Monday, with FTSE 100 holding above 7,000 points but European shares drifting lower

James Gard 4 February, 2019 | 11:03AM

Global Market Report

Asia

Sony (6758) grabbed headlines today with an 8% fall in its share price and its revenue outlook was slashed. Still the Nikkei 225 managed a gain on Friday’s close.

China markets are closed all week for Chinese New Year. The Hong Kong Stock Exchange was open today, and the Hang Seng drifted lower, but the market is closed for the following three days.

Europe

Having had a strong run in recent weeks, the pound slipped back today on news that the UK construction sector only just expanded in January. The manufacturing PMI disappointed last week, and the services sector index is due on Tuesday. A slowdown in housebuilding activity in January has troubled sector experts.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Alphabet Inc A1,518.66 USD1.00
BP PLC290.00 GBX-4.43
GlaxoSmithKline PLC1,592.80 GBX-0.74
Ocado Group PLC2,000.00 GBX-2.01
Sony Corp7,808.00 JPY1.76
The Walt Disney Co116.81 USD0.13
Viacom Inc B  

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