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UK market lifted by trade hopes, M&S gains on new board hire

UK stocks made a positive start to the week amid rising hopes that the US and China are closing in on a trade truce.

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Mon, 25/11/2019 - 11:58


UK stocks open 0.7% higher on US-China trade hopes

UK stocks made a positive start to the week amid rising hopes that the US and China are closing in on a trade truce.

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Mon, 25/11/2019 - 08:58


UK stocks surge on weaker pound

Blue chip UK stocks surged in afternoon trading on Friday as a weaker pound helped the exporter-heavy FTSE 100 index.

Disappointing data for the country's...

Fri, 22/11/2019 - 16:42


FTSE maintains gains on US China trade hopes

UK stocks maintained gains made earlier on Friday following a surge in shares of trade sensitive companies after China extended an olive branch to the...

Fri, 22/11/2019 - 11:59


UK stocks open 1.1% higher on US-China trade optimism

UK stocks made substantial gains in early trading on Friday after Chinese president Xi Jinping said the country wanted to work towards 'phase one' of...

Fri, 22/11/2019 - 08:54


UK stocks close in the red as Royal Mail, Johnson Matthey market mood negatives fail to get lift from weak US opening

UK equity markets ended the Thursday trading session firmly in reverse after a raft of negative corporate announcements cast a pall on the mood of...

Thu, 21/11/2019 - 17:11


UK shares in reverse as Royal Mail, Johnson Matthey announcements drag on the market mood

UK stocks remained in reverse at midday as a raft of negative corporate announcements drag on the investor mood as the Labour Party launched its...

Thu, 21/11/2019 - 12:23


FTSE 100 opens lower as Royal Mail shares plummet

The FTSE 100 index started the day down by 0.7% in early trading, on the day the opposition Labour Party revealed its election manifesto.

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Thu, 21/11/2019 - 08:48


UK stocks regain some losses by the close but still finish in the red

UK stocks closed weaker on Wednesday as US-China trade tensions continued to simmer and DIY chain Kingfisher slumped on a disappointing trading update.

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Wed, 20/11/2019 - 16:33


UK stocks extend losses at midday

UK stocks remained under pressure on Wednesday as US-China trade tensions continued to simmer and DIY chain Kingfisher slumped on a disappointing trading update.

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Wed, 20/11/2019 - 12:01


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