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UK stocks erase gains on fears over US consumer

UK stocks erased virtually all of their gains on Tuesday as investors turned from celebrating a string of earnings results to fearing for the health...

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 16:39


UK market boosted by growth stocks making new highs

UK stocks surged on Tuesday as investors applauded a string of earnings results while awaiting further signs of progress in US-China trade talks.

At midday...

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 11:57


UK stocks open 0.5% higher amid torrent of earnings updates

UK stocks opened higher on Tuesday as investors digested a bevy of local corporate earnings results while awaiting further signs of progress in US-China trade...

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 09:07


FTSE inches ahead despite fresh trade fears

UK stocks finished lower on Monday after a report stoked fresh fears about a resolution to the US-China trade dispute that has hit global growth....

Mon, 18/11/2019 - 16:45


FTSE edges higher as election polls support pound

UK stocks traded higher on Monday as investors awaited more direction on US-China trade talks and opinion polls pointing to a Conservative victory in national...

Mon, 18/11/2019 - 11:50


UK stocks edge higher as election polls support pound

UK stocks inched higher in early trading on Monday as investors awaited more direction on US-China trade talks and opinion polls pointing to a Conservative...

Mon, 18/11/2019 - 08:48


UK markets close fractionally higher as BT take-public plan unsettles investors but firm US lends support

UK stocks closed Friday modestly higher as investor caution was offset by a firm opening for US stocks on Wall Street.

Friday was a...

Fri, 15/11/2019 - 17:20


UK markets reverse earlier gains as BT take-public plan unsettles investors

UK stocks reversed earlier gains as investors turned cautious at midday following data that shows that Hong Kong has plunged into recession after months of...

Fri, 15/11/2019 - 12:34


UK stocks open 0.2% higher as trade hopes boost miners

UK stocks opened firmer or Friday as hopes that the US and China could forge a trade deal boosted mining stocks.

At 0857, the benchmark...

Fri, 15/11/2019 - 09:06


UK stocks dragged lower by ongoing trade stand-off and soft retail sales data

The UK's benchmark FTSE 100 index ended Thursday trading nearly 50 points in the red after disappointing industrial data from China and a fall in...

Thu, 14/11/2019 - 17:06


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