FTSE 100 rebounds as risk appetite rises; AstraZeneca jumps on positive drug trials

FTSE 100 rebounds into positive territory following gloomy week of trading last week; AstraZeneca jumps to the top of the blue-chip leaderboard on positive drug trial results Pound holds six-week high against the dollar; trading flat at $1.3192 ahead of Repeal Bill ABF dips despite raising its full-year outlook as its Primark business continues to enjoy strong…

Friday Apple Rumors: HomePods Are Showing Up Online

Leading the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rumor mill today is news of HomePods being spotted online. The image comes from Shanghai and may be from someone in Apple’s supply chain. According to this report, Apple won’t be sending the iPhone 8 out alongside its iPhone 7s.

S&P, Dow dip as Irma approaches U.S.; Disney also weighs

The Dow and the S&P were slightly lower in late morning trading on Thursday as investors kept a close watch on Hurricane Irma, which was barreling toward Florida. Indexes were also weighed down by a 3.1 percent fall in Walt Disney shares, after the company said its Marvel and Star Wars titles would go exclusively…