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UK stocks finish higher buoyed by positive economic data

The FTSE closed higher on Friday reaching its highest level since October 2019 as a raft of positive economic data was released in the US...

Fri, 16/04/2021 - 17:02


FTSE extends gains at midday

UK stocks saw accelerated gains on Friday lunchtime as investors cheered signs that the global recovery remains on track following data showing China's economy grew...

Fri, 16/04/2021 - 12:02


FTSE edges towards 7,000 as US economy recovers

The FTSE closed 0.63% higher on Thursday to 6,983.50, extending its upward trajectory in recent days and taking it closer to the psychologically important 7,000-mark,...

Thu, 15/04/2021 - 16:51


FTSE back to pre-pandemic level after commodity prices boost miners

The FTSE 100 gained 0.52% to 6,970 by lunchtime on Thursday, extending its upward trajectory in recent days and taking it back to pre-pandemic levels,...

Thu, 15/04/2021 - 12:14


FTSE 100 rallies to finish Wednesday session firmly higher

Leading UK stocks surged on Wednesday afternoon after failing to find any real momentum earlier as Wall Street hit new highs, offsetting a disappointing earnings...

Wed, 14/04/2021 - 17:25


FTSE 100 struggles for gains at midday as Tesco drags

Leading UK stocks continued to struggle at lunchtime on Wednesday with the benchmark FTSE 100 failing to find any real momentum as Wall Street hit...

Wed, 14/04/2021 - 12:58


UK stocks make modest gains even as Tesco disappoints

UK stocks eked out modest gains in early trading on Wednesday after a reasonably tame US inflation reading eased concerns about rising bond yields, offsetting...

Wed, 14/04/2021 - 08:18


FTSE almost flat despite strong corporate results

UK stocks ended the day barely changed on Tuesday after data showed the local economy grew modestly in February and investors globally remained wary of...

Tue, 13/04/2021 - 17:09


FTSE treads water while Babcock flies on restructuring

UK stocks marked time on Tuesday after data showed the local economy grew modestly in February and investors globally remained wary of rising bond yields,...

Tue, 13/04/2021 - 12:09


UK stocks open flat as economy ekes out modest growth

UK stocks traded sideways in early dealings on Tuesday after data showed the local economy grew modestly in February and investors globally remained wary of...

Tue, 13/04/2021 - 08:33


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