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FTSE regains ground despite weak economic data

UK stocks erased their early losses on Wednesday with the FSTE 100 index trading up 18 points or 0.25% to 7,176 at midday despite a...

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 12:06


UK stocks open 0.1% lower as US-China optimism fades

UK stocks drifted lower in early trading on Wednesday after Donald Trump said a trade deal with China might have to wait until after the...

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 09:01


FTSE in freefall as Trump threats wreak havoc

UK stocks slumped on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump rattled markets again, warning there is no deadline for doing a deal with China, threatening...

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 16:44


FTSE falls as Trump ups ante on trade

UK stocks were lower on Tuesday after Donald Trump said the US would raise tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Brazil and Argentina and...

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 11:47


UK stocks open lower after Trump tariff pledge

UK stocks opened lower on Tuesday after Donald Trump said the US would raise tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Brazil and Argentina.

At...

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:05


Global markets slump after Trump reinstates tariffs and criticises the Fed

The FTSE 100 during Monday afternoon lost all of its morning gains to trade 0.8% lower at 7,284. European markets fared even worse with losses...

Mon, 02/12/2019 - 16:42


FTSE pares gains after factory slowdown

UK stocks pared back earlier gains on Monday after a slowdown in factory activity.

The Purchasing Managers' Index reading for the UK manufacturing sector came...

Mon, 02/12/2019 - 11:58


UK stocks open 0.7% higher, buoyed by positive Chinese manufacturing data

UK stocks opened stronger on Monday following the release of better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing data.

At 0850, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 48.98 points,...

Mon, 02/12/2019 - 08:54


UK stocks deeper into the red at close on Friday as investors find little cheer in resurfaced trade war hostilities

UK equity markets ended the week on a sour note on Friday as fears that Donald Trump's support for laws backing Hong Kong protesters could...

Fri, 29/11/2019 - 16:43


UK stocks post modest reverse as investors find little to cheer as trade war worries resurface

UK equity markets continue to trade modestly lower in early afternoon trading on Friday as fears that Donald Trump's support for laws backing Hong Kong...

Fri, 29/11/2019 - 13:09


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