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FTSE 100 down 0.5%, dragged lower by miners

The FTSE 100 was down 0.5% to 7,185.81 as the mining sector fell on renewed fears over the fate of Chinese property developer Evergrande.


Thu, 21/10/2021 - 12:16

UK stocks fall in early trade amid mixed corporate results

UK stocks fell in early trading Thursday after opening up flat as investors digested mixed trading updates from companies.

At 09:33, the benchmark FTSE...

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 09:43

FTSE 100 recovers to trade flat by midday after UK inflation dips

The FTSE 100 wiped out earlier losses to regain parity by midday at 7,219.50. Earlier the UK inflation reading for September fell and was just...

Wed, 20/10/2021 - 11:55

FTSE opens flat as investors weigh inflation risk

UK stocks tracked sideways in early trading on Wednesday as investors continued to weigh a post-pandemic economic recovery with inflation risks.

At 0819, the benchmark...

Wed, 20/10/2021 - 08:28

FTSE flat amid latest Covid surge and rate speculation

The FTSE 100 continued to struggle for direction by midday as it stayed flat, just ahead of the 7,200 mark. UK Covid cases continue to...

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 12:15

FTSE edges lower as inflation fears persist

UK stocks edged lower in early trading on Tuesday as reports of a rebound in corporate revenues continued to be accompanied by complaints of rising...

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 08:40

FTSE 100 slips after weak US open as China and energy price worries weigh

The FTSE 100 fell 0.4% to 7,203.83 as US stocks slipped and as energy prices continued to surge following weak Chinese data overnight.

China's gross...

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 16:36

FTSE on the back foot after weak China growth

The FTSE 100 was down 0.3% to 7,214.80 by midday, extending its earlier losses, as investors reacted to weak Chinese growth announced overnight.

China's gross...

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 12:05

FTSE edges lower after China GDP data disappoints

UK stocks inched lower in early trading on Monday following the release of disappointing Chinese economic growth data.

At 0816, the benchmark FTSE 100 index...

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 08:28

FTSE hits new high for 2021 while airline stocks rise on testing news

UK stocks started Friday's session on a positive note with the FTSE 100 index hitting a new high for the year of 7,242 in early...

Fri, 15/10/2021 - 11:40