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FTSE plunges as Trump tweets 'China!'

The FTSE 100 tailed off sharply on Friday afternoon as fears mounted that US president Donald Trump will retaliate against China over a sweeping national...

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 17:00


FTSE falls on rising Hong Kong tensions

The FTSE 100 gave back most of the previous day's gains on Friday as investors prepared for US president Donald Trump to outline America's response...

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 12:41


UK stocks open 0.7% lower as Hong Kong tensions boil

UK stocks opened lower on Friday as investors prepared for Donald Trump to outline America's response to political tensions in Hong Kong that are further...

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 08:34


FTSE pushes to 10-week high on confidence data

UK markets added to their gains on Thursday as the latest business confidence indicator from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation showed an improvement in May...

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 16:58


FTSE strides higher as confidence improves

UK markets added to their gains on Thursday as the latest business confidence indicator from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation showed an improvement in May...

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 12:01


FTSE 100 finds its feet; EasyJet climbs as 30% of workforce face chop

UK markets have continued their gains as a new NHS test and trace system is rolled out in the UK from today (28 May), with...

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 09:15


UK markets close higher as optimism trumps US/China worries

The rally in global equities continued on Wednesday with UK markets matching gains seen across much of Europe, closing firmly on the front foot....

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 18:04


UK markets on the front foot as optimism trumps US/China worries

The rally in global equities continued on Wednesday with UK markets firmly higher at midday, matching gains seen across much of Europe and echoing the...

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 12:29


FTSE opens 0.7% higher as global recovery hopes offset Hong Kong tensions

UK stocks opened stronger on Wednesday as optimism that economies were recovering from the Covid-19 crisis offset concerns about rising political tensions in Hong Kong...

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 08:31


FTSE closes higher

UK stocks close higher on Tuesday driven by news that many countries around the world, including Britain, continued to ease Covid-19 lockdown measures.

At 16:30,...

Tue, 26/05/2020 - 16:37


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