Costs, rebates and margins
It’s a mixed end to the week, with UK and European indices down and US stocks broadly higher. The FTSE 100 is currently down half a percent, in line with losses in Europe.
Standard Chartered is due to report its third-quarter performance on Tuesday 28 October.
Summary of Procter & Gamble's earnings for its first quarter, following which shares were down 0.50% immediately after results in pre-market trading (12.06pm London time).
Social media icons Facebook and Twitter update the market early next week, with both stocks having done well since their last quarterly updates.
It’s a day for bad news when it comes to corporate earnings in the UK and while we’ve had a mixed bag of PMI prints for France and Germany; European indices are struggling to break through top-line resistance.
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