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LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: Recession risks and inflation worries persist

Stock prices in London remained in the doldrums on Friday at midday in a soft start to the second half of what has, so far,...

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 12:32

LONDON MARKET OPEN: Lacklustre start to second half on recession fear

The second half of 2022 started on a downbeat note for equities in London following a brutal start to the year.

‘Bad H1's for...

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 09:08

LONDON MARKET CLOSE: Stocks suffer as investors weigh recession risk

- June concluded on a low note for equities in London on Thursday, as concerns about interest rate hikes, spiralling inflation and the potential of...

Thu, 30/06/2022 - 17:12

LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: Nasdaq set for almost 30% decline in first half

Stock markets were deeply in the red on Thursday, as market participants took on board remarks by top central bankers that promised hawkish monetary policy...

Thu, 30/06/2022 - 12:33

LONDON MARKET OPEN: Slowing UK house prices hit builders; Bunzl gains

The barest hint that the recent remarkable rise in UK house prices is slowing down was enough to send housebuilder stocks tumbling on Thursday, with...

Thu, 30/06/2022 - 08:54

LONDON MARKET CLOSE: Stocks sent lower as recession fears return

- Stocks in London gave back some of their recent gains on Wednesday, as news of a crash in US consumer confidence and inflation surprises...

Wed, 29/06/2022 - 17:13

LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: Shares end positive run; Pearson called 'sell'

London shares were on track to end a three-day winning streak at midday on Wednesday, as concerns about inflation and weakening economies returned to centre...

Wed, 29/06/2022 - 12:38

LONDON MARKET OPEN: Stocks hit as US consumers lack faith in Fed

Share prices were lower in London early Wednesday, after a survey showed deteriorating consumer confidence in the US, sending Wall Street to a lower close....

Wed, 29/06/2022 - 09:24

LONDON MARKET CLOSE: FTSE-100 ends day strong on high oil prices

- The FTSE 100 index was lifted by gains for oil majors and miners on Tuesday, as news of easing Covid restrictions in China lifted...

Tue, 28/06/2022 - 17:13

LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: Oil majors lead further gains for London

Global energy supply was in focus once again on Tuesday, as Western leaders meeting in Germany discussed further restrictions on Russian exports.

London was...

Tue, 28/06/2022 - 12:33