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LONDON MARKET OPEN: Slowing private sector growth hurts equities

Surveys indicating weaker economic conditions in Asia and Europe were putting a damper on stock prices early Wednesday, while investors also were reminded that interest...

Wed, 01/06/2022 - 09:12


LONDON MARKET CLOSE: FTSE 100 defies European inflation hit

Stocks in London came to a mixed close on Tuesday, as oil companies helped bolster the FTSE 100 from the impact of record European inflation,...

Tue, 31/05/2022 - 17:25


LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: FTSE 100 outperforms as European shares slump

The FTSE 100 index in London remained in positive territory at midday on Tuesday, failing to add to its opening rise but still outperforming European...

Tue, 31/05/2022 - 12:29


LONDON MARKET OPEN: Mixed start amid Russian oil ban, China reopening

London shares were mixed early Tuesday, with the FTSE 100 slightly outperforming European peers due to a weaker pound and concern about the economic impact...

Tue, 31/05/2022 - 09:08


LONDON MARKET CLOSE: China easing Covid curbs lifts mood

European markets were lifted on Monday by news that China is lifting Covid restrictions in Beijing and Shanghai, despite new data showing inflation has reached...

Mon, 30/05/2022 - 17:15


LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: FTSE 100 looks to add to gains in muted trade

The abbreviated trading week in London started on a positive note, with the FTSE-100 lifted by travel stocks, as worries about a global growth slowdown...

Mon, 30/05/2022 - 12:27


LONDON MARKET OPEN: Countryside tops FTSE 250 on second Inclusive bid

Stocks in London were enjoying a broad-based rally on Monday morning, with optimism stemming from China easing its tight virus-related restrictions, while on the domestic...

Mon, 30/05/2022 - 09:18


LONDON MARKET CLOSE: Stocks close higher as US inflation measure eases

Stocks in London ended in the week in the green after the latest inflation data from the US lifted hopes that inflationary pressures have peaked...

Fri, 27/05/2022 - 17:13


LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: UK support package gives and takes for shares

Consumer stocks in London on Friday were benefiting from the package of handouts unveiled by the UK government on Thursday, while the shares of domestic...

Fri, 27/05/2022 - 12:33


LONDON MARKET OPEN: Pound gains from UK chancellor's support package

Sterling was rallying against the dollar early Friday, supported the economic support programme unveiled on Thursday by the UK government and by the US central...

Fri, 27/05/2022 - 09:04


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