Questions over whether Greece will leave the eurozone and when the European Central Bank will begin printing money weigh on the FTSE 100.
Articles written by Kam Patel
US stocks look set to put a disappointing New Year’s Eve session behind them, and start 2015 on a higher note.
The FTSE 100 gave up opening gains to stand firmly in negative territory, with Royal Bank of Scotland sliding in early action.
The FTSE 100 moved into positive territory in early action on thin Christmas Eve volume and after the Dow Jones managed its first close above 18,000.
US stocks are seen opening on a cautious note ahead of a flurry of key US economic data that could help the Dow Jones hit 18,000 for the first time.
The FTSE 100 made another good start today as investors shrugged off oil price worries and took their cue from New York.
US stocks are seen heading higher as they look to maintain the strong momentum of the last two sessions, says Kam Patel.
The FTSE 100 bounced higher in early action, taking its cue from a sparkling performance in New York with the Dow putting on its best one-day show in three years.
US stocks look set to notch up hefty opening rises, says Kam Patel, as they build on gains made in the previous session.
Investors have responded positively this morning to the US Federal Reserve’s promise to take a cautious approach to raising interest rates.